Living with Shift Work


What are the worst things shift workers have to put up with? Working shifts is hard! Shift workers know that, even if the rest of the world hasn’t got a clue. Those living with shift work are well aware of the issues and problems they have to face daily. Here are some of the truths about living with shift work Work – Sleep – Repeat For most workers, coming home at the end of work, doesn't mean the end of the day. There’s time in the evening for food, activity, the gym, Netflix, relaxing – all before you go to bed [...]

Living with Shift Work2018-11-23T14:30:18+00:00

Why is Shift Working so Damn Hard?


Shift work is notoriously difficult. Ask any group of shift workers whether they like it, and you’ll elicit a variety of responses, from toleration, to downright hatred! Hands up who likes working shifts? Few people openly enjoy shift work. It can be exhausting, frustrating, draining and unsociable. It can lead to health problems, both physical and mental, and social problems too, including marriage and relationship break downs. All in all, most people who work shifts have it bad, and sometimes we need to hear how bad they get it. As one mum on is quoted as saying :- “I f***ing [...]

Why is Shift Working so Damn Hard?2018-11-23T12:00:22+00:00

My Shift Planner Update News – Version 4.0


What’s new and what to look out for. The new version of My Shift Planner is coming out soon. Chris Pimlott, creator of My Shift Planner, talks to us about what to expect in the new update. Version 4.0 is coming out I’m really excited about it – we’re all really excited about it! It’s something we’ve been building towards for a long time. We have lots of really cool features we’ve wanted to add in, but we needed to do lots under the hood first to get the app ready. Now that it’s finally here, we can start offering our [...]

My Shift Planner Update News – Version 4.02018-11-23T11:54:25+00:00

International Firefighters Day – 4th May


The fourth of May is International Firefighters’ Day. Dedicated to the Protection of Life Firefighters throughout the world dedicate their lives to the protection of life. That dedication comes in the form of countless hours and sometimes many years of selfless service. All the time risking the ultimate sacrifice of a firefighter’s life. By remembering International Firefighters’ Day, we can recognise and give thanks for the sacrifices that firefighters make. And the work they do to ensure that communities and people are as safe as possible. It is also a day in which current and past firefighters can be thanked for [...]

International Firefighters Day – 4th May2018-11-23T11:40:32+00:00