Does the 4-day work week really work?

There’s nothing quite like taking a Friday off work. Some companies are even starting to experiment with shorter working weeks in a bid to improve productivity…

Michael Metcalf

How to reduce sickness absence in your business

Sickness absence is an unfortunate fact of business life - projects have to get shelved, other employees have to take up the extra work, and calendars are jumbled up while everything gets shuffled around.…

Michael Metcalf

Return to Work Interviews

These interviews are about developing an understanding of why people are off, what you can learn from it, how you can support your team better, and maybe what you can do to change.…

Gary Bury

Annual leave policies — how did you make yours?

The annual leave policy is an incredibly important — yet often neglected — component of a company. Don't follow the crowd.…

Sam Terrace

How much is UK Statutory Holiday allowance?

UK workers are legally entitled to a minimum amount of time off, known as Statutory Holiday Allowance. But, just how much is Statutory Holiday Allowance exactly?…

Gary Bury

Holiday matters - at online retailer Yogamatters

If you fill your business with the right people, they’re often willing to give you their all. But they have a life outside of your office. Recognising just how important annual leave is to your employees, can turn you from a good manager into a great one.…

Gary Bury

Yesterday the internet broke - here's what happened.

A number of our customers will have noticed, Timetastic was "down" for an hour or more on Monday, 24th June 2019. Here's an explanation of what happened.…

Gareth Terrace

Why we all need more sleep - and how to get it

We know that keeping a healthy balance between work and life is critical for every member of a modern business. But not everybody’s got the message, especially when it comes to the most important rest of all - sleep.…

Michael Metcalf