Why do I need permissions?
Permissions help you to set who is allowed to read or manage the different part (e.g. project details or project settings) within your awork workspace.
Permissions itself are based on user roles. You can define which pages and permissions each role should have. The admin role is essential and has complete access to everything. You need to be in the admin role to change permissions and manage your awork subscription.
How do I create new roles?
Navigate to "Settings" / "Permissions" to add a new role. All you need to do is put in the name of the role. Afterwards you can drag & drop users from other roles into your new role.
You can get more information about how to configure the roles go here.
How do I set the permissions for each role?
If you click on the roles name you can set the permissions for the role. Permissions are always separated by the permission itself and if you want to make the menu item visible to the users in that group. For the permission you can decide between
For each section (e.g. projects, tasks) you can either set custom permissions, give all permissions to everyone or nothing to everyone.
Project based permissions can also bet set by project role. You can create / edit projects roles within project types.