This article covers how to manage the types of leave available to your employees in PayHero. For information on entering and paying leave in PayHero, see our articles: Leave Requests and Processing Leave. For other information on leave, see our articles here: Leave
Leave types are used for recording various different types of leave in PayHero, and can control which types of leave your employees can request if you grant them access to PayHero.
Leave types can be managed under Manage > Leave Types, where you to edit or create different types as needed. These will determine the sort of leave requests that can be recorded in your PayHero account.
Creating Leave Types
Click the button to create a new type of leave.
Leave Type Name - This name will appear in dropdown menus to record or request leave against. Ensure the name sufficiently identifies what the leave is for.
Pay Item - This will determine the pay item used to pay the employee for leave taken. The Pay Items available will be the default Leave earnings pay items. If your company requires any custom leave type pay items, please contact email@example.com for assistance.
Colour - Select the colour, which will display on leave requests in the leave tab.
Hide Leave - Select the 'Hide Leave' checkbox to prevent your employees from requesting this leave type. Only Team Managers and Admin users can record leave against leave types which have this option turned on.
Editing or Archiving Leave Types
Click into an existing leave type if you wish to edit the name, pay item, colour, activate 'Hide Leave' or archive it.
If you've archived any leave, you can select Show Archived Leave Types from the menu in the top right. Any archived leave types will show with a grey archive icon beside its name. You can click into an archived leave type if you wish to restore it.