Alan Price: CEO Bright HR
Liverpool-born Alan Price FCIPD, CMgr, FRSA, FCMI is a successful entrepreneur and senior business figure.
Alan Price is Chief Operating Officer for the multi-award winning employment law consultancy, Peninsula; CEO of Bright HR and formerly a Director & Charity Trustee for the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development – CIPD.
Alan Price also sat for four years as a board director at The Chambers of Commerce Ireland and on their audit committee. Alan is a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD with over 18 years’ experience in employee relations. He is also a non-Legal Lay Member of Employment Tribunals for the UK Ministry of Justice as well as a Chartered Manager and Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and Fellow of the Australian Human Resources Institute. His wealth of expertise means he is often sought for advice by business leaders and to provide comment to the media including the Daily Telegraph, Sky News, Sunday Times, Financial Adviser by the FT, Lloyds and Santander and Guardian Newspaper.
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Recent Blog Posts By Alan Price: CEO Bright HR
More work, less noise: headphones in the workplace
Two years ago, Sainsbury’s dismissed an employee for using earphones while he worked in one of their delivery yards. He claimed unfair dismissal. W... Read More
Breaking: New ruling to boost staff holiday pay?
Say one of your employees goes on annual leave. You know what to do. They take a week off—you pay them a week’s salary. After all, they have a holiday... Read More
Staff medical appointments: a right to time off?
There’s no legal right to paid or unpaid time off for staff to attend medical or dental appointments. So it’s for you to decide whether you let your e... Read More
Could an email blunder kill your reputation?
Imagine this. Your employee accidentally forwards a top-secret internal email to your customer. And its contents? A plan to hike the prices of your... Read More
Bank holiday basics: 4 quick HR fixes...
It’s easy to think that the entire nation is counting down to four full days of freedom. But for employers and business owners like you, the looming l... Read More
Why you should hire someone smarter than you
Richard Branson, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg all make a habit of hiring geniuses. Why? Because even though they’re global business moguls, they... Read More
How to put the brakes on coasting employees
One third of employees admit to coasting at work. They do just enough to get by so they won’t slip into a performance management process. But they’... Read More
The highs and lows of employee drug-testing
Work hard, play hard. If your employees take illegal drugs on their own time, it shouldn’t matter to you, right? Not so... When your employees’ ... Read More
Act now: the law around payslips is changing
For your employees, payday isn’t just another day. And for you? It means making sure your staff have their payslips either before or on the day the... Read More
Five employment law changes that'll shape your 2019
2019 is set to be a big year with Brexit coming into play, as well as increases to the National Minimum Wage (NMW), new pension rates and changes to p... Read More
"What time d'you call this?" Staff lateness sorted
How do you treat staff lateness? Do you keep a steely eye fixed on the clock, waiting for your employee to arrive? Or are you quite relaxed when so... Read More