Recent data from UK Police Forces reveal a “worrying” surge in the number of young people carrying weapons in schools, suggesting an increased need for Lockdown Alert SystemsFigures from 32 forces across England and Wales tell that 2,579 weapons were seized at schools between April 2015 and the beginning of this year. These include axes, air guns and almost 500 knives.
A new report suggests that the cost of UK employees pulling a sickie in small to medium sized companies is £900 million every yearHR software company breatheHR have just released a new survey report, focusing on attitudes towards holiday and sickness for both employers and employees within SMEs (small to medium sized companies with less than 250 employees).
Bodet will be attending this event to meet with professionals in healthcare estates and facilities, to discuss how our Synchronised Clock Systems can improve accuracy and reduce inefficiency.
The Healthcare Building Forum allows visitors to attend seminars covering the latest innovations, products and services, the chance to network with peers and to meet new suppliers to find out what’s new, how challenges are being met, and emerging trends.
Working Lives Report from Aviva shows UK employers have some way to goUK insurance specialist Aviva have just published the 2017 version of their Working Lives report. This paper examines employer and employee attitudes towards issues such as confidence in the workplace, health and wellbeing at work and flexible working.
Bodet’s HMT Digital Clock was recently featured on Sky TV’s coverage of the new golf tournament at The Centurion Club, Hertfordshire
Golfsixes is new format designed to revamp the game of golf, featuring 16 teams competing over six holes. Each hole has a different theme, with one of them using a 40-second shot clock to force players to hurry.
Bodet presents the release of Kelio Reservation, its new Room Booking Software
As part of its expanding range of Access Control System software modules, Bodet has just released its new Room Booking System.
Bodet presents a new NTP Time Server with unparalleled accuracy
Bodet is proud to announce the release of its Netsilon Time Server, the latest product in its ongoing commitment to provide accurate, synchronised time.
Bodet Digital Clocks for Healthcare – Nursing and Midwifery Council’s Test Centre
Bodet are pleased to announce the recent installation of their Style 5S LED Digital Clocks at the upgraded Nursing and Midwifery Council’s (NMC) Test Centre at the University of Northampton.
Bodet introduces a new versatile, cost effective time management system for small businesses
Bodet is pleased to announce a press release for the new Timebox, an all-in-one touchscreen clocking terminal for companies with up to 100 employees.
Clocks go forward one hour this weekend, but Bodet's Synchronised Clock Systems will remove the stress and workload associated with the Summer / Winter changeover
This Sunday March 26th, clocks go forward one hour at 1am, when Daylight Saving Time begins.
New Range of Stylish Eco-Friendly Digital Clocks Launched by Bodet
Bodet is pleased to announce a new press release announcing the launch of its new range of Style II Digital Clocks.
Wave of Hoax Bomb Threats forces UK Schools into Lockdown
This week over a dozen schools across the UK were subjected to a string of bomb threats, putting schools into lockdown and leading to evacuations and school closures.
The power of ‘thank you’ and the danger of unqualified recognition
When linked to employee engagement, ‘thank you’ is a very powerful phrase. However, used without qualification, sometimes it can do more harm than good.
Only 10% of UK workers are totally satisfied in their jobs according to new UK survey
A new employee engagement survey shows that there is still much to be done in the UK workplace for employee engagement, revealing a number of shocking statistics. There is hope though, with evidence that employees are actively ready for change and looking for ways to further engage with their wider organisation.
Are you unsure about School Lockdowns? Bodet explain the triggers, responses and alert systems
Bodet is proud to announce a new video filmed at the Bett Show 2017, where we explain various aspects of lockdown, including the scope of events which could trigger a lockdown situation and the difference between a full and partial lockdown.
Bodet will be exhibiting its full range of School Solutions at Bett Academies 2017 in March, including Lockdown, Class Change, Synchronised Clocks & PA Systems.
Bett Academies is a new event, developed as a national centre of excellence, providing information, guidance and inspiration for senior leaders in academies, MATs and schools exploring academisation.
Unhealthy employees cost British firms more than one month a year of lost productivity
34,000 workers were recently surveyed across UK industries as part of Britain’s Healthiest Workplace (BHW). Findings show that an average of 27.5 days of productive time per employee is being lost each year, as a result of ill-health.
Despite 48% of business leaders saying it’s an important priority, there’s been a decline in Employee Engagement
TINYPulse, an employee engagement solutions provider, have released their 2017 Employee Engagement Report, The Broken Bridges of the Workplace.
New Interactive Terminal Increases Employees’ Engagement in their Own Personal Skills Development
Bodet is pleased to announce a new press release for the Continuing Professional Development benefits of using its Kelio Time & Attendance System.
LifeCare Residences uses Bodet Time & Attendance for Self-Service Time Management
Bodet is pleased to announce that LifeCare Residences is using its Time & Attendance System to manage their workforce at their Battersea Place luxury retirement community.
How can your company get the most from its Employee Engagement efforts?
Increasing Employee Engagement can boost your productivity and therefore profit, but do managers sometimes overlook a step between engaging their workforce and receiving the financial benefits?
Government recommendation to avoid using Fire Alarm for Lockdown
How does your school communicate a lockdown situation? Whether it’s a partial lockdown, occurring when an incident is reported in the local community, or a full lockdown arising from an immediate threat to the school, it’s vitally important that your school is ready to communicate the need for lockdown clearly and quickly to all staff and pupils.
