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Financial Resilience: Empowering Workforce Management Post-COVID

26 June 2023
Tiny employees sitting on huge hands

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses have faced significant economic challenges. To overcome these hurdles and drive financial resilience, organisations must find innovative ways to optimise their operations. One essential tool that can make a difference is a powerful workforce management system. In this blog post, we will explore how leveraging RotaOne Time & Attendance can help businesses navigate the post-COVID era while driving financial resilience.

Businesses have a responsibility to protect their employees

07 June 2023

How the Musterd Evacuation & Roll Call App can help reduce panic and confusion in an emergency

As an employer, it is your responsibility to ensure the safety and well-being of your employees in the event of an emergency. Emergencies can create panic and confusion, making it difficult to evacuate people and respond to the situation effectively. The Musterd Evacuation & Roll Call App is a software tool specifically designed to enhance employee safety and emergency preparedness, and it can help mitigate these challenges by providing clear instructions on how to evacuate and tracking who has evacuated. Here are some key ways the Musterd App can help reduce panic and confusion in an emergency:

How Far in Advance Should You Plan a Staff Rota?

01 July 2022
How Far in Advance Should You Plan a Staff Rota?

Knowing how far in advance to plan a staff rota can be a challenge. Begin planning them too far in advance, and you run the risk of having to totally rework the rota when changes occur; leave them too late, and you end up with unhappy employees. So how far in advance should you plan your staff rotas? 1 week? 2 weeks? A month?

Benefits of a Biometric Time and Attendance System

27 June 2022
Attendance issues in an office

What is a Biometric Time & Attendance System?

Keeping an accurate record of staff attendance is an important aspect of any business. Are your staff fulfilling their contractual obligations? Do employees work excessive overtime? Do you know who to account for in the event of an emergency? These are just some of the questions that can easily be answered by introducing a biometric time and attendance system.

Clocking In Machines - A Definitive Guide For Employers

13 May 2022
A Suprema Biometric clocking in machine with fingerprint reader and time display


Using clocking in machines to monitor the attendance of employees is an extremely effective way of processing when staff arrive and when they leave. This can be useful for many different reasons, including the processing of time cards for hourly-paid employees, ensuring that salaried staff are fulfilling their contracted hours or even determining who to account for in an emergency. When you have an efficient way of collecting the data relating to the comings and goings of staff and connect this data to time and attendance, staff planning or roll call apps, you can realise significant benefits in cost-savings, increased productivity and risk mitigation.

How To Plan a Staff Rota That Keeps Everyone Happy

09 May 2022
Two people making plans in a calendar


Staff rota planning does not have to be complex or time-consuming. The bigger the organisation, the more important rota planning and potentially the more stressful it becomes. Even small businesses, for example, those in the hospitality industry, can find rota planning a challenge. But fear not. There are a number of ways that you can streamline your rota planning and shift scheduling, saving as much as 70% of a businesses rota management time.

25th Anniversary of Thinking Software

23 April 2020
Birthday balloons and confetti

In 2019, we are celebrating the 25th anniversary of Thinking Software. Rota Horizon is being used in hotels, factories, warehouses and offices around the world. Every day our system processes more than 750,000 employee time-recording transactions.