Local government and private sector organisations adopt hfx’s flexible workforce management system to manage unique working hours agreements and new legislation

hfx, a leading provider of flexible working systems, has signed up seventeen new customers in the last year, leading to many new job opportunities as additional staff are recruited to meet demand. As more organisations view flexible working as a highly valued benefit to attract and retain staff, hfx has expanded to meet the demand, and it has recently announced the latest release of its flagship solution flagship solution, Etarmis.

Rich in features and highly customisable, Etarmis provides increased flexibility for staff and employers to manage a myriad of working patterns, supporting modern working practices and changes to employment legislation. hfx’s system enables staff to view worked hours, sickness and leave balances using the browser on their smartphone.

“In the last year we have signed up seventeen new Etarmis customers from the public and private sectors. They all recognise the huge benefits of flexible working both to staff and the organisation, choosing hfx’s solution for its ability to support the complexities of managing a flexible and mobile workforce. Flexible working has been proven to increase productivity, while giving staff a highly prized benefit which helps them to maintain a good work/life balance.

“hfx’s product legacy means that we have a deep understanding of the complexities of managing unlimited numbers of working patterns, multi roles, detailed absences and continuous changes in legislation, all of which can be integrated with an organisation’s HR or Payroll systems,” said Paski Matarazzo, Business Development Director at hfx.

The hfx flexitime system is highly adaptable, with a central scripting engine that can handle any recording rule and validation criteria for working patterns. As well as logging working hours via the traditional swipe card or key, hfx’s solution gives staff the flexibility to log in from a desktop or laptop via a web portal, from any approved location. The latest release enables managers to configure access control to certain defined times and days of the week as needed.

The feature rich system provides more options for flexible working and secure access along with complete transparency for staff to view their working hours, increasing trust and motivation.



About hfx
Founded over 40 years ago, hfx has a proven history of developing innovative staff time management solutions. The company introduced the concept of flexible working hours in the 1970s with its Flextime® system, and has continued as a leader in the delivery of flexible working solutions.

Its flagship product, Etarmis, with its ‘one card – one solution’, incorporates access control, photo ID, time and attendance recording, flexitime management and provides seamless integration with major HR and payroll systems. Highly customisable, Etarmis can be configured to meet exact requirements and can support unlimited numbers of work patterns.

Based in the Home Counties just north of London, hfx services clients across the public and private sectors throughout the UK. High profile customers include Home Office, Merck, Bentley Motors, Adidas, Buhler Sortex Ltd, The Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT), Eaton Limited, MoD, National Farmers’ Union, Borough Council of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk, Hertsmere Borough Council, North Lanarkshire Council, East Renfrewshire Council, Exeter City Council, Isle of Man Government, MoJ, Pendle Borough Council, Met Police, Flintshire County Council, Office for National Statistics, UK Intellectual Property Office, NHS Business Services Authority, Pembrokeshire County Council, Science and Technology Facilities Council, West Lancashire Borough Council, and many more.

For more information please visit: www.hfx.co.uk

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