Bodet would like to wish all of its customers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
It’s been another very successful year for Bodet, with expansion in both customer base and product range across our Time & Attendance Solutions and Clock & Bell Systems.
Bodet will once again be exhibiting its Lockdown Solution, alongside its Class Change, Class Change & PA Systems at the Bett Show 2017 in January
The Bett Show is the world's leading education technology event celebrated in the UK, focusing on bringing together people, ideas, practices and technologies so that educators and learners can fulfil their potential.
Communication at Christmas
As both Christmas and 2017 are rapidly approaching, why not take the chance to reflect on the year and communicate with your staff? Our Kelio Visio X7 Smart Terminal offers a number of different communications methods which can be used in a variety of ways.
Bodet Software grows its range of apps for the Kelio Visio X7 Smart Clocking Terminal
The Kelio Visio X7 Smart Terminal has been designed as a future-proof workforce management terminal, able to feature an ever expanding range of applications in addition to the existing selection, such as employee self service and internal messaging.
Bodet is proud to announce the release of the newest member of its Kelio Visio terminal range, the Kelio Visio X4.
At Bodet, all our Workforce Management Solutions are designed in-house to fulfil the needs of human resources, and their continued development is customer-driven. With this in mind, the Kelio Visio X4 is the next evolutionary step in our commitment to providing the best hardware and software.
Now that we’re no longer in Daylight Saving Time, did having to change each individual clock in your organisation prove to be a lot of additional work?
If you have multiple clocks spread over many different rooms, or even different buildings, mounted on hard-to-reach walls, this seemingly simple task can take up a lot of time. And it needs to be repeated twice a year.
Bodet will be exhibiting its Time and Attendance Solutions for the Manufacturing Sector at the upcoming Manufacturing Management Show 2016
The Manufacturing Management Show combines an exhibition, a keynote conference and hands on workshops into the UK’s first dedicated manufacturing management event.
As Daylight Saving Time rapidly draws to a close, remember that Bodet’s Synchronised Clock Systems will remove the stress and workload from the task of moving clocks an hour back with an automatic Summer / Winter changeover.
This year, clocks go back one hour on Sunday 30th October at 2am, going back to 1am.
Bodet will be exhibiting its Workforce Management Solutions for Care Homes at the upcoming Care & Dementia Show 2016
The Care & Dementia Show is designed to provide education, products and networking opportunities for organisations responsible for the care of older people, bringing inspiration, innovation and ideas to assist in their running.
Bodet will be exhibiting its Synchronised Clock, Class Change and PA Systems at the upcoming NASBM 2016 National Conference & Exhibition.
The NASBM (National Association of School Business Managers) National Conference is a two day event attracting 300 delegates representing primary and secondary schools, special schools and academies.
New voice for the Speaking Clock, powered by National Physical Laboratory
BT have announced a competition in partnership with the BBC to find the new voice of the speaking clock.
Bodet will be exhibiting its Synchronised Clock Systems for the Healthcare sector at Healthcare Estates 2016
Healthcare Estates brings together an audience responsible for engineering, design, construction, maintenance, operation and estate management, providing the opportunity to explore how to improve the built environment for the benefit of patients.
Bodet recently exhibited at The Facilities Show at Excel, demonstrating it's Synchronised Clock & Bell Systems and Time & Attendance Solutions.
The Facilities Show ran from 21st - 23rd June at the Excel Centre in London's Docklands, and is the UK's largest Facilities Management Event.
Radio Interview with Employee Engagement and Time & Attendance Solutions
Richard Manby, the Managing Director of Bodet Ltd, was recently interviewed about how Employee Engagement strategies can be supported by modern Time & Attendance Solutions on the Engage for Success Radio Show.
Bodet is now on the Constructionline Procurement & Supply Chain Management Service, and has Acclaim Accreditation for Health & Safety
Following the approval process, Bodet is proud to announce it is now listed on the Constructionline supplier database as a pre-approved contractor for Clock & Bell Systems.
Bodet Helps Raise Over £14,000 for Sport Relief World Record Tennis Match
Bodet recently provided four Tennis Coaches from Oxfordshire with a Digital Clock for 'The Long Dubs' World Record 60 hour Doubles Tennis Match.
Lockdown Procedure Put into Effect at Stockton Primary School
As another school in the UK goes into a lockdown situation this week, ensure that your staff and pupils are protected with the ability to broadcast a customisable Lockdown School Alert via your Class Change System.
Bodet is proud to announce that it has received the Commitment to Excellence Award from Best Practice UK.
Richard Manby, the Managing Director of Bodet Ltd, was very pleased to accept the award. He praised his expert staff for offering customers knowledge and advice to ensure that all of Bodet's Time Management Solutions are tailored to suit the individual needs of their organisation.
Bodet’s Style Range of Digital Clocks was featured on last week’s episode of One Born Every Minute
One Born Every Minute, a Channel 4 programme, details the stories behind births at Liverpool Women’s Hospital. This particular episode, aired on Tuesday 12th April, focused on the trials of several Dads preparing for fatherhood.
Bodet will be exhibiting its Synchronised Clock, Bell and PA Systems at the upcoming Facilities Show.
The show runs from 21st – 23rd June at the Excel Centre in London, and Bodet will be on stand M1130.
The time for clocks to move an hour forward is quickly approaching, and Bodet’s Synchronised Clock Systems will remove the stress and workload from this semiannual task with automatic Summer / Winter changeover.
