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Everything you need to know about the latest releases, updates and Rotaready news with a dash of industry insight from the people who empower your business!

Fairness at the heart of rostering

When it comes to managing rotas, ensuring that schedules are fair is really quite important. But doing so is tricky – yet another layer of complexity on top of an already difficult job. Luckily, Rotaready’s scheduling a...

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Black & blue Friday

You may love it, you may hate it. You may have bagged a bargain you didn’t even know you wanted. Either way, you can’t argue that since its full-scale introduction to the UK in 2013, Black Friday has marked the start of...

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Sunday: a day of rest?

Sunday trading has always been contentious. Since the Sunday Trading Act 1994, shops bigger than 280m2 (3,000ft2) – typically the size of a convenience store or independent shop – have been limited to 6 hours of trading...

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Rights, regulation and risk

The Working Time Directive (WTD) is an EU regulation governing workers’ rights. Ok, not the most interesting start to a blog post, but bear with me. This stuff is important. Last month the European Court of Justice rule...

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Gears of a different kind

We always like a challenge here at Rotaready HQ, whether it’s further developing our awesome workforce management software, or having a go at something completely different. On Sept 12th I competed in Scotland Coast to...

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What next for zero hours contracts?

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 th...

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Shift Swaps, now live!

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 s...

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3, 2, 1… Lift off!

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...

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