I have recently started a new role whereby I work from home 3 days a week and out and about 2 days per week (They haven't yet given me a contract so nothing is detailed out at this point). I have been told the following;
Mileage is paid at 20p per mile for Managers and we don’t pay for the first 20 miles for the 10 miles each way for home to work radius, so if you travel a total of 50 miles, the miles to claim would be 30.
I am aware that on the Gov website it states:
|Type of vehicle||First 10,000 miles||Above 10,000 miles|
|Cars and vans||45p (40p before 2011 to 2012)||25p|
I have searched around and come across applicable websites which say that employers don't have to pay the 45p rate and can pay lower. Is this the case or should the mileage be paid at the rate stated on the Gov website? I haven't needed to deal with mileage expenses until now.
Also am I correct that if I don't have a fixed work address, the radius would apply, but if I had a fixed work address I wouldn't be able to claim mileage to and from that fixed place but could claim mileage to all other locations without the application of the radius?
I am working for a Social Enterprise, so I am aware that the budgets are extremely tight and I don't want to rock the boat before finding out the correct information.
Thanks in advance,