e-days allows for the buying and selling of holiday entitlement, also known as Flex Leave. This can enable users to request to buy additional days or sell days that they do not wish to take, and can be configured to be requested by everyone, or limited to authorisers or admin users.


If you decide to make use of Flex Leave in your system, you will first need to contact e-days Support to enable the feature. 

Once it has been enabled, you will need to follow the steps below to configure it:

To configure Buying:

  • Navigate to Admin tools > Admin panel > Global > Entitlement requests type setup 
  • Click the Add new button
  • Enter the details as required, setting the minimum to 1
  • You may wish to set a maximum number of day as per your policy 
  • Click the Save button
  • You will be redirected to the list of request types, click Edit next to the new type
  • You will now see additional settings, please review these as required
  • Click the Save button

To configure Selling:

  • Navigate to Admin tools > Admin panel > Global > Entitlement requests type setup 
  • Click the Add new button
  • Enter the details as required, setting the maximum to 0.01 (sell requests must be entered as negative values e.g. -1 for one day)
  • You may wish to cap the number of days that can be sold by adding a minimum amount e.g. -5
  • Click the Save button
  • You will be redirected to the list of request types, click Edit next to the new type
  • You will now see additional settings, please review these as required
  • Click the Save button