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July 2, 2019

Calibrating Your WFM Solution to Work Within the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage Regulations

By David Roberts

The UK, like most other developed parts of the world, has legislation in place to protect the interests of minimum wage workers. Employers with a significant number of these workers must be particularly focused on complying with these laws, as the penalties for not doing so can be severe. Moreover, it is critical that you […]

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June 17, 2019

Setting Minimums for Labor Budgeting and Forecasting

By Neil Maltby

A common challenge that retailers experience is the mismatch between the number of labor hours forecasted and the actual number of labor hours they need to properly serve customers.  In a perfect world, if you had 23 hours of customer service to perform, you would want to staff 23 hours of labor. But we all […]

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May 16, 2019

Axsium Clients Make Top Employer and Retailer Lists

By Bob Clements

In the 10 years I’ve been at Axsium, we’ve had the privilege of serving clients who’ve turned to us for help throughout different points of their WFM journey. And with a competitive landscape that continues to challenge retailers in new and ever-evolving ways, Axsium has worked side by side with a truly In the 10 years I’ve been at Axsium, […]

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May 6, 2019

What’s Driving Your Drivers?

By Kevin Brown

If you’re familiar with labor standards, you’re also familiar with the term “driver”. It’s a common workforce management term used to refer to any data that impacts workload when applied to a labor standard. When used correctly, drivers can maximize the efficiency of your labor model and support your labor strategy.

So how do you know if your current tools are using driver data to their best effect? And which capabilities should you consider when initiating or upgrading your labor standard measurement tool?

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March 20, 2019

Why TUPE Matters to Your WFM Strategy

By Theo Gott

You’re a mid-sized retailer that has achieved growth both organically and through acquisition. Most of your total headcount are employees you’ve hired yourself while others you inherited through M&As. You’re about to begin implementing a new WFM solution across the company. That’s well and good, but it’s prudent to take a moment and reflect on […]

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