Feature Requests

35 votes

Move week to week from within Roster View

Be able to change the date range when in weekly view when view/creating/editing a roster for a given week. This would be helpful when setting up future rosters for ...
Suggested by: Rob Lam (19 Oct, '22) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 7
Planned Roster
32 votes

Ability add shift notes

Be great if I can add notes / instructions to shifts. Eg specific things employees need to know/do for each shift
Suggested by: Harry (16 Sept, '22) Upvoted: today Comments: 2
30 votes

The ability to just click and drag the shift to a new day

In weekly roster view be able to click & drag a shift and move it to anther day and also if place on another rostered shift be able to automatically swap those shift ...
Suggested by: Narelle (15 Sept, '22) Upvoted: today Comments: 4
Planned Roster
24 votes

Employees view clock in and out records

Some of my employees really want to be able to view history of click in out times.
Suggested by: Mick (16 Sept, '22) Upvoted: today Comments: 7
24 votes

Calendar Sync/Integration

It would be amazing to have any rostered shifts be able to sync with a personal calendar such as Google Calendar, iCal, etc. Having to manually add each individual ...
Suggested by: Blayke (20 Sept, '22) Upvoted: today Comments: 5
In Development My Calendar Smartphone App
24 votes

Employee Chat and Email

Ability to chat with staff (slack type) on app and website plus also bulk emails for communications
Suggested by: Steve (15 Sept, '22) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 1
Under consideration Communication Smartphone App
24 votes

Notice board

Ability to publish a notice to your whole team or select positions which prompt force them to read the notice on login or out and force them to acknowledge they have ...
Suggested by: Tom (28 Oct, '22) Upvoted: 26 May Comments: 0
Under consideration Communication
19 votes

Select multiple employees for a shift with the same start and end times

When you roster 5 employees for a shift on Monday from 9 am to 5 pm, you should be able to add a shift to a day, choose the position, choose the start and end times ...
Suggested by: Curtis (22 Nov, '22) Upvoted: today Comments: 3
Under consideration Roster
16 votes

Staff submit a request to update clock in and out times

If you missed clocking in and out on a day? Can you go back and add it in? I know that Admin can do this, but it would be good for the individual to do this and make ...
Suggested by: Sandra (04 Oct, '22) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 6
14 votes

Improvements to Sick Leave

We need to be able to process sick leave for a shift in the past. We also need to be able to process sick leave from the browser the same way we can for the ...
Suggested by: Rosie Bugg (30 Sept, '22) Upvoted: 27 Apr Comments: 4
Planned Leave Requests
13 votes

Anniversary Acknowledgements

Can Managers get a prompt for anniversaries - eg birthdays, 1 year with business etc.
Suggested by: Sue Graham (29 Nov, '22) Upvoted: 23 May Comments: 1
12 votes

Different views of the roster (monthly / fortnightly)

I just wanted to make a suggestion to you. From my perspective its quite difficult to not have access to a “monthly” view of scheduled shifts. We run a monthly ...
Suggested by: Kelly (18 Oct, '22) Upvoted: 02 May Comments: 8
Planned Roster
11 votes

When copying rosters & staff on leave -choose to make their shifts open shifts or quickly swap staff

So, I copy a roster from last week and then 1 staff with 10 shifts is on leave for that week, RosterElf could offer an option to transform all shits into open shifts ...
Suggested by: Anna (26 Oct, '22) Upvoted: 25 Mar Comments: 3
11 votes

Set Repeating shifts

Would be great to set shifts to auto repeat on roster..eg every monday and tuesday, 9-3pm, chef, matt martins
Suggested by: Steve (15 Sept, '22) Upvoted: today Comments: 1
Planned Roster
10 votes

Adjust approved leave request

Should a leave request be approved but circumstances change that requires the leave to be adjusted be able to make edits to these.
Suggested by: Michelle (27 Oct, '22) Upvoted: today Comments: 2
Under consideration Dashboard Leave Requests
10 votes

It would be nice if I can swap all future shifts from a staff in a single hit

some times one of our staff leaves the company and we need to manually change all their shifts one by one in all published roster, it would be so nice if we have a ...
Suggested by: Anna (19 Sept, '22) Upvoted: 09 Jan Comments: 0
Under consideration Roster Staff
10 votes

As an admin I want to be notified of any already rostered shifts that are within the dates of leave

Currently, if a staff member requests leave and they have shifts rostered within that time there is no notification that the admin needs to edit already rostered ...
Suggested by: Steve (15 Sept, '22) Upvoted: 11 Dec, '22 Comments: 0
9 votes

Fair Work API

Hi guys, loving your award tool but Ive seen Fair Work has now got API. Im in hospo and would be great to have award automatically with rates in my account
Suggested by: Bobby (15 Sept, '22) Upvoted: 24 May Comments: 0
Under consideration Payroll
8 votes

Interactive shift To Do List (Ability add shift notes)

The ability to add a list of tasks that employees can check off and add notes to and if not completed can be rolled over to another shift
Suggested by: Daniel (21 Sept, '22) Upvoted: 02 May Comments: 1
8 votes

On Premises Clock In/Out device

It would be nice if you guys could offer a Clock In/Out device for my employees to use their RFID cards
Suggested by: Anna (15 Sept, '22) Upvoted: 25 Mar Comments: 1
Not planned Hardware
8 votes

Leave - Add Partial days off

Suggested by: Steve (15 Sept, '22) Upvoted: 23 May Comments: 0
Under consideration Leave Requests
7 votes

Availability: ability to have multiple breaks within daily availability

Employees would like to have ability to enter their availability with multiple breaks within a given day. Our managers are very supportive of such feature potential ...
Suggested by: Alex (05 Oct, '22) Upvoted: today Comments: 1
Planned Roster
7 votes

Manager Force Sign Out for staff

If your employee forgets to clock out for a shift an option for a manager to force log out the shift
Suggested by: Brad (29 Sept, '22) Upvoted: 10 Apr Comments: 1
Not planned Roster Smartphone App
7 votes

The addition of 'AREAS' in the Sites/Roster/Postion Drop down menu

Add an 'Areas' option to the Sites/Roster/Postion Drop down menu so one can customise their site by areas as well to see who is rostered on in that area, Like front ...
Suggested by: Narelle (15 Sept, '22) Upvoted: 22 Nov, '22 Comments: 1
7 votes

Better Roster Printout - Weekly View

Really be nice to improve the printed roster...looking like weekly roster view would be great
Suggested by: Steve (15 Sept, '22) Upvoted: 23 May Comments: 1
Planned Roster
7 votes

Handover Notes

Ability for staff to add handover notes to be viewed by the next incoming shift staff
Suggested by: TLC Laundry (22 Sept, '22) Upvoted: 27 Apr Comments: 0
6 votes

The ability to Copy and paste a single shift

As title, the ability to copy and paste a shift to anywhere on the roster. Not just the entire day.
Suggested by: Tate (19 Oct, '22) Upvoted: today Comments: 1
Planned Roster
5 votes

Notes System for Administrators creating roster

Have a notes system accessible from the dashboard that will also be visible when in the roster creating setting. For notes such as upcoming changes or reminders to ...
Suggested by: Naomi (31 Oct, '22) Upvoted: 04 May Comments: 4
5 votes

Ability to Update Roster Templates

As staff Change we need to amend the roster to fit in new people. This creates multiple Roster templates and then have to try and remember which has been updated. ...
Suggested by: Iain (06 Dec, '22) Upvoted: 27 Apr Comments: 2
Not planned Roster
5 votes

Staff culture / engagement surveys

Would be great to able to send a survey to staff to track how healthy my culture is
Suggested by: Bobby (15 Sept, '22) Upvoted: 28 Mar Comments: 0
Under consideration Communication
4 votes

Leave Display / Calendar

An easier way to see that a staff member is on leave. An icon on the weekly view for the staff member on leave to make rostering easier.
Suggested by: Pauline (22 Nov, '22) Upvoted: 09 Mar Comments: 4
Under consideration My Calendar Roster
4 votes

Late staff notification for manager

Please add a late staff notification so when my staff is late. A notification pops up to me (manager/assistant manager.) after a preset timing 15 min late for ...
Suggested by: Jackson (21 Jan) Upvoted: 16 May Comments: 2
4 votes

Shift specific break ability to alter

Whilst there is the feature to automatically set a break period per the number of hours worked - it would be awesome to be able to shift specific alter the break ...
Suggested by: Anthony (03 Oct, '22) Upvoted: 23 May Comments: 2
Under consideration Roster Settings
4 votes

TFN Declaration Form

Hi Team. I noticed you have placed the Superannuation Choice form in the new employee onboarding settings but thought it would be useful to also have the TFN ...
Suggested by: Joel (06 Jan) Upvoted: 27 Apr Comments: 1
Planned Onboarding
4 votes

"Previous weeks" not to include current week

When trying to look at a previous weeks roster the last week on the list should be the last week, however it is the current week now.
Suggested by: Tate (19 Oct, '22) Upvoted: 27 Apr Comments: 1
Planned Payroll Roster
4 votes

