Blogs & Latest News

How’s your balance? Considering shift workers in ‘Work-life week’

For organisations with working hours outside the traditional 9am - 5pm, the task of reaching a good work-life balance becomes significantly more challenging

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Police policy: the importance of shift patterns and work-life balance

"Working Time and shift patterns influence everything from productivity through to employee health and motivation"

Case Studies

South Western Ambulance Service

“Helping deliver a highly successful roster review”

Case Studies

Maritime & Coastguard Agency

By designing optimised shift patterns, the Maritime & Coastguard Agency could meet variations in demand while reducing labour costs and protecting vital skills

Case Studies

London Ambulance Service NHS Trust

Designing new shift patterns for 5,000 employees

White Papers

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

Case Studies

PPG

Introducing Demand-Led Rostering and Annualised Hours delivered a wide range of benefits for this manufacturer

Case Studies

Celtic Manor

This venue removed its over-reliance on agency workers by designing efficient new shift patterns

White Papers

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

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

Case Studies

The University of Northampton

The security team at this university reduced high levels of overtime, improving operational planning and giving employees a better work-life balance

Blogs & Latest News

Monitoring and preventing employee absence

"Top tips for helping monitor and reduce absence levels in your organisation"

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ARP and DOD...can the workforce respond to changing demand?

"If rolled out, many existing shift patterns may no longer effectively align labour supply with demand."

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Optimising crew rosters to reduce reliance on private ambulance

"The gap between labour demand and supply is contributing significantly to the additional spend"

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7 workforce planning tips to reduce absence

"Absence levels today could cost the UK economy £34 million in lost productivity"

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Ineffective rostering is at the heart of the NHS’ problems

"By making working patterns more predictable and appealing, it can address high attrition rates”

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Poor workforce planning createcd NHS reliance on agency staff

"Shift patterns that match predicted demand will reduce the need for agency support"

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