Coronavirus (COVID-19) -  Advice on adapting shift patterns, rotas and rosters

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10 signs you should consider Demand-Led Rostering and Annualised Hours

Adopting Annualised Hours enables truly responsive Demand-Led Rostering systems to be created

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Overcoming common shift work planning and management challenges in manufacturing

Exploring shared sector pain points and how to address them

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Seasonal shift patterns in manufacturing: Don’t let peak production periods harm your business

Responsive resourcing systems are key to managing cyclical demand efficiently and effectively.

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Increasing predictability with Demand-Led Rostering and Annualised Hours

Organisations which depend on zero hour contracts to meet fluctuating demand need to look at alternative resourcing models

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WTS features in Manufacturing Management asking: Is it time to look again at Annualised Hours?

How Annualised Hours can support manufacturers’ responsiveness, productivity and resilience during a time of strategic workforce challenges

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Could Annualised Hours solve the precarious scheduling issue?

“The past decade has seen a fragmenting of working time, as firms have saved costs by increasing shift flexibility through a variety of mechanisms”

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Annualised Hours - helping the Coastguard save money and protect the service

Designing new shift patterns to help this emergency service align labour provision with demand

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

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10 signs you should consider Annualised Hours

Adopting Annualised Hours enables truly responsive Demand-Led Rostering systems to be created

Case Studies

Premier Foods

One of the UK's largest food manufacturers saved £1m by designing seasonal shift patterns that better met demand...reducing use of overtime and temporary labour

Case Studies

PPG

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

Case Studies

Unilever

This food manufacturer's new shift patterns increased efficiency from 55% to 85%, while reducing administration time and boosting staff morale

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Top tips for managing your workforce during seasonal peaks

"Seasonal peaks are often met through an annual influx of agency staff and temporary workers or overtime"

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