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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.

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.

Introducing PoP: Your brand new expense tracker app

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

July 2019

New feature: Never miss a big HR story with the BrightHR Newsfeed

Get the latest HR and business news sent straight to your mobile. Read on to find out more.

Should you rethink your uniform policy in a heatwave?

With the UK set to have its hottest day on record, we discuss whether you should consider relaxing your uniform policy.

Four reasons why you should embrace flexible working

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

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.

Update: Major allergy law set to affect food businesses

Find out more about ‘Natasha’s law’ and how it could impact your business.

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.

Five Good Work Plan laws you need to know about

April 2020 is when some of the biggest new laws come in. Here’s your guide to five of the most complicated…