Staff App - Marking Staff Absences

The Staff App records staff Check In and Check Out times in an HH:mm format from the Attendance app. This information is displayed at the top of the Staff Hours pop-up for the supervising cook or catering manager to enter the total worked hours, overtime, non-productive hours and any absence before signing off your hours worked at the end of the week.

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How to record an absence using the Staff App.

Login to the tablet and select Staff [1].


Select the relevant member of Staff [2] to start recording absences.


Michelle has not met there Contract hours so the calculated Total Worked hours [3] will be logged and the Absence hours [4] will be automatically calculated.

The Absence type [5] drop-down menu defaults to blank, you must select a reason for recording an absence with the following options:

  • Absent time – this is the default absent type
  • Holiday – use this if the employee is on holiday
  • Sick – use this if someone has called in sick or goes home sick
  • Unpaid leave – use this as required when unpaid leave has been agreed.

The Absence reason [6] is a free text field that can be used to further explain the staff's absence if needed.



The Absence reason has a 250 character limit.

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