If you work for yourself or own a small business, you will know how exciting it is to employ your first member of staff. Having an extra pair of hands can be a huge help and allows you to concentrate on building your business further. But new employees sometimes create a headache when it comes to calculating holiday allowances and keeping track of days off.
We’ve put together this simple free holiday calculator spreadsheet to help you calculate holiday entitlements, which is something that can be a huge headache when you employ people for the first time.
Concentrating on what’s important – your people
Naturally, you will want to ensure your new employee works hard but its important to ensure they have enough time off to rest and recuperate! Air is an HR software platform that was created to help you manage your business easily, allowing you to focus on the things that really matter – like your people, and your customers! Figuring out holiday calculations is the last thing you’ll want to do in the middle of a busy day and so we have created a free simple holiday calculator spreadsheet that will save time on the overhead of working out holiday day entitlements.
To setup this tool, simply insert the names of your employees in the space provided in January and they will copy down across the rest of the months. To record a holiday, simply put a P, a U or an S in the relevant square, for Paid, Unpaid or Sick days respectively. The cells will highlight automatically, and total up each employee”s holidays per month and cumulatively for the whole year.
Calculating part-time employees holiday days
But what if you also need to calculate part time employees holiday entitlement? Or track different types of leave like training days, sickness, maternity leave and more? Maybe you’ve got a large team spread over multiple locations and you”d like to see at a glance who is away at any given point. Then Air is for you. Its a simple, beautifully designed online HR software platform built for small and medium businesses. Its very simple to set up, easy for employees to use, and helps everyone stay connected with each other.
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We know what you’re up against – we’ve started businesses ourselves. That’s why we’re here to give you every little bit of help we can! We can’t run your business for you, but why make things harder than they should be? If you like this, why not check out our other tips on running a small business here?