Payment for travel outwith normal hours: what location will we pay you from?
Some solicitors offer a 24 hour helpline service to clients which gives rise more frequently to their carrying out work outwith normal working hours. In line with normal commercial practice, we will pay you the cost of travel either from your place of business or your home address, whichever is the shorter distance.
In this section
A&A general rules for travel-related charges: client should travel to you, and methods of travel
Find out more about the general rules for travel in the context of civil A&A accounts, including on methods of travel.
A&A charges for consecutive days’ travel: is it cost effective?
Find out when we will pay for travel to the same location on consecutive days.
When does travel become chargeable under A&A? Information you must be satisfied on
Find out the information you need to be satisfied about before you will be paid to travel to meet a client.
A&A travel costs: steps you should take to ensure costs will meet the statutory tests
Find out some steps you can take to ensure that the additional cost of travel is kept to a minimum.
Advice and Assistance accounts and travel: flat mileage rate payable and parking charges
Learn useful information about the milage allowance, VAT and parking charges for your A&A account.
Payment for travel and the appropriate apportionment of cost between clients: general policy
Find out about how travel costs should be apportioned where you have multiple clients, including various examples.
Travel costs for one destination: attending on multiple clients and when to round up time spent
Learn how to apportion time and costs when travelling to attend multiple clients.
Travel costs where multiple destinations: how to appropriately allocate costs where equal apportionment is not possible
Read about how to allocate costs where equal apportionment cannot be done, including a worked example.