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Selecting an absence management tool

Absence management software used to be something only larger businesses could...

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How Britain took time off

Each absent employee costs you an average of £522 per year*. It adds up. At...

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World Cup at work match report 2018

Did a suspicious number of employees call in sick or turn up late during the...

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How Britain took time off in 2018 infographic

We’ve examined the data from our people management software and found some surprising...

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Helping businesses do their bit for the environment

Have you ever wondered how much paper your business uses for back-office HR?...

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Staff Absence Trend Report 2019

Our brand new infographic is here—hot off the press! To discover how your staff...

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UK Transition: Get your business ready now

The UK has left the EU, and the post-Brexit transition period comes to an end...

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How the COVID-19 pandemic impacted small businesses in 2020

Discover how COVID-19 affected your business in 2020. Download your FREE report.

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The Ultimate Guide to Working Lazy

Are you busy doing the right things in work or have you become a busy fool?...

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The Little Book of HR Fibs

Have you ever heard a tall tale when it comes to employees needing to take the...

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Guide to Hiring

Hiring employees can be a daunting process for any small business. That’s why...

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Guide to Equality and Dealing with Discrimination

Employers have a legal obligation to protect employees against all forms of...

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Guide to Managing Staff Sickness

Sickness absence can be a major difficulty when it comes to managing your employees....

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Creating an effective absence policy

Absence costs businesses of all sizes and whilst sickness absence is expected...

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Understanding the impact of staff absence

Staff absence impacts businesses of all sizes. But it’s not just about the money....

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The Future of Jobs

The future of jobs looks very different indeed. While some may feel overwhelmed...

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Guide to Employee Conduct

A little conflict in the workplace is inevitable, but how it's dealt with and...

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Keeping staff records under GDPR

You need to review how you store data under GDPR. Find out how long you should...

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Essential Payments Summary

Download our free essential payments guide to make sure you're paying your employees...

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Working from home: an employer's toolkit

Everything you need to manage your staff working from home. Including WFH and...

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COVID-19 Wellbeing Support

Advice and guidance to support staff mental health during the coronavirus pandemic.

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BrightHR's ultimate guide to staff summer holidays 2021

Advice and guidance on how to make managing annual leave a breeze.

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GDPR Glossary of Terms

GDPR jargon confusing you? We’ve put together a glossary covering some of the...

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Offer letter

‘I am pleased to offer you the position’. Making a job offer is an exciting...

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Application for employment

Creating a contract can be confusing, unless you’re a contract law specialist...

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Redundancy letter

Making redundancies should always be a last resort, but if if the worst does...

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Job description

What information do you need to include as part of your new job description?...

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Appraisal form

Performance appraisals can be perceived as daunting and could easily become...

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Redundancy policy

Making redundancies should always be a last resort, but if if the worst does...

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Statement of main terms

Creating a contract can be confusing unless you’re a contract law specialist...

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Parental leave request

Your shared parental leave policy should set out leave entitlements, eligibility...

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Exit interview

If done correctly the exit interview gives you the opportunity to improve the...

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Disciplinary record

Having the correct disciplinary process and paper trail in place is essential...

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Person specification

Knowing what to include in your Person Specification can be confusing. You don’t...

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Return to work interview

Having the correct Return To Work process and paper trail in place is essential...

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Personal harassment policy & procedure

It is an employer's legal responsibility to protect employees from harassment....

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GDPR: data protection policies

You need to be clear about how you use personal data under GDPR. Download our...

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GDPR: subject access request policy

What should you include in your Subject Access Request Policy? Use our free...

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Annual leave policy

All businesses have a legal obligation to provide paid holiday entitlement....

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Warning letter template

Whether you’re writing a first written warning or a final written warning, our...

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Fixed term employment contract

A fixed term contract is a contract that lasts for a specified period of time,...

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Letter of promotion

When an employee receives a promotion, it's typically announced in a job promotion...

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Maternity & paternity leave policy guide

Use our free maternity & paternity leave policy guide template to help guide...

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Part time employment contract

You will need a part-time employment contract if your employee has a permanent...

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Salary review letter - when an increase is proposed

When an employee receives a salary review where an increase is proposed. It’s...

