Two different meanings. Namely;

  • Additional to the rota. Hours, over and above those shown on the basic shift rota that the employee may, but not necessarily will, be required to work.

Synonymous with: Commitment HoursOwed Hours, Pay Back Hours / Shifts, Reconciliation Hours / Shifts.

  • Within the rota. Time worked, but not paid for. Often derived from the difference between average rostered hours and normal basic hours. In most cases the excess of the former over the latter is banked, and taken as time off. Occasionally, the time accrued is traded-in for a cash payment.

Synonymous with: Lieu Time.

Banked Hours / Time