Category: Lone worker management

Top tips for a happier workforce

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Most modern managers know that making sure your workforce is happy should be a top priority. Successfully doing so means that you will build a hard working and productive workforce, and you will hold on to these quality employees for longer. If your workforce is unhappy, they will lack motivation leaving you to face a… Read more »

How Often do I Need to do a Risk Assessment for a Lone Worker?

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How Often do I Need to do a Risk Assessment for a Lone Worker? Lone workers increase the flexibility of the workforce and can make it possible for an organisation, especially a care organisation, to deliver better services to their clients.  However, having an employee work alone also presents unique risks and challenges.  One thing… Read more »

Top 5 Most Dangerous Lone Worker Jobs

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Top 5 Most Dangerous Lone Worker Jobs Anyone working alone is at more risk of harm than employees who don’t work alone. However, in some careers it is unavoidable and being a lone worker can become a part of everyday life. Lone working always carries potential danger, but depending on the actual work which is… Read more »

IQ:timecard Calls for More Lone Worker Safety Policies

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IQ:timecard Calls for More Lone Worker Safety Policies Lots of industries rely on lone workers, but there is a worrying lack of effective safety policies in place, resulting in remote workforce management company IQ:timecard to call on companies and public sector organisations to do more to protect its staff. Around half of all convenience store… Read more »

4 Tips for Managing Security Guards

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4 Tips for Managing Security Guards Managing a mobile workforce is never easy, regardless of the industry, but managing security guards can be particularly difficult. This is because if you offer contract security services, your staff could be at different client’s sites over a vast area, and you can’t ensure they are all doing a… Read more »

IQ:timecard Helps Companies Take Care of Older Workers

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IQ:timecard Helps Companies Take Care of Older Workers With the number of people over 60 in the UK expected to rise by 13% by 2020, managing an ageing workforce is one of the greatest challenges in business today. Many people are being forced to work longer into their 60s and 70s for financial reasons, which… 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 »

The Future of HR Departments

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The Future of HR Departments With the emergence of intelligent new technologies has come a series of significant changes for contemporary workforces. In particular, the age of employee self-service has led to the question of whether or not human resources departments retain their relevance. It’s a controversial concept so we’ve delved a little deeper into… Read more »