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Surrey trust pilots pioneering NHS demand-led rostering solution

Surrey-based Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, one of the UK’s foremost Trusts, has signed a trial agreement with leading digital companies Rotageek and Locum's Nest to test the NHS’ first-of-its-kind demand-led rostering.   Adopting a best-in-class approach to interoperability, the solution links scheduling and locums in an integrated network that ensures the right staffing levels are available to meet patient demand, and that the right roles make the rota, ultimately improving patient care.

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In Conversation with Oliver Banks - The Future of U.K. Retail

This week Rotageek talks to Oliver Banks, a leading retail consultant who specialises in delivering effective ...

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A beautiful partnership: Rotageek & Sephora Middle East

Sephora, one of the world’s leading beauty chains, has chosen Rotageek to revolutionise their staff ...

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Supporting deskless workers in a Covid-19 world

Flexible working has become one of the top buzzwords of 2020. Whether guiding a transition to remote working, ...

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Rotageek & Lush take fresh approach to scheduling

Lush, one of the world’s leading retailers of fresh handmade cosmetics has chosen Rotageek to revolutionise ...

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UK’s most innovative healthcare startups

As the world went into lockdown, businesses and innovators rallied together in response to the outbreak of ...

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Getting the retail industry off life support following Covid-19

How can we revive the retail industry following the pandemic? And can we take inspiration from how the NHS ...

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Wellbeing to recruitment: how tech will transform the NHS People Plan

Can technology innovate how we care for our NHS workers? And how will digital play its part in the ongoing ...

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Catering to employee preferences through automatic scheduling

As the UK’s leading provider of automatic scheduling software, we are often tackled with the challenge of ...

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Reward vs Penalty - The Rise of Time and Attendance Tracking

Time and attendance tracking is a common practice. For businesses that rely on contractors and shift workers, ...

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Best medical podcasts for med students

Listening to podcasts is no longer a trend. Grabbing even just ten minutes to tune out of the real world is ...

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How staff scheduling benefits franchise management

Workforce management (WFM) technology has been around for a long time. But only recently, with the rise of ...

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How will the NHS adapt to flexible working?

For many businesses, flexibility was already a key consideration before the pandemic. In 2019, 8.7 million ...

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Interoperability in healthcare - improving doctor and patient care

Digitising the healthcare system has been a continuously evolving issue. Connecting fragmented information ...

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Man vs machine – who schedules staff better?

It’s become one of the more tired tropes in technology, an almost ‘age old’ question in what is still a ...

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Happy doctors, happy patients - supporting our healthcare workers

The happiness of your staff has a direct effect on your customers no matter your industry. Whether you’re a ...

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Staff scheduling | Your guide to employee scheduling in 2020

Staff scheduling is often a time consuming and difficult job for most organisations. The perfect balance of ...

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Customer Experience in Retail | How to drive CX in 2020

There’s no doubt that the retail industry has been hit hard by the pandemic. With reduced footfall and ...

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How to take the in-store experience to the next level and brands who did it

Long gone are the days of a simple pop in and purchase. Up and down the high street, brick and mortar stores ...

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Your employee well-being checklist - Improving well-being and retention

Employee well-being is an ongoing hot topic. No more is it just a box to be ticked - companies have begun to ...

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The top apps and platforms that are innovating retail technology

Retail technology has come a long way since the days of cash registers and handwritten receipts. In today’s ...

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The UK’s most productive retailers of 2020

2020 had already begun with a relatively bleak outlook for British retailers: Brexit, rising costs, ...

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The biggest healthcare trends in 2020 | Digital transformation in health

Social distancing, virtual doctors’ appointments and data scientists predicting disease. What do these three, ...

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From spreadsheets to autoscheduling: How Gap revolutionised the retail experience by ditching rotas

Can computers really beat humans at rota building? And, more importantly, what’s the effect on employee and ...

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The top 10 employee engagement drivers | Your 2020 guide

A wise man once said, ‘to win in the marketplace you must first win in the workplace’ (Doug Conant). Employee ...

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The State of Retail in a Covid-19 world

What does the ‘next normal’ really mean when it comes to retail in the UK or even further afield? With the ...

