Travel time can sometimes be included. Working time includes travelling where it is an integral part of the job, for example in the case of a travelling sales executive or a mobile repair person. This includes travel during normal working hours and travel between sites or clients since the travelling is an essential part of the work.
In Federación de Servicios Privados del Sindicato Comisiones Obreras v Tyco Integrated Security SL, Tyco Integrated Fire & Security Corporation Servicios SA Case C 266/14 ECJ the European Court of Justice held that where workers do not have a fixed or habitual place of work, the time spent by those workers travelling each day between their homes and the premises of the first and last customers designated by the employer constitutes working time under the Working Time Directive (2003/88/EC).
If you would like some HR advice and input into your employment contracts or understanding how to calculate your employee’s working time, please give us a call on 01473 360160. We can provide ad-hoc advice to support your business with HR policies, training and strategic direction.
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