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What happens when your staff don’t use all their annual leave?

What happens when your staff don’t use all their annual leave?

It’s the start of a new year – and, for many companies, a new holiday calendar. But while most employees look forward to their leave entitlement renewing, there are always a few people with days left to spare from the previous year. How your business handles unused holiday can have a major impact on employee relationships.

By Tony Bushell
5 ways to plan your company holiday calendar better in 2020

5 ways to plan your company holiday calendar better in 2020

The new year is a time of new beginnings for companies – often new marketing and sales strategies come into force, and your staff may be starting a new holiday year as well. But rather than just resetting their leave entitlement, this is the ideal moment to look at how well your leave approval processes are functioning, as they could benefit from an overhaul in 2020.

By Tony Bushell
When to get a staff annual leave planner

When to get a staff annual leave planner

Most companies underestimate the time and effort it takes to keep track of employee leave. Whether you’re an SME with a small team, or a large enterprise with hundreds of staff, the consequences of a poorly managed holiday calendar can be significant to your business.

By Tony Bushell
What Features Should You Look for in an Online Holiday Planner?

What Features Should You Look for in an Online Holiday Planner?

There are many online holiday planners available on the market, but this range of choice can be a double-edged sword for companies. How can you make sure the platform you pick will meet the needs of your business?
By Mark Tomkinson
Can Leave Management Software Improve the Productivity of Your HR Team?

Can Leave Management Software Improve the Productivity of Your HR Team?

HR is the strategic cornerstone of many successful businesses. A recent People Management survey found that more than half (53%) of companies are investing more in HR...
By Tony Bushell
How efficient is your holiday approval process? Rate your business

How efficient is your holiday approval process? Rate your business

Keeping track of holiday requests is a small part of business operations, but it takes up a lot more time than many companies realise. Inefficiencies in the leave management process can increase the workload of your managerial and HR staff, frustrate employees, and even lead to costly calendar clashes.

By Tony Bushell
Holiday hacks: how your staff can turn 15 days leave into 35 days off in 2020

Holiday hacks: how your staff can turn 15 days leave into 35 days off in 2020

Annual leave is a precious commodity, and every employee wants to make the most of their allowance. So, what if we told you that your team members can take at least 35 days off in 2020 using just 15 days from their entitlement?

By Bradley Revell
Millions aren’t getting their legal holiday entitlement. How can we change this?

Millions aren’t getting their legal holiday entitlement. How can we change this?

Whether you live to work or work to live, everyone needs a holiday. Yet alarmingly, new research by a leading trade union has found that nearly two million Britons aren’t able to use their minimum annual leave entitlement – and the story is the same all over the world.

By Phil Cross
Why September is the perfect time to plan your Christmas leave strategy

Why September is the perfect time to plan your Christmas leave strategy

Festive lights and carol singing might seem a fair way off, but September is the ideal time for organisations to start thinking about the Christmas holidays. An influx of annual leave requests can affect how well your business runs during this critical period – so the sooner you start planning ahead, the better.

By Tony Bushell
Invest in your company culture to reduce absence

Invest in your company culture to reduce absence

It's not uncommon for employees to be absent from work due to ill health or injury. However, when they're away from work for unjustifiable reasons, this is called absenteeism.

Read our guest blog post by Alan Price (Chief Operations Officer) from the Peninsula Group Limited.

By Tony Bushell
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