Archive: 2019

August - 2019

Most booked off day 2019: What’s the fairest way to decide who gets leave?

The most popular day to book annual leave is here. Find out how to decide who gets time off.

Employee friendships: Should you encourage them?

Having friends at work can make the daily grind more bearable for your staff. But what does it mean for your business? Let’s explore.

Introducing PoP: Your brand new expense tracker app

Discover how this new mobile app helps you to keep on top of employee expenses.

Should you prioritise parents when approving summer holiday requests?

Handling parent holiday requests over summer can be tricky. Here’s how to divvy out staff leave fairly.

Mythbuster: You have to accept an employee’s holiday request if they’ve already booked their flights

Read on to find out whether this is true.

July - 2019

Should you rethink your uniform policy in a heatwave?

We discuss whether you should consider relaxing your uniform policy in a heatwave.

Four reasons why you should embrace flexible working

Want to boost employee productivity and reduce staff absence? Try flexible working.

Update: Major allergy law set to affect UK food businesses

Find out why you need to be on top of workplace allergies

Q&A: Do I need to pay female and male co-workers the same?

For the first blog in our new employment law series, we explain how to handle accusations of unequal pay.

June - 2019

Alexa, what’s in the news?

Stay on top of important industry news with BrightHR and Amazon Alexa.