Version 5.1.0 (07/03/2019)

New Features/Improvements

  • Bulk Leave Request properly alerts for Low Cover Groups
  • Department based Low Cover Groups
  • Leave blackout calendar colour
  • Low Cover Group Exceptions
  • Added Request notification ‘waggle’
  • Added feature to extend viewstate timeout to enable users to leave page with changes for over two hours

Bug fixes

  • Fixed issue with Leaving allowances not updating on date change
  • Fixed issue with Leave Blackout not scrollable after a postback
  • Fixed scrollbar issues on leave request detail
  • Fixed styling issues on admin Panel with low browser screen height
  • Fixed Leave type dept selection validation
  • Added fix for report binding crashing
  • Fixed issue with Leave Details causing invalid Postback
  • Fixed issue with users selecting non-workday by using cursor in Leave request
  • Fixed issue with Allowance request throwing error when no departments exist
  • Added Request Start sort order for manage requests page
  • Fixed some styling issues for smaller screens
  • Fixed scrolling in Request Popup
  • Fixed display issues in iPhone app

Version 5 (15/02/2019)

New Features/Improvements

  • Completely new user interface released which is even more mobile and tablet friendly
  • New Dashboard engine introduced with the following widgets:
    • My Leave Chart – a graphical representation of your current leave
    • Quick Summary – a table showing your current leave summary
    • My Upcoming Leave – a list of your upcoming leave requests
    • Quick Links – shortcuts to requesting leave
  • Improved search facilities on User Management, Low Cover Protection, Published Views, Leave Requests
  • Outstanding Alerts Bell
  • Grid calendar zoom in and out
  • Print button added to Users Leave Summary screen

Version 4.11.11 (26/09/2018)

New Features/Improvements

  • Added new security system to allow finer control on what a user can access
  • Improved general report performance by leveraging more server-side caching
  • Increased server level security

Bug fixes

  • Fixed issue with changing Allowance to Hours when adding a new user
  • Fixed font display problems on Macs and iPhones
  • Fixed issue with deleted leave types in reports.

Version 4.10.6 (06/09/2018)

New Features/Improvements

  • Added option to grid calendar to allow stepping forward and backward by a week
  • Added tooltips to Calendar controls
  • Added check to ensure organisation default rota cannot be empty
  • Changed check to allow for a blank week but prevent completely blank rotas in simple mode
  • Changed buttons in the ‘Archive User’ popup to read ‘Next’ and ‘Back’

Bug fixes

  • Fixed issue with sub-leave types dropdown not displaying properly

Version 4.10.5 (21/08/2018)

Bug fixes

  • Fixed issue with archived users being sent notifications
  • Fixed issue with Classic Calendar showing leave dates after an employee has been archived

Version 4.10.4 (19/08/2018)

New Features/Improvements

  • Sysadmin – Added user search (Enterprise edition)
  • Set Archive and Delete buttons to only appear on First tab in User Admin > Manage Users
  • Improved calendar loading performance for non-system administrators when calendar access is restricted
  • Updated all emails to be sent via background task every 5 minutes to speed up request process screen
  • Grid calendar header now scrolls with page
  • Employee selector now scrolls with page

Bug fixes

  • Fixed archived users no longer visible after department is deleted
  • Fixed archived users remaining authorisers for departments and leave types
  • Fixed allowing saving empty working patterns
  • Fixed leave request ‘specific time’ over-riding employee rota time with pre-defined ‘Morning’ settings
  • Fixed updating Working Time definitions causing silent error
  • Fixed organisation name from being saved as empty

Version 4.10.2 (20/04/2018)

New Features

  • Added Single Sign On Integration using SAML for Enterprise edition
  • Added a Maximum Notice Period option for Leave Types and Users
  • Added Use SSL option for Outgoing Email server
  • Added more error checking to Excel import file
  • Added additional checks before encrypting data

Bug fixes

  • Added fix for User specific request limits not always being used

Special Notes

  • Removed all Version 3 import code

Version 4.9.3 (30/11/2017)

New Features

  • Added Password Security for all users as an optional Organisation setting
  • Removed dependency on the Microsoft Office engine for importing Excel spreadsheets

Bug fixes

  • Fixed bug when viewing a request while it is removed by someone else
  • Fix for UTC dates and period dates being on different days
  • Increased the mobile pixel detection to 500px

Version 4.8.0 (06/10/2017)

