Requesting leave

Requesting leave

 LeaveWizard allows you to request leave:

  • For yourself (all employees can do this)
  • On behalf of someone else (only Line Manager or Administrator )

Requesting leave for myself

From your dashboard click the “Request Leave For Me” button - at the top left of the page.

You will then see the Request Leave form as displayed below. On this form you can enter Title and Details, select the type of your leave and select Start and End date and Duration. You will notice that the choosing a date or changing duration forces recalculation of the other two values so you always have the correct numbers.

On changing the selected leave type the relevant remaining allowance will be displayed. You can also select Cover – this is another employee who would be covering when you are on leave. Selecting cover can be optional or mandatory depending on how your LeaveWizard administrator has configured your holiday leave types. When you click ‘Submit’ the leave request will be submitted to your approver for the selected leave type.

Requesting leave on behalf of someone else

To have access to this functionality you have to be either a Line Manager or an Administrator. Click the “Request Leave For” button on your dashboard. If you have previously searched for employee the new leave form will pre-select that employee.

The request leave form looks like displayed below. You can choose a different employee and enter the same details as when requesting leave for yourself.

When you are ready click ‘Submit’ and the leave request will be submitted to the person who is designated to approve leave requests for this employee (both to their LeaveWizard inbox and their external email inbox). The person you are requesting leave on behalf of will receive an email confirming the submission and approval of the holiday request.


  1. Setting up hours based leave for part-time workers
  2. Resetting your password
  3. Verifying status of a leave request
  4. The Administrator Dashboard
  5. The Line Manager Dashboard
  6. Reports
  7. Manage Leave Restrictions
  8. Work (Shift) patterns
  9. Setting up LeaveWizard–Summary
  10. Setting up LeaveWizard – Public Holidays
  11. Setting up LeaveWizard – Approvers
  12. Setting up LeaveWizard – Event types and Allowances
  13. Setting up LeaveWizard – Organisation and users
  14. Setting up LeaveWizard – Basic settings
  15. Monthly Allowance Reports
  16. Restrict who can request specific leave types
  17. Recording leave in hours
  18. Location specific Public Holidays
  19. Showing and hiding allowances and leave details
  20. Carry overs explained
  21. Allowing events to be recorded on non-working days
  22. Allowing events to be requested in the past
  23. How to allow or disallow users editing requested events
  24. Setting your default company leave year
  25. LeaveRestriction user groups
  26. The Bradford Factor
  27. Overtime and Time Off in Lieu
  28. Leave Visibility and Leave Type Visibility groups
  29. How is my billing information processed?
  30. Subscribing to a paid plan
  31. How can I view my account details
  32. How to manage room bookings
  33. How to share your company calendar
  34. Outlook and Google Calendar Integration
  35. Specifying someone to cover leave
  36. Alternative Work Patterns
  37. My Settings
  38. Cancelling leave
  39. I want to book a period of leave that incorporates a bank holiday. How do I stop this day from being deducted from my holiday allowance?
  40. Recording absence
  41. Base Leave Types
  42. Changing your password with LeaveWizard
  43. Approving or Rejecting Leave
  44. Leave Charts and Calendars
  45. Requesting leave
  46. Configuring allowances
  47. Performing a bulk upload
  48. Tracking appointments in LeaveWizard
  49. How does LeaveWizard Calculate Holiday Entitlement
  50. How to include bank holidays in the holiday allowance, then book these as a bulk booking for all the company
  51. Mandating leave requests in advance
  52. My line managers aren't approving leave requests, what should I do?

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