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We did it! BrightHR’s landed in Australia and New Zealand

We’re making leaps and bounds on our mission to support small businesses all over the world. And we want to thank you for making it possible.

January 2018

GDPR: what’s the worst that can happen?

With the GDPR deadline looming, we explain what could happen if your business isn’t ready for this change.

GDPR: How your Data Protection Officer will benefit from BrightHR

What is a DPO?

New feature: downloadable document templates and more

Knowing what to include in HR documents can be daunting. Use our new document templates to help you.

December 2017

Carry over unused holiday into the new year with BrightHR

You can now carry over your staff's unused leave to the next holiday year with BrightHR. Not sure about holiday carryover legalities and the impact it could have on small businesses? Let us enlighten you.

Blame the snow for record employee lateness for 2017

Our absence management software data has revealed how extreme weather has a big impact on many commuters and their ability to make it in to work on time, with record staff lateness recorded after a cold spell!

The unworkable culture of ‘busyness’

Being busy has become a bit of status symbol. But what’s behind this and why is it leading to problems?

Five fun things you can do with Amazon’s Alexa

What can Alexa really do?

Not another Major Airline ‘Holiday Management’ Gone Wrong!

American Airlines holiday management crisis demonstrates why companies should always take holiday management & rotas seriously

November 2017

Sick pay and maternity pay increases ahead

Employer at an SME? Get ready to adjust your 2018 budgets and hike payments

Never face payroll deadline panic again

Do you have the same situation each month—the panic that sets in when you realise it’s the deadline date to get your employee details over to your payroll team? Well, stop panicking. We’ve launched payroll exceptions reports in BrightHR.