This year, clocks go forward one hour on Sunday March 27th at 1am, which coincides with Easter Sunday.
Bodet have recently exhibited at the WASBM National Conference, demonstrating our Synchronised Clock and Bell Systems to many interested delegates.
The Worcestershire Association of School Business Management held their annual conference this year at the Sixways Stadium in Worcester on Friday 4th March.
Are Your Staff and Students Ready for Lockdown?
Bodet is pleased to announce a new press release for its lockdown capability, as part of the Harmonys Class Change System, which you can read below.
One of our expert Business Development Managers took time out at the Bett Show recently to explain the unique benefits of the all-in-one Harmonys Class Change System.
Lee Smith, one of our Business Development Managers for Clock and Bell Systems, recently manned our stand at the Bett Show at Excel in January. He was invited to record the following video allowing our prospective customers to benefit from his in-depth product knowledge.
Another successful show for Bodet, demonstrating our synchronised clocks and Class Change Systems
Bodet have just finished exhibiting at the Bett Show, held at the Excel Centre in London. The four day exhibition was the perfect opportunity to introduce those in the market for education technology products to our range of synchronised Clock Systems and the Harmonys Class Change System.
Bodet Helps Hug Many Event
Bodet recently helped at the annual Hug Many event by loaning out one of our Style digital LED clocks.
Let Bodet help you through the most miserable day of the year
January 18th 2016 (the third Monday in January) is Blue Monday this year, known as the worst day of the year. Instead of Blue Monday being a day when engagement and motivation is at an all time low, why not use it as a clarion call to boost productivity and staff morale? Bodet’s Time and Attendance Solutions can help your efforts.
Harmonys Class Change System at Blossom House School
Bodet is pleased to announce a new press release for its Harmonys Class Change System, which you can read below.
A Time and Attendance System can open the door to flexible working hours, and potential savings
34% of employees would prefer a more flexible approach to working hours over a 3% payrise, according to a recent poll by Investors in People.
Bodet can help your company measure absence levels
A recent survey by the digital medicine company Big Sleep has revealed that each full-time employee on average loses eight and a half work days every year due to poor sleep.
The Zeiss Group
Bodet would like to welcome Zeiss as a new customer. Zeiss has recently purchased our Kelio solution, combined with the HR Assistant Module, for the management of their employees in Ireland.
Bodet advise on how to get the most out of your temporary staff
Everyone thinks of Christmas as being a time when stores traditionally take on extra workers to cover increased shopper turnout, but how many employers are giving any consideration to the engagement levels of these season staff rather than simply getting boots on the ground?
Bodet would like to thank all of our customers for their continued business over the year
As the European leader of Time Management Solutions, Bodet have over 35,000 customers spread over more than 70 countries worldwide. As such, we’ve tried to incorporate an international greeting in our card.
Enjoy seasonal screens on Bodet’s Kelio Visio X7 terminal
Amongst the other customisation options on offer, the clocking in screen on the Kelio Visio X7 terminal can be altered to feature seasonal graphics, such as the Christmas themed page visible here.
Bodet can help increase engagement across your workforce
According to a recent global study by Gallup, only 17% of employees in the UK are engaged by their work, 57% are not engaged, and 26% are actively disengaged.
Bodet can help your organisation over Christmas
Christmas is traditionally a time for fun, family and friends, but can often be a very stressful period when running a company, due to multiple time and attendance issues. Wildly fluctuating sickness levels and shift patterns, increased volume of leave requests and increased production levels to meet seasonal demand; these can all put a huge strain on management and HR administration alike.
Our Time and Attendance Solutions can help achieve Absence Management targets
The CIPD have recently produced their annual Absence Management Survey Report, which shows that just a quarter of organisations monitored achieved their 2014 goal of reducing employee absence.
Be prepared for emergency situations via Lock Down Alerts on Bodet’s Harmonys System
Bodet exhibited its Synchronised Clock, Class Change and PA Systems at the NASBM Conference 2015
The NASBM (National Association of School Business Management) National Conference is one of the only two-day events solely dedicated to the school business management professional, where all content is tailored specifically to the audience, including national networking opportunities, high quality keynote speakers, interactive workshops, policy direction and practical tools to take back to your school.
Bodet will be exhibiting its Synchronised Clock, Class Change & PA Systems at the upcoming Bett Show 2016 in January
The Bett Show is the world's leading education technology event celebrated in the UK, being an annual opportunity to hear from industry figures and meet with the education community.
Valeo Vision Belgium adopts Kelio solutions for its Time Management and Access Control
Valeo Vision Belgium, a unit of the automotive supplier Valeo, has specialized in the production of daytime running lights, headlights and fog lights.
Bodet recently exhibited its comprehensive Time and Attendance Systems at the Care & Dementia Show at the Birmingham NEC
The Care & Dementia Show is the biggest trade event in the UK for the Care sector, allowing visitors to experience the very latest products from suppliers, attend seminars to receive free training and advice and network with their peers and stay up to date with changes in the sector.
Bodet are pleased to announce the recent publication of an article in the SPACES 2016 Yearbook.
The article in the SPACES (The Society for Public Architecture, Construction, Engineering and Surveying) discusses the successful installation at Hugh Baird College, where Bodet were able to synchronise time on their Clock System over the vast campus.
Four award-winning Kelio Visio X7 terminals will be installed and linked directly to Bodet's SaaS system.
