New upgrades to Tanda leave management

Renée Mellish

28 April 2016    |   

Keeping track of multiple leave requests for your staff can be tricky, but with Tanda’s new leave management upgrade it’s simple. Watch the video below to see how it works… On May 9th 2016 we will be releasing a big upgrade to the way you can manage staff leave in Tanda. These updates will make it much easier to approve or decline requests and appropriately communicate these outcomes with your staff. Key leave management features Staff can enter leave requests through the employee portal. These requests are automatically added into the pending leave list and managers are notified by email. Managers can approve or decline requests all from one spot. The outcomes of each request are then sent to staff via email. A simple colour coding system is used to organise all leave requests (orange: pending, green: approved, red: declined). A powerful date filter allows you to view requests within specific date ranges (including: current pay period, last pay period etc.). Seamless integration with your payroll software, means that the requests in Tanda will be pushed to your payroll software with your timesheet export. When we release the new leave upgrades simply click to the Leave item from your menu to get started. Help guide available here How to use Leave in Tanda For staff and managers Extra detail for payroll managers

Keeping track of multiple leave requests for your staff can be tricky, but with Tanda’s new leave management upgrade it’s simple. Watch the video below to see how it works…

On May 9th 2016 we will be releasing a big upgrade to the way you can manage staff leave in Tanda. These updates will make it much easier to approve or decline requests and appropriately communicate these outcomes with your staff.

Key leave management features

  1. Staff can enter leave requests through the employee portal. These requests are automatically added into the pending leave list and managers are notified by email.
  2. Managers can approve or decline requests all from one spot. The outcomes of each request are then sent to staff via email.
  3. A simple colour coding system is used to organise all leave requests (orange: pending, green: approved, red: declined).
  4. A powerful date filter allows you to view requests within specific date ranges (including: current pay period, last pay period etc.).
  5. Seamless integration with your payroll software, means that the requests in Tanda will be pushed to your payroll software with your timesheet export.

When we release the new leave upgrades simply click to the Leave item from your menu to get started.

Help guide available here

How to use Leave in Tanda

For staff and managers

Extra detail for payroll managers

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Big upcoming leave management upgrade

We’re working on some big improvements to the Tanda leave management module we thought you might like to hear about. After a lot of feedback from our customers, we’ve found three reasons to build a fully fledged leave management module. Leave is universal. All permanent staff take leave. It’s a core, but often poorly managed, interaction between businesses and employees. It’s expensive, but all too easy, to poorly plan and administer leave. What are we building? Here’s a mockup from one of our designers, which should give you an idea of some of the features we’re working on… For Managers and Business Owners One place for all leave requests, that integrates with timesheets and rosters. Contextual information to help you decide if you should approve or deny a leave request. You’ll be able to edit leave details (like dates, hours, and the tag to export to payroll) when approving leave requests. A simple way to email the reason for approving or rejecting the leave request from inside Tanda. For Payroll Managers One place to review all leave for the current pay period. Easy to make corrections to leave before you export it to your payroll system. Gives you a full audit trail, with reasons and notes on every leave request. For Employees Saves you filling out a paper form to request time off. Gives you the best chance of having the time off you want approved. Prevents you from being rostered on when you are on leave. What aren’t we building? We aren’t tracking how much leave employees are entitled to (also known as leave balances). Your payroll system needs to be the single source of truth for this information. That said, if you use MYOB AccountRight Live or Xero, we are able to import a copy of the leave balance at the end of the last pay run, so at least you’ll have that as a guide. We also have lots of ideas on how to make rostering around leave easier, which we plan on building once this approvals queue is done! When is this coming? Keep an eye out over the coming months for details on how you can see previews of proposed changes. In the meantime, we would love to hear and feedback you may have about the current leave management process. You can either email this through to support@tanda.co or email your Tanda account manager.

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Renée Mellish

Development: Renee is part of the software development team working as a UI/UX designer. She is responsible for designing Tanda in a way that provides the best possible experience for our users.

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