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Workforce management software

What is workforce management software?

Invest in the heart of your workforce with our cutting-edge workforce management systems. Plan, manage and engage your employees while boosting your productivity and growth, without having to juggle a complicated disconnected system. 

We can help you:

  • Automate manual tasks like time, attendance and TOIL
  • Unlock analytical insights to help make measurable improvements to your day to day
  • Measure absence and flag up any issues before they become big problems

The benefits of workforce management software

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Reduce admin
Key processes can be automated, freeing up your team to focus on business-critical tasks that’ll help your organisation to thrive
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Simplify staffing schedules
Produce cost effective rosters based on a range of factors that work for you and for your employees
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Clock in from anywhere
Give employees the ability to clock in and out wherever they are, giving more options to remote or hybrid workers. All this data feeds directly into your payroll.
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Reduce costs
Don’t stress about inaccurate data and sunk costs that result. Everything will be kept up to date in real time.
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Build business resilience
Mitigate concerns over workplace time theft, and ensure you have the flex to withstand stressful periods

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Time and attendance
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Time and attendance

Replace costly human error and outdated manual timesheets with our easy-to-use online time-tracking software. Our digital workforce management solutions utilise the latest technology to reduce arduous processes, increase transparency and drive improved payroll through effective automation. 

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Resourcing gaps are a thing of the past with our online workforce management system and rostering solution. Intelligently designed to deliver clarity over daily workforce requirements, rostering means that you needn't worry about being short-staffed. 

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Whether your workforce is centralised or dispersed, our mobile workforce management software transforms the way in which you clock in and out. Our innovative system provides accurate, real-time recording of hours worked, which is vital for a growing remote workforce. 

What are the features of our workforce management software?

Our workforce management tools and systems make managing your employees simple.

As a leading workforce management software provider, our employee management systems support your organisation with rostering, timesheet automation, managing absence, processing flexitime, agile working practices and TOIL. Within one platform you'll be able to increase productivity, reduce admin time and find cost efficiencies that support your organisation’s growth objectives.

Track time and attendance

Adopt a digital, compliant employee time tracking software to capture worked time. Manage, maintain and monitor employees while eliminating outdated manual processes. 

Our attendance tracking software allows you to seamlessly organise your employees' records. That way, you've got complete visibility of leave requests, holidays, overtime and sickness - whenever you need it.

Improve employee absence handling

Our SAAS workforce management software's absence calendar functionality provides management and analysis of employees in a single view. Automate absence processes and ensure that roster information is linked to payroll for accurate pay and attendance data.

Streamline pay calculations

Seamlessly automate pay calculations to instantly convert inputted hours worked through to payroll, all through our innovative UK-based workforce management software.

Our enterprise workforce management software means that you can say goodbye to human error and hello to a whole new way of working.

Simplify clocking-in and out

Using employee self-service or chatbots, employees can use our clock-in software to clock-in and out across different devices – supported by geo-location functionality for accuracy and safety.

Minimise your HR admin

Our digital assistant technology allows employees to submit expense claims with ease, reducing HR and finance team workloads. Supported by our paid mileage functionality, employees can claim mileage expenses in real-time – driven by accurate and automatic calculations.

Clarify your rostering process

Rostering calculates all employee information including people’s work patterns, skills, and availability. With our remote workforce management system, you can create rosters quickly and easily. 

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Find out how our workforce management solutions can transform your business

If you’re ready to transform the way you manage your workforce, reduce administrative burdens and free up time to focus on what’s important, our innovative solutions do just that. To find out more about how our workforce management software systems can benefit your business, contact us.

Workforce management software FAQs

Workforce management helps employers to plan and manage workforce demands while optimising productivity.

Interconnected processes in a robust HR system allow your teams to perform predictive analysis on work patterns, evaluating the impact of absences and streamlining administrative processes associated with rostering and attendance.

To stay ahead in a modernised workforce, businesses need to focus on productivity, flexible working and having the right people in the right place. Mobile workforce management software makes it simple to keep track of flexitime and hours worked, without overwhelming HR teams.

By adapting to changing workforce and allowing zero-cost benefits like flexible working, you'll help to improve employee engagement, morale and - perhaps most importantly - retention.

As part of a cost-saving process, our mobile workforce management systems and software help to ensure that you achieve efficiencies and operational goals by removing unnecessary admin tasks, reducing payroll processing time and limiting unauthorised absences.

We offer Time and Attendance, Rostering, Absence Management and our Time and Attendance Chatbot.

Through our workforce management system, you can quickly and easily schedule employees, monitor working patterns and check availability – all while allowing your employees to clock in and out for shifts seamlessly. Our online timesheet software means that employees can easily be paid for the work that they have done.

