How do I set up different Rates?

Rates are what Focus uses to assign time to. They appear throughout Focus from creating your Shift Rules and managing timesheets to booking absences and reporting.

  1. Select ‘System’ from the Menu Bar.
  2. Open the ‘System’ file from the System Tree.
  3. Select ‘System Setup’.
  4. Select the ‘Rates’ tab.
  1. Choose the number of Rates that you require. The default number of Rates is set to 6.
  2. Rename the Rates to suit your requirements.
  3. Choose a different colour for each Rate. This will help to differentiate the Rates in the various parts of Focus where they appear.
  4. If required, make adjustments to the ‘Weekly Total’ column.*
  5. Save.

* The Timesheet shows a Weekly Total of hours worked. You can decide which of the Rates contribute to the Weekly Total hours calculation.

Examples of Rates in use

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