Why Tech Companies Like Planday Focus on UX

Why Tech Companies Like Planday Focus on UX

User experience design is the process of optimising and improving how real people interact with your product.  If you have done your job right, your users will interact with your product seamlessly — the steps they need to take to complete a task will be obvious, and eventually everything they do will become second-nature. They … Continued

Scaling an Engineering Team in a Fast Growth, VC-Backed Business

Scaling an Engineering Team in a Fast Growth, VC-Backed Business

Starting a tech business is exciting, but growing up can be painful. Drawing on Planday’s journey from its creation in a Danish bar to its rapid expansion and recent historic VC investment, our Chief Product and Technology Officer, Chris Micklethwaite explains how to navigate the growth of a software business and where to expect challenges, … Continued

How to Create a Work Schedule: The Complete Guide

How to Create a Work Schedule: The Complete Guide

Before digging into the meat of this guide, take a second to download this no-cost work schedule template: Free scheduling template in Excel This will either be a massive ego boost or a terrifying prospect for you, but here’s the deal: If you’re setting the work schedule for your team, yours is one of the … Continued
5 Ways Planday can help you become a smooth operator

5 Ways Planday can help you become a smooth operator

We know that employee scheduling is an integral part of operations for shift-based businesses. Regardless of the industry you’re in, you need an easy and effective way to schedule that saves you from battling with Excel sheets. Efficient scheduling helps to keep your staff more satisfied and less stressed about their work, and by having … Continued

Creating The Best Work Schedule For Your Healthcare Team

Creating The Best Work Schedule For Your Healthcare Team

Oh, the dreaded staff schedule. Are you spending more hours working on it than you care to admit? You’re not the only one. Even though effective staff scheduling is critical to creating a great working environment and improving staff retention at care homes, assisted living facilities and healthcare businesses across the UK, few tasks can … Continued

The Quarterly Product Digest – July ’19

The Quarterly Product Digest – July ’19

And just like that, it’s a wrap on spring! These past few months, we have been bringing you a bunch of powerful updates to help you manage your teams even more efficiently and be ready to tackle the hot season 🍉 Here’s a recap of the most significant features that we’ve been adding to Planday … Continued

The new Planday Ambassador Program

The new Planday Ambassador Program

We’re excited to announce that we’ve created a new Planday Ambassador Program, which gives you the opportunity to help your friends and colleagues optimize their business by referring them to Planday. The new Planday Ambassador program not only gives you the chance of receiving a €200 reward if your referral becomes a paying Planday customer, … Continued

Customer Spotlight: Manor By The Lake

Customer Spotlight: Manor By The Lake

Saving 24 Hours a Month at a Busy Wedding Venue   Jose Luis Marques, the Group General Manager of Heritage Rocks Group, sat down with Planday to explain how the platform has made the daily operations much simpler for him and his staff. Heritage Rocks owns three events properties in the UK including Manor By … Continued

Customer Spotlight: Absurd Bird

Customer Spotlight: Absurd Bird

We spoke to Norbert Swierad, the Operations Manager for Absurd Bird, about saving £40,000 a year  from using Planday. He explains how implementing the system has helped him run a multiple-location chain restaurant with over 100 employees, while improving staff retention at the same time. Southern Cuisine Across the Pond Absurd Bird restaurants focus on … Continued

Planday’s tips and tricks on how to stay productive in the summer

Planday’s tips and tricks on how to stay productive in the summer

Are you the last man standing in the office, while everyone else is sipping mai-tais? Then read these 6 tips on how to stay efficient during the holiday season.