The Employment Settings Section


You can use the Employment Settings section to edit settings such as setup mode, timesheets, two level leave approval, staff details, automatically pay employees, typical work days, HR authority and work safe authority.


HR Plan:

✓ Free

✓ Standard

✓ Premium

✓ Platinum

Payroll Plan:



Employment Settings Section

  1. Click the General Settings menu.
  2. Click the Company Settings submenu.
  3. Click the Employment Settings button.

  4. Complete the following fields:
    Important: Refer to the Reference Table for which settings are accessible, as this depends on what Employment Hero plan you are on.
    • Setup mode.
    Helpful Tip: 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 Tip: 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.
    • Calendar type.
    • Overnight timesheets.
    Important: The overnight timesheets feature is only available if you select the Start and End Times Based on Daily Entries timesheet option.
    • Show staff details.
    Important: Staff details are only visible on the Employment Hero mobile application.
    • Typical work day.
    • Automatically pay employees.
    • HR Manager emails.
    Helpful Tip: 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 Tip: You can enter multiple HR manager emails by using a comma to separate them.
    • Work safe authority.
  1. Helpful Tip: Work safe authorities can review all safety incident reports.

Reference Table

  Free Standard Premium Platinum
Setup Mode Yes Yes Yes Yes
Two Level Leave Approval   Yes Yes Yes 
Timesheet: Start and End Times Based on Daily Entries   Yes Yes Yes 
Timesheet: Daily Hours Based on Daily Entries   Yes Yes  Yes 
Timesheet: Daily Hours Based on Weekly Entries     Yes Yes 
Calendar Type Yes Yes Yes Yes 
Overnight Timesheets     Yes Yes 
Show Staff Details Yes  Yes Yes Yes 
Typical Work Day Yes Yes Yes Yes 
Auto Pay Employees   Yes Yes Yes 
HR Manager Emails Yes Yes Yes Yes 
Work Safe Authority   Yes Yes Yes 
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