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Contents

QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE ..........................................................................................................3
YOUR FEDERATION ....................................................................................................................4
Section 1: PAY AND ALLOWANCES ............................................................................................6

   1.A PAY, COMPETENCE RELATED THRESHOLD PAYMENTS, LONDON WEIGHTING ..............6
   1.B ALLOWANCES...................................................................................................................9
   1.C EXPENSES ......................................................................................................................14
   1.D ACTING UP ALLOWANCE, TEMPORARY SALARY AND TEMPORARY PROMOTION........16
Section 2: WORKING TIMES AND PATTERNS ...........................................................................18
   2.A OFFICERS SERVING ON PART-TIME ARRANGEMENTS...................................................18
   2.B DUTY TIME .....................................................................................................................20
   2.C OVERTIME, REST DAY AND PUBLIC HOLIDAY WORKING ..............................................23
2.D ANNUAL LEAVE ..................................................................................................................30
   2.E SICK LEAVE.....................................................................................................................34
   2.F FAMILY LEAVE ................................................................................................................36
   2.G CAREER BREAK SCHEME ................................................................................................45
Section 3: STANDARDS.............................................................................................................47
   3.1 PROBATION ....................................................................................................................47
   3.2 COMPLAINTS AND MISCONDUCT ..................................................................................49
3.3 STANDARDS OF PROFESSIONAL BEHAVIOUR AND THE CODE OF ETHICS .........................55
   3.4 UNSATISFACTORY PERFORMANCE AND ATTENDANCE PROCEDURES (UPPs) ..............57
   3.5 RESTRICTIONS ON THE PRIVATE LIFE OF A POLICE OFFICER .........................................63
Section 4: LIMITED DUTIES ......................................................................................................64
Section 5: PENSIONS ................................................................................................................68
Section 6: EMPLOYMENT LAW.................................................................................................70
   6.1 HEALTH AND SAFETY......................................................................................................70
   6.2 EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY..............................................................................................71
USEFUL WEBSITE ADDRESSES ..................................................................................................73

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