Adding New Terms

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Adding New Terms

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Open the Administration application.

Select the Pay and Bill tab on the left of the window.

Select the Terms tab displayed at the top of the window.

The Terms window will be displayed.  All existing terms will be displayed in the list on the left of the window.

 

Example Terms

Example Terms

 

Click on the Name field and enter the name to be used for the terms being added.

Click on the Description field and enter the description for the terms being set up.

Click on the Start Date field and enter the date from which these terms are to be applied.

Click on the Employee PB Code field and select the PBCode to be used from the drop down pick list.

The remaining six fields will be completed using the default values defined in the database. You can modify these if necessary by clicking on the relevant field and changing the data. An explanation of these fields is given in the table below.

If you do not apply overtime, the values stored in the DOT, POT, Period
Base Date and Period Days fields will not be used and can be blanked out.

 

Field

Description

Daily OT1 hours

This defines the number of hours to be worked in a day before the first level of daily overtime is to be applied if applicable.

Daily OT2 hours

This defines the number of hours to be worked in a day before the second level of daily overtime is applicable.

Period OT1 hours

This defines the number of hours to be worked in a period before period overtime is applicable.

Period OT2 hours

This defines the number of hours to be worked in a period before the second level of period overtime is applicable.

Period Base Date

This specifies the base date from which all period based calculation are calculated.

Period Days

This specifies the number of days in the period.

Rest Period Hours

This specifies the minimum rest hours the employee should have between events and is used when validating an employee against an event.

Once all of the data has been entered, save the new terms by clicking on the ‘Save’ button at the top left of the screen.  

The data will be saved and a table will appear on the window displaying the values entered.  If you want to add another set of terms at this time, click on the New button at the top right of the screen. The data displayed will be saved and a new blank record will be created.