Workforce management technology can bolster productivity for UK firms

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UK organisations consistently show they are more likely to implement workforce management technology, such as absence and leave management or analytics compared to international counterparts, new research conducted by the Aberdeen Group has been able to reveal.

The results of the Aberdeen Group report, Productivity: Managing and Measuring a Workforce (January 2015) confirm that organisations that automate workforce management processes with fully integrated solutions outperform their competitors and attain significantly better employee productivity.

Almost 72 percent of all UK respondents participating in the survey revealed that they utilise automated absence/leave management solutions that provides desired visibility into staff absences, whether planned or unplanned, and reduce the impact that absence has on the business, while 71 percent have already implemented automated labour forecasting to avoid over or under staffing and maintain consistent productivity levels.

Around 33 percent of organizations targeted by this research agree that the automation of processes such as absence/leave management, scheduling, and time and attendance impacts workforce productivity and improves margins, leading to a decrease in unplanned/unbudgeted overtime and helps control associated costs.

Workforce management technology – the key to productivity

Tensor plc is a market leader in the employee management systems’ segment. We supply an extensive range of systems designed specifically to help HR departments record accurate data regarding the employee’s activity, their performance, as well as their attendance.

Our flagship WinTA.NET integrated workforce management solution incorporates a dedicated Absence Planning and Entitlement Management feature.

WinTA.NET is a web enabled, mobile / wireless technology based Time & Attendance system designed for those companies employing 20 people to 10,000+. The solution provides total control over the creation of working rules, Access Control, Job Costing and System Security and has specifically been designed for multiple companies, each managing multiple sites.

Our comprehensive, yet user-friendly software comes pre-loaded with graphical calendar charts that provide a colourful way of viewing an individual’s or a department’s absence records.

Each employee can be allocated different entitlements for absence such as annual leave or allowed sickness. As absence is booked and taken, the remainder available for each entitlement is updated. Entitlement formulae are used to calculate more complex entitlements calculated on a rising scale based upon length of service.

WinTA.NET supplies the relevant managers with information on employee’s absences through warning email notifications or via hardcopy reports. After that, the system would rapidly identify missing employees that are expected to be at work and then informs you via automatic email reporting reports distributed by email.

If you’d like to find out more about the Tensor workforce management solutions, just contact our team or Book a Demo, we’ll be more than happy to answer all of your questions and queries.

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