Hilton Hotels, one of the largest global Hotel Groups with more the 550 hotels in 79 countries has just selected Bodet to supply its staff time and attendance monitoring system for the Brussels Hilton Hotel.
Staff will use the interactive terminals to clock in and out, request holidays and time off, and receive personal messages.
Bodet Launches New Award-winning Staff Attendance and Communication Terminal
Bodet Ltd has just launched the Kelio Visio X7, an award winning interactive attendance and communication terminal designed to simplify and improve staff interaction and the collation of data.
The new multifunctional terminal has already scooped a 2015 Red Dot Award for its innovative qualities and design excellence.
Synchronised Clock, Class Change & Public Announcement systems
An innovative & practical approach to ensure your schools runs on time and is kept informed.
Effective communication in schools can be a major problem especially in larger secondary schools which may be spread over a large site, have a multiplicity of buildings and in excess of 1000 students and 50 teachers on site at any one time.
This is important for routine events such as announcing class change or breaks, but can be critical in emergency situations that require immediate action.
YOTEL explains the benefits of using Bodet's Time and Attendance solutions
YOTEL, the affordable luxury hotel group have just installed an automated, biometric time and attendance system in their innovative European airport hotels for staff or 'crew' as YOTEL like to call them to register for duty. The new system installed by Bodet at the Heathrow, Gatwick and Schiphol sites uses full palm scanners which are connected directly to HQ and provides accurate and reliable real-time attendance data for management planning and payroll.
YOTEL's finance director Gemma Gowers commented, "YOTEL is the only airport hotel company that sells rooms by the hour, which has helped us to achieve a 200% occupancy at Heathrow. It's therefore imperative that all our hotels are fully staffed around the clock so we can provide the first class service that our customers demand. With over 70 crew employed on different rotas, it's difficult to monitor attendance accurately, especially on nights and during peak periods."
Increasing learning time with Bodet's Class Change & PA System at the Bradfields special needs Academy
Bradfields Academy chooses Bodet's PA and Class Change Systems
The Education Magazine has published an article about the benefits of the Synchronised Clock, Class Change & Public Announcement Systems in schools.
As the article details these systems provide an innovative and practical approach to ensure your school runs on time and is kept informed.
Maximise the educational experience of your students with Melodys Flash
Bath Community Academy purchased its first Bodet Class Change System in June 2013. As they were very pleased with Bodet’s products and customer service, the Academy has decided to purchase our new product: the Melody Flash.
Dan Copp, IT manager, explains his choice: “In a normal classroom environment we would recommended a Bodet’s class change bell but in a different environment where music and live talking will be heard and recorded, Bodet recommended the Melody Flash. The Melody Flash has now been installed into our Radio studio at Bath Community Academy which alerts students by flash that it is now time for them to move onto their next lesson or break/lunch time.
New Integrated PA and Alerts System introduced by School Time Management Specialists
Harmonys, a versatile network-based PA, audio and bell sounding system has just been launched by International time management specialists Bodet Ltd.
This new system uses Internet protocol to broadcast live or recorded announcements, emergency alerts or streamed background music throughout a school or up to 15 specific zones within the site. As it takes its power and data from an existing computer network, the Harmonys system requires minimal cabling and is quick and easy to install
Swallows Meadow Court explain the benefits of using Bodet's handscan clocking in system
Swallows Meadow Court, a residential care home with Nursing in the West Midlands employing over 120 staff, has installed an automated biometric time and attendance system which is designed not only to ensure accurate and reliable data for payroll and management planning, but to save time for all staff.
Payroll administrator Marion Vickers commented, “We provide round the clock care so we operate a 24 hour shift system, and obtaining accurate time and attendance data was always a problem with paper-based time sheets. It took us hours every month checking for errors or exaggerated claims, correlate the times with each shift and then manually enter the data for payroll. Even then we couldn’t be certain the data was accurate.”
Harmonys is a range of audio equipment used to emit programmed bell sounds, make public announcements and activate emergency alerts.
The Harmonys range can be used in schools, manufacturing, food production and sports and leisure centres. The Harmonys range communicates with the IP computer network which offers a number of benefits:
- Simple installation: use of the existing computer network
- POE supply: simple cabling
- Quick and easy configuration of equipment via Bodet’s Sigma software
The Harmonys range can be used to:
- Create zones with different breaktimes, announcements and melodies
- Set up or schedules with a click of a mouse
- Customise your own recordings for events such as evacuation
- Broadcast messages via a microphone
- Link the bells to one of Bodet's wireless clock systems
If you would like more information, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Writhlington Sports and Leisure Centre installed a biometric time and attendance system
Writhlington Sports and Leisure has made paper-based timesheets redundant by installing a new Bodet time and attendance system that incorporates digital fingerprint scanners. The new biometric system means clocking in and out is now totally automated saving time for staff at every level.
Based at Writhlington School in Radstock, Writhlington Sports and Leisure is a community based facility providing a diverse range of Sports and Leisure activities for the local communities and surrounding areas in North East Somerset. With a broad range of facilities for adults and children including a fitness suite, an activity centre, and facilities for badminton, tennis, cricket and football, the Sports Centre employs over 70 part and full time staff.
Showing the benefits of synchronised clock and class change systems for schools
The National Association of School Business Management National Conference is one of the only two-day event solely dedicated to the school business management professional, where all content is tailored specifically to the audience, including national networking opportunities, high quality keynote speakers, interactive workshops, policy direction and practical tools to take back to your school.
