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Worked Example: How to Add a Compensation Condition that applies to Schedule Periods

 

A pet sitting company pays its sitters $7.50 for a 20 minute dog walk in the morning or at midday but $7.00 for the same dog walk in the afternoon. 
 

In this example it's useful to avoid creating a new service for an afternoon dog walk. This will clutter up your service list and make the system less easy to use. Instead we set up a compensation condition and apply it to the standard 20 minute dog walk service so that a lower rate is automatically calculated when the service is scheduled in the afternoon.

ON DESKTOP:

Navigate to Admin > Services > Service Items > Compensation Conditions

STEP 1
  • Click the service item you wish to edit.

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STEP 2​​

  • Click "Compensation Conditions" from the menu.

  • Then click "Add a New Condition".

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STEP 3​​

  • Select "the time period is" in the left hand drop down menu

  • Select "Afternoon" from the second drop down menu

  • Type 7.00 in the box labelled "Then compensation is"

  • Click "Add".

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STEP 4

This has created a rule which you can now see on the Compensation Conditions list for this service item. This rule will automatically calculate compensation of $7.00 for any 20 minute dog walk that you schedule in an afternoon throughout the whole week. 

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This example where the compensation conditions are applied to diary periods apply to the following "If" statements:

 

ON MOBILE:

STEP 1​​​​

  • Tap the Navigator, and select Admin > Services > Service Items > Charge Conditions

STEP 2

  • Tap the service you wish to edit.

STEP 3

  • Tap the "Compensation Conditions" menu.

STEP 4

  • Tap "Add A New Condition" menu.

STEP 5​​

  • Select "the time period is" in the left hand drop down menu

  • Select "Afternoon" from the second drop down menu

  • Type 7.00 in the box labelled "Then compensation is"

  • Click "Add".

STEP 6

This has created a rule which you can now see on the Compensation Conditions list for this service item. This rule will automatically calculate compensation of $7.00 for any 20 minute dog walk that you schedule in an afternoon throughout the whole week. 

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