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Your starting point should be your original contract of employment. Check if the employer has the right to amend the contract of employment with your consent etc. If they varied it without your agreement you may want to make a formal complaint to your HR. Just follow relevant process set out in your employment contract regarding complaints.
Legally, if you have no fixed place of work you may be seen as ‘peripatetic workers and the benefit of this is that travel between home and work may count as working time.
Unfortunately, it’s still up to the employer to decide if you get paid for this time. They only have to ensure that they follow National Minimum Wage law. Your strongest point is your old contract therefore if the contract allowed for this time spend on travel to be considered as working time, they have to honour it.
Make a written complaint to HR and see what they say.
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Please correct me if I am wrong but my understanding is that you are not classified as a peripatetic worker in your new employment contract. It all comes down to your contract of employment. If you dispute the variation of your contract and successfully argue that you should be classified as a peripatetic worker, then as a consequence your employer might be breaching the minimum wage regulations as they will be paying you less then minimum wage if you include travel time.
I feel that it can be "successfully" argued by either Party. If I were you, I would contact HR and state that you disagree with their assessment and kindly demand that you are paid for the travel time. Also, ask for the legal grounds on which they rely. Wait for their response and feel free to share it with me or a lawyer outside of this platform and then you will be able to make an informed decision once we have had a chance t review their reasons.