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Shift work employment contract

Creating a shift work employment contract can be confusing. That’s why we’ve...

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Working in the UK after Brexit - info for EU workers

What does Brexit mean for EU citizen working in the UK, once the UK leaves the...

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Zero hours employment contract

Creating a zero hours employment contract can be confusing. That’s why we’ve...

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Checklist for recruitment advertising

Need help with recruitment advertising? Use our checklist to help you.

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Checklist for holding a recruitment interview

Need help with a recruitment interview? Use our checklist to help guide you.

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Equal opportunity monitoring

Equal opportunity monitoring may help retain valued workers and deter acts of...

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Induction checklist

Use this sample checklist to help ensure new staff feel welcomed, and are fully-equipped...

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Employee handbook

Creating an effective employee handbook can be confusing. That's why we've...

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Invite to investigation meeting template

Problems can arise in any workplace. Making sure they are dealt with fairly...

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Severe weather policy

Putting together a severe weather policy will help make sure your staff know...

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Appraisal guide for employers

An appraisal scheme helps to maximise the use of its human resources, to aid...

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Appraisal guide for employees

Appraisal schemes are an important part of maximising the potential of your...

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Employee handbook for Northern Ireland

Making an effective employee handbook for Northern Ireland can be confusing....

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Application for employment (Jersey)

We take the confusion out of creating contracts. Here's a contract template...

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Basic employment contract (Jersey)

Employers must give an employee an employee contract. Get it right with this...

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Employee handbook (Jersey)

Don't get confused creating an employee handbook. Use this sample template to...

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Fixed term employment contract (Jersey)

A fixed term contract lasts for a specific period of time, or ends when a specified...

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Offer letter (Jersey)

The first step in offering a job is confirming everything with an offer letter....

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Maternity leave (Jersey)

Use our maternity policy guide template to help guide you. Download your copy...

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Part time employment contract (Jersey)

Use our template for employees who have a permanent position, but work fewer...

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Personal harassment policy (Jersey)

It is an employer's legal responsibility to protect employees from harassment....

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Parental leave policy (Jersey)

Use our free parental leave policy guide template to help guide you. Download...

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Redundancy letter (Jersey)

Making redundancies should always be a last resort, but if if the worst does...

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Shift work contract of employment (Jersey)

Creating a shift work employment contract can be confusing. That’s why we’ve...

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Zero hour contract of employment (Jersey)

Creating a zero hours employment contract can be confusing. That’s why we’ve...

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Application for employment (Guernsey)

We take the confusion out of creating contracts. Here's a contract template...

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Basic employment contract (Guernsey)

Employers must give an employee an employee contract. Get it right with this...

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Employee handbook (Guernsey)

Don't get confused creating an employee handbook. Use this sample template to...

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Fixed term contract of employment (Guernsey)

A fixed term contract lasts for a specific period of time, or ends when a specified...

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Maternity leave policy (Guernsey)

Use our maternity policy guide template to help guide you. Download your copy...

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Offer letter (Guernsey)

The first step in offering a job is confirming everything with an offer letter....

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Part time contract of employment (Guernsey)

Use our template for employees who have a permanent position, but work fewer...

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Personal harassment policy and procedure (Guernsey)

It is an employer's legal responsibility to protect employees from harassment....

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Redundancy letter (Guernsey)

Making redundancies should always be a last resort, but if if the worst does...

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Shift work contract of employment (Guernsey)

Creating a shift work employment contract can be confusing. That’s why we’ve...

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Zero hour contract of employment (Guernsey)

Creating a zero hours employment contract can be confusing. That’s why we’ve...

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Maternity support leave policy (Guernsey)

Use our free Maternity support leave policy template to help guide you. Download...

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Application for employment (Isle of Man)

We take the confusion out of creating contracts. Here's a contract template...

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Basic employment contract (Isle of Man)

Employers must give an employee an employee contract. Get it right with this...

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Employee handbook (Isle of Man)

Don't get confused creating an employee handbook. Use this sample template to...

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Fixed term contract of employment (Isle of Man)

A fixed term contract lasts for a specific period of time, or ends when a specified...

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Maternity leave policy (Isle of Man)

Use our maternity policy guide template to help guide you. Download your copy...

