are occasional days of holiday where your business may have special hours and may be entitled to certain vacation and loadings.
Payroll & leave >
will need to be loaded into your account based on your region. Your Implementation Consultant will set up your initial for the current year, and you will need to set them up for each following year.
Best practice is to do this around November or December for the following year, to ensure you have them entered prior to rostering for the new year, as some of these, particularly local , can change from year to year.
You can add loadings to days that fall on , when you setup your .
Please note that adding a public holiday record here will not pay any automatically – they will require a shift or a leave entry for that day to be paid for it.
Add a manually
To edit or create , go to Payroll & leave > .
To add a new type, click ‘Create new’ at the top of the page.
Create an ID, a name for the public holiday, determine the level (see information below for ‘Attached to’ or ‘Level’ explanation), and the date.
If you select Part Day you will also be able to select specific hours on that date for the holiday to be applicable.
PLEASE NOTE: As per the warning in the red bar, if you create or import a public holiday for a period where there are already shifts rostered, please contact Ento Support to arrange a recost of the existing shifts, to ensure shift costs are updated using any loading or penalty rate that may apply on a public holiday.
can be attached to your entire company, or specific within it. This is particularly useful for multi-state businesses.
Below is a breakdown of all the fields in the Payroll & leave > of your account, and the names of the header rows when using the import Public Holiday feature.
Paying on a public holiday
Adding a public holiday record as above will not pay any automatically – they will require a shift or a leave entry for that day to be paid for it.
We would generally recommend that any staff working on the Public Holiday should have a shift created as usual – if they are intended to receive a higher rate, loadings for days that fall on can be setup on your .
For any staff who are intended to be paid but are not working, we suggest having a ‘Public Holiday Not Worked’ leave that is entered on that date so that the staff member is clear that they’re not working, and the system understands that they’re to be paid.