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
Minimum wages are rising. Prepare now
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Employment Tribunal decisions now available to all online
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Review on tribunal fees published
The long-awaited review of employment tribunal (ET) fees by the government has been released. Since fees were introduced in July 2013, the government ... Read More
9 short answers to make sense of TUPE
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7 key employment law issues for 2017
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Dealing with staff who don't meet the role requirement
Even when employers conduct a full and thorough recruitment exercise, they may find themselves with an employee who’s underperforming and failing to m... Read More
What can you do when an employee is absent from work?
Although strikes are currently causing havoc with employee attendance, this issue can cause employers problems all year round. In this article we exam... Read More
The pros and cons of advertising internally
Advertising a job internally often happens when an employer wants to quickly and seamlessly move staff between existing positions. While there’s no le... Read More
Agency workers and their rights
A recent report found that the number of agency workers in the UK will reach one million by 2020, with numbers of agency workers growing by 30% since ... Read More
Revealing the corporate pay gap
Much has been made of the requirement for large employers to review and report on their gender pay gap from April 2017. On the back of the gender pay ... Read More
Do employees have to ask for breaks?
The Working Time Regulations 1998 give all workers the right to an uninterrupted 20 minutes rest break if they work for more than six hours that day. ... Read More