Yes. Our software can be integrated with a wide range of third-party solutions, meaning that we can provide a range of technologically advanced systems. For example, we have biometric clocking-in systems using everything from fingerprints to facial recognition.

Yes, our enterprise workforce management software is easily scalable for organisations of any size and capability. Currently, they're being used by many organisations with a large number of employees.

Read our case study to find out how we consolidated HR and payroll for 20,000 employees.

Yes. We understand that the security of your employees’ data is paramount when considering a new workforce management system.

At MHR, we operate a fully integrated system. Your data or information will never be exposed to, or accessed by, a third party. We offer cloud hosting via our state-of-the-art, UK-based data centres, which use a closed network with no shared infrastructure between third parties, giving you complete confidence that your data is secure.

Yes, iTrent is an integrated system, so all processes have a real-time connection to central payroll, analytics and management information systems.

In short, using our workforce management software means that you always have visibility of who is working at any given time - and who isn't.

Yes. In fact, it enhances it.

Our HR solutions are designed to support a modern workforce through our ever-advancing HR Chatbot – providing employees with an intelligent virtual assistant accessible at any time and anywhere.

It doesn’t stop there. We also support flexible working by encouraging employees to take time off in lieu (TOIL) and utilise flexitime - all of which is made possible by our workforce management and employee time-tracking software.

The cost of your workforce management software depends on your business’s needs and the level of service and support required. Whether your organisation is a large enterprise or small business, our solutions are designed to grow with you.

If you would like to learn more about how implementing the right HR workforce management software could help your business to thrive and save you time, please get in touch today. One of our experts will be happy to discuss your options and find the best solution for you.

No matter the size of your organisation, the right workforce management software will help your business thrive. By freeing up the administrative burdens associated with absence tracking, timesheets and rostering, you can focus on growing your business.

Just some of the reasons why you should switch to a workforce management solution include:

  • Increased productivity - using our online rostering and scheduling tool, you can create a work schedule with no skills gaps. Not only can you sleep easily knowing that your business is running smoothly, but employees can also better manage their time and prepare for their work schedule, meaning that they're far more productive during the workday.
  • Say 'no' to fraudulent time logging - With the ability to easily track absences, late arrivals and unauthorised breaks with geo-location technology, you can cut down on fraudulent time logging.
  • Reduce your workload - Are your administrative teams struggling to keep up with ongoing admin? By using our workforce management and clocking-in software, you can free up your administrative teams to focus on other things.
  • Powerful insights at your fingertips - With all your data in once place, you'll have instant access to real-time insights. It's never been easier to compare your performance.
  • Save time and money - By streamlining tasks (like rostering) and helping managers to keep organised, you'll never waste a penny on staff that aren't required.

To put it simply, workforce management software helps your business to grow. Workforce management solutions like online timesheet and clock in software are designed to take away laborious tasks from your HR departments.

By streamlining some time-consuming tasks like rostering and tracking attendance, you'll save countless hours of admin time.

The bottom line is this: by investing in workforce management software, you're giving your teams the tools that they need to work efficiently and accurately.

Any organisation that wants to become more efficient can benefit from workforce management software. No matter the size of your business, our workforce management tools help you to ensure that you're never understaffed.

By always having optimal staffing levels, you can ensure that you keep your customers happy and profitability high.

From healthcare to manufacturing, finance to construction, workforce management software keeps things simple.

We know that every company operates differently. That's why we designed our workforce management software to be flexible enough to support you. Big, small or somewhere in between, our workforce management software moulds around your requirements as a business.

If you're not sure if workforce management software is right for you, contact us today. We'll be able to answer any questions and advise on the best software for your needs.

To get a quote from us, the best thing to do is get in touch using our simple online form. We'll then get back to you to discuss your business goals and budget.

Once we have a good understanding of you and your business, we'll provide accurate workforce management software pricing details.

In the meantime, why not check out our handy workforce management software brochure?

Most likely, yes.

If you're losing sleep over rostering, time and attendance or knowing whether your employees are accurately clocking in, our software might just be the ticket.

We work with a wide range of industries to implement workforce management systems that make the complicated uncomplicated.

If you're not sure whether a workforce management system will suit your industry, get in touch. We'll be able to give you a better idea of what's possible and answer any questions you may have.

Get in touch today. It's time to change the way you work.

If your HR teams are agonising over time and attendance, rostering and adapting to flexible working, let us help you.

Our workforce management systems will relieve your teams of time-consuming tasks and help you to become a more efficient, productive workforce.

If you're ready to revolutionise the way in which you work, get in touch with us today. We'll let you know what options are out there and the cost of our workforce management software, if you choose to go ahead.