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

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.


Should I stay or should I go? 2017 a summer of staycations after Brexit

Rakuten Marketing and Centre for Retail Research data reveals Brexit is causing Brits to change holiday plans.

Employing & managing staff

Holiday entitlement for staff

Iain Jenkins, employment partner at solicitor Lee & Priestley, outlines what small companies need to know about holiday legislation.

Employing & managing staff

Is employee entitled to holiday pay?

An employee worked 14 weeks, booked a weeks' holiday then gave a week’s notice while on holiday and never came back. Is she entitled to any holiday pay? She worked 17 hours a week.

Partner content

Can businesses save money on CBILS repayment costs by refinancing for a RLS loan?

Your business could save money on CBILS repayments by refinancing for an RLS loan – Funding Options tells us how

Partner content

How to grow your team

Andrew Walsh, founder of AW Repair Group, takes a look at some of the key issues that small businesses face as they scale up

Partner content

How to build your business

Andrew Walsh, founder of AW Repair Group, explains why you need to invest in your branding – even if you're a small business

Partner content

Embrace your unconventional superpowers

Brij Thankey, CEO of Precision FM, explains how taking focus away from the numbers and putting it on his team has benefited his business