Need simple HR software?

With BrightHR you can manage all staff data, leave & absence at any time, from any location. It’s a doddle to set up and loading staff details couldn’t be easier.

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Why should I start a FREE trial?

Shift planning

This clean, simple and easy-to-use software lets you make rotas in minutes. Save them as drafts, make quick changes and share with staff—wherever they are—using the iPhone and Android app.

Manage absences

Lose the spreadsheets with the BrightHR staff absence planner. Approve leave requests in a click, get notifications if they clash, and always know how much leave your staff have left to take.

Employee details

Store your employee personnel records in BrightHR’s secure, cloud-based and unlimited storage space. Get notifications whenever there’s missing data and access records anytime, anywhere.

Store documents

Need somewhere your staff can easily access your company handbook? BrightHR is the answer. Plus, you can scan, upload and store important documents like doctors’ notes, expense forms and more.

Employment law advice

Confused by contracts? Perplexed by paperwork? Distressed by difficult staff? It’s time you took a little Bright Advice. Let our friendly, UK-based legal experts take the stress away, straight away.


EAP, you say? It means Employee Assistance Program; a confidential & compassionate support network for your team’s wellbeing. And as healthier staff takes fewer absences, it's your Employee Absence Protection.

We’ve already seen the huge benefits of using BrightHR.

The main benefit is it’s paperless It’s fantastic not to have forms and documents littering the desks and we no longer have the risk of holiday forms going missing.

Natalie Walton, Office Manager - Smoking Gun PR

We have our own in-house dedicated support and advice (should you ever need it)

All at BrightHR up on Cloud 9 in Manchester.


  • Anytime, anywhere access for complete control
  • Powerful reporting to give you intelligent insights
  • We save you time to do all the things you love doing

Shift planning in your pocket

Share rotas with everyone-wherever you are

Available on iPhone and Android, the free BrightHR app keeps you and your people connected. Confirming annual leave requests from the comfort of your home? No problem. Want instant updates if a staff member’s stuck in traffic? You got it. And for all those times when you need to edit a rota but are away from a computer? Just pick up the phone. How about that for a Bright idea...