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Information Commissioner publishes updated CCTV code of practice
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has recently published the updated CCTV code of practice, warning operators that surveillance cameras must only be used as a necessary and proportionate response to a real and pressing problem. The updated code includes a look at the data protection requirements placed on operators of new and emerging surveillance technologies, […]
Employee productivity monitoring – a potential vital help for SME managers
Employee management and productivity monitoring systems could help SME bosses across the UK save a lot of time and money by providing the required tools to manage their workforce wherever they might be, at any given moment. Furthermore, it would also allow them to enjoy the little vacation they take throughout the year, a problem […]
Government should implement better long-term skills policies, experts warn
The UK’s skills system has been severely affected by constant changes in the policies of successive administrations on skills and employment, a major new report published yesterday by the City & Guilds Group has warned. The paper, titled ‘Sense & Instability: three decades of skills and employment policy’, pointed out that there have been 61 […]
Prison visitor monitoring system could prevent weapons’ use in prisons
A prison visitor monitoring system can be a very effective tool in preventing the smuggling and use of weapons into prisons and correctional facilities, a concerning phenomenon that’s becoming increasingly widespread across the UK. The latest report regarding the “significant” use of weapons by inmates comes from Cookham Wood, a news source was able to […]
Biometric access control systems require multiple authentication for complete security
Biometric access control systems are the most secure and reliable alternative to old “lock and key” door access control methods. However, even these technologically-advanced systems are not hacker-proof, so implementing multiple-authentication solutions is the best approach, an expert in the field have recently argued. Biometric technology uses human physical attributes as locks and keys, making […]
Employee attendance monitoring to enable efficient sickness absence management
The implementation of proper employee attendance monitoring systems is a key requirement for managing sickness-related absence in a proficient way, findings from a recent poll published by the Canada Life Group Insurance seem to suggest. The survey found that a staggering 93 percent of employees would come to work when they are ill. Excessive workloads, […]
Personnel management systems can help improve business deiversity
Personnel management systems capable of providing accurate and up-to-date employee activity data will become increasingly important on the future as companies step up their efforts to tackle the issue of diversity in the workforce and marketplace, recent research was able to reveal. A significant data gap will seriously affect diversity in business, new research from […]
Employee skills management and development to define future economy
Employee management systems designed to fully leverage existing skill sets within companies’ workforces will become increasingly important as the number of jobs requiring higher-level skills is set to reach 2 million by 2022.
Attendance monitoring software automatically informs managers of missing employees
Accurate information about absenteeism and lateness is crucial for any organization, especially when union members working for the respective bodies (either public or private) decide to strike over pay disputes or other issues.