Bodet exhibited at this year's conference which took place at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole on Wednesday 19 and Thursday 20 November 2014.
Care Home managers show their interest in Bodet's workforce management solutions during the Care Show in Birmingham
Bodet exhibited at the Care Show which took place on the 4th and 5th of November in the NEC, Birmingham. The next Care Show will be held on the 25th and 26th March 2015 in Bournemouth.
Care Home managers discovered how Bodet's time and attendance systems can help them managing their workforce by improving visibility, flexbility and efficiency. Indeed, Bodet systems are used in many care homes across UK, please visit our Time and attendance systems for Care Homes webpage to discover Care Homes testimonials.
Discover the benefits of Bodet's Time and Attendance Systems for Care Homes
The Care Show is the UK's largest care event. It brings together the care community: those who care for the wellbeing of older people and those who can help Care Homes to provide the best support. It will take place at the NEC Birmingham on the 4th and 5th November 2014.
Bodet provides Care Homes with specific Time and Attendance Solutions to manage employees efficiently. We will be pleased to discuss your specific requirements during the show on the stand 3AH56.
Synchronised Clock and Class Change Systems for schools
The joint annual conference of Solihull and North Warwickshire School Business Managers Groups was held at the National Motorcycle Museum of Birmingham on Friday 3rd October 2014. Bodet provided School Bursars with information on how Bodet's clock and class change systems can enable schools to improve punctuality and increase learning time.
Bodet's biometric fingerprint clocking terminals have been deployed at Stapleford Park Hotel
The historic Stapleford Park Country House Hotel and Sporting Estate in Leicestershire has just installed biometric fingerprint terminals to provide accurate real-time staff attendance data for the HR and payroll teams.
Like many hospitality venues, Stapleford Park employs a diverse range of personnel including casual and agency staff, and ensuring accurate, reliable time and attendance data can be a problem. Even if staff remember to complete and return paper-based time sheets, they can be prone to accidental errors and false entries are not unknown.
The Education magazine has published an article explaining the benefits of Bodet's clock and class change systems in schools.
An article discussing the subject of "How to improve teaching efficiency in schools?" has been recently released in several education publications including the last issue of the Education Magazine and the Independent Education Today. It includes testimonials of school bursars who are using Bodet's clock and class change systems. According to the schools, the benefits include increasing learning time, avoiding disruption, creating tailored alerts and reducing costs.
Installation of a biometric time and attendance system for food manufacturer UGO Foods
UGO Foods employs over 100 production staff and operates a broad range of shifts as the company operates around the clock to supply retailers like Waitrose and John Lewis Food Halls.
The company decided on implementing Bodet’s biometric time and attendance system because its handscan terminals are easy to use and it is able to record reliable time and attendance information : “The staff took to the new system quickly as it was very easy for them to use,” said Samantha Hatton, HR manager of UGO Foods. “They simply place their hands on the scanner as they arrive or leave and the scanner captures the handprint which is compared against a stored profile to identify them.”
School bursars from the Birmingham area show their interest in increasing learning time in their schools
Bodet exhibited at the Birmingham Bursar Group's Summer Conference which took place on the 26th of June in Edgbaston stadium, Birmingham.
Bursars from the Birmingham area discovered the benefits of Synchronised Clock and Class Change System in schools. Indeed, 5 minutes of lost learning time per day due to clocks & bells displaying different times can result in 16 hours of lost learning time per pupil throughout the academic year.
Talk Talk effectively manage its employees time and attendance
Leading telecom company Talk Talk, has just installed a new digital time and attendance system at its Solihull headquarters and five of it’s regional shops. The system provided by The Bodet Group uses networked biometric scanners to acquire real time staff attendance data to reduce HR administration time and improve workforce management.
Talk Talk’s business development manager, Howard Kanzira said, “Like many companies, we used a paper based system to record staff attendance, but we found this wasn’t working effectively and was open to abuse. With 27 shops around the UK, we needed a system that would provide reliable and accurate real time data both for payroll and personnel management at all our sites”
The Midland Bursar Group discovered the benefits of Bodet's synchronised Clock and Bell Systems
The Midland Bursar Group took place on 11th of June in Birmingham. Bodet was asked to present its synchronised clock and bell systems for schools.
Attendeees from the meeting were really interested in how Bodet's solutions can improve punctuality and increase learning time.
If you would like to find out more about how Bodet’s Clock and Class Change Systems can help your school please contact us on 01442 418 000.
Using Time and Attendance Solutions in Software as a Service mode
The UK Government G-Cloud is an initiative targeted at easing procurement by public sector bodies in departments of the United Kingdom Government that use cloud computing.
Bodet Ltd has recently been awarded to be part the G-Cloud 5 framework.
Find out how our Time and Attendance Solutions can help your organisation to increase productivity and reduce HR administration.
Bodet's Synchronised Clock and Class Change Systems ensure schools run on time
The Birmingham Bursars' Group was created in 1999 to represent and bring together the Bursars and Business Managers of schools within the Birmingham area. The group will celebrate its 15th birthday during their summer conference on the 26th of June in Edgbaston Stadium in Birmingham.
Bodet will exhibit to provide members information on how synchronised clock and class change systems can help to ensure their school run on time.
If you would like to attend to the event and become a member, please visit the website of Birmingham Bursars' Group.
