Holidays and Time Off

Read this content for guidance on handling annual leave and staff absence

Part of running a successful venture is having an acceptable annual leave policy and knowing how to manage staff absence for medical appointments and other reasons. These Knowledge Hub articles offer help, guidance and information on this area of employee management and HR.

Annual Leave: Lessons From the Ryanair Debacle

Annual Leave: Lessons From the Ryanair Debacle

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Annual Leave: Lessons From the Ryanair Debacle

With Ryanair blaming flight cancellations on a change to its holiday year, what has it taught other employers about managing their employees' annual leave?

Shared Parental Leave: a Guide for Employers

Shared Parental Leave: a Guide for Employers

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Shared Parental Leave: a Guide for Employers

The UK government introduced shared parental leave in 2015, offering parents a more flexible childcare arrangement. But what does it all mean for employers?

How to Find and Maintain Work-Life Balance

How to Find and Maintain Work-Life Balance

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How to Find and Maintain Work-Life Balance

Maintaining a healthy work-life balance is notoriously difficult for entrepreneurs. But it's not impossible. Here's how you can find your perfect balance

How Much Maternity Leave Do You Give Staff?

How Much Maternity Leave Do You Give Staff?

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How Much Maternity Leave Do You Give Staff?

Know what maternity leave you need to provide for both your female and male employees.

2 Tips for Managing Sick Leave and GP Visits

2 Tips for Managing Sick Leave and GP Visits

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2 Tips for Managing Sick Leave and GP Visits

Check whether you can force an employee to take sick leave and whether people need to clock-off for GP visits.