What is Time Clocking?
Small business owners need to be able to record when an employee begins and ends a shift or a task. Tracking this in a timesheet is called time clocking.
Sometimes called a clock-in and clock-out system, the purpose of time clocking is to accurately record the hours worked by employees. Employers can then use this precise data for various other business processes.
For example, a small business owner needs an accurate timesheet to process payroll, including any overtime due to team members. Accurate time clocking will also help ensure that small business owners comply with Australian labour laws related to fair pay, overtime rules, and record-keeping requirements.
Employers can also utilise data from time clocking for other purposes. For instance, by keeping track of attendance, employers can plan and budget for staffing needs, use the data for performance evaluations and measure general productivity and efficiency in the workplace.