Alan Price – CEO at BrightHR
Alan Price is Peninsula’s Group Operations Director and CEO of BrightHR, the most popular HR software and support service for SMEs in the UK.
At Peninsula, Alan supervises more than 100,000 monthly client interactions. And, at BrightHR, he oversees the support that the company offers SMEs across the UK, Ireland and Canada. But his overall responsibility is making sure clients of the entire Peninsula Group enjoy the same market-leading quality of advice that the group is renowned for.
His 18 years in employee relations have led to widespread recognition. This includes a Chartered Fellowship of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and a Fellowship of the Royal Society of Arts—having demonstrated a significant contribution to business and society.
Alan was also one of the youngest judicial appointments to Her Majesty’s Employment Tribunal Service, a position he still holds.
His expertise means businesses such as banking giants Lloyds and Santander often seek out his advice. He regularly provides comment to media like the Daily Telegraph, the Sunday Times and Sky News.
In 2019, employee reward company Perkbox named Alan as their HR Hero of the year—honouring his outstanding work, introduction of innovative methods, and challenging of the status quo in the sector.
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Recent Blog Posts By Alan Price – CEO at BrightHR
Ways to de-stress yourself.
The demands of modern business requires working to multiple deadlines on a daily basis, creating a great deal of pressure. Whilst the era of working 9... Read More
Precautions to take when employees use personal tech at work
As technology advances so does the need for employers to adapt. Christmas has resulted in more employees bringing their own personal technology to the... Read More
Does the professionalism of staff depend on whether they are wearing a suit or not?
Does the professionalism of staff depend on whether they are wearing a suit or not? Well there seems to be some debate on whether wearing a suit or sm... Read More
The importance of early intervention when dealing with HR issues
It is very important that you deal with HR issues early on where possible. Letting an issue escalate can damage the employer / employee relationship. ... Read More
The importance of having watertight internet policies & procedures
I try and prevent anyone from quickly surfing the internet, if it is for something work related then that is fine even if it is personal I do not mind... Read More
Time to plan your business objectives for 2015
I always think that now is a good time to take stock of your achievements in 2014, I discussed this recently on my blog, however it is also an ideal o... Read More
The importance of good customer service
I think good customer service is essential, I know that this may sound obvious but let me explain. I think delivering satisfactory service is efficien... Read More
My thoughts on 2014
As the year comes to a close I feel that it’s a great time to reflect on our personal achievements and also what we could have done better as we look ... Read More
Further advice and guidance on Shared Parental Leave
I wanted to provide some guidance on the recent family friendly laws, the Shared Parental Leave Regulations came into effect on 1st December 2014. Thi... Read More
Talking to the press about family friendly laws that have recently been introduced
I have been talking to the press this week about new family friendly laws that have just been introduced, including this feature in the Manchester Eve... Read More
My thoughts on the Autumn Statement
Extending lending to small firms is a no brainer, and business rate relief is also welcomed, on a daily basis through our advice service I hear of bus... Read More