Holidays

October - 2019

Holiday nightmare: What to do if your employee is stranded abroad

Is your employee flying back later than expected? Here’s what you should do.

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.

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.

March - 2019

Unlimited annual leave: the good and the bad

Unlimited annual leave is a new HR trend, but is it something you should offer your staff? We explain the pros and cons.

5 ways to manage summer holiday requests

Don’t want to have an empty workplace this summer? Read our 5 ways to manage summer holiday requests.

February - 2019

Mandatory leave: Can you force staff to take time off?

Shutting up shop over Christmas? Find out whether you can tell staff to use their annual leave.

October - 2018

Staff hoarding their holidays? Here’s what to do

Worried you’re going to be swamped with last-minute holiday requests? Read on.

June - 2018

The guilt-free way to handle parent holiday requests

Losing sleep over the thought of rejecting a parent’s holiday request? Here’s how to shake off your guilt.

May - 2018

Refusing holiday requests is easier than you think

It might be uncomfortable for you, but it’s not against the law: here’s how to refuse an annual leave request the right way.