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AUTHOR: Rachel Sharp
Employers in the public sector are more likely than those in the private sector to offer their staff allowances to cover the cost of meals or overnight stays during the course of their work, but they are also more likely to keep control over the cost of such expenses by setting a limit on the amount that employees can claim.
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Subsistence payments Chart 1: Policies on subsistence allowances, by sector
Afternoon tea allowance
Evening meal allowance
Chart 2: First-aid allowances by sector and organisation size
Table 1: Examples of call-out payments by sector
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