Permatek Update – CORONAVIRUS COVID-19

Here at Permatek we are taking the spread of Coronavirus incredibly seriously, and are keeping up to date with all latest developments and guidance. We thought we would take the opportunity to keep you up to date with how we are reacting to the situation. The health and wellbeing of all our customers, end users […]

Flexible Working Practices

4 Common Flexible Working Practices For Your Business

As flexible working is set to become the norm within organisations across the UK we have found that many businesses aren’t fully aware of the types of flexible working practices available to them. The variety available gives options and benefits to both employees and employers in all industries Here we seek to give a little […]

What is the Bradford Factor?

What is the Bradford Factor? The Bradford Factor is a simple mathematical equation which allows businesses to calculate an absence score per employee. By applying a relative weighting to unplanned absences the Bradford Factor supports the principal that Shorter term, frequent absence has a much greater negative impact on a business compared to single instances […]

Happy New Year! UK Public Holidays 2019

We hope everyone has had a peaceful and enjoyable Christmas Break and we wish you all the very best for 2019. If you can’t wait for your next bit of time off, below you will find a list of the UK Public Holidays 2019 New Year’s Holiday: Wednesday 2nd January (Scotland only) St Patrick’s Day: Monday 18th […]

Permatek Staff Holidays

Staff Holidays – Practical Tips on Managing Them

Staff Holidays Staff holidays can be difficult to manage regardless of the size of your organisation. For small business having members of your team missing,  often at crucial times, be difficult to deal with. You may often find yourself required to arrange cover to minimise disruption. For larger organisations, with many more employees to consider, […]

6 Reasons To Update That Old Clock Card Machine

Clock Card Machine systems and Timesheets have been utilised as time recording methods in business for an incredibly long time. In fact many businesses are still utilising these traditional methods to capture and record their employee working times. However there comes a time when these just aren’t up to the job and are having an […]

Wigan’s Amazing FA Cup Run Comes To An End

Wigan’s Extraordinary 2017/18 FA Cup run came to an end last Sunday against Southampton at the DW Stadium After the absolutely incredible result against Manchester City in the previous round, we are sure we can’t have been the only ones dreaming of Wembley glory. It would be fair to say it was still looking quite […]