Ability for staff to see approved hours once payroll is processed

It would be great if staff could see their approved hours (like a timesheet) so they can confirm them against their roster, clock in/clock out and payslips. This ...
Suggested by: Rosie Bugg (20 Sept, '22) Upvoted: 25 Mar Comments: 0
Under consideration My Calendar Payroll
4 votes

Staff getting ability to request number of hours with leave application

staff member I would like to be able to add the amount of hours I am requesting for leave.
Suggested by: Steve (15 Sept, '22) Upvoted: 23 May Comments: 0
3 votes

Ability to approve/be notified of staff availability requests

It would be great if there was an approval process for staff availability updates. So if staff update their standard or availability blocks it comes through to the ...
Suggested by: Karel Radford (12 Dec, '22) Upvoted: 14 Dec, '22 Comments: 4
Under consideration Availability Dashboard
3 votes

whos available at a glance.

I would like to see who is available at a glance before clicking on role and then time etc . I want to know straight up who is available during the week at times at a ...
Suggested by: Andrew (03 Apr) Upvoted: today Comments: 1
Not planned Availability Roster
3 votes

Drop down button to choose period for Rostering and Payroll report

Need to have a dropdown and choice of Today / Tomorrow / This week / Last pay period
Suggested by: Caryn (05 Dec, '22) Upvoted: 27 Apr Comments: 1
Under consideration Reporting
3 votes

Automatically untick payroll when a casual staff member is recorded as sick

If a staff member has called in sick, and we recorded them as sick, their payroll for that day shouldn't add a payment for the day.
Suggested by: Les (28 Nov, '22) Upvoted: 24 Apr Comments: 1
Under consideration Leave Requests Payroll
3 votes

RosterElf Notifications - recognise those already clocked in

Our teams are loving the new notifications to remind them to clock in however they are also appearing for staff that have clocked in. It would be great if there was a ...
Suggested by: Rosie Bugg (06 Oct, '22) Upvoted: 28 Apr Comments: 1
3 votes

Ability apply date filter to 'Elf Stats'

We love the addition of the Elf Stats on the Dashboard however what would be even better is to be able to adjust the stats by date ranges to demonstrate benefits ...
Suggested by: Rosie Bugg (21 Sept, '22) Upvoted: 21 Oct, '22 Comments: 1
Not planned Dashboard
3 votes

Save a normal roster for each staff person or perhaps copy & past feature from a weekly view, click

being able to upload each staff persons “normal week” & upload their full week & then we change that week as often copying a template for 20 staff we miss that some ...
Suggested by: Rohan (20 Feb) Upvoted: 27 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration Roster
2 votes

Add ability to trigger rules to apply Aternative rates (Support Work)

We have a rule in our award where if a shift finishes after 8pm the entire shift becomes afternoon rate. Where shifts in the same period do not finish after 8pm the ...
Suggested by: Travis (05 Jan) Upvoted: 12 Apr Comments: 2
Under consideration Pay Rules Payroll
2 votes

Public Holiday Pay allocation

For staff who are normally rostered on but not working on a public holiday, the employee can be marked as public holiday pay on the roster so that can be migrated and ...
Suggested by: David (16 Dec, '22) Upvoted: 27 Apr Comments: 2
Not planned Payroll
2 votes

Put a cap on how many people have the same day off in the same area

Too many people sending in requests for the same day off. If there was a cap for each area the staff member would get the approval / rejection straight away and ...
Suggested by: Lynda Marie Sinclair (28 Nov, '22) Upvoted: 28 Nov, '22 Comments: 2
2 votes

Process timesheets straight to Xero pay run instead of Xero timesheets

This is a useful option which reduces admin time in Xero when processing payroll
Suggested by: Keith (17 Nov, '22) Upvoted: 07 Dec, '22 Comments: 2
Not planned Payroll
2 votes

Auto-refresh page when clicking on new day in payroll - timesheet view

Can you force the whole page to refresh when you click on a new day in the payroll timesheet view? That way you can see if a manager has made changes or employees ...
Suggested by: Keith (17 Nov, '22) Upvoted: 28 Nov, '22 Comments: 2
Not planned Payroll
2 votes

Multiple break rules

My u18s, by law, break for - hour after 4 hours work. My over 18s get 30 mins after 6 hours. I need multiple unpaid break options in the system in order to pay ...
Suggested by: Ian (21 Apr) Upvoted: 23 May Comments: 1
Under consideration Roster Settings