Category: Security

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 »

Why Aren’t We All Remote Workers?

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Why Aren’t We All Remote Workers? The Office for National Statistics has found that around 87% of the UK’s workforce still operates primarily from a central office-type location – despite advances in technology making remote working and telecommutes much more feasible. According to research conducted by Stanford University, those who work from home are 13%… Read more »

Protecting Lone Workers Part 2: Employees

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Protecting Lone Workers Part 2: Employees From delivery and construction to healthcare and security, a large portion of today’s contemporary workforce is often required to carry out tasks unaccompanied. In the UK alone, an estimated six million people work alone or without direct supervision. While employers are largely responsible for the safety of lone workers,… Read more »

The Key Strengths of a Lone Worker

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The Key Strengths of a Lone Worker Across the UK an estimated six million people work alone or without direct supervision. While autonomous employees do require the same skills as their team based counterparts, they should also be armed with several other key strengths. To help establish safe working environments for your lone workers we’ve put… Read more »

Biometric Solutions: A Step Too Far?

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Biometric Solutions: A Step Too Far? After our blog not long ago on ‘Big Brother’-style time and attendance solutions, a Canadian airline has come under fire from its employees after implementing a biometric workforce monitoring solution, which takes workers’ fingerprints as they clock in and out. Air Canada require all baggage handlers to scan their… Read more »

Is This the Year of Cloud Storage?

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Is This the Year of Cloud Storage? We’ve heard plenty about the benefits of cloud storage over the last few years, and watched as this method of storage huge volumes of data has become prevalent in many workplaces across the UK. In light of research which suggests that 22% of hard drives won’t even last… Read more »

Cloud Storage Vs Hard Disk Drives – Which Is Better? Part 2

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Cloud Storage Vs Hard Disk Drives – Which Is Better? Part 2 In the second of this two-part series, we’re examining which business storage solution is best for your business: cloud storage or hard disk drives. As a storage solution, paper is completely antiquated and will die out totally within the next five years or… Read more »

IQ:timecard Recommends Improved Online Security for Mobile Workers

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IQ:timecard Recommends Improved Online Security for Mobile Workers IQ:timecard, one of the UK’s leading providers of payroll solutions and workforce monitoring systems, is urging all businesses that operate with mobile employees to review their security policies, in light of the plethora of security risks that can threaten businesses. A recent survey by Vanson Bourne found… Read more »

Cloud Storage Vs Hard Disk Drives – Which Is Better For Your Business?

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Cloud Storage Vs Hard Disk Drives – Which Is Better For Your Business? Business data needs to be safe, secure and accessible for the relevant employees – especially in fields like home care and security, where sensitive client data is often stored within the company’s internal systems. Paper seems to have completely died out as… Read more »