Alastair Brown

Alastair Brown is chief technological officer at BrightHR.

BrightHR provides a cloud-based HR software and support service offering users a single place to record employees' absences, respond to annual leave requests and make shifts and rotas.

Insight / How to deal with an employee who is persistently late

BrightHR chief technological officer Alastair Brown takes a tough line on lateness, explaining how three or more late arrivals should trigger employer action and how to set up a robust attendance policy

Insight / Top tips: how to carry out an HR data audit for GDPR

With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) only a month away, Alastair Brown, chief technological officer at Bright HR, provides tips on how to carry out a HR data audit to identify areas which do not meet the new standards ahead of the deadline

Insight / Snow guidelines: keeping your staff safe

As the Beast from the East causes disruption across the UK, Alastair Brown, chief technical officer at Bright HR, provides advice to employers on their obligations to pay staff if they are unable to get to work safely or are sent home from work early

Insight / Advantages of introducing a clean desk policy

As hot desking becomes increasingly popular, Alastair Brown, chief technological officer at BrightHR outlines the advantages for employers adopting a clean desk policy including paperless offices, increased productivity and reduced stress

Insight / Is Alexa your next HR hire?

As artificial intelligence becomes increasingly popular through the likes of Amazon Alexa and Google Home Alaistair Brown, chief technical officer at Bright HR, considers how virtual assistants can be used to improve HR in the workplace