The Ultimate Guide to Managing People in 2020

The Ultimate Guide to Managing People in 2020

Dealing with people, with all of their perspectives, backgrounds and individual strengths, is arguably the most challenging aspect of management.  In this comprehensive guide to people management, we’ll look at: Definitions of the job Management styles Evolution of people management  Management styles  Handling conflict  Delegation  And more  What is people management? Managers are often seen … Continued

Customer Acquisition: The Complete Guide

Customer Acquisition: The Complete Guide

“If you build it, they will come.” New business owners often fall into the same trap: they assume that just because they have successfully built their business (be it a restaurant, a hotel or a startup), customers will instantly flock to them. No matter how good their product or service is, a business still needs … Continued

4 Steps to Build a Better Retail Business engagement

4 Steps to Build a Better Retail Business engagement

Mass closings of brick and mortar businesses all over the UK have prompted the media to forecast “the end of the High Street.”   In 2017, more than 5,800 UK stores closed their doors, as did 10,000 more the following year. Some industry insiders say that the so-called legacy retailers have abandoned their stores, leaving … Continued

The Best Employee Feedback Tools 

The Best Employee Feedback Tools 

Traditional ‘human resources’ (or ‘HR’)  is done. Gone are the days of old-school approaches to issues in the office and only dealing with complaints via paperwork. As companies adopt a modern approach to better employee engagement, here is your Planday guide to the best employee feedback tools. What’s changing in people management? “People & Culture … Continued

Office games and activities to build stronger employee engagement 

Office games and activities to build stronger employee engagement 

It might sound cheesy, but having fun and playing games with your team is important. Investing in your team’s wellbeing and making sure they get to know each others’ strengths and abilities can deliver great dividends, no matter how big your business is. First things first: don’t worry! Don’t worry — we get it. A … Continued

What to Look for in a Scheduling App

What to Look for in a Scheduling App

What to Look for in a Scheduling App Many businesses have realised how effective a scheduling app can be in managing their workforce and customer accounts. But with so many options available on the market, it’s difficult to know which to choose.  Which features should you look for in a scheduling app? How do you … Continued

Employee Engagement: The Complete Guide

Employee Engagement: The Complete Guide

While it’s only a relatively recent idea, employee engagement has some key economic benefits for businesses and is growing in its use around the world – particularly when you consider the needs of newer generations like Millennials. Employee engagement not only reflects your employees’ happiness and devotion, but it also has an impact on a … Continued

How To Manage Your Restaurant’s Costs 

How To Manage Your Restaurant’s Costs 

An analysis from Deloitte shows Danish restaurant revenues have surged by 25 per cent in the past four years, restauranteurs must adapt to stay ahead of the increased competition by better managing costs. The Planday Blog caught up with CEO Christian Brøndum to see how Planday helps Danish hospitality operators stay in control of costs. … Continued

The New Danish Holiday Act

The New Danish Holiday Act

All the leaves are brown and the sky is grey, which is why it’s not only the Mamas and Papas who are California Dreaming of warm summer days. As the temperature falls as fast as the leaves, many Danes are turning their minds to holiday planning for 2020.   But if you work in Denmark, the way you … Continued

How Technology Saves Time and Money on Healthcare Scheduling

How Technology Saves Time and Money on Healthcare Scheduling

The UK’s social care sector is facing a number of challenges, but none which cannot be overcome.  Fresh from our presentation at The Care Show in Birmingham recently, The Planday Blog sat down with our healthcare experts to see that while trends show the social care sector is in need of urgent solutions, embracing the cloud … Continued