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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
Employees want extra paid leave more than any other perk

Employees want extra paid leave more than any other perk

We spend so much time at work that a good perks package can make a real difference to employee satisfaction. But what is it that people really want from their employer; a generous pension scheme? Annual bonuses?

By Tony Bushell
2020 May bank holiday will be moved to mark 75th anniversary of VE Day - Don

2020 May bank holiday will be moved to mark 75th anniversary of VE Day - Don't be caught out!

The early May bank holiday in 2020 for the UK will move from Monday 4 May to Friday 8 May to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day which takes place on 8 May.

By Tony Bushell
Should companies be offering term time hours to parents?

Should companies be offering term time hours to parents?

One of the biggest challenges that working parents face is juggling professional demands with family life. This has a knock-on impact for their employers too, as there’s always a race to book time off during the school holidays.

By Tony Bushell
5 things all employees want to know about annual leave

5 things all employees want to know about annual leave

If you’re a department manager or work in HR, you will often field questions about annual leave. Holiday entitlements and procedures are one of the most asked-about areas during interviews, and the queries don’t stop once staff are on board.

By Phil Cross
Football matches to festive fun: what’s the REAL reason your staff are calling in sick?

Football matches to festive fun: what’s the REAL reason your staff are calling in sick?

Sick leave is big business for company bosses; in the UK alone, staff illness costs employers £77 billion in lost productivity each year. While most of these absences can’t helped, there are sometimes less than honest reasons that employees want to take a day off.

By Tony Bushell
Your staff in numbers: essential sickness and annual leave statistics

Your staff in numbers: essential sickness and annual leave statistics

Managing staff can be a company’s biggest challenge, with unplanned absences, last-minute holiday requests and calendar clashes often impacting productivity. Most bosses would like to know exactly where their staff will be at any point in time – but short of a crystal ball, there’s no way of knowing this.

By Callum Ellis
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