Helping retail teams save valuable time and money

  • Roster staff to meet demand & budget
  • Simplify award compliance
  • Capture accurate timesheets
  • Engage staff to increase performance

Up to 31 days, 24/7 support, no credit card required

Scheduling software for retail teams


Roster staff in minutes

Roster your employees to meet demand & budget

Whether you’re scheduling shop assistants or staff in order fulfillment centres, Deputy helps you roster the right amount of people, at the right times, and keep labour costs under control.

  • Forecast how many staff you need on hand to meet sales, foot traffic, or delivery orders

  • Roster available staff with a few clicks — and track wage costs to stay on budget

  • Send rosters to your team instantly via web or app

  • If a team member calls in sick, find someone to cover their shift with one tap in Deputy

Roster your retail teams with Deputy scheduling software
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"Deputy saves us three to six manager hours per week. That’s a savings of thousands of dollars over a year."

Carmel Goldsmith, Business Owner, IGA

Award compliance

Manage award wages

When retailers don’t pay the right award wages, the fines and bad press can seriously damage their business. That’s why Deputy comes pre-loaded with the retail award rates and automates the wage calculations.

  • Auto-fill award entitlements for overtime pay, penalty rates, and allowances

  • See award wage calculations as you roster employees

  • Automate wage calculations when employees submit their timesheets

  • Help your business stay compliant with Modern Awards

Award interpretation for retail made easy with Deputy
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"A lot of business owners work their guts out on compliance, getting wages right, doing BAS, IAS. “Deputy was a breath of fresh air."

Audrey Khaing-Jones, Business Owner, Glam Corner

Timesheets & attendance

Record employee time, attendance, and wellness

Avoid frustrating timesheet mistakes and get the visibility you need. Our time clock app is easy for staff to use, captures their exact time on shift, let's managers know who's currently at work, and can help prevent the spread of illness.

  • Record accurate, verified timesheets with our time clock app

  • Automatically screen staff for worrying symptoms before they start work — and if they come down with a virus, instantly trace all the colleagues they’ve had contact with

  • Export timesheets to your payroll software with one click

  • See real-time attendance — who’s at work, running late, or on break

Time and attendance made easy with Deputy
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"Deputy has helped to reduce our employees showing up late by 80% because our employees are interacting with the product, we know where they are and they show up on time."

Craig Stone, Owner, Harvest Health Foods

Improve communication and visibility

Engage staff to increase performance

To keep your teams happy and on top of their game, give them tools that make their lives easier and drive better customer service. With the Deputy app, retail staff can:

  • Easily set their availability and keep track of rosters

  • Request time off without the back and forth

  • Swap shifts with eligible team members when something comes up

  • Instantly get important messages and updates via Deputy News feed

Enable communication with your retail teams with Deputy scheduling software
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“Employees love using the app to manage their work."

Josh Hunnisett, Assistant Manager, Rapha

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The payoff of using Deputy

Reduce costs, save time, and create a better work-life balance. See how much your business could save with Deputy

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Why would you join Deputy?

Our software’s power, simplicity, and mobility has earned us 200,000 happy customers — who are our greatest advocates. With Deputy, you’re not just saving time and money. You’re making life easier for your teams and helping them provide better service.

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IGA team
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"Deputy saves us three to six manager hours per week, so if you calculate what your time is worth that is a savings of thousands of dollars over a year."

Carmel Goldsmith, Owner, Fredericks IGA

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"Deputy has become a vital tool in the running of our business. My time building rosters has been cut to a fraction."
Garry Deakes
Owner, The Marina Ice Creamery
"I was setup and going in minutes. So easy to understand. So intuitive!"
Rami Rustom
IT and Services Professional
"Our admin time for Payroll is one fifth of what it used to be, and with more accuracy!"
Brendon Ford
Manager, Rashay's Pizza Pasta Grill
"Deputy is a cost effective, simple and robust solution for rostering staff and capturing time & attendance."
John Petrovich
Mobile Apps Evangelist, Telstra
"Great application and the customer service is fantastic."
Stephan Price
Director of Ecommerce & Technology
"Rostering and time sheets have never been so straightforward. What a fantastic and innovative tool."
Dr. John Hancock
"Deputy has been the best in delivering their promises. Their interface is amazing and simple to use."
Noelle Flores-Smith
President, Global DN Ventures Corp
"Deputy have allowed me to streamline the fortnightly payroll process."
Rachael Cameron
Payroll Officer, Magic Memories
"Fantastic intuitive time keeping software which works hand in hand with Xero."
Andrew Huntley
Director, Kenney Medical Solutions
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