Bright Lightning

Instant answers to 10,000+ HR and health & safety questions

Don’t waste time on uncertainty, BrightLightning gives you 24/7 definite answers in a flash

  • Get insights from a team of advisors with 30+ years of experience
  • Access answers written by experts and backed by A.I.
  • Ask as many questions as you like
  • Get employment relations support without hefty legal fees
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Lightning-fast HR and health & safety advice free with your HR software

When you need an immediate answer, BrightLightning is there. How it works:

  • You are given BrightLightning for FREE within your HR Software
  • Access it through your desktop or mobile app
  • Type in a question and you’ll be given the most relevant answer PLUS other question and answers relevant to your query

And if you need more information than what’s provided, don’t fret. Directly in our Lightning platform is phone numbers to our expert advisors ready to support you – anywhere, anytime!

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1000s of answers to the most pressing HR and health & safety queries

Issues arise all the time! Legislation changes even more! And sometimes you need immediate answers to all sorts of topics such as:

  • Is it always necessary to suspend an employee when investigating misconduct?
  • How do I deal with a flexible working request?
  • Can I fire an employee for being on long-term sick leave?

As employers, we can’t be expected to have all the answers all the time, but legally we have an obligation to give the right answers no matter what.

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See what else Bright HR has to offer

Upskill your employees with courses developed in line with industry standards. Complimentary BrightLearn features interactive learning and a learning management system

Cut your advertising costs and reach 100,000+ businesses globally—and even more potential customers—on our free marketplace.

Approve or decline vacation requests on the go, and get a single view of your entire team's schedule from wherever you are.

Centralize your processes and cut your HR admin hours in half with software tools and services built to transform your people management.

Protect your business from over 200 health & safety risks with our suite of health & safety software and compliance support services.

Reach a team of employment relations and health & safety experts 24/7 for unlimited advice and guidance—minus the legal fees.

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A Guide to HR Software

A Guide to HR Software
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Thursday, Aug 17, 2023

Your guide to choosing the right HR software

The right HR software can become the backbone of your business. But there’s lots to consider when choosing your provider.

From a handy checklist of the features you need to look for, to the risks that software can help you avoid, our Guide to HR Software covers it all.

Need more support? Call the experts on our 24/7 advice line

Didn’t find the answers you were looking for? Or just want more in-depth support with your specific people management dilemma?

Get the answers you need by calling our expert team of advisors on our direct advice line.

  • Receive friendly, confidential advice that draws on decades of experience
  • Talk through uncertainties to develop the best course of action
  • Reach a team of experts at all hours for tailored support
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This week, dive into why it’s crucial to pay your foreign workers the same as their Canadian counterparts, new termination notice entitlements for federally regulated workers plus lots more.

FAQs

Q. How do I access BrightLightning?

At BrightHR, we think you deserve quick answers to those pressing HR and health & safety questions that keep you up at night.

That’s why we’ve collected over 10,000 of your burning questions that BrightHR users can access right here on BrightLightning (brighthr.com). It really is that easy!

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Q. What other countries can I view HR advice for on BrightLightning?

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