Company settings: Employment settings


The Employment Settings section allows you customise your employment settings to suit your business needs. You can for example edit setting such as what timesheets type you use in your organisation, whether you have two level leave approval enabled or whether to make two factor authentication mandatory for all your employees.


HR Plan:   Free   Standard   Premium   Platinum
Payroll Plan:   Standard   Premium


Editing your employment settings
  1. Click the General Settings menu.
  2. Click the Company Settings submenu.
  3. Click the Employment Settings button.
  4. Complete the following fields:


    Refer to the Function availability for which settings are accessible, as this depends on what Employment Hero plan you are on.

    • Setup mode.

    Helpful Hint

    Setup mode allows you to block all outgoing emails from the platform. This is useful in helping you set up employees and adding documents without notifying all relevant staff.

    • Two level leave approval.
    • Timesheet entry.

    Helpful Hint

    Employment Hero provides three timesheet types:

    • Start and End Time Based on Daily Entries.
    • Daily Hours Based on Daily Entries.
    • Daily Hours Based on Weekly Entries.
    • Negative leave balance.
    • Calendar type.
    • Overnight timesheets.


    The overnight timesheets feature is only available if you select the Start and End Times Based on Daily Entries timesheet option.

    • Show staff details.
    • Enforce two factor authentication
    • Typical work day.
    • Automatically pay employees.
    • HR Manager emails.

    Helpful Hint

    Employment Hero adds the email provided to the invitation email. This provides a new employee with a point of contact for any issues regarding the platform.

    Helpful Hint

    You can enter multiple HR manager emails by using a comma to separate them.

    • Work safe authority.

    Helpful Hint

    Work safe authorities can review all safety incident reports.


Futher information

Function availability
Function Free Stanard Premium Platinium
Setup mode        
Two level leave approval        
Timesheet: Start and end times based on daily entries        
Timesheet: Daily hours based on daily entries        
Timesheet: Daily entries based on weekly entries        
Negative leave balance        
Calendar type        
Overnight timesheets        
Show staff details        
Enforce two factor authentication        
Typical work day        
Automatically pay employees        
HR manager emails        
Work safe authority        
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