Monthly Archives: August 2012

Join us at the Last Logistics Network Meeting of 2012!

The networking club meeting for Logistics, Courier, Carrier, Supply Chain and Postal Operation Executives will be held at the Bird In Hand Country Inn, Knowl Hill, near Reading on September 27th 2012. Skillweb will be in attendance for this last meeting of the year. As usual there are to be two fantastic industry speakers. The […]

Regular security patrols vital to stop squatters

Regular security patrols by officers are vital to protect commercial and non-residential properties from squatters, according to the British Security Industry Association(BSIA). With squatting in homes set to become a criminal offence in the UK from September 1st, industry professionals have raised concerns that the law doesn’t go far enough to safeguard those who own […]

BYOD: Raise morale and reduce expenditure

Bring your own device (BYOD) policies could be the key to enhancing staff morale and reducing expenditure. Research by cloud computing company Nasstar has found that BYOD increases the attractiveness of a business to staff and boosts morale. What’s more, by enabling staff to use their own devices, mobile workforce solutions can be installed via […]

care in the community

Reducing assessments and reviews could increase care provision, report claims

Reducing the amount of money certain councils spend on social care assessments and reviews could increase care provision for older adults. According to a report from the Audit Commission, £300 million to spend on direct care for older people could be made available if councils that over-spend on assessments and reviews were brought in line […]

SmartTask Attend now available on Android devices

Care providers can now get all the benefits of SmartTask Attend, a leading employee tracking solution, on Android operating systems SmartTask on Google Play . Already available on Blackberry App World, the time and attendance tracking technology has helped care providers improve their workforce management, organisational efficiency, data transparency and data collection. Businesses can now trial the app […]

Rising number of older cancer patients will demand efficient care

The number of older adults with cancer is set to treble by 2040, demanding efficient care to deal with rising patient numbers. Researchers at King’s College London have estimated that over the next 28 years the number of over-65s with cancer will increase to 4.1 million, equating to nearly one in four in this age […]

Steve Baker MP Hails Local Business Success

High Wycombe-based software company Skillweb has received a seal of approval from local MP Steve Baker. He was meeting with Skillweb to learn about the latest developments within the business and help launch a new version of its innovative mobile computing solution, SmartTask, designed to help organisations, particularly in the community care, mobile security and […]

Digital workforce solutions are environmentally beneficial

Switching from paper based logs to digital workforce solutions has significant benefits for security companies in terms of efficiency. However, the adoption of technology can also bring with it considerable environmental advantages. Firms are increasingly embracing mobile tracking devices to allow them to gather data on staff whereabouts remotely, which is then logged digitally. Not […]

Time and attendance software: A cross-sector solution

Businesses and organisations in the UK are increasingly coming to recognise time and attendance software as a cross-sector solution with considerable value. The security, health, retail and trade industries are among those already embracing the technology. In the manufacturing sector, firms are turning to time and attendance devices to perform an array of functions. Works […]