Month: February 2020

Going green in cleaning

Sustainable cleaning

Within the last decade, sustainability and ‘going green’ have become the two of the most significant factors faced by the cleaning industry today. In the early part of the 2010s, the first push towards sustainability and more eco-friendly standards began showing in the cleaning sector. Then with the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change… Read more »

Unique IQ to showcase award-winning technology at Cleaning Show

IQ:timecard - time and attendance software from Unique IQ

Unique IQ, will exhibit its award-winning IQ:timecard software at the Manchester Cleaning Show on 25th-26th March. More than just a time and attendance system, IQ:timecard gives cleaning companies a real-time overview of their remote workforce. By utilising a mobile app or landline to clock in and out, businesses can accurately time stamp when their staff… Read more »

It’s not about software. It’s about care.

It's not about software. It's about care. Unique IQ.

By David Lynes, Managing Director – Unique IQ Technology continues to be one of the dominant themes of conversation in home care right now. From the ongoing digitisation of care records and businesses processes, to the use of sensors and other gadgets for keeping a remote eye on those we care for, right through to… Read more »

Understanding how data security affects home care

Data security - smartphone

Technology is used in our everyday lives, from managing bank accounts to booking tickets for holidays, so the push to go digital within the care industry comes as no surprise. With benefits such as improving the quality of care, reducing costs and increasing communication between care providers and clients, technology within home care brings a… Read more »

Technology is key theme of Sector Pulse Check

Assistive technologies

Technology – and assistive technologies in particular – came out as one of the key themes of hft’s latest Sector Pulse Check.  The report, which provides an annual snapshot of the financial health of the social care sector, surveyed a number of care organisations, including Care England, Learning Disability England and multiple UK care providers across learning… Read more »

Apprenticeships in Software Engineering

Bruno - software engineering apprentice

Unique IQ has had great success with hiring apprentice software developers. We find they often bring an exciting and dynamic new take on our technology and the ways we work as a business. Find out more below about apprenticeships in software development here at Unique IQ.  The business perspective Operations Director, Cheryl Guest, gives us the… Read more »

Making Waves: National Apprenticeship Week 2020

National Apprenticeship Week 2020 - Making Waves

We conclude our series of interviews for National Apprenticeship Week 2020 with our Operations Director, Cheryl Guest, to give us an employer’s perspective. Cheryl’s role includes the recruitment process, daily task assignments and being the bridge between the apprenticeship scheme and the business. We caught up with Cheryl to discuss the advantages of hiring apprentices… Read more »

Strong start to decade as Unique IQ sweeps-up string of award nominations

Golden star, awards

Unique IQ continues to go from strength-to-strength, kicking off the year with a string of award nominations. The technology company has received recognition for its software across all three of its main sectors – domiciliary care, contract cleaning and facilities management. Excellence in home care First up is a nomination for the Home Care Awards,… Read more »

Meet Unique IQ this spring

Unique IQ at the Care Show 2019

Unique IQ will be attending a number of events this spring – the perfect opportunity to come and talk to us about how our technology can help you manage a remote workforce, whether that’s within home care or contract cleaning/facilities management. Why not come and see us at one of the following shows? Entry is free, and… Read more »