It’s about time

Posted on February 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Maximising workforce efficiency is the key to running any commercial enterprise and care homes are no exception. The hours staff waste by arriving late, leaving early coupled with the regular absentee offenders costs care home owners thousands of pounds every year, eroding development and maintenance funding and of course, profits. With ever changing shift patterns and “buddy-punching” (the practice of clocking -in for a friend or colleague) as standard practice for many, the care home manager is never fully in control of his or her costs or the security of their facility. The installation of a time and attendance software package would be a very good investment, with an expected return within the first year. The installation is simple, as most current systems offer a straight plug-in to an existing access control software system or, a direct link into the payroll software e.g. Sage. Clocking-in methods are fool proof these days using high tech biometrics. One of the most popular methods of registration i

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