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Mind the gap - Overcoming Working Time shortfalls in T&A / ERP systems

We identify where the principal Working Time-related gaps may be in T&A/ERP systems and the common issues this creates

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Making Annualised Hours work for the UK - Part 1: Exploring a 'new' way of working

We explore the fundamentals of Annualised Hours including how the framework can address issues around productivity, flexibility and employee wellbeing

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Shifting sands...Brexit's impact on workforce planning and management

We explore the questions Brexit poses around workforce productivity, flexibility and compliance

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Annualised hours...a brief introduction to this efficient approach to resourcing

This paper looks at Annualised Hours and covers strategies to implement and manage this resourcing system

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Smarter not harder...avoiding the trap of excessive working hours

We identify common causes of excessive hours, evidence the impact and look at how to tackle overworking

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Weather the storm…preparing the utility workforce for extreme events

We look at how workforce planning can be used to mitigate risk, increase resilience and maintain compliance

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National Living Wage...using shift patterns to offset rising costs

We outline how shift pattern design and effective roster management can offset rising labour costs

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Solving the puzzle...improving workforce productivity

We look at how organisations can improve their productivity through changes to Working Time

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Holiday headaches...planning annual leave for shift workers

We identify common issues, evaluate gross/net hours systems and explore how to maintain productivity whilst accommodating annual leave

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All aboard...gaining employee buy-in for a Working Time change

We look the importance of employee engagement when making changes to Working Time

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The great debate...8 Vs 12 hour shift patterns

We look at the 8 vs 12 hr shift debate, explore the advantages and disadvantages of both and help define the best solution for your organisation

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Mind your step...managing a workforce during adverse weather

We share tips and guidance on how to minimise disruption to the workforce during adverse weather

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Hard day's night ...permanent night shifts and the alternatives

We explore the arguments for and against these shift patterns and suggest potential alternatives

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Flexi friend...handling flexible working requests from shift workers

We explore changes to flexible working regulations and how to assess requests in a shift work environment

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In the mix...rotational Vs fixed shift patterns

We provide an analysis of these two systems including advice for designing new shift patterns

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