Month: July 2014

Can Business Analytics Improve Home Care Services?

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Can Business Analytics Improve Home Care Services? In a world where we can collect data on almost any action we carry out in the workplace, business analytics should be viewed as an opportunity, rather than a threat. Many businesses are intimidated by the idea of collating masses of data from their working operations, but it’s… Read more »

What Issues Do Mobile Home Care Employers Need To Overcome?

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What Issues Do Mobile Home Care Employers Need To Overcome? As ADASS president David Pearson commends the ‘Herculean success’ of many social care staff around the UK, who continue to work despite substantial financial burdens and many other issues, we take a look at some of the everyday issues faced by home care employees. From… Read more »

Whitehall Low Pay League Table Prompts IQ:timecard To Encourage Time and Attendance Reporting

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Whitehall Low Pay League Table Prompts IQ:timecard To Encourage Time and Attendance Reporting IQ:timecard, the leading electronic call monitoring solutions, are again encouraging businesses to take a look at their pay structures and ensure that their employees are being paid an appropriate amount for their work, as Citizens UK releases the Whitehall Low Pay League… Read more »

Caring For Your Cleaning Staff

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Caring For Your Cleaning Staff When employees have a central workplace like an office, they have safety policies and health and safety to ensure all workers are protected. But what about if you’re a contract cleaner heading out to work a night shift in an unfamiliar workplace? How can employers keep their team safe in… Read more »

5% Of Councils Unsure Whether Home Care Workers Receive A Living Wage

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5% Of Councils Unsure Whether Home Care Workers Receive A Living Wage As less than 5% of councils affirm their confidence that their home care providers pay a living wage, IQTimecard is continuing its push to ensure that all home care services comply with National Minimum Wage legislation. A report by ADASS (Association of Directors… Read more »

How Can Contract Cleaners Retain Staff?

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How Can Contract Cleaners Retain Staff? It goes without saying that the foundation, the very cornerstone of every contract cleaning company is the cleaners. They are the face of the business, they provide the service that the company offers, and it’s more important than ever for businesses to build a solid core of employees that… Read more »

How Mobile Devices Can Improve Home Care Services

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How Mobile Devices Can Improve Home Care Services With pocket-sized, ultra-light smartphones and high-tech tablets widely available nowadays, we live in a more connected, advanced world than ever. These devices have enabled us to constantly keep in touch, connect to the internet wherever we are, and carry out a multitude of tasks that wouldn’t have… Read more »

IQ:timecard Call On Home Care Providers To Ensure NMW Compliance

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IQ:timecard Call On Home Care Providers To Ensure NMW Compliance IQ:timecard are calling on home care providers to ensure their staff are paid the minimum wage, after it was revealed that up to 220,000 people working in the care system are earning below the national threshold. A report by the Committee of Public Accounts found… Read more »

IQ:timecard Top Client is Ranked Best Home Care Provider in the Country by CQC

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IQ:timecard Top Client is Ranked Best Home Care Provider in the Country by CQC One of IQ:timecard’s largest clients, Home Instead, has recently been confirmed as the country’s top home care provider in a ‘league table’ style report by the Care Quality Commission. 97.8% of the 109 Home Instead branches across the UK – 95… Read more »