Everything you need to know to navigate your way around employee Calendars.
Learn how to do a variety of tasks by utilising the Help Assistant.
Bulk approve Timesheets before they are either passed on for a further level of approval or processed by Payroll
A quick and simple way of seeing which Timesheets still need to be approved.
To help with your Rota planning, you can easily set up a system that allows employees to request not to be rostered on specific days.
Hours are allocated to Cost Centres in order to see how much time and money is being spent on a particular department, project or process.
There are several places in Focus where you can see an employee’s holiday balance, each giving varying degrees of detail.
In Focus, you have the option of viewing up to 6 weeks of Timesheets at the same time.
When booking an absence, Focus uses one of three Calculation Types (Add To, Set To, From Schedule) to decide how to apply the hours to the employee’s Timesheet.
There is more to the Availability Screen than simply viewing which employees are absent or available each month.
Calculation Types are what Focus uses to calculate time when making edits. In Timesheets, they come into play when an edit to hours is being made.
Learn how to create an appropriate absence reason and how to apply this to employees who are not working their notice period.
For those who prefer to use the Rota to book Absences rather than via the Calendar, Timesheet or Availability Screen.
Setting up an employee to use the Rota is done in the Rules tab of the Employee Form.
There are several ways in which you can record a sickness absence. This guide will look at each of these in turn.
Scheduling First Aiders is done in the Drafting Bench and is as simple as adding a regular shift requirement.
Building a long term Rota can be a quick and painless process. Learn how.
Scheduling Fire Marshalls can be done with the Drafting Bench and is as simple as adding a regular shift requirement.
See which shifts your team have made themselves available for, and build a rota knowing you will have people in place.
Define your shift requirements and let your team request which shifts they wish to work.
Check your team's overtime and authorise it with these simple steps.
Timesheet Exceptions are things that need your attention, and range from missing clockings to unauthorised overtime. Learn how to resolve them.
Check that shifts are being assigned to the correct Cost Centres and update quickly if needed.
A look at adding clockings, changing shifts and editing hours on employee timesheets.
Keep up to date with the holiday balances for your entire team - get context for approving or refusing absence requests.
There are several ways in which you can keep track of an individual’s holiday entitlement - here are some of them.
A couple of quick ways of seeing, at a glance, if your team have clocked in.
If you have a budget for your daily or weekly wage spend, the Rota can help you keep within it.
See if your team are scheduled to work elsewhere.
Learn about some of the quickest ways to make changes to your Rota.
Set Skill requirements for shifts on the Rota to make sure you have the right people for the job.
Shift Rules are the building blocks of a Rota - use them to create your schedule.
Action holiday requests from your team.
Work with templates to quickly define your scheduling needs for the week.