Blogs

  • Always take the demo

    Always take the demo

    21 July 2017

    We don’t just do this as a means of trying to convince you to buy the product. In fact, there’s a number of reasons we provide a free demonstration, and whenever you’re making an investment in a new product, you should always be able to “see the goods,” before you start discussing costs. Here’s why…

  • Every step of the way

    Every step of the way

    14 July 2017

    Today’s post is going to focus primarily on our company; Vizual Management Solutions and it’s approach to every new enquiry. Despite risking sounding somewhat self congratulatory, we feel it’s important to understand that the approach to implementing a great time and attendance system (or indeed, any important project) is equally as important as the product itself. Our aim is to make sure that every customer is getting t...

  • Healthy, Safety & Security

    Healthy, Safety & Security

    04 July 2017

    It seems like an obvious thing to say, and yet, for many companies it’s merely another reason for annoying audits and additional paperwork. The worst companies may even treat it as a mere afterthought.

  • The real cost of lateness

    The real cost of lateness

    12 June 2017

    Lateness is one of those things that all companies have to deal with. It may seem like little more than the occasional annoyance, and perhaps it’s not something you’ve considered monitoring properly. After all, Employees being late can be frustrating but it’s not exactly damaging the business all that much, is it?

  • How activity based costing can help your company

    How activity based costing can help your company

    05 June 2017

    Activity Based Costing can be summed up in one sentence:

  • Six hour work days could be the way forward

    Six hour work days could be the way forward

    22 May 2017

    Here is something that might make Victorian work-house overlords turn in their graves. It comes as an innovation from Sweden, always one for challenging traditional boundaries, and involves the idea of companies moving to a six-hour working day, instead of the average eight hours to which we’re all so accustomed. Participating companies are lo...

  • Vizual Management Solutions - Small Supplier of the year finalist

    Vizual Management Solutions - Small Supplier of the year finalist

    08 May 2017

    Vizual Management Solutions has been selected as a Finalist in the UK IT Industry Awards 2016, within the Small Supplier or VAR of the Year section. At the end of September we’ll be making a presentation to a judging panel and the winner will be announced in November. We’re very proud and excited to have made it this far in the awards, and we’ve all got our fingers crossed that we’ll be taking home the trophy (ed: There’s probably no trophy, but we’ll be...

  • The final 10 percent

    The final 10 percent

    24 April 2017

    When you’re looking for a new Time & Attendance system, it can seem that they all do pretty much the same thing. They all claim to do the same list of main points; clock people in and out, lateness, absences, sickness, etc. There’s obviously going to be differences in how they go about doing these things, but you might as well just go with the cheapest because at the end of the day, what’s the difference? If you can find a system that d...

  • Why you should upgrade your clock card system

    Why you should upgrade your clock card system

    03 April 2017

    There is a surprising number of businesses that still rely on the old-style mechanical clock card clocking machine. Your company might even be one of them. Maybe it’s always been there? Maybe it’s because it has never broken down and you’ve been doing just fine with it, so why bother fixing what isn’t broken, right?

  • Using Clocking Systems for Flexitime

    Using Clocking Systems for Flexitime

    27 March 2017