Build a better rota using
real-time business insights
Lower labour costs and optimise rota coverage with Smart Scheduling tools
- Efficiently reduce labour cost
- Ensure optimal coverage across the rota
- Scale the perfect schedule to meet changing demand
- Minimise administration time
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Powerful insights at your fingertips
Leverage data and insights to build
a better rota
Business Insights Dashboard
Get the whole picture on performance
With all your key business trends accessible in a central dashboard, you can use unique data-driven insights to make cost improvements across your rota.
Scheduling Statistics for Mobile
Make informed decisions on the go
With real-time wage to sales data pulled directly into our mobile apps, you can confidently make important scheduling decisions from wherever you’re running your business.
Budgets and Forecasting
Control costs with clear benchmarks
Use hour and wage budgets to set tangible targets for cost-effective rotas. Real-time variance tracking provides the guardrails to self-correct while scheduling.
Custom Labour Models
Take the guesswork out of scheduling
Create the perfect, scalable rota based on unique business logic with custom demand-based rules. Ensure the minimum coverage requirements are met — while staying within budget.
Link Deputy with your POS and payroll systems
Connect Deputy with your POS provider to pull sales data into your schedule. With accurate demand data in Deputy, you can save even more administration time and reduce errors.
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Why use Deputy?
Our software’s power, simplicity, and mobility has earned us 330,000 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.
The UK's leading scheduling software
Frequently asked questions
- What is demand forecasting?
Demand forecasting is the process of gathering historical data to estimate expected future customer demand. To businesses, this process helps estimate the proper staff needed to meet future needs while avoiding unnecessary staffing costs.
- What is the benefit of demand forecasting?
Demand forecasting can help management understand the optimal labour force needed to support customer demand at a given time. Benefits also include the ability to prevent staff shortages, reduce unnecessary labour costs, and scale your optimal rota.
- How can I increase efficiency with demand forecasting?
Because demand forecasting takes into account future staffing needs, it ultimately impacts labour costs. Understanding future demand and adjusting rota makes for a more efficient and cost-savings rota process for your business.
- Will I save on labor costs using the Deputy app?
The demand forecasting feature in Deputy will help management teams and leaders lower labour costs and optimise rota coverage by leveraging historical data from your POS and payroll systems. Using one central dashboard, you're able to visualise insights to help make smarter rota decisions.
- How does staff scheduling help scale my business?
Using a platform for staff scheduling can provide huge time savings for management teams allowing leaders to address larger business issues or other immediate operational concerns. Using demand-based automation models, you are able to create better rotas that are constantly adapting to changing needs.
Discover more Deputy features
Schedule staff based on demand, availability, and budget. Manage last-minute changes from any device.
Record accurate timesheets for flawless payroll — and check employee attendance in real-time.
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Assign tasks to one employee or a whole group and get an update when they’re done.