3 DAILY TARIF AND TRAVEL ALLOWANCES effective August 1, 2016 (APPENDIX A) Note: The taxed daily travel package is increased as base rates increase. The untaxed rate allowance is increased (subject to HMRC approval) by the RPI for the period from 12 months to March 2017. New travel expense schedules will be announced in May 2017 STORAGE OF TOOLS The maximum liability of the employer is pa. SUBSISTANCENCE ALLOWANCE – valid on August 1, 2016 by night. Note: subject to HMRC approval, assistance will be increased per night by RPI for a period of 12 months to March 2017 and a new allocation will be enacted in May 2017. SICK PAY – Effective July 25, 2016 Industry Sickness Benefits per week will increase to one week from 2017. BENEFIT SCHEMES effective August 1, 2016 DEATH BENEFIT rose to 32,500 and doubled to 65,000 if death occurs either at work, on a trip to work or work. The agreements contain details of what workers must pay for daily child care and living expenses, accommodation allowances, etc., so that workers have confidence in what they can expect from their employers. However, in the absence of further guidance from HMRC, the tax status of the amounts covered by the agreements would remain uncertain. The rules on the deductibility of travel and living expenses vary depending on the length of the worker`s work on a given site and how certain construction and civil engineering workers may receive travel and accommodation allowances under labour regulatory agreements, without the tax being deducted from the pay. Employment contracts are concluded between employers` and trade union organizations, which define the conditions of many workers in the construction sector and related industries. The Joint Council of Construction (CIJC) Labour Rules Agreement is the largest agreement of its kind in the construction industry and includes more than 500,000 workers.
All 500,000 workers are subject to the minimum wage rates set out in the agreement and most are covered by the whole agreement, which includes, among other things, travel fares and fares.