Did you know?
- That if you’re retained on duty you can claim reasonable food expenses as long as you have receipts and it’s necessarily obtained?
- That you may be able to claim travelling expenses if you perform a split shift or you’re recalled to duty between two tours?
- That if you’re injured on duty and you incur NHS medical costs (prescription charges, emergency dental costs), you can reclaim that cost from your force?
- That if you’re retained on duty you can claim a meal on the way home? It must be necessarily obtained, reasonable and you must give a receipt.
- If you’re prevented from having your usual meal during a shift you can buy one and claim the difference in cost? The cost must be reasonable and you must give a receipt.
- That if you’re required to move house for work in the interests of efficiency/exigencies of duty, you may be able to claim for some costs? Certain conditions apply.
Did you know?
- That paid family leave is automatically pensionable? Members pay pension contributions on the salary they receive and in return it counts as pensionable service.
- That if you’re on unpaid family leave and want to maintain your pensionable service for that period, you’ll have to make payments into your pension to cover this time?
- That members of all three police pension schemes can buy-back the following types of unpaid family leave
- unpaid maternity leave
- unpaid maternity support leave
- unpaid adoption leave
- unpaid adoption support leave
- unpaid parental leave.
- That if you’re a member of a police pension scheme and wish to buy-back unpaid family leave you should contact your force’s pensions’ administrator for further guidance?