Month: September 2016

How to run a successful contract cleaning company

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How to run a successful contract cleaning company If you have been working in the industry for a while, with a passion for cleanliness and an attitude for business, you may decide to start a new career path and open up your own contract cleaning company. And if you’re having entrepreneurial thoughts, now is a… Read more »

Allow your staff to work from home for better productivity, says IQ:timecard

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Allow your staff to work from home for better productivity, says IQ:timecard Whilst UK residents have a legal right to request flexible working, enabling them to work from home or to change their start and finish times, some employers may be wary about the implications of this if the requests were accepted. IQ:timecard, a key… Read more »

Preparing for the workforce of the future

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Preparing for the workforce of the future Working in HR, it is important to be aware of the changing needs and demands of your employees in order to build a successful strategy around it, forming great working conditions and practices that benefit both the company and the staff. UBS Wealth Management commissioned a report, titled… Read more »

Home care workers can be paid fairly with accurate time and attendance solution

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Home care workers can be paid fairly with accurate time and attendance solution Disputes over pay can often appear with workers that aren’t salaried, relying on an honest policy between both staff and management in order to calculate monthly payments accurately. With a job role that involves travelling and long changeable hours, the home care… Read more »

What you need to know about the new Alzheimer’s ‘wonder drug’

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What you need to know about the new Alzheimer’s ‘wonder drug’ When working in home care you are likely to come across a wide range of conditions within your patients, but many would agree that non are as challenging, unexplained and frustrating for your clients than onset of Alzheimer’s. No cure is currently known for… Read more »

Top tips for winning that commercial cleaning contract

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Top tips for winning that commercial cleaning contract Our intelligent time and attendance software helps many businesses across the UK to manage their remote workforces. We are proud to name lots of great contract cleaning companies amongst those that we help on a daily basis. As an industry that relies on regular contracts, we understand… Read more »

How to plan for pregnant workers

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How to plan for pregnant workers When in charge of managing employees at work there are many factors that can cause a fluctuating workforce including holiday, illness and pregnancy. However, recent reports have revealed that this temporary absence is forced to be permanent for many pregnant workers. Maria Miller, Chair of the Women and Equalities… Read more »

IQ:timecard helps HR staff integrate new starters easily

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IQ:timecard helps HR staff integrate new starters easily September is a busy time for HR professionals. While this month sees universities open up its doors to a wave of fresh students, many businesses are also welcoming a stream of newly recruited graduates to join their hardworking teams. Although it is an exciting time, it can… Read more »

How to handle staff that are constantly late

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How to handle staff that are constantly late In order to be an effective HR professional, it is important to understand that your workforce consists of imperfect humans, not super efficient robots. In light of this, things can happen from time to time in a human’s life that would disrupt the morning routine and cause… Read more »