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

4 Tips to safely reopen in the “New Normal” for Hospitality

4 Tips to safely reopen in the “New Normal” for Hospitality

Coronavirus and the resulting shutdowns around the world have negatively impacted many businesses, but this especially so for the hospitality industry. With travel bans, restrictions on gatherings, and other measures taken to reduce the spread of COVID-19, the United Nations’ World Tourism Organisation predicted in March 2020 that international tourism would be down 20 to … Continued

How to increase employee satisfaction and productivity 

How to increase employee satisfaction and productivity 

A business is like a physical body: to work effectively, it must stay healthy. Employee satisfaction is the base ingredient for business health and efficiency, which means your management team needs a strong plan in place to keep employees happy and motivated in their work. Without such a management plan for employee productivity, your business … Continued

5 employee tools for an effective working culture

5 employee tools for an effective working culture

The coronavirus pandemic has jolted workplaces across the globe.  Stay-at-home orders and business closures have left many employees working from home, isolated from coworkers, in less-than-ideal workspaces. Some shoulder daytime care for family members while they work. Many face strained relationships and fewer opportunities for spontaneous collaboration. And for shift-based businesses from restaurants and bars … Continued

What you need to know before changing your workers’ hours

What you need to know before changing your workers’ hours

Shift work can be unpredictable and challenging. Sometimes you need to change the schedule at the last minute. This is fairly standard in shift work. Still, there are a few things you need to keep in mind to ensure that both you and your employees stay happy. Here’s what you need to know before making … Continued

Figuring out the right 12-Hour shift schedule for your business

Figuring out the right 12-Hour shift schedule for your business

When it comes to round-the-clock shifts, 2020 has completely changed things for many workplaces. From healthcare teams on the frontline of COVID to supermarket workers restocking in the wake of panic-buying customers, more and more businesses need employees at work 24/7. As we adapt to business as unusual, what’s the best way to make it … Continued

How different countries have adapted to Digital Transformation

How different countries have adapted to Digital Transformation

It’s 2021 and the case for digitisation has been made. Instead of wasting time debating the merits of implementing new tools, stand out from the crowd by adapting the way you run your business. Here’s an in-depth look at how digital transformation can help your business, including examples from countries that are doing it right.  … Continued

The experience side of retail

The experience side of retail

Experience is everything – for many consumers this is especially true when it comes to Christmas. Create a great experience for your retail customers and you can simultaneously make them happy while you grow your business. That’s a win-win! Here’s a closer look at why the customer experience is so important and how you can … Continued