Please note that policy requirements relating to Key Travel will not be applicable until your Faculty/Service has gone live with the Key Travel booking system.

Chapter 11 Expenses financial procedures - travel and subsistence

Travel between University locations


  1. Travel between an employee’s normal place of work and another University of Leeds location is classed as business travel.


  1. Where an employee travels to another location direct from home this will be classified as business mileage providing there is a clear necessity for them to visit that location.

  2. An employee cannot turn an ordinary commuting journey into a business journey by arranging a ‘visit’ on their way to their normal place of work. The travel would be deemed private travel and would not be reimbursed.


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