Attendance Management Software

Hybrid Working

Is Your Business Ready to Embrace Hybrid Working

July 27th, 2021

Hybrid working, the phrase on everyone’s lips, look set to redefine workplace futures across the globe. Since the COVID pandemic enforced abrupt changes to employee working patterns, more and more firms have embraced remote and flexible working. Lockdown accelerated the gradual digitisation of communal workplace premises. This proved that many firms possess the tools to […]

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working from home tips

Working from Home Tips for Success

June 30th, 2021

Working from home increased dramatically in 2020, forcing workers worldwide into a steep learning curve of behavioural change. While increasing workplace accessibility and eliminating commutes, remote working can bore employees to tears at times. Without the proper practices, working from home feels more like sleeping at the office, as professionalism invades privacy and productivity becomes […]

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Manage Unplanned Absence

How to Manage Unplanned Absence in the Workplace

June 29th, 2021

Absenteeism affects every UK business, but its complexity resists even the top economists’ understanding. Experts tally its impact on the UK economy between 18 and 77 billion pounds per year, so conscientious firms manage unplanned absence as a top priority. Of course, personnel need time off, and authorised absences maintain productivity and boost morale. However, […]

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What is Workforce Management

What is Workforce Management?

May 28th, 2021

Employees are the most important assets to your company. With a good workforce management strategy, you can meet customer demand with little stress or personal conflict among employees and their managers. A System Built for the Modern Business The concept of ‘work-life balance‘ is a term that’s been in the spotlight for some time now, […]

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How to Reduce Employee Burnout

How to Reduce Employee Burnout

May 27th, 2021

Since the WHO declared burnout an ‘epidemic’ in 2019, learning how to reduce employee burnout became a top priority for firms worldwide. Burnout, a buzzword with real-life consequences, wreaks havoc on health and wellbeing, not to mention business efficacy. As a workplace phenomenon draining £900 million from the UK economy every year, burnout could be […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Using IFTTT with Focus Enterprise

February 13th, 2020

At Egress Systems we’re always looking for new ways to enhance the Focus Time & Attendance system for our customers to ensure that they have access to the information they need in the most timely fashion. We like to keep abreast of new technology and industry innovations to make sure that you can have the […]

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