Efficient staffing

Cut your staff scheduling costs

Hit early years ratios, build and copy schedules based on expected attendance, and more.

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From early years ratios to weekly schedules

With a 10-in-1 staffing tool

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Complete flexibility

Plan staff hours, weekly schedules, and holidays, swap shifts and much more.

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Easy compliance

Set age-specific early years ratios for down to 15 mins, and get ratio alerts.

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Painless payroll

Track accurate hours to send to payroll, including overtime and TOIL.

From ratio alerts to attendance tracking

The simplest way to manage staff hours

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build schedules & avoid overtime

Build and copy schedules in seconds

Drag, drop, build and copy weekly schedules, change in real-time, and see who’s available.

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Build and copy schedules

Build, copy, and change schedules with exact hours, either for each staff member, or by room.
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Avoid any overtime

See expected availability next to contracted hours, so you can assign hours and avoid overtime.

Bulk shift patterns & work tags

Automate tasks that take hours

No frantic spreadsheets. Set up reoccurring shifts, and label shifts to make payroll easier.

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Weekly shifts & bulk edit

Set up weekly, monthly or daily shift patterns 1-by-1 or in bulk, delete in bulk, and much more.
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Work tags

Label shifts to see admin time, or custom colours according to pay grades for easy payroll.
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early years ratios and notifications

Hit early years ratios automatically

See your early years ratios in real-time, and get notified of all open shifts and any shift conflicts.

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Automatic ratios

Set age-specific ratios across each and every room - down to every 15 minutes.
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Critical notifications

Get notified of shift conflicts, unavailable staff, incorrect ratios, and open shifts.

attendance tracking & payroll

And make payroll painless

Automatically get an overview of each staff member’s hours, and directly export for payroll.

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Attendance tracking

Track all attendance, holidays, paid leave, TOIL and more, and export directly for payroll.
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Overtime & TOIL

Add overtime straight to payout, or let staff use it as Time Off In Lieu. It’s flexible to suit you.
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Complete staff management

But it’s not just staff schedules

Get every staff management tool you can think of.

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Automatic early years ratios
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Weekly schedules
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Reoccurring schedules
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Attendance logging
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Holiday RSVP
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Exact leave tracking
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Staff sign-in/out
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Digital staff profiles
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Custom roles & permissions
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Instant staff messaging
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Staff qualifications
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Observation reviews
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Staff CPD
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Out-of-office statuses
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Attendance exports for payroll
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famly platform benefits

And it doesn’t end at software

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Completely free articles, step-by-step guides, videos, and interactive webinars on early years pedagogy - all to help you develop and share knowledge with your team.

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“I do a better job when I have such a good tool to aid my management!”

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