After years of tumult and uncertainty the Brexit transition phase ends on 31 December 2020, completing Britain’s process of leaving the European Union, so what will January 2021 bring for your business? Here’s a few things to look out for. Most things will be the same for now. The end of the transition period means […]
Every employer needs to make sure that their staff are getting the right amount of holiday that they are entitled to, and to keep track of who’s in the office or out on leave for any given day. There are some great leave and absence management tools available, including our own LeaveWizard tool, but what […]
LeaveWizard is great for tracking holiday and absence – but it can also track working from home, offsite working and other events. Changing ways of working One effect of the global coronavirus pandemic has been to force the closure of offices and workspaces in many countries. For many firms this resulted in a rapid shift […]
For a while now we have been using a LeaveWizard/Slack integration and since we are now convinced that it is working well it is time to share it with our customers so you too can benefit from it if you’re using Slack.
COVID-19 has led to Important changes to the rules on carry over of annual leave. Here’s what you need to know. Over the past few weeks the response to the global coronavirus pandemic has drastically changed the face of business in the UK and many other countries. Offices have emptied out as employees work from […]
From 1 April 2020 the method for calculating holiday pay for some employees is changing. Here’s what you need to know.
The new coronavirus, COVID-19 has been spreading around the world, with cases and deaths reported in an ever-growing number of countries. As governments put in place measures to control its spread, many businesses are feeling the squeeze. Advice for employers has been issued by governments around the world, including the UK, Australia, and Canada. Beyond […]
Pro rata holiday is the amount of leave a new starter is entitled to when they join the company mid-way through the holiday year. How much do they get, and how do you work it out? The basics Every worker you employ has the right to paid time off work. How much this amounts to […]
You might not like doing it, but in any business it is sometimes necessary to refuse a leave request. This can be done by giving written notice as long as the holiday you are turning down, so to refuse a leave request for three days off, you would need to give three days’ notice. If […]
It is possible to carry over leave for an employee who has not taken it, but what are the rules, and how do you do it? There are many good reasons, as we’ve talked about on this blog before, for encouraging staff to use up their holiday entitlement before the end of your annual leave […]