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Overcome the headache of multiple spreadsheets & limitations of existing systems by using cloud software specifically designed to optimise shift-based working.

The product of over 25 years' experience,WORKSuite® features powerful shift pattern design, scheduling, roster management, T&A, compliance & analytics tools.

It provides a single, secure database of all working time information that integrates seamlessly with other finance, HR and workforce management systems, feeding them accurate data in real time.

Explore the functions & benefits of WORKSuite®:

Design optimised shift patterns that support productivity & employee wellbeing

Functions:

  • Cover graph provides visibility over labour demand & supply

  • Powerful algorithm finds optimal shifts based on your needs

  • Automated design creates multiple shift patterns in seconds

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Gain immediate visibility & control over all aspects of scheduling

Functions:

  • Intelligent search to quickly identify, check & assign employees

  • Integrated database can store & recall infinite shift patterns or rotas

  • Scheduling tools to easily & accurately update rotas

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Make handling exceptions quick, easy & accurate:

Functions:

  • Easy configuration to meet your specific needs

  • Automated processes to efficiently manage time & attendance, holidays, absences & shift swaps

  • Real time data and built-in checks to flag gaps, clashes & inconsistencies

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Empower your workforce with myTIME self-service:

Functions:

  • Enable employees to check holiday availability, request time off & organise shift swaps

  • Communicate decisions & changes efficiently & effectively

  • Secure & accessible from employee’s own devices (smartphone, tablet, desktop)

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Maintain compliance with Working Time Regulations & other legislation or policies

Functions:

  • Automatic generation of compliance warnings

  • Fail-safe mechanisms to stop potential breaches

  • A single, secure database of all working time information

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Make decisions based on live, accurate working time data

Functions:

  • APIs seamlessly feed HR, T&A, Payroll & ERP systems with accurate data

  • Interactive dashboards provide instant access to key information, custom reports & statistics

  • Powerful analytics tools support workforce strategy & planning

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  • Shift Pattern Design
  • Rota Scheduling
  • Time & Absence Management
  • Employee Self-Service
  • Compliance Checks
  • Integration & Analytics

Shift pattern design software

Shift Pattern Design

WORKSuite® features unique shift pattern design tools that aren’t available in other workforce planning & management software: 

  • Harness our powerful algorithm to calculate your organisation's optimal shift patterns.   
  • Design custom patterns based on demand variables & custom-defined preferences.
  • Quickly identify gaps, compliance issues, fatigue risk or other concerns.
  • Visualise the impact of shift changes using an interactive interface.
  • Accurately factor in volatility & exceptions (e.g. events, holidays).
  • Generate calendars which illustrate a sequence of shift patterns over time.
  • Use unlimited shift lengths & durations to build seasonal or standby/call-in patterns and incorporate rest/meal breaks.
  • Execute ‘what if’ scenario modelling & easily experiment to find optimised solution.

Working Time Solutions Shift Pattern Design Software

Use the shift pattern design tools in WORKSuite® to create innovative, flexible shift patterns that improve productivity & appeal to employees. 

The visual, interactive software can also be used to engage employees...giving you a tool to co-design shift patterns that balance the needs of your organisation & its shift workers.

The capabilities of our technology can be further enhanced through a specialist shift pattern design consultancy service that will help you devise & implement optimal solutions.

You can learn more about Shift Pattern Design here.

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Rota scheduling software for shift workers

Rota Scheduling

WORKSuite® executes day-to-day shift worker scheduling tasks easily, consistently & accurately in the cloud:

  • Access live roster information to quickly gain a detailed & accurate picture of cover, overtime, TOIL, flex and reserve.
  • Use intelligent search to identify the best source of cover & assign teams with the right combination of skills to specific roster lines (multiple skill profiles, primary skill markers etc).
  • Harness real-time modelling to compare multiple roster patterns & re-optimise schedules in line with demand & labour supply.
  • Assess rosters, monitor variations, examine cover delivered & pinpoint potential staff shortages before they arise.
  • Give managers /supervisors an immediate understanding of employees’ status & availability through the master calendar.
  • Store /recall an infinite number of different shift lengths, patterns & rosters from the integrated database.
Working Time Solutions Rota Scheduling software for shift workers
The comprehensive rota scheduling tools in WORKSuite® provide immediate visibility and control over key aspects of shift-based workforce planning and management.
 
