Demolition & Recycling International (Jan – Feb issue) “Who’s on your site?”

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We’re featured in the Jan / Feb 2017 issue of Demolition & Recycling International. Staffing levels on demolition projects can be tough to keep track of – particularly on jobs including fluctuating numbers of full time and temporary workers. Greater London Demolition has found a solution with a biometric system from Vanquish-IPS.   Related links… Read more »

Case Study – Greater London Demolition improves site visibility with Vanquish

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Greater London Demolition, one of the South East’s leading demolition contractors, has taken significant steps to safeguard its workforce on remote sites by scaling up its biometric workforce management system from Vanquish Integrated People Solutions. The demolition and waste recycling contractor, based in Enfield, has actively used a biometric system installed by Vanquish-IPS for the… Read more »

Tomorrow’s Cleaning (Jan 2017) – “Integration, Integration, Integration”

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We’re featured in the January 2017 issue of Tomorrow’s Cleaning Even though the workforce accounts for every cleaning contractor’s largest expense, the value of workforce management data often goes unnoticed. Not any more, however. Developments in workforce management software and cloud integration means contractors can unlock the value from their workforce data to drive business… Read more »

Cleaning & Maintenance (Dec 2016) – “Integration Streamlines Core Processes”

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We’re featured in the Dec 2016 issue of Cleaning & Maintenance magazine. In the current issue of Cleaning & Maintenance, Vanquish-IPS Software Developer, Matt Hawkes and Managing Director Nick Whiteley explain how the development of a new API platform is helping cleaning contractors to seamlessly integrate Vanquish with third party software without the need for further data… Read more »

Vanquish enhances third party integration with launch of API

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Real-time API integration to help organisations streamline core processes to deliver total visibility of their performance Vanquish Integrated People Solutions has added a new robust Application Programming Interface (API) integration platform to its market leading workforce management software. Vanquish Integrated Console (VIC) is a cloud-based plug-in application, which can be instructed to send, receive and synchronise data,… Read more »

Landmark UBER ruling casts doubts on ‘Gig’ model

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The decision by an employment tribunal last week to classify UBER drivers as employees rather than self-employed contractors raises serious questions about the longevity of the ‘gig’ business model. The landmark ruling means UBER drivers are entitled to receive basic rights such as the national minimum wage, holiday and sick pay plus rest breaks. The… Read more »

We’re featured in the October 2016 issue of Payroll World

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In the current issue of Payroll World our Managing Director Nick Whiteley explains how established and emerging cutting edge technologies are affecting the payroll industry. In particular, he discusses how developments in areas such as software functionality, wearable technology and cloud hosting are enhancing the capability of workforce management solutions and providing new opportunities to engage with… Read more »

Top Tips for managing Winter absences – Download our FREE Guide

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Winter presents significant management challenges for employers as the combination of seasonal illness, adverse weather and last-minute holiday requests create an upsurge in Winter absences. Staff absences can have a profound impact on your staffing levels, productivity, profitability and morale. The average cost of each absence is £554 per employee, according to the CIPD. This comprises the… Read more »

Commission holiday pay ruling to create administration headache

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A landmark employment tribunal ruling has placed extra pressure on organisations to maintain accurate holiday pay calculations. From now on, employee holiday pay must take into account both their basic salary, plus any results-based commission and overtime they would have earned. The case between Mr Lock and British Gas was brought before an employment tribunal… Read more »

Time to prepare for Christmas temporary staff

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Christmas temporary staff

Employment agencies need to plan early to ensure they are ready to cope with the  influx of Christmas temporary staff. Christmas represents the busiest recruitment drive of the year as companies.Industries such as manufacturing, hospitality, retail and logistics, look to increase their workforce to deal with seasonal variations. Retailer John Lewis is already advertising for… Read more »