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Offer letter (Isle of Man)

The first step in offering a job is confirming everything with an offer letter....

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Parental leave request (Isle of Man)

Use our free parental leave policy guide template to help guide you. Download...

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Part time contract of employment (Isle of Man)

Use our template for employees who have a permanent position, but work fewer...

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Personal harassment policy and procedure (Isle of Man)

It is an employer's legal responsibility to protect employees from harassment....

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Redundancy letter (Isle of Man)

Making redundancies should always be a last resort, but if if the worst does...

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Shift work contract of employment (Isle of Man)

Creating a shift work employment contract can be confusing. That’s why we’ve...

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Zero hour contract of employment (Isle of Man)

Creating a zero hours employment contract can be confusing. That’s why we’ve...

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Paternity leave (Isle of Man)

Use our paternity policy guide template to help guide you. Download your copy...

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Employment contract

All employers have an obligation to provide an employee with an employee contract....

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Variable hours employment contract

All employers have an obligation to provide an employee with an employee contract....

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Equal opportunities policy

An equal opportunity policy helps ensure that all job applicants and employees...

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Employee wellbeing policy

The wellbeing of your employees not only benefits them, but also your business....

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Letter to place shielding employee on furlough

Use our free 'Letter to place shielding employee on furlough' template available...

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Letter to confirm full furlough will continue from November 2020

Use our free 'Letter to confirm full furlough will continue from November 2020'...

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Letter to confirm flexible furlough will continue from November 2020

Use our free 'Letter to confirm flexible furlough will continue from November...

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Letter to agree flexible furlough (November 2020) after JSS agreed

Use our free 'Letter to agree flexible furlough (November 2020) after JSS agreed'...

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Letter to agree flexible furlough (November 2020)

Use our free 'Letter to agree flexible furlough (November 2020)' template available...

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Letter to agree full furlough (November 2020) after JSS agreed

Use our free 'Letter to agree full furlough (November 2020) after JSS agreed'...

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Letter to agree full furlough (November 2020)

Use our free 'Letter to agree full furlough (November 2020)' template available...

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Letter to confirm garden leave for employee on notice - no JRS

Use our free 'Letter to confirm garden leave for employee on notice - no JRS'...

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Letter to place employee on lay off during notice period - no JRS

Use our free 'Letter to place employee on lay off during notice period - no...

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Clocking in and out using Blip

Use our free 'Clocking in and out using Blip' policy available exclusively to...

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Follow up letter from key worker to school

Use our free 'Follow up letter from key worker to school' template available...

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Letter from key worker to school regarding child’s attendance

Use our free 'Letter from key worker to school regarding child’s attendance'...

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Letter to end furlough due to easing/lifting of restrictions

Use our free 'Letter to end furlough due to easing/lifting of restrictions'...

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Letter to recall employee to workplace due to easing/lifting of restrictions

Use our free 'Letter to recall employee to workplace due to easing/lifting of...

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Letter to send to employee unwilling/reluctant to return to workplace

Use our free 'Letter to send to employee unwilling/reluctant to return to workplace'...

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Letter to employees requiring uptake of coronavirus vaccine

Use our free 'Letter to employees requiring uptake of coronavirus vaccine' template...

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Letter to employees encouraging uptake of coronavirus vaccine

Use our free 'Letter to employees encouraging uptake of coronavirus vaccine'...

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Coronavirus vaccine policy

Use our free 'Coronavirus vaccine policy' template available exclusively to...

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Coronavirus vaccine and your employees - HR considerations

We answer your HR questions about the coronavirus vaccine and your employees....

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Coronavirus vaccine policy - Northern Ireland

Use our free 'Coronavirus vaccine policy - Northern Ireland' template available...

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Letters to extend furlough from May 2021

Free employer letter templates for extending full-time and flexible furlough.

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Reopening your business safely

BrightHR’s official guide to reopening safely. Access expertly written guides,...

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Letter to place shielding employee on furlough with wider downturn in business

Use our free 'Letter to place shielding employee on furlough with wider downturn...

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Letter to place shielding employee on furlough where no wider downturn in business

Use our free 'Letter to place shielding employee on furlough where no wider...