Employing & managing staff

Holiday entitlement for staff

Alison King outlines what small companies need to know about holiday legislation

Employing & managing staff

Holiday pay for laid-off workers

If a member of staff has been made redundant, are they still entitled to their holiday pay?

Employing & managing staff

Calculating holiday allowances for part-time staff

Victoria Greaves of citrusHR explains how to calculate holidays, including bank holidays, for part-time employees

Employing & managing staff

Holiday entitlement for new employees

When you employ new staff, you may wonder how soon they can begin to take holiday. Jane Mason from Citrus HR explains more

Work life balance

3 ways to look after staff wellbeing during the coronavirus crisis

The government’s announcement that key workers can carry over statutory annual leave into the next two years is welcome, says Steve Arnold. But you want to encourage staff to take holiday even when self-isolating

Employing & managing staff

Holiday leave and pay: the law

Amy Paxton, manager of the solicitor team at Croner, explains the law surrounding holiday leave and pay.

Business management

Lorely Burt: ‘Lib Dems would bring in NI holiday for some small employers’

Lorely Burt, the Liberal Democrat spokesperson for Women and Small Business, talks to Small Business about the policies the party would like to see.

Business management

Back to work: five ways to avoid a headache after your holiday

Holidays are wonderful, but how do you handle the stress of going back to work? Vistage UK's Geoff Lawrence explains more.


Half of British workers don’t use their full holiday allowance

New research suggests one in seven British workers did not use their full holiday allowance last year.

Employing & managing staff

Businesses must pack and prepare for holidays too

As more and more employees prepare for their summer break, we take a look at what businesses need to do to get ready for the holidays.


All work and no play – Small business managers don’t go on holiday

More than half of UK small business leaders have five or less days holiday a year, a fifth didn't have a single day off last year.


Brits preparing to spend big this summer on their big holiday

Research reveals that 26 million Brits are set to head off on a summer getaway this year, spending an average of £1,253 per person, per trip.

Partner content

4 small business functions that must be automated for greater profits

Can technology help you create more efficient business models? In this article, we explore how you can use technology to boost your business

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It’s time the UK’s small businesses got the seamless communications and collaboration tools they need

Why seamless collaboration is crucial for UK small businesses and what tools can help

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Flexible work is making cybersecurity tougher for UK SMBs. It’s time they got the tools, and the platform, to defend themselves

The cybersecurity landscape for small businesses and the tips and tools that can help

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How to enhance your customer and employee experiences using Uber Vouchers

This article explains how Uber Vouchers can enhance both your customer and employee experience