Those responsible for day-to-day administration and tactical planning will find it automates many time-consuming and frustrating processes and ensures scheduling is responsive to change.

You can learn more about Rota Scheduling here

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Holiday and absence management software for shift workers

Time & Absence Management

WORKSuite® makes handling exceptions quick, easy & accurate:

  • Comprehensive automation of time & attendance data collection & conversion of worked hours for payroll.
  • Automated processing of working time records & generation of attendance exceptions from across all devices & locations.
  • Keep full records for each employee by recording all hours & exceptions to their planned rota. 
  • Track balances in real time (holiday accounts, hours worked, overtime, sickness, training, skill expiry and more), set thresholds & trigger alerts / reminders.
  • Rely on the system to support decision making by flagging gaps, clashes, inconsistencies, issues & by generating insightful reports (e.g. Bradford Factor).
  • Easily customise the software to meet your organisation’s specific time & absence requirements, rules & processes. 

Track time and attendance, holidays, rotas, overtime sickness
WORKSuite®'s streamlined holiday & absence management workflow replaces the duplication & inefficient recording processes associated with maintaining spreadsheets or multiple systems.

The transparency & control it gives you means you can monitor variations, assess cover, check balances & confidently reschedule resources in real time.

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Employee-self-service software for shift workers

Employee Self-Service

WORKSuite® myTIME app enables employees to make changes to their shift patterns & rotas through their own devices (mobile, tablet, desktop):

  • Give employees visibility over shift patterns, overtime, time banks & holiday availability.
  • Enable individuals within a team to request holidays or overtime/additional hours & to swap their shifts through shift bidding.
  • Communicate changes, notifications & updates to individuals or groups in real time via SMS, email or intranets / internal social networks.
  • Set parameters to ensure changes are compliant & maintain adequate cover (demand data, contracted hours, wider regulatory requirements etc).
  • Automated workflow makes checking & authorisation simple, quick & accurate


  • Tailor what requests employees can submit, data they can view & actions they can take. Set permission levels for managers, supervisors & employees.





  • Rely on the system to maintain accurate, up-to-the-minute records by automatically updating the central database with authorised changes.

Self service shift swaps, holiday booking and scheduling

The myTIME employee self-service app in  WORKSuite® reduces your administrative burden & empowers shift workers to co-manage their shift patterns and rotas via the cloud. 

The secure, intuitive interface is optimised for mobile devices. Provide your shift workers with a level of control that supports engagement, whilst also maintaining the integrity & accuracy of your working time data.

You can learn more about Employee Self-Service here.

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Working time compliance software for shift workers

Compliance checks

WORKSuite® helps mitigate risk & maintain compliance with regulations, legislation or policies:

  • Gain instant visibility over compliance & identify employees at risk of breach.
  • Risks are flagged automatically & actions can be blocked if they may result in a breach.
  • Quickly produce a comprehensive digital audit trail when required.
  • Check real time adherence, including clocking in /out & breaks.
  • Configurable to incorporate custom best practice & compliance (sector-specific standards).
  • Maintain a single, secure, GDPR-compliant database of all working time information.



Working Time Solutions compliance checks for for shift patterns, rotas and scheduling

The comprehensive compliance tools in WORKSuite® ensure you can check, maintain & improve compliance with Working Time Regulations & other legislation.

Its warnings and fail-safe checks will help you support employee wellbeing & avoid punitive fines or reputational damage.

