How to effectively manage your time for home care

The challenge of time management is ubiquitous. It applies to all job roles and also in our home lives, so you’d think we’d be pretty good at it. The truth is, you probably already do a good job, but it doesn’t feel that way – so here are some extra tips to help you out.  Write stuff down Whether or not you’re a “list person” doesn’t really matter. The important thing is theRead more

Sending data securely to Webroster

To our valued customers, Please be aware of the following update to the way will manage electronic data (such as emails), effective immediately: The only secure electronic transmission protocol currently supported by is SFTP (Secure FTP via SSH2 protocol).  Standard FTP, HTTP and email are not secure and should not be used for transmitting sensitive data.  For accessing the online hosted systems (, the HTTPS protocol willRead more

Invoicing Upgrade: Invoicing to suit you

We are excited to announce that our next update to (version 4.4.0) will include great new options for Invoicing and Payroll in addition to a range of fixes and improvements throughout Version 4.4.0 will be released on Wednesday 10 April 2019; keep reading to find out what it will include! As invoicing and payroll is a sensitive finance function, we recommend you give close attention to allRead more

Collaborative care: how technology can join the gaps in care 

Collaboration in care is easier said than done, but patients should not be negatively affected by geographical barriers or gaps in communication between providers. Technology is helping us to remove the barriers and plug those gaps.  Collaboration can be an overused term in the press, by industry leaders or in blogs like this one. It’s probably because you can’t have too much collaboration, but it’s also an easy default call to action when an industry or sector is facing challenges ranging fromRead more

Payroll Legislation: What’s next 

In early February we got in touch to let you know that the legislation around the detail of payments, on a payslip, is changing as of April 2019.   We asked for you, our customers, to get in touch if you thought the legislation would impact you, or if you had any questions.   We are pleased to announce that, since then, we have received your correspondence and have made enhancements toRead more

Urgent action required: New payroll legislation

From April 2019 onwards, the legislation around the detail of payments on a payslip is changing. It will become a legal requirement to detail hours/units worked, as well as the total amount paid. It is optional as to whether this is broken down by type of work or rate paid although enhancements to Webroster will be catering for both. The enhancements will mainly involve the link between the payRead more

Provider Module Upgrade: Work seamlessly with external providers

We are excited to announce that our next update to will include big improvements to our Provider module – as well as numerous fixes and improvements throughout Version 4.3.0 will be released on 23rd January 2019; keep reading to find out what it will include! There will be a scheduled downtime of at approximately 6am on Wednesday 23 January 2019 to roll out version 4.3.0.Read more

Important Update: Important new updates to support Android changes and a buzzing new brand for Bee!

Due to changes comping to the Android operating system in April 2019, we have been busy (bees!) completing work behinds the scenes to update our Bee app to make sure it works seamlessly with Android devices after the changes are implemented. As a result, we are pleased to announce that Bee version 3.6.4 will be released on Wednesday 23 January 2019. This release also includes a couple of bugRead more

A huge Webroster welcome to our new team members

We are delighted to welcome three new team members to the Webroster team – Diane Healey, as account manager, Chris Ely, as business analyst, and Sharon Warr, as operations manager.  One of them has been a Webroster customer for over eight years, another once sold Manchester United Football Club a payroll solution (and had to ensure the system could cater for all the ‘zeros’ in Roy Keane’s P60!), and the thirdRead more

Is Estonia pointing the way to our future healthcare system?

When we think of digitising data, and health data in particular, it conjures up concerns about privacy and the state having too much control – yet for citizens of Estonia it actually means more control for the patient. Estonia, a country in northern Europe bordering the Baltic Sea and Finland, and with a population of less than 1.5 million, wouldn’t be your first bet in a game of “Which country hasRead more

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