I Cannot Get To Work

Posted in : HR Updates on 4 January 2010
Helen O'Brien
Personnel and Training Services
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Poor time-keeping can be a common problem with employees and it can become worse in the winter months when there are travel problems because of the weather.

Time Keeping and Travel

The first issue to consider is how to deal with employees’ poor time keeping and their travel arrangements. If an employee is based at one particular place of work, such as a factory or office, whether they choose to live 50 miles away or just around the corner is their own private matter. The journey to and from a fixed place of work is in their own time and not considered to be within the remit of the legal concept of being ‘in the course of employment’. The more senior the staff, the more

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This article is correct at 06/08/2015

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Helen O'Brien
Personnel and Training Services

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