Issue details

Minor Policy Amends - Travel and Expenses Policy and Procedure

The Director of People, under the Scheme of Delegation to Officers, is asked to approve the following minor amends to the Travel and Expenses Policy and Procedure:

(1) Addition of a five-mile radius to determine whether a journey is constituted as passing the workplace.

(2) Removal of reference to HMRC criteria to define a permanent workplace for simplification purposes.

(3) Clarification that a return journey also needs to be considered in respect of the mileage claim criteria.

(4) Separation out of the business mileage scenarios and examples into a dedicated guide.

The proposed amends have been shared with and noted by the recognised trade unions at the Joint Negotiating and Consultative Forum.

Decision type: Non-key - Low

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Divisions affected: N/A;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 17/05/2024

Anticipated restriction: Part I  -

Decision due: 16 May 2024 by Director of People

Lead director: Director of People

Department: People

Contact: Kelly Gilman Email: