Bank holidays

Employing & managing staff

Employment law changes in 2023

Changes to holiday entitlement for zero-hours workers, higher Minimum Wage pay and a bonfire of EU regulation are all on the cards this year

Employing & managing staff

Six things employers need to know about bank holidays

With the Jubilee bank holiday approaching, Peninsula HR director Alan Price, explains everything you need to know about bank holidays.

Employing & managing staff

How do bank holidays affect statutory sick pay?

I have to make an employee redundant. She has been on long-term sick leave, has three years of service, and our annual leave policy is 22 days plus all English bank holidays. Must I pay her for bank holidays while she has been off?


British SMBs stand to lose £2,250 each if they close on bank holidays

New research shows the true cost to British small businesses of closing up over the bank holidays.

Employing & managing staff

Paying staff for bank holidays

I am opening a new business, with regards to bank holidays, do I have to pay my staff holiday pay for them?

Employing & managing staff

Bank holiday payments to part-time staff

Are part-time staff entitled to pay on bank holidays when the business is closed?

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What is professional indemnity insurance?

Professional indemnity insurance provides cover if somebody sues your business and they allege that your advice caused financial loss or damaged their brand. It’s not just for accountants and lawyers but for anyone offering a personal service, even web designers

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Benefits of switching to the right business bank account

We've teamed up with the Current Account Switch Service to explain the benefits of switching your business bank account.

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Business Companion: a reliable voice in the misinformation age

Business Companion is a one-stop-shop for accurate and up-to-date legal guidance, whatever sector you’re in — and it’s all completely free

Finding and selling to customers

How Amazon Ads is supporting entrepreneurs

Digital ad campaigns aren't just for big businesses. Here's why you should be considering it...