Month: February 2017

IQ:careplanner provides just the ’digital solution’ CQC urges care industry to adopt

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IQ:careplanner provides just the ’digital solution’ CQC urges care industry to adopt IQ:careplanner, a unique care planning app from UK based software expert, UniqueIQ is answering the call of a leading CQC  (Care Quality Commission) inspector. As Andrea Sutcliffe, chief inspector of Adult Social Care at the Care Quality Commission, recently encouraged care providers to… Read more »

How to reduce home care company costs without sacrificing service delivery

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How to reduce home care company costs without sacrificing service delivery As a home care provider, ensuring your clients receive the highest possible quality of care is integral to your operations. However, recently there has been another factor to juggle – keeping costs low, in line with limited budgets. In the modern day care sector,… Read more »

‘Home care must change public image’ warns Unique IQ

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‘Home care must change public image’ warns Unique IQ In 2016, healthcare related news stories largely focussed on subjects such as unfair pay, stretched staff and bad conditions, resulting in a lack of public confidence. The home care industry, alongside the wider healthcare industry is in need of a dramatic ‘image overhaul’ in 2017, says… Read more »

How to keep control of mobile worker costs

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How to keep control of mobile worker costs Keeping control of costs within a traditional workforce is difficult. Even with fixed, regular outgoings such as office rental, running costs and salaries to pay, it can be easy to feel as if you are losing control of your finances with so many individual expenses to consider…. Read more »

How can positive working culture be revived in the UK?

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How can positive working culture be revived in the UK? Working culture in the UK has become fetishized, slipping into a similar tale of long hours, little pay and even longer commutes. Amongst other contributors, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed that this inevitable aspect of city life is responsible for leaving workers feeling… Read more »

Easy switches facilities managers can make to go green in 2017

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Easy switches facilities managers can make to go green in 2017 ‘Going green’ is something placed very high on the agenda of many modern businesses. When working in facilities management you are in a fantastic position to make these environmentally friendly dreams become a reality, responsible for sourcing and managing resources such as cleaning, lighting… Read more »

What exactly is workforce management software?

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What exactly is workforce management software? If you are new to Unique IQ but have been on our website, you may see that our mission is as follows: “We aim to become the leading name in the delivery of innovative software solutions addressing a range of core business activities. IQ:timecard and IQ:careplanner (our software solutions)… Read more »

Where businesses must focus for a better financial year

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Where businesses must focus for a better financial year There is no better time to reflect upon corporate strategy than in each new financial year. No matter how well the previous quarter went, business leaders must be sure to re-align their approach to fit alongside the way the sector is moving. With this simple consideration… Read more »