New Features

  • Added iCal support for Published Views
  • Added more detail for Managers on Calendar hovers
  • Increased security on the detail displayed in Notification emails
  • Allow a Blank week to be used at the start of a rota
  • Updated Telerik controls to latest release

Bug fixes

  • Fix for issue with German Dates affecting password retrieval
  • Fix for losing focus when tabbing between time periods
  • Fix for Authorisers who are Employees with User Filter grid

Version 4.6.2 (06/01/2017)

New Features

  • New Bulk Allowance Request option added to User Admin menu
  • Users can now be added with an Employment End Date allowing contract workers allowances to be correctly calculated
  • Rewrote the Excel Import feature for Enterprise Customers
  • You can now specify yourself as your own Authoriser

Bug fixes

  • More style fixes for older web browers like IE7
  • Fixed Password reset bug when username had a space in it
  • Fixed problem where a Department Authoriser was set but you could not override the authorisation on a request

Version 4.4.0 (15/08/2016)

New Features

  • Changed the Password Encryption routine
  • Improved the Forgotten Password feature
  • We now prevent Users from seeing an Allowance for a Leave Type which is disabled

Bug fixes

  • Style fixes for IE7
  • Fixed bug where a users blank working week was causing an error

Version 4.3.6 (20/04/2016)

New Features

  • Changed Request Summary pages to display Leave Request totals in Users Allowance unit

Bug fixes

  • Fixed problem where changing Leave setting from Organisation ↔ User could temporarily lose Allowance changes
  • Amended the Validation routine for Declined Text

Version 4.3.5 (25/03/2016)

New Features

  • Updated code base to use Telerik controls 2015.2.729
  • Added code to prevent Chrome Autocomplete when adding a New User
  • Changed Allowance calculation for new users to be 2 decimal places instead of 11
  • Changed the User Summary Detail screen to show the Leave Unit from the Allowance not from the Leave Type

Bug fixes

  • Reports were not including Carried Over Allowance when viewing future years
  • Archived users were still showing on classic view
  • Fixed encoding issue with emails for users with a ‘ in their name
  • Fixed bug where blank weeks at the end of a rota were not being saved
  • Fixed bug for Quick Add with Pro Rata Allowance when the users start date was in a previous period
  • Fixed issue with part days being requested around existing leave
  • Added code to prevent more than 1000 characters being used for declined request notes as it was stopping the request from proceeding
  • When editing a Published View it was not loading the previously saved leave type check boxes
  • Fixed problem where all Leave Type Periods did not work if the Holiday Leave Type was turned off

Version 4.2.8 (17/07/2015)

New Features

  • Made some changes to the Additional Department logic for Secure Mode
  • Added Departments to the User Filter for additional Authorisers when in Secure Mode
  • Added ability to import Carried Over Days for new Setups
  • Added ability to import Sub Leave Types for new Setups

Bug fixes

  • Fixed bug with not being able to remove blank weeks from a Rota

Version 4.2.6 (24/03/2015)

New Features

  • Lowered the complexity of the Password Generator for New Users
  • Increased the available date range for Reports
  • Added code to allow Enterprise version to use a Web Proxy
  • Added code to allow Enterprise version to use an external Email Server

Bug fixes

  • Fixed bug when changing from “Leave by Organisation” to “Leave by User” setting

Version 4.2.3 (03/01/2015)

New Features

  • Added code to prevent users from Double clicking

Bug fixes

  • Made changes to prevent Safari from saving usernames/password
  • Fixed Popup Request crashing when holiday is disabled

Version 4.2.0 (26/09/2014)

New Features

  • Amended visual styling of Leave Types on Calendar

Bug fixes

  • Fixed problem with the “Permit Over Requests” checkbox not visible when allowances checked
  • Fixed problem which could cause the User Modify Tab to appear blank
  • Fixed problem with Summary Report not showing future allowances that were not created
  • Fixed problem with Low Cover Group Detection that allowed requests to be made under certain conditions

Version 4.1.8 (16/09/2014)

New Features

  • Modified the Calendar Day view to show all requests for a user on a single line
  • Modified the Mobile Skin to improve Performance and Usability

Bug fixes

  • Fixed Issue with blank rota being displayed when switching to Advanced mode
  • Fixed issue with not being able to add part days to the rota
  • Fixed issue with the delete button on new rotas
  • Fixed issue with workperiods not saving properly when changing rota after switching from Organisation to Custom
  • Fixed problem with not being able to archive a User

Version 4.1.5 (12/08/2014)

