Month: May 2016

How Contract Cleaning Companies can prepare for Industry Growth in 2016

Cleaning supplies

How Contract Cleaning Companies can prepare for Industry Growth in 2016 Despite the new National Living Wage dampening profitability, the cleaning industry is set for unrivalled growth in 2016. A new report suggests that there will be £100 million increase across the sector. However, to make the very most of this cleaning companies need to… Read more »

Why you should encourage your employees to work from home

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Why you should encourage your employees to work from home Whether it be for financial reasons, an idea requested by staff or a conscious decision by the company, more and more organisations are changing their infrastructure to allow their employees to work from home either part or full time. Years ago, being asked to work… Read more »

IQ:timecard keeps care to a high standard, even with reduced numbers of staff

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IQ:timecard keeps care to a high standard, even with reduced numbers of staff A wide range of sectors have been facing severe staffing shortages for quite some time, however the adult care industry has been one of the sectors worst hit. As it’s revealed that the total number of adult social services’ staff has decreased… Read more »

IQ:timecard helps management ensure stress levels are under control for a more productive workforce

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IQ:timecard helps management ensure stress levels are under control for a more productive workforce Management looking to create a more productive workforce can manage stress levels, a key factor restricting employees from performing well, with an accurate timekeeping solution from IQ:timecard. With demanding targets to meet, clients to please or bosses to keep happy, day… Read more »

What does the future hold for a mobile workforce?

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What does the future hold for a mobile workforce? Companies all over the globe are embracing the move of allowing their workforces to become partly or even full mobile, and this trend looks set to grow substantially. This is not surprising, with many businesses who already are encouraging their employees to work from home (or… Read more »

How to Build a Stress Free Workforce

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How to Build a Stress Free Workforce Although ‘Stress’ is a relatively new term in the English language (it was first coined sometime between the 1930-1950’s), most of the nation have probably experienced or are experiencing symptoms of stress today. Much of this stress is due to demands at work. In April 2015, there were… Read more »

Ideas for Creative Therapy for the Elderly

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Ideas for Creative Therapy for the Elderly As a home care worker, you want to know you are doing the best you can to ensure your patient enjoys the best quality of life as they enter their elderly years. From listening to music to receiving massages to soothe aches and pains, we have put together… Read more »

IQ:timecard helps business owners embrace the move towards working from home

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IQ:timecard helps business owners embrace the move towards working from home As the modern workplace continues to restructure itself, more and more people are asked or are choosing to work from their home environment. Employers wanting to embrace the trend of remote working can enjoy the vast benefits that this move can bring without losing… Read more »

The Gig Economy and HR

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The Gig Economy and HR Working environments and methods of working have changed dramatically over the past decade, largely due to the mass adoption and availability of mobile technologies that are every day making the traditional office space seem redundant. Many people are making to move to go freelance, particularly those in artistic, literary or… Read more »