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 […]

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 […]

Employee Self Service | Permatek

6 Benefits of Employee Self Service Systems in Time and Attendance

Employee Self Service is a relatively new requirement in Time and Attendance. Many years ago, timesheets and clock-card systems were the most common method of capturing employee working times. These methods although manual, cumbersome and prone to errors or going missing, were great for one thing. Employees could see their working times recorded in front […]

Working Overtime

What Does Overtime Mean And How’s It Used In The UK

Overtime – A term that is well known across the UK but its not as simple a term as you may first believe. Quite a variety of overtime types and rules are utilised by organisations across the UK. What does overtime mean? Overtime is used to describe hours worked by an employee which go above those […]

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 […]

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Time and Attendance Systems for Small Businesses

Time and attendance systems for small businesses are like a good accountant………….. Choose the right one and they pay for themselves. Time and Attendance systems can save businesses lots of time and money when implemented correctly. Here are 4 key tests (RAMS) you should use when looking at time and attendance systems for small businesses:- Reliable […]

How fingerprint time and attendance works

How do Fingerprint Scanners Work?

 Fingerprint Scanners only store several unique points of the fingerprint. The remainder of the fingerprint is not stored which means that no actual fingerprint is stored.  An algorithm unique to the specific fingerprint scanner is able to recognise these unique points and identify the user. These algorithms are unique to each model/brand of reader and cannot […]

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 […]