How to scale your training and development programs

How to scale your training and development programs

As your company grows or you start to open franchises, the challenges you face will become exponentially greater. Not only do you need new ways of managing employee schedules, juggling more complicated books and ensuring that you’re always fully stocked and ready for customers, you have to train all the new hires that come with … Continued
Payslip explained

Payslip explained

Understanding Your Payslip and How Your Salary is Calculated Opening your payslip can come with a real mixed bag of emotions. The first thing all of us do is seek out the big bolded number on the bottom to see what our take-home pay is. And all too often, it can go a little something … Continued
The ultimate guide to Millennials for the hospitality industry

The ultimate guide to Millennials for the hospitality industry

Sometime around 1991, the word “Millennial” as it defines a generation came into usage. The word talks about anyone born after 1980, which can be summed as the population of young adults. Another important part of the definition of a Millennial is that they were growing up right along with digital technology and mass media. … Continued
How to handle workplace romances

How to handle workplace romances

According to various surveys, anywhere from about one-third to more than half of employees have dated someone they work with. But for HR professionals, dealing with workplace romances can be tricky. of male workers have dated a co-worker with higher rank Should your company put a damper on employee dating, or let love bloom – … Continued
Planday’s quarterly feature roundup

Planday’s quarterly feature roundup

Over the past quarter we’ve been busy working on a batch of exciting features for you! We have updates to both the web version and the app, which we’ll explain below. Enjoy! Schedule template editor Schedule templates just became a lot more useful! Previously, Schedule templates could only be created from existing shifts in your … Continued
Planday’s compliance with GDPR

Planday’s compliance with GDPR

On 25 May 2018, all companies that handle, process, and control personal data have to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Under the GDPR, Planday is classified as a Data Processor, so we'll be working towards those compliance standards. Below, we've outlined exactly how we will comply with the new regulations. Ultimately, our goal is to protect the … Continued
3 Weird ways to boost your productivity

3 Weird ways to boost your productivity

In a world full of distractions, everyone is looking for a few good productivity hacks to make their working lives more focused. You’ll find a lot of articles, books, videos, and conferences on how to be productive. Tips such as getting up earlier in the morning or organizing your things for the next day before … Continued

Planday and Autism Anglia

Planday and Autism Anglia

Our company values are important to us here at Planday, and we try to live by these values everyday. We are happy to partner with organizations and companies that believe in values similar to ours. That’s why we’re proud to partner with Autism Anglia, a charity organization that offers care and support to families who are affected … Continued

Why you should care how much your employees sleep

Why you should care how much your employees sleep

As a savvy manager, you know that you'll deliver the best experience to customers when your team is also at their best. So you invest the time to give your employees feedback, help them build their skills and create a work culture that they love being part of. But after their shifts end and they … Continued
Are your employees as productive as they should be?

Are your employees as productive as they should be?

You like and appreciate your employees, but sometimes you can’t help but wonder: Could they make some changes that would increase their productivity? Maybe they seem caught up in busywork sometimes, or you’ve noticed ways they could improve their efficiency or effectiveness. Chances are, your intuition is trying to tell you something. According to Gallup, … Continued