3 things COVID has taught us about staff communication

3 things COVID has taught us about staff communication

If a year of living and working during the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that managers and companies cannot over-communicate. As changes to local lockdowns, a subsequent surge in new channels like click-and-collect and even the furlough scheme were announced and changed the way you and your team did business, communicating with your … Continued

3 things hospitality businesses should do for a strong summer

3 things hospitality businesses should do for a strong summer

News of accelerating vaccination programs and detailed Government re-opening plans have sent a surge of optimism through the hospitality and hotels sector. As businesses and their employees ready for a strong summer – backed up by a market of consumers busting to experience the best of restaurants, bars, cafes and hotels – what should hospitality … Continued
Planday to be acquired by Xero

Planday to be acquired by Xero

We have today announced Planday will be acquired by Xero Limited, a cloud-based accounting software platform for small businesses with 2.45 million subscribers globally.  We are beyond excited for this next step in Planday’s journey.  Our mission is to make our customers’ day work, and make life easier for both employers and employees. This mission … Continued

How to improve efficiencies with Care Home software

How to improve efficiencies with Care Home software

As COVID-19 changed every facet of life for people and businesses across the world and more details became clear about how and where the virus is most likely to spread, one sector of frontline workers were suddenly central to keeping the elderly safe.  So as we look toward a second year of lockdowns, restrictions and … Continued

3 Reasons your business needs staff time tracking software

3 Reasons your business needs staff time tracking software

Efficient time management is essential for the success of any company. Despite this, many organisations lose money by failing to track employee hours in an intuitive and reliable manner.  Using employee time tracking software can protect employee pay, optimise productivity and increase satisfaction. Staff time tracking software can manage employee scheduling and staff rotas, as … Continued

5 Essential tips to create a schedule for your small business

5 Essential tips to create a schedule for your small business

If you’re running your small business without an organised scheduling system – or are just getting started – then you have a lot of opportunities to manage your business more effectively and efficiently. Providing employees with an up-to-date and accurate schedule is essential to keeping business operations running smoothly. Stellar scheduling software can improve the … Continued

How to engage hotel employees 

How to engage hotel employees 

After months of closure and challenges with changing restrictions and reduced demand levels, there’s light at the end of the tunnel for the hotel and hospitality industry.  As hotel operators look to the looming northern hemisphere spring and summer with some optimism, now is the time to invest in your best asset and make sure … Continued

What are the benefits of taking a shift break?

What are the benefits of taking a shift break?

As the world adapts to different ways of working, extra demands on shift workers in key industries and even less predictability in hours on or at work, is the break becoming a thing of the past? It’s becoming increasingly common for employees to shorten or skip their break, or even to eat at their desk … Continued

3 Surprising and innovative ways to use staff management software

3 Surprising and innovative ways to use staff management software

Cast your mind back to the beginning of 2020 and no one thought managing a team would look like this. No matter what your business or your team does, all of us have had to embrace flexibility and work in different ways recently – whether it’s having staff work from home, or it’s care home … Continued

How to manage multiple business locations effectively

How to manage multiple business locations effectively

Growing a successful business is as rewarding as it is difficult. Managing a single location can be a challenge in itself, but as you scale and add more locations it can quickly become overwhelming. How can you make sure that all of your sites are running smoothly? We’re here to help! This article will guide … Continued