The easyLog blog

Rota, staff attendance and care management news and views

08/05/2018 05:42 PM
GDPR and your data
As you will be aware, a new law governing personal data comes into force on 25 May 2018 – the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The legislation is designed to give individuals greater control over how their information is used and ensure that companies take adequate steps to store it safely. Under the terms of […]

20/04/2018 04:36 PM
NFC reading capability for iPhone added to easyLog’s Log-In app
Android smartphones have been quick to see and embrace the opportunities that NFC (near field communication) technology has to offer. easyLog customers have, for example, used NFC tags to uniquely identify locations in areas as diverse as property management, cleaning supervision and night checks at care homes to accurately record and report on employee attendance […]

20/09/2017 12:26 PM
easyLog could have flown in to avoid Ryanair rota disaster
It has been a very public and ultimately expensive PR disaster for Ryanair over the last few days. And the fall out seems certain to continue for a few weeks yet. Social media is already awash with stories of angry customers left stranded by cancellations at short notice, ruined wedding weekends, football fans missing their […]

18/08/2017 10:42 AM
Sleep-in shifts: Still not put to bed?
Since 2014 the payment of sleep-in shifts at an hourly rate rather than in a single agreed payment has been an ongoing and unresolved issue despite the ruling of an Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) in that year. The tribunal found in favour of at least National Minimum Wage hourly payments by deeming that the care […]

26/06/2017 07:09 AM
Developing the most App-ropriate software tools for your business
Whatever industry you are in or service your provide, you are probably finding that smartphones and tablets are increasingly finding their way into your working life – and are becoming just as indispensable as they are for social and leisure activities. The numbers speak for themselves. Back in 2010, just a fifth of UK mobile […]