What next for zero hours contracts?

in Economy on August 27, 2015

If you’re familiar with zero hours contracts, you’ll be well aware of the on-going controversy. The debate hit a crescendo in the run up to the general election, with all parties putting forward proposals for curbing the widespread exploitation of workers.

Over here at Rotaready HQ, we’re keeping a close eye on what happens next, as any changes to the legislation will mean rotas will become tougher for businesses to build and manage. And helping businesses build and manage rotas is what we do best.

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Shift Swaps, now live!

in Announcements on August 24, 2015

I’m proud to announce the release of the most demanded feature we’ve ever had on the Rotaready development list: shift swaps! Now available to everyone.

We spent time with some of our customers to understand how shift swaps work in practice before diving head-first into mock-ups, sketches, doodles and code. This article takes a look at the things we learned and how we went about integrating swaps with Rotaready.

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3, 2, 1… Lift off!

in Announcements on August 13, 2015

Welcome to Shift Up A Gear!

(We hope you’re enjoying the wordplay as much as we are…)

We’ll be posting here regularly with the latest news from Rotaready Towers. From feature announcements, to opinion on current affairs, to code snippets, we’ll be commenting, boasting and ranting about it all.

You’ll also find featured articles on Rotaready success stories, how we leverage the latest technology to solve some of the biggest workforce management problems, and a behind-the-scenes look at what makes our automated rota building algorithm so damn clever.

Until next time…