The Government has recently agreed a piece of legislation that allows for fathers to take two weeks’ paid paternal leave legally under Irish law.
Are you trying to find a solution for improving the efficiency of your workforce? Hundreds of businesses have discovered the benefits of using advanced scheduling software. Having to come up with a schedule is one of the most complicated aspects of employee management. Find out how scheduling software can simplify this process.
It is easy to get burnt out when you are working long hours and do not feel appreciated. When you have a skilled employee, it is natural that you would want to utilise their talent as much as possible.
The bigger your company, the more you can benefit from an automated time and attendance system. Conversely, the small you are, the less of a need you may have for such a software. For example, if you are a one-person operation or have only a handful of employees, it may not make sense to invest in such a system right now.
The start of the year is the perfect time to take stock of how far you have progressed in the previous year and equally what mistakes you may have made. It’s also an ideal time to prepare and set goals for the year ahead and decide on some resolutions and goals that you would like to accomplish in 2016.
Time and attendance software can also automatically calculate such things as overtime pay, holiday pay, vacation accrual, taxes, employee benefits, and other calculations that usually have to be done manually under a time clock system.
Clocking in Systems protect against the type of fraud that records employee biometric data, using such things as fingerprints, retinal scans, or even facial recognition scans to verify that the employee is who they say they are.
The default complaint that typically follows the introduction of new time and attendance systems –especially those that incorporate biometrics – is that management somehow has some sort of sinister plot to use this data for improper, unethical and even illegal ways.
According to a recent study conducted by the international workplace consultants group Mercer, 80% of Irish workers reported they regularly felt stress while working. And 60% said they wanted the companies that employed them to do more to alleviate stressful conditions or provide outlets for stress in the workplace.
Those green shoots of recovery that we once feared to talk about have apparently rooted themselves in a new economic soil. It’s composition of education, innovation and entrepreneurial spirit have galvanised this newly laid foundation.