Helping retail teams save valuable time and money

  • Schedule staff to meet demand & budget
  • Easily manage annual leave
  • Automate timesheets for flawless payroll
  • Engage staff to increase performance

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

Scheduling software for retail teams


Schedule staff in minutes

Schedule your employees to meet demand & budget

Whether you’re scheduling shop assistants or staff in order fulfillment centres, Deputy helps you put the right amount of people on shift, 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

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

  • Send rotas 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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“Swapping shifts is easy, which helps make employees lives outside of Boxpark more flexible”.

Chris Byrne, general manager, Boxpark

Leave management

Easily manage annual leave and availability

Handle your team’s leave in one system — and avoid errors. Deputy makes the whole leave management process simple, from setting up balances and accrual rates to approving requests.

  • Allocate different leave types, balances, or accrual rates

  • Keep track of balances in one smart dashboard

  • Receive an alert if staff run low on leave

  • Request and approve leave on the go

leave management made easy with Deputy scheduling software
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"Now, TEKintellect’s instructors can simply report their own availability through Deputy straight from their mobile device."

Tsvi Katsir, Founder, TEKintellect

Timesheets & attendance

Record accurate timesheets & live attendance

Deputy streamlines timesheets, attendance tracking, and health checks to help your team run smoothly — even during times of uncertainty. So you can spend less time on employee admin and focus more energy on sales and innovation.

  • Capture accurate digital timesheets with our app

  • Export timesheet to your payroll system with one click

  • Protect your team from the spread of illness with automated pre-shift health checks — and if an employee comes down with a virus, instantly trace all the coworkers they’ve had contact with

  • 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 rotas

  • 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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"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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