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Balancing care and costs, rostering in Care Homes

Post COVID-19, Rostering in Care Homes will never be the same.  Care homes are a vital cog of the UK ...

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Rotageek WFM software and Locum's Nest staff bank solution integrate

Rotageek's partnership with bank staff platform hopes to accelerate the digitisation of NHS workforce ...

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5 Ways rotas will change as stores reopen amidst COVID-19

5 Ways rotas will change as stores reopen! At some point in the near future, the high-street will reopen and ...

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Rotageek's scheduling software secures £6m Series B investment

Rotageek’s workforce management software attracts £6m new investment The funding round will be used for ...

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Live Mental Health & Wellbeing Webinars

Rotageek x Thrive: Anxiety & Resilience Webinars With most businesses closed and working through the furlough ...

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Geek Speak: Managing fatigue in your healthcare team's rotas

Managing fatigue in your healthcare team's rotas.   We know that the fatigue of healthcare professionals ...

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Thrive x Rotageek partner to offer free tailored therapeutic webinars

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Geek Speak: COVID-19 x Fairly distribute reduced hours

Fair hours distribution of team hours when demand has significantly dropped. COVID-19 is causing significant ...

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COVID-19 x Algorithms to reduce infection exposure in the workplace

Using algorithms to reduce infection exposure in the workplace. Here at Rotageek we use algorithms to create ...

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Geek Speak: COVID-19 x UK Employers, a quick guide

How to manage with COVID-19: A quick guide for UK employers:   We’re no stranger to what’s happening in the ...

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Algorithms vs. Employees - Automated Employee Scheduling Benefits Everyone

A few thoughts on why algorithms get bad press.   We came across a news article last week (“Here’s What ...

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Geek Speak: Technophobia

The perplexing argument against the rise of digital technology You wake gently to an artificial simulation of ...

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Rotageek & Catapult partner to help retailers meet demand with a shared workforce

LONDON, UK, 13th January 2020 - Rotageek are delighted to announce that we have joined forces with shared ...

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A Tale of Two Stores

On why optimised scheduling is key to operational performance. It was the best of times, it was the worst of ...

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How can we make fair rotas? 

At Rotageek, we create scheduling technology. Importantly, we’re trying to figure out how to make shift work ...

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Retailers can create jobs for life. Here’s how:

With almost three million workers, the retail industry is the UK’s largest private sector employer. But ...

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Want to build an in-store experience? Start with your rota

How Rotageek Scheduling solution will help improve employee and customer in-store experience? Experience is ...

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Flexibility vs. Stability - here's why schedules need to cater to both

Flexible working* is trendy. There are countless articles telling employers that, if they want to attract ...

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Five long-term benefits of data-driven scheduling

Creating, editing and disseminating schedules can often feel like a time-consuming, hurried and reactive ...

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4 ways in which better scheduling boosts retail operational efficiency

Retail Scheduling & Operational Efficiency The first step to productivity is efficiency. But so many ...

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3 ways Rotageek can help you engage and motivate your shop-floor teams

In-store retail is no longer solely about sales. That’s what online is for - convenient, effortless, simple. ...

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3 things retail-ops can learn from 2018

2018 brought about many challenges and pressures - but also lots of growth and opportunities for positive ...

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Reviving Retail

The way we shop is changing. Just a few years ago, same-day delivery seemed like an impossible feat — but ...

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Rotageek becomes Silver Partner of Oracle Partner Network

We’re delighted to announce: Rotageek has become a Silver Partner of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN).

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Retail Technology & Data - what are retailers missing?

Today, it’s the high street brands without their own online shop that stand out as exceptions to the rule. ...

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We're Small Business of the Year!

This week, Rotageek won Small Business of the Year at the British Small Business Awards. And we couldn’t be ...

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Mental hygiene and the workplace

One in six people report experiencing a common mental health problem in any given week. A quarter of the UK’s ...

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We need to change how we think about productivity

In theory, there’s nothing wrong with the term. But employers and businesses feel uncomfortable about using ...

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The Importance of Human Support

It’s annoying when you come across bugs and glitches on the platforms you use. Particularly when those ...

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