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Update on Brexit – August 2021
Update on Brexit – August 2021
Jacob Pyndt
Healthcare worker talking to senior people
4 lessons from the digital transformation of these care providers
4 lessons from the digital transformation of these care providers
Kevin Ryan
Food
How tracking costs and revenue took the guess-work out of a Copenhagen restaurant’s planning
How tracking costs and revenue took the guess-work out of a Copenhagen restaurant’s planning
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
Planning Metrics and how to detect cycles
Planning Metrics and how to detect cycles
Andreas Thiele
15 minutes
Woman at the restaurant
Why running a seasonal business is different than any other kind of business
Why running a seasonal business is different than any other kind of business
Styrmir Masson
5 min read
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Why Changing Jobs Is A Good Thing For Your Career
Why Changing Jobs Is A Good Thing For Your Career
Brett Smith
5 min read
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Planday and Azets partner to reduce admin time for small and medium-sized businesses
Planday and Azets partner to reduce admin time for small and medium-sized businesses
Philip Wylonis
5 min read
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4 Difficult callers – Here’s what your call center agents should say to them
4 Difficult callers – Here’s what your call center agents should say to them
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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Customer retention blog
How To Create A Payslip
How To Create A Payslip
Brett Smith
5 min read
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Free Employee Shift Schedule in Excel
Free Employee Shift Schedule in Excel
Styrmir Masson
5 min read
Customer retention
How to Attract More Customers to Your Business
How to Attract More Customers to Your Business
Brett Smith
5 min read
A woman
Payslip explained
Payslip explained
Styrmir Masson
16 min read
A restaurant
KPIs Every Restaurant Manager Should Measure
KPIs Every Restaurant Manager Should Measure
Kevin Ryan
6 min read
Customer retention blog
Planday to be acquired by Xero
Planday to be acquired by Xero
Christian Brøndum
5 min read
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How to Create a Work Schedule: The Complete Guide
How to Create a Work Schedule: The Complete Guide
Nikki Thorpe
20 min read
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Creating The Best Work Schedule For Your Healthcare Team
Creating The Best Work Schedule For Your Healthcare Team
Jonne Tanskanen
5 min read
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5 Quick tips bar managers need to motivate staff
5 Quick tips bar managers need to motivate staff
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
Customer retention blog
Restaurant Employee Handbook: How to Write Yours
Restaurant Employee Handbook: How to Write Yours
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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brexit
Update on Brexit – August 2021
Update on Brexit – August 2021
Jacob Pyndt
Healthcare worker talking to senior people
4 lessons from the digital transformation of these care providers
4 lessons from the digital transformation of these care providers
Kevin Ryan
Food
How tracking costs and revenue took the guess-work out of a Copenhagen restaurant’s planning
How tracking costs and revenue took the guess-work out of a Copenhagen restaurant’s planning
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
Woman at the restaurant
Why running a seasonal business is different than any other kind of business
Why running a seasonal business is different than any other kind of business
Styrmir Masson
5 min read
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4 Difficult callers – Here’s what your call center agents should say to them
4 Difficult callers – Here’s what your call center agents should say to them
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
Customer retention blog
6 Leadership skills every restaurant manager must have
6 Leadership skills every restaurant manager must have
Kevin Ryan
5 min read
Employee training
Should I train my current employees or hire new skilled workers?
Should I train my current employees or hire new skilled workers?
Styrmir Masson
5 min read
Customer retention blog
How To Create A Payslip
How To Create A Payslip
Brett Smith
5 min read
Customer retention blog
Why giving your team feedback is so important
Why giving your team feedback is so important
Styrmir Masson
5 min read
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5 Types of difficult customers – and how to handle them
5 Types of difficult customers – and how to handle them
Brett Smith
5 min read
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The New Danish Holiday Act
The New Danish Holiday Act
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
Customer retention
How to Attract More Customers to Your Business
How to Attract More Customers to Your Business
Brett Smith
5 min read
Standup meetings
11 Ways to Make the Most of Your Standup Meetings
11 Ways to Make the Most of Your Standup Meetings
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
A restaurant
KPIs Every Restaurant Manager Should Measure
KPIs Every Restaurant Manager Should Measure
Kevin Ryan
6 min read
A woman
7 Ways to avoid communication breakdowns in your workplace
7 Ways to avoid communication breakdowns in your workplace
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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3 things COVID has taught us about staff communication
3 things COVID has taught us about staff communication
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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3 things hospitality businesses should do for a strong summer
3 things hospitality businesses should do for a strong summer
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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How to improve efficiencies with Care Home software
How to improve efficiencies with Care Home software
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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How to manage multiple business locations effectively
How to manage multiple business locations effectively
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
A restaurant
4 Tips to safely reopen in the “New Normal” for Hospitality
4 Tips to safely reopen in the “New Normal” for Hospitality
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
Figuring out the right 12-Hour shift schedule for your business
Figuring out the right 12-Hour shift schedule for your business
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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How far in advance should you give employees notice of their work schedule?
How far in advance should you give employees notice of their work schedule?
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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The future of hotels and the experiences your guests expect
The future of hotels and the experiences your guests expect
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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The most common barriers to communication in the workplace
The most common barriers to communication in the workplace
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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4 Types of communication styles in the workplace
4 Types of communication styles in the workplace
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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The best internal communication tools for your organisation
The best internal communication tools for your organisation
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
Waves
What you missed from our expert COVID-19 UK hospitality webinar
What you missed from our expert COVID-19 UK hospitality webinar
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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Woman at the restaurant
Why running a seasonal business is different than any other kind of business
Why running a seasonal business is different than any other kind of business
Styrmir Masson
5 min read
Customer retention blog
6 Leadership skills every restaurant manager must have
6 Leadership skills every restaurant manager must have
Kevin Ryan
5 min read
Employee training
Should I train my current employees or hire new skilled workers?
