- If time off for appointments is paid or not.
- How much paid time they’ll get back.
- If your staff need to work the time back.
There’s no legal right to paid or unpaid time off for staff to attend medical or dental appointments. So it’s for you to decide whether you let your employees go to appointments either on your time or on theirs. Ask staff to make appointments outside of work hours, or at the beginning or end of the day. But sometimes the only appointment left is at 11.30 am, and your employee can’t wait. Your staff need to know if they can attend medical and dental appointments during work time. Here’s where your contract of employment comes in. A well-drafted contract will cover: