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To access this utility, go to Employees > Select Employee from listing > Employment. Complete the Employment section as follows:

Works number

Enter the employee's works number, if applicable.

Please note: should you wish the software to automatically generate works numbers for you using your own custom settings, this option can be set up within Employer > Edit Details > Typical Employee


To allocate an employee to a department, click on Add Department Association and choose the desired departmental name from the drop down menu. If a department has not yet been set up, simply click on Add Department Association, followed by Add a Department, where you will be able to create a new department name.

An employee can be allocated to more than one department, if required. To do this, click on Add Department Association again and select an additional department from the drop down menu. Set the employee’s weighting in each department by dragging the bars to the percentage required.

Leave Year Starts

Enter the date on which the employee’s annual leave year starts.

Annual Leave Calculation Method

Select the method of annual leave calculation applicable to the employee from the drop down menu. 


Annual Leave Entitlement

Enter the employee's annual leave entitlement, as required.

Annual Leave Carry Over

Enter the amount of annual leave carried over, if applicable.

Annual Leave Adjustment

Tick to include additional accrued annual leave and enter the adjustment amount in the field provided.


Working Days

Should the employee’s typical working days differ to the default days already ticked, simply amend where necessary.


Minimum Wage Profile

Amend the minimum wage profile, if applicable.


Typical hours worked per period

This utility can be used to provide a default value for non-hourly paid employees for the purpose of minimum wage reporting. Enter the appropriate number of hours.




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