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Flexible working comes into law

The right to flexible working has been extended in law to be a fundamental and universal right for UK employees. For many this threatens to become an issue; and it need not be so. This article is not intended to

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Supermarket shifts ’cause anxiety and insecurity’

A recent study by Alex Wood and Brendan Burchell from the department of sociology at Cambridge delivers more evidence about what many of us have suspected. Supermarket ‘super flexible’ working arrangements are not good for staff. In fact they impair mental

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Business Spreadsheets – Authorized Distributor for Schedule24 Excel Add-in

We would like to welcome Business Spreadsheets authorized distributor for Schedule24 Excel Add-in. Business Spreadsheets specializes in advanced Excel based solutions for business with experience in a variety of analytical domains including corporate finance, business intelligence, statistics, and operation management.

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Workforce Scheduling White Papers

A collection of in-depth technical collateral on workforce and employee scheduling practices. Read more at:

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Intellicate Launches First Automatic Shift Pattern Add-in for Microsoft Excel®

Schedule24 Add-in enables you to design and create complex shift patterns in the familiar surroundings of Microsoft Excel.

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Intellicate Software Releases Schedule24™ Excel® Add-in

Today Intellicate announced the release of a Schedule24™ Excel® Add-in, a new addition of the company’s flagship employee and workforce software, Schedule24. With this new add-in application, Microsoft Excel users are able to explore, discover, and try out more shift

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Introducing Automatic Shift Pattern Add-In for Microsoft® Excel®

Schedule24™ Excel® Shift Pattern Add-In for Microsoft® Excel® has been designed to solve a big problem for Excel users trying to create shift patterns, especially where their business operation has to cope with extended hours and 24/7 working. Invariably where

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Short Staffing “We can get away with it…”

The recent CQC report into the care of the elderly has raised quite serious concerns as we are told our complicated world gets ever more complicated and our means to deliver good services weakens by the day – so it

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Bureacracy is dead. Long live Adhocracy!

Some time ago, in fact over 5 years ago,  a white paper was published giving good reasons why managers should be interested in workforce deployment and staff scheduling. I guess there are fewer of those managers around now. There were several

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Vacation Infographic: Vacation time goes unused for most Americans

Please checkout this infographic, courtesy of our friends at Compliance and Safety, on safety in the workplace and the companies responsible for helping to keep you safe on the job. Featured By: Safety Videos

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