Should I train my current employees or hire new skilled workers?
Styrmir Masson
5 min read
Customer retention blog
Why giving your team feedback is so important
Why giving your team feedback is so important
Styrmir Masson
5 min read
Customer retention blog
Team dynamics: How to solve the 4 most common team conflicts
Team dynamics: How to solve the 4 most common team conflicts
Styrmir Masson
5 min read
A swimming pool
The future of hotels and the experiences your guests expect
The future of hotels and the experiences your guests expect
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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The most common barriers to communication in the workplace
The most common barriers to communication in the workplace
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
People
What is HR cost optimization?
What is HR cost optimization?
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
Restaurant employees
How to attract and hire seasonal employees
How to attract and hire seasonal employees
Jonne Tanskanen
5 min read
A laptop
How Planday and Tenzo work together
How Planday and Tenzo work together
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
People
Active vs. Passive Team Building — And Why You Need Both
Active vs. Passive Team Building — And Why You Need Both
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
A laptop
The Best Employee Feedback Tools
The Best Employee Feedback Tools
Styrmir Masson
5 min read
A boy with a microphone
How to pimp your communication in a fast-growing business
How to pimp your communication in a fast-growing business
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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Scaling an Engineering Team in a Fast Growth, VC-Backed Business
Scaling an Engineering Team in a Fast Growth, VC-Backed Business
Dom Hopkinson
8 min read
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How tech can improve employee satisfaction
How tech can improve employee satisfaction
Nikki Thorpe
18 min read
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How to calculate your labour-to-cost ratio
How to calculate your labour-to-cost ratio
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
A woman in kitchen
How the government can support the hospitality sector after Brexit
How the government can support the hospitality sector after Brexit
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
A man smiling
What the government can do to help the hospitality industry before and after Brexit
What the government can do to help the hospitality industry before and after Brexit
Nikki Thorpe
4 min read
A cup
7 ways to become irreplaceable as a manager
7 ways to become irreplaceable as a manager
Nikki Thorpe
Balance
How busy managers can achieve work-life balance
How busy managers can achieve work-life balance
Nikki Thorpe
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How to scale your training and development programs
How to scale your training and development programs
Nikki Thorpe
7 min read
People
The ultimate guide to Millennials for the hospitality industry
The ultimate guide to Millennials for the hospitality industry
Dom Hopkinson
25 min read
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4 mistakes to avoid when onboarding employees
4 mistakes to avoid when onboarding employees
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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4 Easy ways to motivate your employees
4 Easy ways to motivate your employees
Kristina Loncar
5 min read
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5 Science-proven productivity hacks for managers
5 Science-proven productivity hacks for managers
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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How much should you train your employees?
How much should you train your employees?
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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5 Millennials explain how they want to be managed
5 Millennials explain how they want to be managed
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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Customer retention blog
How To Create A Payslip
How To Create A Payslip
Brett Smith
5 min read
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Free Employee Shift Schedule in Excel
Free Employee Shift Schedule in Excel
Styrmir Masson
5 min read
A Car
The New Danish Holiday Act
The New Danish Holiday Act
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
A woman
7 Ways to avoid communication breakdowns in your workplace
7 Ways to avoid communication breakdowns in your workplace
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
Background image How to improve efficiencies with Care Home software
How to improve efficiencies with Care Home software
How to improve efficiencies with Care Home software
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
A pin on a map
How to manage multiple business locations effectively
How to manage multiple business locations effectively
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
A person with phone
How far in advance should you give employees notice of their work schedule?
How far in advance should you give employees notice of their work schedule?
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
Background
The most common barriers to communication in the workplace
The most common barriers to communication in the workplace
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
People
What is HR cost optimization?
What is HR cost optimization?
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
Restaurant employees
How to attract and hire seasonal employees
How to attract and hire seasonal employees
Jonne Tanskanen
5 min read
Five people
Employee Productivity: The Complete Guide
Employee Productivity: The Complete Guide
Styrmir Masson
20 min read
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5 steps to to keep your team motivated and productive in lockdown
5 steps to to keep your team motivated and productive in lockdown
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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New Feature to Power Your Punch Clock
New Feature to Power Your Punch Clock
Cristina Niculescu
5 min read
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How to Schedule Your Staff Effectively
How to Schedule Your Staff Effectively
Nikki Thorpe
5 min read
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5 kinds of tools your restaurant needs to start using now
5 kinds of tools your restaurant needs to start using now
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
Iphone
How to calculate your labour-to-cost ratio
How to calculate your labour-to-cost ratio
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
Customer retention blog
7 of the most frequently asked questions about Planday
7 of the most frequently asked questions about Planday
Julia Judge
5 min read
A woman
3 Weird ways to boost your productivity
3 Weird ways to boost your productivity
Nikki Thorpe
7 min read
Customer retention blog
Top 5 restaurant management books
Top 5 restaurant management books
Dom Hopkinson
5 min read
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Planning Metrics and how to detect cycles
Planning Metrics and how to detect cycles
Andreas Thiele
15 minutes
Customer retention blog
Planday to be acquired by Xero
Planday to be acquired by Xero
Christian Brøndum
5 min read