Bug fixes

  • Fixed problem in not detecting Duplicate User in system
  • Fixed problem when requesting leave during a blackout
  • Fixed problem with Starter/Leaver report with the option being ignored
  • Fixed problem with tooltips not showing on Grid Calendar Day View

Version 4.1.4 (05/08/2014)

New Features

  • Added Simple Mode for Adding a User
  • Added Published Views
  • Additional Departments for a user is now a separate popup
  • Updated Telerik Controls and Reports to their latest builds
  • Added dragging functionality to the order of Authorisers
  • Redesigned Department and User Filtering to improve performance
  • Other General Performance Improvements

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed problem with Calendar popups not populating when selecting more departments in the filter
  • Fixed problem with stand in dropdown not able to select correct user
  • Fixed problem with Date range selector clearing the end date when the leave type is changed
  • Fixed problem with New Departments not showing instantly when they are added
  • Fixed problem with Calendar tooltips not working when there are no custom views defined
  • Fixed problem with the Sub leave type not clearing when changing the main leave type

Version 4.1.2 (21/05/2014)

New Features

  • Added mobile support for all functions on home page
  • Improved page load time
  • Improved time to calculate request duration

Bug fixes

  • Fixed reports not displaying special characters in employee And department names
  • Fixed issue with backup authoriser notified when Primary Authoriser is available

Version 4.1.1 (01/05/2014)

New Features

  • Updated system to Microsoft .Net 4.5.1 and Entity Framework 6.1
  • Added new Classic Calendar with ‘Group by Leave Type’ option and improved ‘Day View’
  • Improved Report performance
  • Added dragging functionality to move departments in Ogranisation Structure

Bug fixes

  • Fixed problem caused by date not resetting when creating a second request

Version 4.1.0 (20/02/2014)

New Features

  • Added warning text for backup authorisers when they are authorising a request to advise if the main authoriser is currently on leave.
  • Updated User Summary screen to exclude leave types not allowed in the users department
  • Added description to appointment subject for Outlook add-in
  • Added Day view to Classic Calendar

Bug fixes

  • Fixed report totals not displaying in correct units
  • Fixed Total column in Crosstab Report and added units to Leave Type titles

Version 4.0.9 (16/01/2014)

New Features

  • Faster loading Grid Calendar
  • Changed email summaries to display in the units of the allowance
  • Changed menu to work purely from CSS

Bug fixes

  • Fixed problem with leave periods from 2 years ago including carryovers from the current year.
  • Fixed bug with deleted leave types being shown
  • Fixed problem with old Outlook add-in not displaying custom leave types that are by the hour

Version 4.0.7

New Features

  • Performance tweaks (increased content loading speed)
  • Request leave on the View Planner page (click and drag to select)
  • Authorisation by Leave Type (set an authoriser who deals with a specific leave type (holiday/sickness/absence/other)
  • Authorisation by department (set an authoriser who is responsible for an entire department)
  • Leave Blackout ranges (set a start and end date to leave blackout)

Version 4.0.0

New Features

  • LeavePlanner complete rebuild
  • Performance improvements throughout
  • Sleek modern design, tablet and mobile friendly controls
  • Intuitive Organisation Admin and User Admin menus for System Administrators and Department Administrators
  • Complete control of Leave Type settings for all leave, including built in leave (holiday, sickness, absence)
  • Hourly leave management (allow specific time requests)
  • Custom time and work periods for working pattern and leave duration (built up of hours)

Version 3.5.2

Bug fixes

  • Fixed bug in a user’s leaving holiday allowance calculation
  • Updated Modify User page to show leaving holiday allowance calculation

Version 3.5.1

New Features

  • Add feature to Custom Leave types to allow for the ‘Reason’ box to be turned on or off and also to make it mandatory.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed problem uploading logo image when installed as a virtual application
  • Fixed bug in License update routine not storing correctly
  • Fixed bug in Account Setup screen not storing correctly

Version 3.5.0

New Features

  • Added Feature for Public Notes for calendar which can be turned on in the Account Setup screen
  • Updated – Modify User Page process leaving date text
  • Updated – View My Summary Page to allow modifying Public Notes and quicker deleting

Bug fixes

  • Fixed Low Cover Protection where deleting a user was not reducing the max users off
  • Fixed User Dropdowns control filtering departments with no users but with sub-departments

Version 3.4.9

Bug fixes

  • Fixed bug that meant that two departments could be parents of each other causing an infinite loop
  • Fixed issue with leave types not refreshing after adding a new custom one