To speak with the team at Bodet and discover how we can help your school to increase learning time and improve punctuality, please contact us.
Enabling schools to Improve Punctuality and Increase Learning Time
The Midlands Bursar Group represents all Bursars, Business Managers and Directors in the Midlands region. It provides the opportunity to meet, share experiences and hear advice from speakers and specialists.
The summer conference will be held on the 11th of June 2014 at the New Library Birmingham. The team at Bodet will attend to provide members with information on how they can improve punctuality and increase learning time in their schoolusing Bodet's Clock and Class Change System.
If you would like to join the group, please visit the website of the Midland Bursar Group.
To speak with the team at Bodet about its product range and how it can help your school please call us on 01442 418 800.
Bodet clocks appeared in the Irish and English Independent newspapers
Following the recent winter / summer changeover Bodet's clocks are shown in full colour on the Independent's homepage in the World News in Pictures Gallery (picture 28 in the middle of the homepage). The following description can be found : "An employee of the Bodet Company carries a clock at the plant of Trementines, France". See more.
The Irish Indepent has also made an article using this picture on the "Five benefits to the clock going forward". See more.
Bodet's clocks and clock systems have the capacity to spring forward automatically.
Lycee Francais Charles de Gaulle ensures classes run on time using Bodet's clock and class change system
Lycee Francais Charles de Gaulle is a French school, based in London. Founded in 1915, it provides classes for students aged 3-18 in French & English. This prestigious institution has been using Bodet's clock and class change system since 2005.
Hampton Vale Primary School enhances punctuality using Bodet’s Class Change System.
Martin Redman, Site Manager at Hampton Vale Primary School explains the reasons why they decided to use Bodet’s Class Change System.
Hampton Vale Primary School used to use a fire alarm as a class change system. Martin explained this was quite a limited solution because “the class change bell rang for too long and was easily mistaken for a fire alarm. Real fire alarms could also be mistaken for a class change”.
Bodet's Clock and Bell Systems have been installed in several schools again this year
In 2013, lots of schools have chosen Bodet to provide accurate and synchronise time across their premises.
The range of products installed in schools includes:
Bodet’s class change system is increasing learning time and enhancing punctuality at Kimbolton School.
Kimbolton School is a prestigious institution which aims to prepare children for lifelong learning through enthusiasm, commitment and self-discipline. Simon Richardson, Facilities Manager at Kimbolton School, explained the reasons why a class change system was important to help with the smooth running of the school:
Poole Hospital uses Bodet's Clock System to synchronise time throughout its maternity department
Helen Williams, Deputy Head of Midwifery at Poole Hospital, explains her experience of working with Bodet to provide accurate and synchronised time across the maternity department.
Bampton Packaging uses Bodet's system to control the time and attendance of its employees
Bampton Packaging was founded in 1926 in Nottingham. It designs and produces packaging solutions for companies both in the UK and abroad. Today the company employes 70 staff. Steve Fountain, Production Manager at Bampton Packaging, explains his experience of working with Bodet to control the time and attendance of its staff.
Bodet and KABA enter into a partnership agreement in the field of time and attendance
Bodet, Europe’s leading publisher and integrator of software solutions for time and attendance management, and Kaba, one of the world’s leading designers and manufacturers of time and attendance management terminals, are combining their expertise to establish a European partnership.
“We created this partnership agreement because we have a mutual desire to grow our respective business activities in Europe. The goal of both companies is to co-operate in the long term through a win-win partnership. Kaba solutions are renowned for their quality and are integrated with the major ERPs on the market,” says Philippe Barjhoux, Kaba’s Alliance Manager.
Cheap, simple and easy to use time recording system to manage the time and attendance of your employees
Timebox time recording system enables to manage the time and attendance of up to 100 employees. This time management solution has been created in order to provide the opportunity for small businesses to easily deal with the time and attendance of their employees.
If you would like to know more, please have a look at the webpage for Bodet's Timebox time recording software or contact Bodet on 01442 418800.
Saxlingham Hall Nursing Home manages its Time and Attendance using Bodet's system
Saxlingham Nursing Home’s commitment to providing high standards of care and accommodation has led them to use Bodet’s Time and Attendance system to ensure care is always available when it is needed.
Theresa Parfitt, Manager at Saxlingham Nursing Home has been using Bodet’s Time and Attendance system for over 10 years to manage its entire workforce of 125 employees:
Discover Bodet's Time and Attendance solutions through a straightforward and easy to navigate website
Bodet's website dedicated to Time and Attendance solutions has been updated to improve the ergonomy and facilitate the navigation for our visitors. This website focuses on the Time and Attendance activity of Bodet and to enables to understand the main functionalities of our Time and Attendance systems and clocking in systems.
The Building for Education magazine is promoting Bodet's clocks and class change in its latest issue
The benefits of Bodet's Clock and Class Change Systems for Farnham Green Primary School have been highlighted in the September issue of the Building for Education magazine. Since 2009, the school has increased learning time and saved money thanks to Bodet's Clock and Class Change Systems. Cecilia Irons, School Business Manager explains her experience of working with Bodet:
Antoinette Hotels use Bodet's Time and Attendance system to reduce HR administration and manage its workforce efficiently.
Antoinette Hotels use Bodet’s Time and Attendance system across their three sites in Kingston upon Thames, Wimbledon and Lyndhurst. Antoinette Hotels also take advantage of the optional job costing and intranet modules.
