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Top 10 rules for keeping your remote staff sane

Australian Financial Review - Apr 19, 2020

Young Rich Lister Ashik Ahmed, co-founder of workplace management software company Deputy, believes managers need “to lead and lead with impact” during a crisis like COVID-19.

New Deputy Workforce Management Platform Features Biometric-Enabled Touchless Clock-In

Find Biometrics - Apr 19, 2020

“We are facing unprecedented times as a human race,” said Ashik Ahmed, Co-founder and CEO of Deputy. “In the face of such difficult circumstances, we at Deputy recognize now more than ever the need for smart and agile products to help the global business community, industry-wide, navigate the crisis effectively, communicate with their teams and emerge from this plight stronger than ever.”

New tools to address pandemic

HCM Technology Report - Apr 19, 2020

Deputy launched its Workforce Management Toolkit. In its initial version, the suite includes four products: Touchless Clock-In, Video for Newsfeed, Labor Optimization and Pay by Area. Head of Product Deepesh Banerji said the suite’s solutions are “timely” in this time of coronavirus because they support enhanced (and hygenic) clock-in, communications, flexibility and cost tracking.

Deputy introduces contactless biometric workforce management toolkit

Biometric Update - Apr 19, 2020

Workforce management software developer Deputy has released a workforce management toolkit with a touchless time clock, biometric facial recognition and voice commands, the company announced.

The toolkit includes four products: Touchless Clock-In, Video for Newsfeed for video communication, Labor Optimization for wage cost tracking, and Pay by Area for payment based on skills, capabilities and roles.

Local businesses fight back to keep workers working

Inside Small Business - Apr 19, 2020

New research reveals that some local businesses are managing to buck the diabolical trend COVID-19 has wrought in the retail and hospitality sectors in the first quarter of 2020. While bars and restaurants have seen a huge drop in rostered hours for staff, cafes and independent retailers have not recorded such a steep drop-off.

The data, collated by Deputy, a platform for shift workers, suggests that small businesses have the agility to “reinvent” their offering to adapt to the new reality and, while they are having to reduce staff members’ working hours, they are managing to continue to operate.

New products launched to help SME’s in the pandemic

AusBiz | 7 News - Apr 19, 2020

Deputy has pivoted it’s entire business to helping their clients survive and thrive in a COVID-19 world. Deepesh Banerji joins us to tell us more

Top Business Mobile Apps for Better Productivity and Efficiency

Mobile News Daily - Mar 30, 2020

This mobile app for business let employees view all upcoming work schedules, breaks, as well as tasks and you, can also view your profile information.

These are useful business mobile apps, which every entrepreneur should consider adding to his mobile phone.

Hours Worked In Hospitality Plummeted 82% Last Week

CHL - Mar 26, 2020

London, 23 March 2020: Data from workforce management platform Deputy shows hours worked in the hospitality industry fell by 82% between Saturday, 14th March 2020 and Saturday, 21st March 2020.

And on Saturday, 21st March – the day after the British Prime Minister urged them to close – just 6% of shifts were worked in bars, pubs and restaurants. This work was most likely clean-down and other steps necessary to temporarily shutter businesses.

‘Business as usual’: Canva revenue surge keeps IPO hopes intact

The Age - Mar 26, 2020

The letter has been signed by other Australian tech founders and venture capitalists including Atlassian co-founder Scott Farquhar, Culture Amp founder Didier Elzinga, Deputy co-founder Ashik Ahmed and Expert 360 co-founder Bridget Louden.

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