BUSINESS CASE TEMPLATE
PART 1: GENERAL INFORMATION
Name of Allowance: Subsistence Allowance
To cover all expenses for hotel accommodation, meals and all other charges except railway and
steamship transport, hire of motor cars, etc., when necessarily employed and absent on duty.
Number on Spreadsheet: 60
PART 2 BUSINESS CASE PROPOSAL
Please tick relevant box:
In both instances, please provide a through and considered business case for maintaining the
allowance either as is or in modified format. The modifications should also be detailed, and
include information on any revisions of the headings outlined in the Allowances Template.
The Department should confirm that the allowances represent value for money and provide
additional or higher value work which can not be considered as part of the normal
responsibilities, flexibilities or duties expected of a person in such a post.
This information should be returned to
by 31 January, 2012.
SECTION (a) BUSINESS CASE FOR RETAINING ALLOWANCE
(Please complete headings below)
(1) What does the employer receive in return for the allowance?
Subsistence allowance is payable in the same manner as the public service norm.
(2) Is the allowance cost effective/represent value for money?
(3) Other Pertinent Issues (e.g. why duties cannot form part of grade/post; impacts/risks if
duties/responsibilities not undertaken)