Adam Buzasi, Director at Antoinette Hotels, and Ann Tyler, Accounts Supervisor, explain the benefits of using Bodet’s dedicated Time and Attendance System for hotels: “The day to day running of the Time and Attendance system works well. It suits our needs and meets the need of our industry. We are very happy with the system, it is really accurate.”
NFU Mutual manages staff Time and Attendance using Bodet's system.
For the last 10 years Julian Cutler, Senior Workplace Analyst, has been monitoring its staff time and attendance using Bodet's Kelio Integral system. He told us the benefits of using Bodet's Time and Attendance solution align with the key aims of the company to look after its people and using time efficiently.
The flexibility and simplicity of the software were cited by Julian “The system is easy to operate for the administrator and is straightforward to use. The software can be hosted on a standard PC. It really helps us that the system can be used for flexible working hours”.
Sheffield's Northern General Hospital is using Bodet's Clocks and Clock Systems in its Accident and Emergency Department
Steve Brown, surgeon at Sheffield’s Northern General Hospital, explains his experience of working with Bodet and the benefits of using Bodet’s synchronised clock system in healthcare.
"We wanted to install synchronised clocks for our Accident and Emergency department, Bodet was our first choice because they offered the best solution to meet our requirements".
The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency uses Bodet's Time and Attendance Software
Heulwen Thomas, in charge of coordination at DVLA's head office in Swansea, has explained how the DVLA benefits from using Bodet's Time and Attendance system.
"We use Bodet's Time and Attendance solution to export data to excel for payroll. We also use it to manage staff planning including setting up new shifts patterns"
Synchronise time across your school with Bodet's Clocks and Clock Systems
Bodet has set up two clock system starter packs for schools to ensure your school run on time. The starter packs include a master clock and a transmitter to synchronise the clocks without cabling, 10 or 20 analogue clocks, telephone support and possible commissionning.
Time and Attendance and Access Control solutions
Bodet is providing Time and Attendance and Access Control systems to suit the needs of your organisation with over 20 years of experience. Please have a look at the video presentation of Bodet's software activity.
Windsor Leisure Centre selects Bodet to provide synchronised time across its centre
Windsor Leisure Centre is a multi-purpose leisure centre with pools, sports & activity halls, BodyZone Gym, fitness classes, etc. Simon Baker, Duty Manager at the centre explains his experience of working with Bodet and the benefits of using Bodet's clock system in sport centres.
Bodet is now providing sport scoreboards designed for school sport centres
Bodet has developed a wide range of indoor sport scoreboards to equip schools. Display the score in your sport centres with our ergonomic, light, easy to use, simple to install and customisable scoreboards.
Choose the sport scoreboards that will suit your environment to provide all your specific requirements.
Solihull Care monitor their staff time and attendance using Bodet's system
Marion Vickers, Payroll Administrator at Solihull Care, explains how their care staff provides servicesusing Bodet's Time and Attendance system:
“We wanted the system to provide us instant time and attendance data for payroll. We used to have to calculate every shift our employees did for payroll. Since we installed Bodet’s Time and Attendance solution, you can see the overall number of hours worked quickly. It saves me a lot of time calculating payroll.”
The main benefits of Bodet's Time and Attendance Solutions for Solihull Care are:
- the fact that it is easy to use
- the time saved calculating payroll
- the ability to monitor staff quickly and easily
Click on the link to find out more: Solihull Care monitor care staff time and attendance with Bodet system.
Visit our Time and Attendance Solutions for Care Homes page
Bodet's Bell System enable you to customise your music & annoucements
We have recorded a new range of messages for School Bell Systems and Factory Bell Systems. These messages can be mixed with a melody to announce for example an Evacuation message.
Messages for School Bell Systems
Messages for Factory Bell Systems
General messages for Bell Systems
If you would like to see all of the messages, please visit our Bell Systems page.
Bodet is pleased to present to you its website dedicated to Time and Attendance
Simplify employee Time and Attendance Management and clocking in with Bodet solutions. Discover the main features of our Time and Attendance Solutions on Bodet's website dedicated to Time and Attendance:
Bodet's scoreboards and whistle system have been selected for the 2013 Games of the Small States of Europe
New success story for Bodet who supplied scoreboards for the 2013 Games of the Small States of Europe in Luxembourg with 2 BT6730 Alpha and 1 BT6008 whistle system.
Since 1985 the Small States of Europe (less than 1 million inhabitants) meet for the GSSE. This is Iceland, Andorra, Cyprus, Liechtenstein, Luxembourd, Montenegro, Malta, Monaco and San Marino. Held every two years, the Games of the Small States of Europe are developed in accordance with the rules of the Olympic Charter and International Federations.
BODET - 40 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE AND INNOVATION DEDICATED TO PERFORMANCE
If you would like more information on Bodet's scoreboards, please visit our Sports Scoreboards page.
Customer testimonials about Timebox time recording software
FedEx UK, Storm Building & Dynic UK Ltd explain how they manage staff time and attendance using Timebox time recording software in the transport, construction & manufacturing sectors.
Timebox is a Time & Attendance Software especially designed for small businesses.
"We have been using Bodet's Timebox system for over 10 years now. It is an easy to use time recording solution. It's very easy to tailor the reports to your needs."
