time off in lieu

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time off in lieu

A term for holiday/annual leave time taken instead of pay for extra hours worked. For GPs, TOIL is typically derived from the difference between average rostered hours and normal basic hours. Usually, the excess of the former over the latter is banked, and taken as time off.
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The banked hours scheme has enabled me to work and store hours so that I can balance outside work commitments easier and without thinking that I am taking advantage of the company,' said Mr Prothero.
Another beneficiary of the banked hours scheme is Bernard Brown, also a conversion operative, who said: 'The banked hours scheme allowed me to have a much-needed family break last year after I had used up my holiday allocation.
To maintain efficient use of time, the company has taken the decision to allow a number of employees to use their banked hours and to take two days off.
As UK market leader, Dennis Eagle has seen an intensive period of work over the past two years, and employees have a high number of banked hours to utilise.
The banked hours part of the agreement operates under the flexible working agreement introduced by BMW in 1999 before it sold the company last year to the Phoenix consortium.