Feature Requests

55 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: 21 Nov Comments: 2
Under consideration Communication
46 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: 21 Nov Comments: 7
45 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: 09 Nov Comments: 1
Under consideration Communication Smartphone App
39 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: 09 Nov Comments: 1
33 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: 03 Nov Comments: 3
Under consideration Roster
31 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
24 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: 11 Nov Comments: 4
In Development Leave Requests
21 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: 08 Dec Comments: 1
20 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: 20 Nov Comments: 1
Not planned Roster Smartphone App
20 votes

Leave - Add Partial days off

Suggested by: Steve (15 Sept, '22) Upvoted: 16 Nov Comments: 1
Under consideration Leave Requests
18 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: yesterday Comments: 0
18 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: 07 Nov Comments: 0
Under consideration Payroll
15 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: yesterday Comments: 4
15 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: 04 Nov Comments: 3
14 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: 25 Oct Comments: 3
14 votes

Notification of birthdays for junior staff.

Need to be notified of birthdays for junior staff as this means a move up to the next pay bracket for junior staff.
Suggested by: Steve (26 Jun) Upvoted: 01 Dec Comments: 1
14 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: 09 Nov Comments: 0
13 votes

Staff can clock in/out even without rostered shift or outside of geofence

Staff who get called in when Im not available to change the roster need to be able to clock in.
Suggested by: Jennifer (31 Aug) Upvoted: 22 Nov Comments: 6
Requested Clocking In/Out
11 votes

Staff able to confirm shifts

Staff being able to confirm their shifts on app so management can see they have received and accepted a shift
Suggested by: Kristy (12 Jul) Upvoted: 01 Dec Comments: 1
Requested Roster
11 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: 03 Jul Comments: 0
Under consideration Roster Staff
10 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: 08 Dec Comments: 4
9 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: 21 Nov Comments: 5
Under consideration Availability Dashboard
9 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: 03 Nov Comments: 2
Not planned Roster
9 votes

Employers to see actual worked hours vs rostered hours

It would be helpful for admin staff to see worked hours vs rostered hours, if there's a problem with the hours we can identify it easier than reading a large roster ...
Suggested by: Eric (08 Jun) Upvoted: 09 Nov Comments: 1
9 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: 16 Oct Comments: 1
9 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: 19 Oct Comments: 1
Not planned Hardware
8 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: 16 Oct Comments: 0
Under consideration Communication
7 votes

Approve Shifts via Mobile App

Approve shifts via mobile app including adjustment of starting, finishing time and breaks.
Suggested by: Fady (15 Jul) Upvoted: 19 Oct Comments: 1
6 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: 31 Oct Comments: 2
Not planned Payroll
6 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: 14 Aug Comments: 1
Planned Onboarding
6 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: 10 Nov Comments: 1
Under consideration Leave Requests Payroll
6 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: 25 Oct Comments: 1
6 votes

Availability changes

Staff should not be able to change their availability once a roster has been published.
Suggested by: Kylie (10 Sept) Upvoted: 21 Nov Comments: 0
Requested Availability
6 votes

Synchronise pay rates with Xero

Can the pay rates setup in the pay templates be able to be syncronised with Xeros pay template.
Suggested by: Sarina (25 Jul) Upvoted: 19 Oct Comments: 0
6 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: 21 Nov Comments: 0
5 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: 16 Oct Comments: 3
Under consideration Pay Rules Payroll
5 votes

Settings option for all hours to be automatically "unapproved"

Currently all hours are automatically "approved" - an option in settings for this to be automatically "unapproved" (unticked). This would make it much easier for ...
Suggested by: Em (23 May) Upvoted: 13 Oct Comments: 1
Planned Payroll
5 votes

Country specific currency symbols

This is made in Australia but available in the UK. I want to use the pound £ sign and see the UK use it as an integral part of the system.
Suggested by: Ian (22 Apr) Upvoted: 05 Dec Comments: 1
Not planned Settings
5 votes

10 hour shift break warning

When rostering staff between shifts/days, can a minimum 10-hour shift break warning come up if this has not been met before you publish?
Suggested by: Annette Gannaway (12 Apr) Upvoted: 25 Oct Comments: 1
Under consideration Roster
5 votes

Report that summarises and compares daily wages percentage and weekly wage %

From the roster, there is the ability to add daily sales which then calculate daily wages percentage % in the daily cost summary at the top of each day. It would be ...
Suggested by: Danni (06 Nov, '22) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 1
Planned Reporting
5 votes

Supervisor Level of Permission

It would be great if there was another permission level for a supervisor or department manager. This level would be where the supervisor can see the roster and all ...
Suggested by: Jo (27 Apr) Upvoted: 25 Oct Comments: 0
Requested Permissions
5 votes

Weekly Templates (A week, B week) to be visible on Roster

We work on a fortnightly roster of week A / week B scheduling. I use the weekly templates. I would like to see if the week is A or B on the roster (ie, which ...
Suggested by: Shevaun (01 Mar) Upvoted: 04 Nov Comments: 0
Under consideration Roster
5 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: 23 Oct Comments: 0
Under consideration My Calendar Payroll
4 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: 19 Oct Comments: 2
Not planned Payroll
4 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: 25 Oct Comments: 2
Not planned Payroll
4 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: 08 Aug Comments: 1
Under consideration Reporting
4 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: 25 Oct Comments: 1
Not planned Dashboard
4 votes

Availability Change & Annual Leave Cutoff

We've moved across from another platform, We previously had the ability to setup a cutoff timeframe, for availability and annual leave requests. Also published ...
Suggested by: Adam Ramsey (22 Jun) Upvoted: 06 Sept Comments: 0
4 votes

More options for requests for time off

Ability to add more options for types of leave requested - such as RDO, casual - requested day off, casual - requested time off etc
Suggested by: Tenille (26 May) Upvoted: 06 Dec Comments: 0
Under consideration Leave Requests
4 votes

Ability to apply site and position filters within the 'Staff' tab

As we operate across 18 sites though staff are all contained within one list, it is often difficult to find particular staff from one site to apply necessary changes ...
Suggested by: Rosie Bugg (20 Sept, '22) Upvoted: 25 Oct Comments: 0
Planned Staff