Month: May 2020

Unique IQ bolsters team with 7 new hires

new starters

Following a period of rapid growth, Unique IQ has bolstered its award-winning team with the addition of 7 new hires. Despite the move to home working due to the lockdown, Unique IQ has successfully taken on two new customer-facing members of the team during this period, to build on its reputation for offering world-class customer… Read more »

Innovating like never before

Senior citizen using tablet technology and headphones

By David Lynes, Managing Director of Unique IQ At a recent conference hosted by healthcare intelligence organisation LaingBuisson, home care leaders agreed that if there could be some good to come out of the coronavirus pandemic, it was the change brought about by greater use of technology within the sector. A time of sweeping change… Read more »

Life after lockdown: Helping your cleaning business plan & prepare

Office deep cleaning to prevent spread of coronavirus

Following an announcement by the UK Government, the nation has begun preparation for the lifting of some of the restrictions that have come in response to the coronavirus pandemic. For the majority of the UK, this means returning to office buildings, schools and other places of work with higher standards of cleaning and hygiene measures… Read more »

Why spreadsheets are a thing of the past

spreadsheet

Spreadsheets have been used for decades by businesses for such tasks as timekeeping, staff holiday records and financial data. But the use of spreadsheets can bring more trouble than they’re worth when your business starts to expand, costing time, money and resources. In this blog, we take a look at three reasons why it’s time… Read more »

IQ:timecard – helping to manage a busy home care workforce

Carer with senior laughing, taking medication

With the current lockdown in place, workplaces across the UK have been forced to close, with people working from home to help contain the spread of the coronavirus infection. In some cases, this has made managing a very busy care support workforce more difficult than usual. Through systems such as Unique IQ’s IQ:timecard, this challenge… Read more »

Managing information in home care in challenging times with IQ:careplanner

Care staff using a tablet

As we continue to tackle the global Coronavirus pandemic, the UK’s home care industry has had to face some of its hardest and most testing challenges. In March 2020 a call for help was made by the care industry asking for people to come forward to help tackle the additional care needed by our elderly… Read more »