Customer case study: Happy Tammsvik

Customer case study: Happy Tammsvik

We sat down with Happy Tammsvik, a converted, historical mansion now used for company gatherings and team building events, to talk about their staffing and salary challenges. As a big venue with many different types of events on offer, adaptability is key. And with "Happy" as part of the name, enthusiasm and motivation is something … Continued
Planday is unwrapping some exciting new features! 🎄

Planday is unwrapping some exciting new features! 🎄

The weather outside may be frightful, but these new Planday features will make scheduling feel delightful! It’s starting to feel a bit like the North Pole around here— we’ve been busy tinkering away on some really exciting Planday features. If you’re a Planday customer, you might have noticed some of these changes already, but some … Continued

Customer case study: Avalon Property Services, inc.

Customer case study: Avalon Property Services, inc.

We had a chat with Avalon Property Services about their business goals and which challenges they have met in the industry over the years. Here's a sneak peek into what they revealed. As a proud, family run business, started in 1988, Avalon Property Services has many years of experience, giving them a good understanding of … Continued
Expert roundup: Is your business ready to expand with a new location?

Expert roundup: Is your business ready to expand with a new location?

Expansion can be a prospect that’s fraught with both opportunity and risk for many small business owners. Take Wise Acre Frozen Treats, for example. Its founder and CEO, Jim Picariello, recalls that 18 months after he launched the business. "… [W]e had 15 employees, a 3,000-square-foot manufacturing facility, and distribution to all of the natural … Continued
Customer case study: A Hereford Beefstouw

Customer case study: A Hereford Beefstouw

Planday sat down with A Hereford Beefstouw, a thriving restaurant chain with locations all over the world, to discuss their staffing challenges and business goals. Here, we'll give you a little preview of our conversation. With a focus on creating unique experiences for their guests, quality is at the center of everything that happens at … Continued
Say hello to a new, revamped Planday

Say hello to a new, revamped Planday

We're very happy to announce that we're launching an updated Planday that's faster and more user-friendly, with better functionality for our customers. Over our decade of experience, we've created a comprehensive platform that makes the lives of hourly workers and their managers less stressful. During that time, we’ve deepened Planday’s functionality and expanded our customer … Continued
6 ways you can seriously increase your tips

6 ways you can seriously increase your tips

If you're a restaurant server, you know how important tips are to your personal bottom line. According to PayScale.com, the average hourly wage for servers is $5.30. The federal minimum wage for tipped workers is lower than that for workers in other kinds of positions. In almost half of all U.S. states, that wage is … Continued
UK special: Top 10 tax changes you should know for 2018

UK special: Top 10 tax changes you should know for 2018

As most of us know, many changes are happening in the UK at the moment and more are coming, not least to the economy. In this article, I shed light on ten changes, which will impact on businesses and their employees over the next few years. Some of these changes are already here, while some are … Continued

Customer case study: Fitness World

Customer case study: Fitness World

Planday had a chat with Fitness World, a busy fitness chain in Denmark, about the challenges and goals they face everyday. Here, we give you a preview of the conversation. In a fitness chain, the day-to-day instructors are the faces of the organization. Their enthusiasm or lack of, often makes or breaks the class workouts, … Continued
How busy managers can achieve work-life balance

How busy managers can achieve work-life balance

As a manager, it’s important that you figure out an effective way to keep yourself from diving too far into either end of that equation. Too much work leads to burnout. Too much life leads to stalled career progress and a lack of fulfillment. Workaholism simply isn’t sustainable, not if we want to keep ourselves … Continued