Working 9-5, not a way to make a livin’..

We all know the famous Dolly Parton song, Working 9-5, I am sure most of us listen to it on a Monday morning, to give us that feel- good motivation for the week. However, in the ever-changing world and the new ways of working that COVID-19 has forced employers to introduce, working 9-5 does not […]

Flexible Furlough: Everything You Need to Know

From 1 July, the Chancellor’s new changes to the Job Retention Scheme came into effect, allowing employers to bring back employees on part-time hours, known as the ‘Flexible Furlough Scheme’. This new scheme helps businesses get back on to their feet after the Coronavirus pandemic which shook the economy, helps ease employees back into work […]

A Brand New Face joins Permatek!

With Permatek continuing to grow year on year we are delighted to welcome our new Business Administrator, Rebecca Clark, to the Permatek Team. Rebecca, or Becca as she prefers, will be involved in several areas of the Permatek Business and our end users will more than likely find themselves speaking with her at some point. […]

Working Safely Coronavirus

Social Distancing in the Workplace after Lockdown

Following the Prime Ministers statement, we are seeing the first tentative steps of the UK plans to ease restrictions. People are now being ‘actively encouraged’ to go back to work in situations where they are unable to continue working from home.  Many business sectors, however, such as hospitality and leisure will not be seeing any […]

Flexitime Home Working

Introducing Flexitime for Staff Working From Home

Flexitime Home Working The working day can look a lot different for employees working from home, especially during the current lockdown period. No longer is there a daily commute to worry about, other than maybe a traffic jam in the hallway, or finding a parking space on the dining table for your laptop in-between the […]

Staff Holiday entitlement – Coronavirus Outbreak

With the nation now effectively locked down and many businesses being forced to close their doors they are finding themselves having to find answers to seemingly never ending questions in an incredibly fast moving, and unprecedented situation. I’m sure many of us could do with a holiday right about now, and there may have been […]

T&A and Calculating Payroll During Coronavirus Outbreak

As the Coronavirus outbreak deepens and the impact on businesses of all sizes starts to increase we would like to offer our thoughts, advice and assistance to customers worried about being able to calculate payroll from their Time and Attendance System in the event of staff absence.   With Self-isolation increasing and with today’s news […]

Biometric Time and Attendance System Devices

COVID 19 Coronavirus and Fingerprint devices

With the current COVID19 Coronavirus Pandemic we can understand there may be worries and concerns regarding having your staff continue to use the Fingerprint readers for your Time and Attendance and/or Access Control System. We would like to provide our current advice regarding their usage. In the first instance and as per the current NHS […]