How to Protect Your Team and Your Business From COVID-19

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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 […]

Can you carry over leave for an employee?

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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 […]

Do You Get Stuck Working Out Untaken Holiday?

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The calculation is complex

When someone’s employment with you ends, you must pay them for untaken holiday, how do you work out what they are owed? When employees leave your business mid-year they are entitled to be paid for untaken holiday, but only the allowance that has accrued, not the full year’s amount. If they have taken more annual […]

LeaveWizard Impressed Industry Experts; Received Rising Star of 2019 Accolade as Notable Leave Management Software from Reputable B2B Review Directory

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LeaveWizard is happy to share that it received two awards from CompareCamp — the Rising Star of 2019 Award and the Great User Experience Award. To have our tools and features acknowledged by experts and users is truly humbling. CompareCamp reviews software is currently available in the market. It’s a source of reliable SaaS reviews […]

New Add Employee Journey in LeaveWizard

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It is no secret that for a long time your employee holiday planner, the LeaveWizard app, was built, maintained and supported by a team of two. We invested a lot of time and did our best. But of course, times moved on, technologies changed, people’s expectations changed. And over time some parts of our app […]

Are You Getting Enough Notice for Staff Leave Requests?

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short notice annual leave requests?

Getting enough notice when staff request annual leave is vital to make sure your business runs smoothly when staff are away from the business. When staff are on holiday it’s vital to either replace them or to have a colleague cover their work.
Out of the blue, last minute requests for time off can make it impossible to arrange this, though. Meaning that you either work short handed, or have to refuse the request, hurting your relationship with the employee. So what causes this problem, and what can you do to make sure that you get adequate notice?