Sarah Lovelady - FedEx UK. Sector: Transport
"Timebox is an accurate, straight forward & easy to use clocking in system. It is a very useful tool for the construction sector. It's good that it can be moved from site to site. We can have 50-60 guys on site so keeping an eye on time is essential."
Charlene Monrow - Storm Building. Sector: Construction
Dynic UK Ltd
"The Timebox biometric solution enables us to avoid using cards for employees. The fingerprint is invaluable. The software is easy to use and employees get used to it very quickly. The system is working well and is really helpful."
Steve Jones - Dynic UK Ltd. Sector: Manufacturing
If you would like more information, please visit our page dedicated to Timebox - Time Recording Software or call us on 01442 418 800. To discover more advanced time recording solution, please contact us or visit our Time and Attendance Software page.
Bath Community Academy gets the most out of its teaching time with Bodet's Class Change System
Bath Community Academy decided to join the thousands of schools in Europe using Bodet's Synchronised Clocks and Class Change System to increase learning time & punctuality.
Dan Copp, IT manager at Bath Community Academy has given his feedback on the use of their system:
"Before using Bodet's solution classes either started too late or too early. But since we installed the class change system, classes always start and finish on time."
Read more: BCA makes sure classes arrive on time
Visit our Class Change System page
Bodet has recently been part of the "Industrie & Innovation" Train in France.
Bodet is mentioned in a recent article for its participation in the “Industrie & Innovation” Train operation which aimed to promote the latest industrial innovations and associated activities.
This operation, organised by the French Ministry for Productive Recovery, was held from the 19th of March to the 18th of April 2013 and covered 6,500 kilometres throughout France.
Bodet’s strategy commitments for innovation solutions in time management have been recognised by the French International Chamber of Commerce. Bodet have been identified as one of the main proactive companies in terms of innovation in the European industry market.
Click here to read the full article.
Bodet recently provided Comic Relief with a Countdown Clock for Miranda Hart's Mad March in aid of Comic Relief.
The clock was offered free of charge and was used to time Miranda's Guinness World Record attempt to wax as many armpits as possible in 3 minutes on the One Show.
Sarah Church, producer at Comic Relief said "the service from Bodet was second to none. Our request came at very short notice and they acted quickly in order to get the clock to us in time for the event".
Sarah commented further that "Bodet provided us with helpful technical support when we were setting it up ready to use on the live show. The countdown clock was perfect for the event. The assistance and support provided by Bodet was faultless".
Miranda Hart's Mad March raised over £1.1 million for Comic Relief.
To view Miranda's world record attempt please click here.
Getting ready for the shoot Miranda Hart in action
Cecilia Irons, School Business Manager, at Farnham Green Primary School explains her experience of working with Bodet and the benefits this brings.
" We first invited Bodet to install their class change system into our school in 2009. At that time we found them extremely helpful, listening to our requests and working with us so we achieved our exact requirements..."
Farnham Green Primary School case study
For over 20 years Bodet have provided innovative Time and Attendance solutions designed to simplify and improve HR management.
Bodet has recently launched its Software as a Service called Kelio on Demand Express. This fully hosted service offers:
- Secure data management using state of the art data centres offering 99.99 % availability
- Access to your data via the internet 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
- Free upgrades to new releases
- Equipment maintenance for the duration of chosen contract
- Training and support of all software for duration of the contract
- The opportunity to buy/lease hardware and rent the software over a contractual period of 36 months
Birmingham Children's Hospital are using Bodet's DHF Wireless Clock System in an extended area of their Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU).
The expansion contains an extra 11 beds for some of the West Midlands sickest children.
The PICU Team were keen on the Cristalys clock range because they are synchronised together, with a second hand to aid patient observations and a three year battery life.
Clinical Lead, Dr Reinout Mildner, highlighted the importance of the clock's silent operation. He said: "The clocks are noise-free, contributing to a quiet patient environment."
PICU Service Manager Kate Board confirmed she was happy with every aspect of the service she received by the team in Bodet. She said: "The product selection advice, installation and after-sales service we received was excellent and the clocks will be a great asset to the unit."
The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) is the UK's National Measurement Institute and a world-leading centre of excellence in developing and applying the most accurate measurement standards, science and technology available.
NPL recently selected Bodet to provide them with a wireless time solution across their sites in the UK. Home of the nation's atomic time scale, time and frequency measurements is the focus of NPL. This made Bodet a natural partner for supplying their clocks. Each clock was produced with a mounted NPL logo.
Dr Leon Lobo, Group Leader of Time and Frequency, said he was impressed with "all aspects of Bodet's service" and is "very pleased with the clocks Bodet produced specifically for NPL".
Bodet's clock systems are used across the globe in industries including healthcare, transport, banking. If you would like more information please do not hesitate to get in touch.
Telephone: 01442 418800
Arrange a call back: www.bodet.co.uk/callback
Bodet's outdoor clocks were used as part of the live episode of Eastenders which featured Billy carrying the Olympic Torch. More TV appearances are likely as our clocks are also being used by the X-factor this year to ensure the auditions run on time!
New features include the ability to monitor and track individuals at multiple locations, mobile clocking-in and monitoring and improved visitor access control technology.
- NEW Extension up to 10,000 Employees
- NEW Clocking Mobile
- NEW Touch Screen Application
- NEW Time & Attendance Mobile
- NEW Fire alarm Reporting Intranet Mobile
- NEW Visitors Access Control Systems
- NEW Clocking Terminals and Access Control Readers