P_HR_60 Inclement Weather and or Disruption to Service

This policy applies to all staff employed by Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust and should be implemented by managers in dealing with staff who face difficulties in getting to and from work due to inclement weather, a major disruption of road services, fuel crisis or other relevant major incident. This policy also covers instances where it is felt necessary for staff to be sent home on grounds of health and safety.

This policy aims to ensure that no employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, civil partnership/marital status, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origins, creed, religion/belief, disability, age or trade union membership, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which are not justified by the job.

It is the contractual obligation of all employees to ensure that they attend for duty at their place of work at the appointed time. It is also the contractual obligation of all employees to attend for duty for the period of contracted hours as defined in the contract of employment (statement of main terms and conditions) in order to qualify for full payment in accordance with the terms of the contract of employment

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