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News, research and insights from the world of frontline work

Sona shortlisted for a Leaders In Care award

Sona has been shortlisted for the Innovative Solutions, Care Homes, award in the Leaders in Care Awards 2022. The awards ceremony recognises the best providers, leaders and suppliers in care homes and home care at an annual ceremony in October.

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Creating a culture of staff recognition in social care

Lack of recognition is one of the biggest causes of preventable staff churn in social care. In this article, we explore the benefits of employee recognition and ways for care organisations to make team members feel appreciated.

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We're sponsoring the Leaders in Care Awards

Sona has been announced as the latest supplier partner for the Leaders In Care Awards 2022. Sona will present the Leader of the Future award at the ceremony in Birmingham on 11th October 2022.

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Three Strategies to Retain and Win Back Staff

According to our latest research, 79% of leavers are open to working in health and social care again in the future. Here are some practical steps health and social care organisations can take to reduce preventable labour turnover.


Retention resource hub for health and social care organisations

The Big Exit Interview provides fresh data and insight on the key factors driving social care staff to new roles outside the sector.

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A quick guide to onboarding new software for frontline workers

Getting onboarding right is key to the success of any digital transformation project. This guide highlights best practices to ensure a successful rollout.

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Why it pays to open the 'black box' of how staff feel at work

Read on to discover how technology can unlock real-time insights into your teams' emotional wellbeing and turn this data into a competitive advantage.

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Top tips to manage staff holiday requests during the summer peak

How can organisations effectively manage annual leave requests over the busiest holiday periods? Read our guide to peak holiday management.


How Sona's shift app is reducing agency costs by 40%

Learn how Sona's shift management software and employee app are delivering significant ROI for our social care customers, including helping them to cut staffing agency spending by up to 40%

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