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    Default Standard Hours - Does it include an hour for lunch?

    Most of the time, my contract is based on day rate with no reference to the number of hours and I often get confused with the number of working/contracted/standard hours. Therefore I do 8 + 1 hour as a standard.

    Just curious to know how other contractors approach it. Do you do 7+1 or 8+1?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigDataPro View Post
    Most of the time, my contract is based on day rate with no reference to the number of hours and I often get confused with the number of working/contracted/standard hours. Therefore I do 8 + 1 hour as a standard.

    Just curious to know how other contractors approach it. Do you do 7+1 or 8+1?
    I am paid to do work, my contract dictates the amount of work so for me it's 8 hours work. All this +1 is permie thinking.

    You kinda answered your own question in your very first post by the way

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    Quote Originally Posted by northernladuk View Post
    I am paid to do work, my contract dictates the amount of work so for me it's 8 hours work. All this +1 is permie thinking.

    You kinda answered your own question in your very first post by the way
    for me it's a day rate, - 7 hours work, i'll take 1/2 hour lunch, but it can be weekends etc for dress rehearsals, and whatever it takes at go-live, if the excrement meets the AC
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    7 +1. Often 7 + 1.5 if I goto gym
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    Sorry 6.5 + 1.5 if I goto gym
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    7.5 + 0.5 usually

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    7 to 8 + 0.5.

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    I'm fairly similar to most. 7-8 hours for lunch and 0.5 doing any meaningful work.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WTFH View Post
    I'm fairly similar to most. 7-8 hours for lunch and 0.5 doing any meaningful work.
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