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.
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.
How to put together an annual leave policy
Do your staff ask a lot of questions about booking time off? Find out how creating an annual leave policy could help answer them.
March - 2018
The importance of taking a holiday
Thomas Cook asked us to comment on the importance of taking a holiday and here’s what we had to say.