Month: July 2016

Why you should enable a digital-age workforce

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Why you should enable a digital-age workforce Every so often a new demographic will enter the workforce, with each new group possessing different needs, requirements and ways of working. How do you know that your workplace is adapting to enable the new wave of employees that join your company? A study by YouGuv found that… Read more »

Remote workforce management software saves businesses money by reducing payroll fraud

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Remote workforce management software saves businesses money by reducing payroll fraud Payroll fraud negatively impacts many businesses across the UK, and while it cannot be avoided altogether there are steps companies can take to prevent it from happening as much, and with such huge financial implications. Switching from using a physical timesheet to record remote… Read more »

How to reduce time wasting at work

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How to reduce time wasting at work It is not a shock to learn that people waste time at work, but a survey by Conference Genie earlier this month revealed the true extent of the productivity that is lost during working hours, especially amongst younger people. According to the survey 80% of 18-24 year olds… Read more »

How to protect against payroll fraud

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How to protect against payroll fraud Payroll fraud is something to be avoided at all costs, but it effects thousands of businesses every year and can cause devastating losses as a result. Last month, a report by CIPD people management revealed the extent of this, causing £12bn to be lost through payroll fraud per year…. Read more »

How to maintain staffing numbers during summertime

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How to maintain staffing numbers during summertime It is hard to find anyone who doesn’t love summer time. The hot weather opens its doors up to a season of outdoors activities with barbeques, drinks in the sun and lots of fun to be had. Unfortunately, business owners and HR departments are perhaps not so keen… Read more »

How to stay motivated as a remote worker

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How to stay motivated as a remote worker There are many reasons why lots of people and companies prefer remote working as opposed to the traditional office environment, noting cost savings, better work/life balance and even increased productivity when working from home, or outside of a corporate setting. However, without the routine or presence of… Read more »

IQ:timecard helps private security firms keep events safe this summer

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IQ:timecard helps private security firms keep events safe this summer The summer months are a peak time for event’s organisers as a holiday atmosphere, hotter weather and sense of freedom encourage people to enjoy more recreational activities than usual. During this busy period, remote workforce monitoring solution IQ:timecard is increasing efficiency for UK security firms,… Read more »

Are you thinking of implementing a work from home policy?

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Are you thinking of implementing a work from home policy? Although views were varied at the beginning about the effectiveness of allowing members of staff to work from home or away from the office, many business owners agree that employees can be just as, if not more productive working at home than when in an… Read more »