Mobile working

Mobile working’s come a long way

It wasn’t so long ago that field staff would await their weekly roster in the post, inevitably it would require a change, so a call into the office would be made to update it. Staff would then go to client visits armed with files and folders of paperwork to fill in and go home with even more papers to fill out and post back to their office. These daysRead more

Workforce management and online rostering for Prestige Nursing and Care

Prestige Nursing + Care reap the benefits of long term partnership

Prestige Nursing + Care have been working with Webroster Ltd for over twelve years and have seen that the system has the flexibility to manage their volume of staff and variety of services and keep up with legislative changes.

Come and see us at Health + Care 2015

Webroster will be at the Health + Care Show 2015 on Stand R61. Visitors will be able to see the online rostering software system and the Android app Bee for managing field based carers.

Top tech tips for a better work-life balance

Using mobile technology smartly can free up some much needed ‘me time’. Read our top tips for working smarter and saving time using mobile technology.

How to make your rostering more efficient

A great tip to increase efficiency and productivity in your businesses is to fully utilise the resources you already have. Often we’re told technology is a great way to do this, sounds so easy doesn’t it? But the thought of investing in another gadget or using yet another software package can seem like more of a hassle than an efficiency saving. Take a closer look at what you can get out of your rostering system.

Technology helps to balance the power of zero hours contracts

The revelation that nearly 1 million people in the UK are working under zero hours contracts has brought questions of exploitation and ethics. But technological developments could help to give staff a little more control…   In a recent BBC article, Dave Prentis, general secretary of the Unison union, said: “The vast majority of workers are only on these contracts because they have no choice. They may give flexibilityRead more

Can Technology Help the Home Care Crisis?

As crisis talks are being held to discuss the current home care situation, Care Minister Norman Lamb says that continuity of care and fair wages are key components to improving the quality of home care. The BBC reports that “continuity will be called for, so people are familiar with their carers.” ( and Norman Lamb commented that “Those in need of care should not have to endure a “paradeRead more

Online Document Storage

Webroster users are currently storing over 76,300 files in the cloud using Webroster’s Document Management module! This got us thinking about the value that online document storage offers businesses; why would you want to store your beloved paperwork online as opposed to in your trusty filing cabinet? Well… Work around the clock By storing all your important documents online, they are available for you to access whenever and whereverRead more

What to look for when choosing a new software provider

Happy customers Find out who the provider’s customers are, what products or services they use and how long they have used the software for. If the provider has a high customer retention rate then they are doing something right! Ask to speak with or visit some of their customers to get a feel for the relationship that they have with the provider. Investment in research and development The relationshipRead more

Using Technology to Improve Lone Worker Safety

  The NHS defines lone working as: “any situation or location in which someone works without a colleague nearby; or when someone is working out of sight or earshot of another colleague.” Working alone can be dangerous, especially when workers are required to go into other people’s homes and travel alone in unsafe areas. Lone worker safety involves safeguarding those who are at risk whilst also providing reassurance toRead more

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