BrightHR: The easiest way to manage staff holidays

Our award-winning HR software makes your holiday management faster, easier and more convenient.

Approve holiday requests in seconds using your mobile and enjoy automatic holiday calculations for full-time and part-time staff.

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Manage staff holidays with a click, anytime, anywhere.

Spend less time organising staff leave and more time on the tasks that matter.


With the BrightHR holiday app, you can approve staff holidays on the go, anytime with real-time mobile updates. Everything your staff need to request holidays is right at their fingertips - so there’s no need to dig through emails or spend time chasing team members.

Staying in sync with your team has never been this easy — our software works with Outlook, Google Calendar, iCal and more, so you’ll always be in the loop. Or use the BrightHR calendar and have a one-screen view of your entire team’s schedule.
Spend less time sifting through requests and more time on the tasks that matter.

Relax knowing your staff have the right holiday entitlement

Get accurate holiday calculations the second your staff’s holiday is approved. There’s no need to reach for the calculator if your staff have variable working patterns, or if they join you halfway through the year.

Part-time, flexitime, shift work, you name it, you can auto-calculate holidays for it.

4 easy steps to fuss-free holiday management:

  • checkOnboard staff with ease using the BrightHR app.
  • checkYour employee submits a holiday request with just a few clicks.
  • checkYou receive a live notification and can review holiday conflicts before deciding to accept or decline.
  • checkYour employee’s remaining entitlement is calculated and their holiday displays in the team calendar.

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Time-saving tools included with BrightHR:

Clocking app

Bring your clocking system into the 21st century with Blip. The exclusive app lets your staff clock in and out of work using just their mobiles, so you can always see who’s working and where.

Sickness tracking

Keep track of staff sickness with BrightHR’s quick and easy system. Record staff absence, scan fit notes, and arrange last-minute cover—all at the tap of a button.

Shift and rota planning

Create an online rota that you and your employees can access at any time. BrightHR even sends your staff an automatic notification whenever a new rota’s live—so there’s no excuse not to turn up.

Unlimited document storage

Securely store all your company documents in BrightHR’s unlimited document storage space. Share them with your employees in a click.

Payroll support

Stay on the right side of the law with our payroll reporting software. Use it to download essential payroll reports and give accurate information to HMRC.

What business owners love about our HR software


Great value proposition without the fluff

Built for 21st century companies. Everything set up instantly, great customer service, understand the need for speed for the busy entrepreneur.

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What a brilliant service

I kept waiting to hear ‘no it can’t be done’ but on the contrary, everything was possible and easy to do. So pleased to have found this brilliant service.

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Excellent and easy to follow

Great being able to have everything to do with the business in one place. Also my employees can have access to the system too which is brilliant. Wish I had known about it sooner.

Corrine Strathern

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