Archive: 2019

August - 2019

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

How to tell if your employees are close to burnout

The World Health Organisation has just defined burnout as a workplace syndrome caused by stress. Read on to discover the warning signs.

5 steps to dog-proofing your workplace

Are your employees asking you to bring their dogs into work? Read our guide first.

Just released: BrightHR’s new automatic document reminders

Check out our new document reminder feature, so you won’t ever forget to renew a driving licence or conduct a pay review again.

May - 2019

Breaking: EU Court issues warning to employers on time recording rules

Find out how the European Court of Justice’s latest ruling affects your business.