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Clocking In Systems For Small Businesses

Clocking In Systems For Small Businesses

April 23rd, 2021

Running a small business can be time-consuming and costly; when your team is working cohesively to fulfil your vision, you can reap the rewards of a well-run venture. In order to ensure that your workers are safe and productive, you might be considering a clocking in system. Gone are the days of the card-punch system […]

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Understanding The Different Types Of Access Control

Understanding The Different Types Of Access Control

March 31st, 2021

There is nothing more important for a business owner than the safety and security of their physical place of business. Unfortunately, both residential and commercial properties are vulnerable to break-ins and theft. There are a few different paths you can go down to ensure the safety of your workplace. One of the most effective is […]

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Electronic Attendance Management System

The Benefits of an Electronic Attendance Management System

March 30th, 2021

The 1960s changed the world in many ways, including a revolution in the practice of time management. In 1961, the late great Richard Matessich pioneered the computerised spreadsheet. This invention spelt the end of generations of physical attendance management. It made papers and punch cards obsolete, scheduling their doom in neat, digital boxes. Electronic Attendance Management […]

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Why Your Business Needs a Time and Attendance System

Why Your Business Needs a Time and Attendance System

February 26th, 2021

Businesses depend on employee attendance to carry out their most basic functions. Tracking this attendance proves essential to business prosperity. As businesses evolve, firms substitute pens and paper for technological solutions. New, smart attendance systems offer unprecedented advantages over their analogue ancestors. These software options, known as Time and Attendance Systems, play a greater role […]

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What is Biometric Authentication

What is Biometric Authentication?

February 24th, 2021

Biometric authentication, a booming digital industry, relies on centuries-old human practices of recognition and acceptance. Signed contracts and fingerprint-dusted crime scenes both offer milestones on the journey to modern biometrics. The word originates in Ancient Greek and refers to the measurement of life. In essence, biometric authentication performs the same process you do when you […]

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How Do Proximity Readers Work

How Do Proximity Readers Work?

January 27th, 2021

Proximity Readers provide the first line of defence to many secure entryways and rooms. They are smart, programmable, and most importantly, dependable. But how do proximity readers work? As a well-established technology, engineers and researchers honed and innovated card readers over the decades since their inception. They currently play a huge role in modern society, […]

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How to Improve Business Efficiency

How to Improve Business Efficiency

January 27th, 2021

Every business has its ups and downs with deadlines and quotas. If you feel like your team isn’t hitting all the targets it should be, you may need to consider how to improve business efficiency. Efficiency, the target of every high-achieving business, might sound too good to be true: getting the most done with the […]

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Remote Clocking In

The Benefits of Remote Clocking In

December 23rd, 2020

Modern businesses and their staff are learning to become ever more flexible. From night shifts to working hours based around the school day, the old routine of 9 to 5 is no longer the only option. Where people work is also evolving, and the Coronavirus has forced many companies to adapt quickly to the new […]

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Biometric Time and Attendance System

Why Choose a Biometric Time and Attendance System?

December 10th, 2020

Change in the workplace can be daunting, and well-established employees can be resistant to the introduction of new systems. Businesses that rely on staff attendance to company property need to be able to track who is on-site. This used to be done with time stamp paper cards or scanning a staff ID pass. With technological […]

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Clocking in Systems

Types of Clocking in Systems

November 26th, 2020

Things have moved on in workplaces since the Victorian era when some factory owners reportedly slowed their clocks during work shifts and speeded them up during workers’ breaks in order to squeeze more productivity out of their workers. This was a workforce already working twenty to thirty hours more per week than in the early […]

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Benefits of Time and Attendance Systems

The Benefits of Time and Attendance Systems

November 26th, 2020

It’s an old adage, but it’s spot-on. Time is money. Many of us work to live – essentially by selling our time. And just like everything to do with money in any commercial or contractual arrangement the less ambiguity the better – for all concerned. Payer or payee, business or customer, employer or employee – […]

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Egress Systems Blog Post

New Features and Tools

February 13th, 2020

New Feature:  Prevent a Focus User from editing their own timesheet This useful feature available in Focus Pro/Enterprise version 3.416 can be found in the User Setup screen. Click on Add Link to link the currently selected user with their employee record. New Feature: Mandatory comment on Absence Reason edit This optional absence reason requirement can […]

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Newsletter September 2019

February 13th, 2020

Microsoft update causes Focus error Many of our customers experienced problems using Focus following a Microsoft Windows update in early August. The update affected Windows components that Focus uses and caused an “invalid procedure call” error. The update also affected other applications that use the same components including MS Excel spreadsheets with VBA scripts and […]

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New Website for a New Cloud Solution

February 13th, 2020

www.time-attendance-system.com We’ve just launched a new website – www.time-attendance-system.com – to promote the new, entirely cloud-based, version of the Focus Time & Attendance software. The new website details all of the features of the new Focus cloud software alongside details of compatible cutting edge biometric clocking terminals. This new cloud based solution promises to be more convenient, more accessible […]

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Suprema BioStation 2 Fingerprint Terminal

New Generation Biometric Terminals

February 13th, 2020

Enhanced Biometric Clocking Terminals Egress Systems have long since been devotees of the Suprema biometric clocking terminals. Suprema has consistently been market leaders in performance with their outstanding fingerprint recognition algorithms and flexibility of clocking options. Suprema has now upped their game once again with even faster fingerprint recognition and redesigned their terminal range with […]

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Time & Attendance for Apple Macs

February 13th, 2020

Are you looking for time and attendance software that’s suitable for running on your Apple Mac? Well, look no further.  Our hosted time and attendance software is easily accessible from an Apple Mac, not to mention your iPhone or iPad.  If you have a mixture of operating systems across Android and Microsoft platforms too then […]

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Use Tachomaster Digi Cards for Clocking

February 13th, 2020

Egress Systems are now pleased to be able to offer integration with the Tachomaster web service as part of the Focus Time & Attendance solution. Originally implemented for Arla Foods, the interface automatically collects and processes raw Tachomaster Digi card information and uses it to populate the Focus timesheet. Using Tachomaster to feed Focus with […]

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What is Time Attendance Software?

February 13th, 2020

What is time attendance software and how can it help my business? Whether you’re already using an existing system or wish to improve efficiency and effectiveness within your business. Time attendance software is a helpful addition. It works in a number of ways to help you manage your employees. From hours worked to absences and […]

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NEW – Hosted Software Available

February 13th, 2020

Hosted Time & Attendance Software We’ve frequently been asked by our customers whether we offer a hosted or cloud-based time & attendance software – well now we do! This solution offers all of the functionality of Focus Enterprise hosted for you off-site at a UK based data centre.  All you need is internet access and you can […]

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Get Ready for British Summer Time

February 13th, 2020

With British Summer Time fast approaching, now is the time to make sure that the settings in your clocking terminals are correct.  On Sunday 29th March 2015 clocks advance forward one hour at 1 am in the morning to become 2 am.  On Sunday 25th October 2015 clocks turn back one hour at 2 am in the morning to become 1 […]

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