The easyLog blog

Rota, staff attendance and care management news and views

20/09/2017 01:26 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 11:42 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 08:09 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 […]

27/02/2017 02:55 PM
Meeting the demands of multiple charge rates
With cash-strapped councils scrutinising ways to save money, care contract negotiations have become an even greater battleground where, among other things, service providers are being pushed to be more flexible in their charge structures. That means implementing multiple charging bands, which in turn means increasingly complex invoice calculations for managers – and more headaches. To meet […]

28/10/2016 02:51 PM
Clocks going back – will your software pay your night staff correctly?
That’s an interesting point given that British Summertime officially ends this Sunday at 2am with the clocks going back by one hour. So if you pay night staff by the hour will you be paying one hour more for anyone working the night shift starting this Saturday? And correspondingly of course do you pay one less hour […]