Do employees get paid for working on public holidays?
Yes! In accordance with the Employment Act, employees who are required to work on a public holiday are entitled to an extra day’s salary at the basic rate of pay, in addition to their gross rate of pay for that day.
Alternatively, employers and employees can also mutually agree to opt for public holiday in lieu for employees who are covered under Part IV of Employment Act or time-off-in-lieu for the following employees:
Why do some SMEs find leave management challenging?
Small and mid-size enterprises (SMEs) often find leave management to be a pain point. Here are 2 key reasons:
SMEs don’t have the same HR resources as larger businesses. As a result, they often have to rely on manual leave processes, which can be both time-consuming and error-prone.
SMEs often have a more limited pool of employees to choose from when someone goes on leave. This can lead to disruptions in workflow and decreased productivity.
Simplify leave management and payroll calculation with Payboy HR & Payroll software!
If leave isn't managed properly, it can have a negative impact on productivity and morale. Therefore a good leave management software is an essential tool for any business that wants to keep on top of its leave entitlements and ensure that its employees are getting the rest they deserve. Here are some benefits of using our leave management module:
Manage leaves digitally
Our leave management software is designed to streamline the leave process, making it easy for employees to apply for leave and check leave balances, as well as for employers to approve and manage leave requests.
Employees can also easily submit supporting documents or medical certificates via the mobile app so that all the documents are stored in a central database. No more missing documents!
Syncs seamlessly with shift scheduling and payroll
Shift scheduling and payroll calculation can be time-consuming and stressful while managing different leave requests. With Payboy HR software, it automatically updates the employee’s availability in Shift Scheduling when leaves are approved and also calculates public holiday pay in Payroll module when employees work on a public holiday. We've got it covered.
Customise the leave policy that best fits your business needs