Holiday Management

The easy to use staff holiday planner

Spend less time planning staff leave and get more time for your business

  • Save time with automatic holiday calculations
  • Instantly flag holiday clashes
  • Get peace of mind on holiday laws
  • Stay updated with our app

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Make your staff holiday management a breeze

Paper request forms and holiday spreadsheets are a thing of the past! Leave debates over who called first to book their holiday behind you. Our award-winning staff planner makes leave management simple for ANY business.

  • Enjoy a single view of your entire team’s schedule
  • Remove conflict with holiday clash alerts
  • Approve or deny holidays in a click
  • Remove paperwork and Excel hassle with a digital calendar
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Get accurate holiday calculations at the click of a button

Did you know almost all workers legally have to have 5.6 weeks of paid holiday a year? And it’s down to you to make sure they take them?!

  • Enjoy peace of mind with software that does the maths for you
  • Keep up to date on all staff allowances whether full-time, part-time, or variable
  • Save time at the start of the year with a system that auto-refreshes
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Your staff holiday booking system in four simple steps:

Using our employee holiday tracker is easy. Here’s how it works:

  • Your employee adds a new holiday request at the click of a button
  • You’re notified of the new holiday request instantly
  • BrightHR flags any holiday clashes, to help you avoid being understaffed
  • You approve or decline the holiday request on the go
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Stay on track with our annual leave balance tool

  • See your entire team’s remaining leave balance at a glance
  • Make sure staff switch off regularly throughout the year to reduce burnout
  • Avoid the end-of-leave-year holiday clashes and understaffing
  • Improve your team’s wellbeing and work-life balance
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What our customers say about BrightHR

Using BrightHR makes us much more organised and centralises our processes, making it quicker for us to manage sickness and holidays.

Nottingham Credit Union

What our customers say about BrightHR

BrightHR is a user-friendly system and the team are on hand to answer any questions we ever have. I would highly recommend BrightHR.

Deborah Gillespie @ Change, Recruitment Group

What our customers say about BrightHR

Our staff absolutely love using the system and the ease of booking holidays and clocking in using Blip. Customer service is amazing...

Steven Greenall @ Cornerstone Children’s Home

What our customers say about BrightHR

Approve holiday requests wherever you are using the BrightHR app

Never miss a holiday request thanks to a system that notifies you.

  • Save time by accepting or declining holiday requests on the go
  • Say goodbye to long-winded approval processes
  • Get instant alerts to approve or deny holiday requests in seconds
  • Boost employee happiness with a system that’s as easy for them as it is for you
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See BrightHR’s holiday management software in action

Can’t believe how easy we make holiday planning sound?

See our holiday planner in action with our quick video demo. Or enjoy a tour by our friendly software specialists today!

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Calculate the payback you get from BrightHR

It's our guarantee

  • Save 45 hours on handling absence requests and managing overtime
  • Fill 40 open shifts and manage 24 schedules
  • Create 150 bespoke HR documents
  • Produce 14 custom reports or spreadsheets to manage HR and payroll

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Q. QuestionCan I purchase the staff holiday tool on its own?

Our holiday planner and booking system is part of our HR Software BrightHR. This is important so that you have all of your employee records, payroll reporting and HR needs all in one place. It’s more cost effective and time saving to subscribe to an HR software that has holiday management then looking at standalone features. It’ll save you time and money in the long run.

Q. QuestionWhat reporting capabilities does a holiday management software have?

Q. QuestionWhat are the legal requirements that makes having a holiday management software so pertinent?

Q. QuestionWhat are the benefits to me and my staff?

Q. QuestionDo I need to buy each BrightHR feature I want separately?

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