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Procure smarter not harder: BIFM offers to assist Government in the wake of Carillion collapse

‘While it appears that most of Carillion’s loss-making contracts were not FM contracts, the company’s collapse has highlighted the problems which very low margins and outsourcing to a small number of large contractors can cause.’This was the conclusion of BIFM engagement with industry leaders on the implications of Carillion’s collapse for the facilities management industry. They ... Read More

Ezitracker launch time and attendance monitoring tool, EziText

We’re happy to announce that hear at Ezitracker, we’ve added yet another valuable tool to our belt. EziText provides a new way for staff to log their personal time and attendance using a mobile phone.EziText is a small, battery operated device kept securely at your client’s site that generates a unique time and location dated code number for your staff on arrival and exit.Staff simply log in... Read More

Ezitracker remote worker management technology selected as 2018 health & safety award finalist

The Tomorrow’s Health & Safety AwardsGuide has been published and the public vote is now open.Now in their fourth year, the THS Awards celebrate some of the industry’s finest innovations as well as time-tested solutions. The Top 50 products and services were selected for their innovation, safety, style, and sustainable qualities.THS editor Sarah Robinson commented: “As we continue to put tog... Read More

FM FIRMS FACING ‘STAGNATING PROFITABILITY’ IN 2018

A review of the available accounts for 22 facilities management firms with operations in the UK, revealed that the average (EBITDA) margins has remained stagnant at around 7% during the last three years. In comparison, revenues grew at an average of 14% from last year.The forecast came shortly before the collapse of the Support Services giant Carillion last month. The government has subsequently a... Read More

Managing remote security workers using Time and Attendance technology

The Security and Facilities Management sectors are under increasing pressure to provide accountability for and safeguard remote security workers. This, coupled with tighter service level agreements means that ensuring staff are on-site as planned is critical. Modern time and attendance technology solutions enable operations managers to verify attendance in real-time and eliminates the need for pa... Read More

Ezitracker launch automated payroll tool, EziBudget

Following on from a successful year in 2017, we decided to start 2018 as we mean to go on by launching payroll automation tool EziBudget. EziBudget gives users the opportunity to automate functions associated with payroll; such as recording time and attendance, leave entry, creating pay groups and payroll calculations.EziBudget is designed to work alongside most payroll systems. The module is capa... Read More

Managing on site cleaners using Time and Attendance technology

The bigger cleaning contractors employ large numbers of site-based workers – sometimes thousands of remote working staff. Nowadays they have a need to provide proof of service provision to their own clients. There is a need for attendance verification and actual evidence of time spent at a client’s premises providing contracted cleaning services.The sector is under increasing pressure to prov... Read More

Ezitracker launch business intelligence tool, EziAnalytics

This month, we’ve launched business intelligence tool EziAnalytics. EziAnalytics gives users the power to analyse data from a simple, dynamic dashboard to get a high-level view of a business.EziAnalytics provides a user-friendly interface alongside a logical step-by-step functionality guide to enable users to create drillable dashboards and reports in a click. The system easily demonstrates wher... Read More

Christian Berenger takes the helm at Ezitracker

Berenger, who joined the Ezitracker team in September has already rolled out a new interface and enhanced user experience to their 80,000 global users. He brings a wealth of experience in the time and attendance sector and the facilities management market. He will be responsible for the development and execution of a robust sales and marketing strategy for the popular remote worker software ... Read More

The untapped productivity potential of seven million UK workers

Nearly a quarter of UK employees rate themselves as ‘unproductive’ at work, equating to seven million of the nation’s total workforce, according to research by Vodafone.The research from Vodafone reveals that nearly a quarter (23%) of UK employees rate themselves as ‘unproductive’ at work, equating to seven million of the nation’s total workforce. At a time when improving the UK... Read More