With employees in and out of the office, managers need to ensure that their employees receive the annual leave they’re entitled to while supporting their colleagues that are left in the office.
It’s the start of the school summer holidays and the world, for a short while, slows down as “out-of-office” emails outweigh the amount of people at their desks. But while many bosses stress about this period, they should actually be taking leave as well, says columnist Charlie Mullins.
Experts aplenty have given their take on current workplace trends, predicting casual office attire and a “we” not “me” leadership mentality. Then there’s the rise of out of office bragging – didn’t see that one coming, did you?
It’s the time of year when suitcases are dusted off, passports are hunted down and if you’ve got children, the excitement in the house is reaching fever pitch. But why do many of us struggle to switch off even on holidays?
Robert Drury may be new to the world of running a business, but he does have a firm opinion when it comes to whether or not you should work on holiday.
It’s peak season for the summer holidays, but it’s been reported SME leaders don’t know how to take time off – Real Business found out if that’s true.
It was widely reported that the recent decision to call a snap election came after Theresa May had “a moment of clarity” during her Easter holiday in Wales.
Luxury holiday home group Park Leisure has packed up a £103m investment as the business embarks on new growth amid a CEO change.
Holidays are a time to recharge, have fun and spend time with friends and family. Taking time out of work provides the perfect chance to switch off from the day-to-day routine which is often exhausting for anyone running a small business. However, for many SME owners it is not easy to switch off completely.
While certain politicians, football managers and TV motoring show presenters have found themselves on unexpected and somewhat enforced holidays, UK entrepreneurs still seem to be wrestling over the decision to take a break this year.
School’s almost out, the weather has cheered up and your employees can’t wait to get away from the office. Staff engagement is at its lowest during the summer, more than any other time of year, as staff look forward to their holidays or generally resent being stuck indoors while the sun is out – there are ways to manage this, however.
British holiday park operator Parkdean Resorts has experienced a sales sizzle, which follows on from a £25m investment commitment to modernise and enhance the luxury of its sites, introducing hot tubs and more to make trips more glamorous for travellers.