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Minimise errors and maximise savings with a modern time and attendance system


It is 2019, and yet many offices have not modernised. According to research shown on statistics website Statista, UK office workers use an average of 10,000 individual sheets of paper per year. Common culprits of this practise are purchase orders, payroll calculations, and attendance and security matters such as visitor books. Common disadvantages of paper […]

Time and Attendance Systems poised to record strong growth over the next 5 years


The time and attendance systems’ sector is set to record a major level of growth over the next few years as more and more companies and organizations see the benefits in terms of traceability and the streamlining of HR processes that such systems can deliver. A new market research report released by HTF MI and […]

Preventing minimum wage mix-ups


From 1st April 2019, the national minimum wage amount increased. The precise change in required hourly wage varies by age, and whether or not the job is the first year of an apprenticeship. Details are below: The National Living Wage (for those over 25) £7.83 changed to £8.21 The National Minimum Wage (age bracket: 21 […]

Workforce Analytics Market to Reach US$ 2,453.9 Mn by 2026, Research Report Finds


The global workforce analytics market is expected to reach a value of US$ 2,453.9 Mn by 2026, supported by rising adoption of compliance initiatives, improved operational efficiency, and controlled workflow, a recent news report by Transparency Market Research has been able to suggest. The market is projected to expand at a CAGR of 10.3% during […]

Landmark case prompts investigation into the use of biometrics in the workplace


A landmark court case will prompt an investigation into the use of biometrics in the workplace by the Australian government, a recent news report has been able to suggest. Former sawmill operator, Mr Jeremy Lee, has been granted permission to appeal a decision that denied his claim to unfair dismissal on the basis of his […]

The problems of ‘desk-time’ workplace culture


In countries all across the world, employees are working in places with a “desk-time” culture. This is the name given to the well-known phenomenon of a workplace culture where employees feel like they need to stay beyond their contracted hours. 79% of the UK workers surveyed spend their days in this kind of environment, according […]

SMEs are becoming even more important for the UK economy, research reveals


There are currently over one and a half million (1,667,265) SMEs in the UK that account for over fifty-one percent of total revenue and over sixty percent private sector employment, recent data from the Office of National Statistics can suggest. The dominating SME industries in the UK are the wholesale of retail trade, repair of […]

Fraud prevention through use of technology


The latest FraudTrack report from BDO shows that the value of fraud in the UK fell from £2.1 billion to £746.3 million between 2017 and 2018. BDO have been tracking UK fraud cases over £50,000 since 2003, and suggest that the true scale of the fraud, bearing in mind underreporting, could actually be as high […]

Large workforce changes can lead to personal data mismanagement


Honda, the Japanese car manufacturer, builds 160,000 Honda Civics a year in Swindon, which is its only car factory in the EU. The company has just announced that it will no longer produce work from its Swindon plant by 2021. This will mean a loss of more than 3,500 jobs, says the BBC. The move […]