April wrapped up with a few exciting updates.

Here's what's new:


Web:

  • Updates to the Edit employee form (coming soon to all countries)

  • Updates to the Messaging page (coming soon to all countries)

Planday app:

  • New app version (7.8.0) with small updates and bug fixes


Web

Updates to the Edit employee form (coming soon)

We have updated the Edit employee form with a brand-new design and minor improvements. The functionality is still the same as you are used to, but some things are moved around to make it more intuitive for you to use and provide a fresh look.

You can explore the changes by going to People > Employees > clicking on any existing employee > Edit.

The Edit employee form is being updated gradually for Planday platforms in all countries, so if you don't see the new design yet, you can look forward to exploring it soon.

Get a sneak peek of what's changing:

  • New modern interface layout

  • New section for User actions

  • Contracts are moved to the restructured Documents tab

  • Improved management of Contract rules

You can read more and see all the changes in this article.

Updates to the Messaging page (coming soon to all countries)

We have also made some design updates to the Messaging page, along with improving performance and accessibility. The functionality is still the same as you are used to, but some things are moved around to make it more intuitive for you to use and provide a fresh look.

The Messaging page is being updated gradually for Planday platforms in all countries, so if you don't see the new design yet, you can look forward to exploring it soon.

Get a sneak peek of what's changing:

  • New modern interface layout

  • Updated interface for sending messages

  • Improved recipient selector

Planday app:

New app version (7.8.0) with small updates and bug fixes

A new version of the Planday app (7.8.0) is available for both Android and iOS.

The log-in screen has been updated to improve the experience of logging in to a new Planday account, with contextual help content and a new design.

Please note: The screenshot is from the iOS app as an example, you may notice minor differences between the iOS and Android apps, but the functionality is the same.

This new version also includes the following fixes for issues that some users might have experienced:

  • Android:

    • Selecting recipients when composing a message

    • Recipient count when composing a message

    • Assigning a Department to employees

    • The order of Shift requests from employees

    • Approval of Swap requests

    • Switching between different Planday accounts

    • Performance in the Time off-screen

    • General performance of the app

  • iOS:

    • The order of Shift requests from employees

    • Missing phone icon for Administrators in employees' profiles

    • Visibility of Open shifts

    • Visibility of the Day note in Schedule

    • Overview screen animations

    • General performance of the app

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