Can employees take holidays during their notice period?

In theory - yes - employees can claim holidays during their notice period, but it depends on the individual's circumstances and the terms of their employment contract.…

Michael Metcalf

What is Additional Maternity Leave?

For those who are pregnant, knowing what leave they're entitled to when their baby is born is important. And managers need to know where they stand on this important topic, too.…

Michael Metcalf

Can managers refuse a holiday request?

Employers and employees often wonder can a holiday request be refused? The answer is yes, but they need to make sure they've got a valid reason for doing so...…

Michael Metcalf

Befriending simplicity with b:Friend

Bingo is Bull****’. b:Friend are tackling the loneliness epidemic in older people with rock 'n' roll dance sessions, spoken-word recitals, and water-based graffiti art.…

Michael Metcalf

Does everyone have to be passionate about their job?

You can't force someone to love their work, but if workers can be more connected to the goal of the company, are they more likely to do the job better?…

Michael Metcalf

Taking time off transparently at Buffer

How Timetastic's Google Calendar and Slack integrations are helping Buffer with transparency and visibility.…

Sam Terrace

Back of a Napkin Assessment of Our Greenhouse Gas Emissions.

We take a rough look at the environmental impact of Timetastic operations, and are pleasantly surprised by the outcome.…

Gary Bury

Taking action on distraction: surviving always-on communication

You’re deep in the zone, concentrating hard - when suddenly, ping! Your phone buzzes, beeps and lights up. How do we survive the culture of always-on communication?…

Michael Metcalf