Category: Health and Safety

Wellness in the workplace

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Wellness in the workplace The world is becoming progressively more aware of the importance of ‘wellness’, with a rising interest in calming, confidence and health boosting activities such as yoga, healthy eating and outdoors exploration now increasingly popular within mainstream culture. As this becomes a priority for people in their personal life, employers should also… Read more »

Security Industries Must Do More to Protect Employees, says IQ:timecard

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Security Industries Must Do More to Protect Employees, says IQ:timecard IQ:timecard, one of the UK’s top remote workforce monitoring solutions, has urged businesses in the security sector to protect their employees more effectively, after a spate of lone worker deaths within the industry. One security guard was murdered on his first night in his new… Read more »

IQ:timecard Can Offer Savings for Home Care Providers as Norfolk Council Express Budget Fears

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IQ:timecard Can Offer Savings for Home Care Providers as Norfolk Council Express Budget Fears Norfolk County Council is calling on volunteers to help put its transformative social care plans into action, after budget cuts decimated health and social care services in the region. Now, workforce monitoring experts Unique IQ, are offering councils and care providers… Read more »

Protecting Lone Workers Part 1: Employers

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Protecting Lone Workers Part 1: Employers A new study by the Daisy Group has discovered that a third of public sector businesses are failing to protect their lone workers properly – and as one in seven lone workers expect it to take up to seven hours for an alarm to be raised in the event… Read more »

Tips, Advice and Resources for Remote Workers

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Tips, Advice and Resources for Remote Workers At IQ:timecard, our clients are predominantly businesses which have large numbers of remote workers – hence the need for our highly efficient time and attendance solution. We regularly provide updates and insight for these businesses, and now we’ve decided to take it one step further and offer some… Read more »

Home Care Providers Urged to Plan for ‘Arctic’ Winter with Time and Attendance Solutions

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Home Care Providers Urged to Plan for ‘Arctic’ Winter with Time and Attendance Solutions After Vantage Weather warned that Britain will face an ‘Arctic’ winter in 2014, workforce management solution IQ:timecard is speaking out to ensure that home care providers are fully prepared for the freezing conditions. Forecasters are warning that, after a relatively mild… Read more »

Motivating Cross-Generational Workforces with IQ:timecard

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Motivating Cross-Generational Workforces with IQ:timecard The average age of an adult social care worker in the UK is 47 – leaving plenty of room on both sides for generational fluctuations among this workforce. With some people working in home care as a way to kick-start their fledgling career in social work, and many older employees… Read more »