How to Adjust Leave Management System Permissions

The System Permission settings of an employee would determine if they would have access to the Leave Management app.

Access for employees to Request for a Leave

If you want to give access for employees to request for a leave, follow these easy steps:

  1. Go to Settings


2. Go to System Permissions


3. Click the Edit Icon of the System Permissions you wish to update


4. Scroll down to the Leave Management section

5. Enable the “Can Create” for the Their Own Leave Request

6. Click Update System Permission


Your employees should now be able to request for leave once they click on the “Leave Management” tab.



  • If your leave management settings is set for managers to approve the leave request of employees, and Managers are seeing “Auto Approved” leave request, this is because of the system permission of the employee.
  • Make sure that “Regular Employee” are only set to CAN CREATE for “Their own leave request”
  • If the “Subordinate leave request” is set to “can edit” for regular employees, then the leave request will be auto-approved.

Access for Managers to Approve/Reject their employees or subordinate’s Leave Requests & Leave Bank Balances

If you wish to give access for your managers to review the leave requests of their subordinates & their Leave Bank Balances, you just have to enable it via their system permissions.

Here’s how:

1. Go to Settings


2. Click the System Permissions


3. Click the Edit Icon for the System Permission you wish to update


4. Scroll down to the Leave Management section

5. Enable the “Can Edit” for Subordinate Leave Requests & Subordinate Leave Bank Balances

6. Click Update System Permission


Your managers should now have access to their subordinates Leave Requests and Leave Bank Balance.



  • If Manager’s or Account owners appears as “Auto-approved” and you have already set up the Leave Management to manually approve leave request…. then the reason why it shows as auto-approved is because of the SUBORDINATE settings.
  • If you go to the profile of the manager or account owner, and click on Subordinates
    • If the subordinates page of the account owner or manager is set to NONE, they will not receive any leave request notifications.
    • If it is set to “All ___ employees” or “Filter by tag” and the “Self Managed” is unchecked, managers and account owners will receive the email notification of the employees BUT their own leave request will be AUTO-APPROVED.
    • If “Self Managed” is checked then that will set the Manager or Account owner’s leave request to PENDING APPROVAL.


Now that’s how you give access to your employees the Leave Management app.

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