There’s been a lot of discussion recently about the comparatively low post-recession productivity of many UK businesses. A wide range of economic and other factors are being put forward to explain why.*
One thing we do know is that investing in a good time and attendance system can contribute to improving productivity.
In this ebulletin
- uAttend supports staffing agency First Call Contract Services in their ambitious growth plans.
- How GPS enabled remote clocking keeps employees on track.
- Incentivising staff punctuality – does it increase productivity?
Did you know that the Chronologic and uAttend time and attendance systems offer remote clocking in via the web, phone and smartphone?
Organisations with a mobile workforce such as service engineers or staff working across multi-client sites find the convenience of remote clocking particularly useful. Get the low-down
Dan Mankelow, Operations Director at staffing agency First Call Contract Services tells us how using uAttend facial recognition clocking in terminals on their client’s sites is helping them to go from strength to strength.
Should employees be incentivised to get to work on-time? There are strong views for and against.
Our Dirty Laundry story looks at why rewarding punctuality doesn’t necessarily lead to increased productivity. Read article | vote in the poll
Two new features have recently been added:
- Sick time cap – you can now cap the number of sick hours an employee can take over a set time period.
- Filtering clocking reports by clocking type – for example select only missed clockings.
Things never stand still! Here are some of the new features added to the Chronologic Workforce Management System in Q3:
- Select which columns to print and export in the payroll report.
- A new No Show Workflow.
- A new Holiday Balance Workflow.
- Bulk change Rotas on the calendar and availability screens.
- A multi-week view in Timesheets is now available.
* The productivity chart above is taken from – The Productivity Conundrum, Explanations and Preliminary Analysis. Author: Peter Patterson, Deputy Chief Economist, Office for National Statistics
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