HR Dilemma: Can you ask staff to come in 15 mins early?

HR Dilemma: Can you ask staff to come in 15 mins early?

 

Many Employees are guilty of arriving at work at exactly the time they’re meant to be in, but aren’t ready to actually start until 5-10 minutes past this time. In one of HR Grapevine’s latest articles they ask the question do employers have the right to ask their staff to come in 15 minutes early?

 

Short answer: not unless you want to pay them more. This is always an option, staff deserve to be remunerated for the time they put in, but in Brexit belt-tightening times pitching the idea of paying staff to get ready to work may come across as self-defeating.

 

 

 

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