‘Zero-Hours’ Contracts – What’s All The Fuss About?
- According to ACAS There’s been a sharp increase in recent years in so-called ‘zero-hours’ contracts, as employers try to find cost-effective ways of meeting short-term staffing needs, particularly in the retail and hospitality industry. But, as ACAS advises, they need careful management. This rise has led to the fact-finding mission that the Department for Business, […]
Big Data Fail
- In a Forbes article written almost a year ago, Bill Bartow, our VP of global product management states a compelling figure: â€œLabor represents the largest controllable expense for nearly all organizations with an hourly workforce, comprising more than 50 percent of a typical operating budget in many industriesâ€¦â€ Bill goes on to nail the benefits […]
Seeking out to find
- I have a love/hate relationship with my smartphone. I love the â€œsmartâ€ part – internet browsing, GPS, social mediaâ€¦ OK, maybe that last one is stretching â€œsmartâ€ a bit, but you get my point. Itâ€™s the â€œphoneâ€ part Iâ€™m pretty â€œMehâ€ about. Fortunately in 2013 I donâ€™t have to use the phone part much, and […]