Sick Leave and Lateness

Track staff absence and lateness with ease

Employees off sick? Log absences in seconds with our online attendance and absence management software.

  • See who’s off with a calendar view by team
  • Record absence by type and generate reports
  • Get instant notifications for appointment requests
  • Fill vacant shifts instantly with our open shifts feature
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Keep on top of your sick leave and absences

You can’t predict when employees get sick or when trains may run late. But with BrightHR on your side, you don’t need a crystal ball to stay organized!

Doctor’s appointments? Maternity or parental leave? Time off for dependents? You can see it all in a glance with BrightHR.

  • Log all common absences—not just sickness and lateness—in one place
  • Upload documents, pictures, and forms for absence requests
  • Enable notifications to make sure you never miss key dates and meetings
  • See who’s available to cover shifts and update management in real-time
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Make absence management simple

Sure, everyone can get sick and need some time off work—and you’re a good boss, you understand that. But it can become a real HR headache to keep track of your team’s attendance if you’re still slumming it with a lousy spreadsheet…

  • Use the sickness reporting tool to download and track absence trends
  • Remove HR risks with software that accounts for absence laws
  • Keep an eye on regular lateness with secure attendance records
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What our customers say about BrightHR

Using BrightHR makes us much more organised and centralises our processes, making it quicker for us to manage sickness and vacations.

Nottingham Credit Union

What our customers say about BrightHR

BrightHR is a user-friendly system and the team are on hand to answer any questions we ever have. I would highly recommend BrightHR.

Deborah Gillespie @ Change, Recruitment Group

What our customers say about BrightHR

Our staff absolutely love using the system and the ease of booking vacations and clocking in using Blip. Customer service is amazing...

Steven Greenall @ Cornerstone Children’s Home

What our customers say about BrightHR

Manage your employees on the go with the BrightHR app

Our mobile app makes it even easier to manage absences, wherever you are. Whether it’s someone calling in sick at the crack of dawn, arranging cover on your lunchbreak, or producing attendance reports in the evenings, our app keeps you fully in-touch with what’s going on.

It lets:

  • Your employees snap and upload photo proof of their absence requests
  • You accept or decline absence requests as soon as they come in
  • Admins release open shifts and notify your staff instantly.
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See BrightHR’s absence management software in action

Watch our quick video demo for a sneak peek into how BrightHR software makes it easier than ever to manage staff absences, record who’s on leave, and log lateness.

Want to see how the software can meet your business’ needs? Book your demo today for an obligation-free tour of all the admin-busting tools that make people management a breeze.

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Discover what more BrightHR has to offer

Upskill your employees with industry standard courses. Complimentary BrightLearn features interactive learning and a learning management system.

Carry your electronic filing system in your pocket with unlimited document storage space. Upload, store, and view documents in seconds.

Create, assign, and edit shifts and schedules with ease across ANY working pattern. Plus bring flexibility with our new open shifts feature.

Get a real-time view of who’s clocked in, out, or on a break by letting staff clock their own hours on our Blip App.

Get answers to over 5,000 of your burning HR and health & safety questions at lightning-fast speed.

Make your staff vacation management a breeze. Approve vacation requests on the go, get notified of clashes, and get a single view of your entire teams schedule.

Ready to get started?

Get in touch and discover how BrightHR can revolutionize your business today.

Calculate the payback you get from BrightHR

It's our guarantee

  • Save 45 hours on handling absence requests and managing overtime
  • Fill 40 open shifts and manage 24 schedules
  • Create 150 bespoke HR documents
  • Produce 14 custom reports or spreadsheets to manage HR and payroll

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FAQs

Q. QuestionWhat is the best way to manage absenteeism?

Firstly, it’s important to clearly outline your company policies in terms of sick leave, vacations, long-term illness, and absenteeism so your employees are well aware of what you expect from them. Expertly written HR document templates that you can access for free on BrightBase can help you hit all the right notes with your documentation.

But just having the right policies in place is never enough. Onboard your employees into an end-to-end HR software like BrightHR to help you maintain a central schedule, log absences, and track lateness across all your teams. It’ll shave hours off your HR admin!

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