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?

The Cost of Annual Leave

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Annual leave is costing you money

Beyond employees’ pay there are hidden costs to employing people. The cost of annual leave is one of these. How much does annual leave cost your business? The obvious cost of employing workers at any business is their wages, along with the payroll taxes they generate, for each employee, though, there are other expenses. One […]

What Could Your Data Tell You About Leave and Absence?

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Charts make it easier to see patterns

Big data is king, we have all heard of how gathering and analysing information is transforming the modern business world. By seeing patterns, you can make predictions and manage your resources, saving time and money. Seeing trends early can also let you spot and deal with difficulties before they become problems. When it comes to […]

How Easy Is It to Manage Holiday for Shift Workers?

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Shift working is common in manufacturing

Shift working can throw a spanner into the works of managing holiday and absence at your company. Calculations of hours to be paid as holiday pay, or remaining allowance, may be simple enough for a fixed working pattern, but when hours may vary week-to-week, averaging over a longer period, they become more complex. Shift patterns […]

Zero Hours Contracts – Recent News

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Zero hours, but still a contract

Zero hours contracts have been around for many years, and have been a source of controversy for just as long. What are they, what are the controversies, and how are they changing? What Are They? Zero hours contracts are based on flexibility. They establish a contract of employment between the company and the worker, guaranteeing […]