Month: March 2016

The Importance of Linking Timekeeping and Pay

Linking timekeeping to your payroll operations

The Importance of Linking Timekeeping and Pay As an employer you hold two key responsibilities, to ensure that your staff are treated fairly and that your business succeeds financially whilst still pleasing clients. Payroll plays a huge part in ensuring that both these responsibilities are met. Underpaying staff quite obviously results in an unhappy workforce,… Read more »

Is Homecare a Broken System?

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Is Homecare a Broken System? ‘Is homecare a broken system?’ This is a question that has been asked for quite some time. Whilst perhaps we don’t have the answer, we can help by offering a solution. A recent survey of 1,100 members of Unison, the Public Service Trade Union, revealed that three out of four… Read more »

How Often do I Need to do a Risk Assessment for a Lone Worker?

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How Often do I Need to do a Risk Assessment for a Lone Worker? Lone workers increase the flexibility of the workforce and can make it possible for an organisation, especially a care organisation, to deliver better services to their clients.  However, having an employee work alone also presents unique risks and challenges.  One thing… Read more »

Can Remote Work be as Productive as Office Work?

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Can Remote Work be as Productive as Office Work? Remote working is growing in popularity, with thousands of Brits taking the opportunity to work from home or another location if their employer offers it to them. Research by YouGov, conducted on behalf of Redcentric, has found that 54% of UK office workers are currently able… Read more »

How To Build A Strong Homecare Workforce

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How To Build A Strong Homecare Workforce For many of our clients, building a great team of home carers is top priority. The remote workers, the staff making huge numbers of client visits every day, are the ones who keep the home care industry on its feet, and its essential that businesses operating within this… Read more »