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Working time analytics for shift patterns, rotas and scheduling

Integration & Analytics

WORKSuite® has powerful integration & data analytics functions to support decision making & other workforce systems: 

  • Real-time access & analysis of all key working time data.
  • Customise interactive dashboards to instantly view the information you need.
  • Use APIs to seamlessly feed HR, T&A, Payroll & ERP systems with accurate, live working time data.
  • Easily generate working time reports & statistics at all levels (organisation-wide…right down to individuals), over any time period & for specific types of variance 
  • Harness accurate, detailed records for each employee stored in the personnel database.
  • Overlay data with HR / ERP systems to create a comprehensive picture.   
  • Track key metrics (e.g. holidays taken and/or remaining, training, overtime, absence, reserve hours, time off in lieu) & use to inform workforce strategy, planning & management decisions.


Shift pattern, scheduling, workforce planning and management analytics and data

The integration, analytics & reporting tools in WORKSuite® ensure that essential management information can be harnessed quickly & easily via the cloud.

Use its insights to ensure your decisions relating to workforce optimisation & employee wellbeing are based on the intelligent analysis of accurate, current data.

You can learn more about ERP & T&A integration here.

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Working time solutions shift pattern and rota software usability and support

Configuration, Implementation & Cloud

WORKSuite® is flexible & can be deployed on-premise or in the cloud. It is easily configured, quickly implemented & uses API technology to seamlessly integrate with other workforce systems.

Cloud deployment removes the need for servers, software installation, infrastructure maintenance & significant up-front costs. Risk is reduced, costs are managed, & you’ll see benefits sooner:

  • Easily tailored to organisation-specific work rules, internal policies etc.
  • Avoid costly errors by automatically supplying payroll with accurate, up-to-the-minute information.
  • Feed accurate working time information via API to your existing payroll, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Time & Attendance (T&A) or HR reporting systems.
  • Can be tailored to suit low complexity environments as well as the most demanding & dynamic organisations (multi-user, multi-site, multi-territory etc).

WORKSuite® helps unlock the value of your investment in other systems by providing advanced shift planning, scheduling & management capabilities via the cloud. 

It harnesses modern, proven technologies to ensure it can be configured, implemented & integrated quickly…so you can get on with optimising your shift-based workforce. 

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Secure cloud software for shift pattern design, rota management and workforce planning

Security

WORKSuite® features class-leading security to minimise data-related compliance and security risks:

  • A Security Control Protocol based on best practice methodologies & international standards.
  • Extensive Access Control System with encrypted storage of passwords & role-based access restrictions controlled by administrators.
  • Additional layer of login security through Multi-Factor Authentication.
  • All hosting services are ISO 27001: 2013 certified & use a co-location service to provide high availability. 
  • Custom retention, access and alert policies and produce full audit trails.

Working Time Solutions secure software for shift pattern design, rota management and scheduling accreditations

You can do away with insecure & inconsistent spreadsheets or paper trails as WORKSuite® provides a single, secure database of all working time.

Rely on our software’s sophisticated technical & physical controls to maintain security & prevent unauthorised access to sensitive workforce information.

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Working Time Solutions software usability and support

Usability & Support

WORKSuite® is flexible & powerful but has a simple to use interface & is supported by a team of technical & subject matter experts:

  • Get up & running quickly with simple, remote configuration requirements.
  • Use the software on desktop & mobile devices, anywhere in the world, any time of the day.
  • 24/7/365 access to class-leading support & persistent monitoring to guarantee service uptime & service patch levels.
  • Managers, shift planners & staff benefit from an intuitive, streamlined interface that is simple, logical & delivers great user experience.
  • Tailor apps, tools & functions to your requirements & add more as and when you need them. 
You will always be on the latest & best version as WORKSuite® automatically upgrades via the cloud.

Naturally you will also benefit from an ongoing development programme that’s shaped by customers & our own consultants, who bring a wealth of insight across key sectors.

This ensures we regularly introduce powerful & highly valuable new functionality, so you can continuously improve how you plan, manage & monitor your shift workers.

You can learn more about our services & consultancy here.

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