No nasty surprises in Chancellor's budget statement
Furlough to be extended until the end of September
Employers to be asked to contribute 10% in July and 20% in August and September
Minimum wage to increase to £8.91 an hour from April
No changes to rates
Debunking some of the EV driver myths
THE switch to electric company cars moves apace and sustainable mobility expert Arval, has launched guidance to help all drivers to cut through some common EV myths.
In the final quarter of last year, orders for electric company cars more than
EV demand drives salary sacrifice boom
RISING demand for battery electric vehicles (BEVs) is creating a record growth in salary sacrifice car scheme orders.
Independent leasing company Zenith said it has seen salary sacrifice prove hugely popular over the past 12 months, with some customers achieving the
Car fleet management developing into three equal pillars
FUTURE car fleet management could soon develop into three relatively equal pillars – conventional fleet, grey fleet and salary sacrifice schemes.
Fleet software specialist FleetCheck says that its conversations with customers about the impact of EVs and the pandemic so far
BP report reveals fleet managers' concerns over EVs
FLEETS managers are stalling on electric vehicles because of initial up front replacement costs, poor range and lack of infrastructure.
A new report from BP polling fleet decision makers across the UK, reveals that only half have EVs in their fleet
Are there savings to be made by switching to an EV fleet?
WITH capital allowances on business cars changing, CBVC Vehicle Management has crunched some numbers and found that business fleets can save money by leasing and take advantage of significant whole life costs savings.
For executives choosing a Tesla Model 3, the
New telematics device helps fleets adapt to new normal
VEHICLE technology specialist Trakm8 has launched an all-new telematics solution, designed to support fleets adapting to new working routines during the pandemic.
The spread of the pandemic, as well as the subsequent government response, has hugely impacted the way many organisations
Deadline extended for the 2021 Business Motoring Awards
WE have extended the deadline for entries for the 2021 Business Motoring Awards - so it's not too late to enter.
The 2021 (probably still socially distanced) awards are scheduled for March so we need your entries in by this Friday
The electrification of vehicles in the UK is generating significant momentum with policy makers, the automotive and energy sectors and significant numbers of consumers all helping to drive forward the Electric Vehicle (EV) revolution. Infrastructure remains a problem so Is now the time the think about installing a charger at home or at the workplace?
With EV sales predicted to rocket in the next couple of years, marketing brand lifestyle and experience may fall short when compared to pushing the practicalities of owning and driving an emissions free vehicle.
The downsides for business were few, such as the increase in Corporation Tax, and there were welcome new measures to encourage apprenticeships as well as an extension to the business rates holiday until June.
In the final quarter of last year, orders for electric company cars more than doubled for the leasing and mobility specialist, primarily driven by beneficial tax rates for EVs as company cars, and further supported by more businesses offering salary sacrifice schemes for employees.
Salary sacrifice allows all eligible employees to drive a new BEV at an attractive inclusive monthly cost compared to a petrol or diesel equivalent. And for companies, it is also a positive shift in terms of environmental impact and the broader benefits around duty of care for employees.
By Chris Wright|2021-02-25T15:06:45+00:00February 25th, 2021|
The government wants to end sales of petrol and diesel by 2030 and put us all behind the wheel of an electric car. To see how this might feel and work, an EV subscription is worth thinking about, basically a service that is more flexible than leasing.
By Chris Wright|2021-02-25T15:03:59+00:00February 25th, 2021|
Bioethanol, made from materials such as low grade grains, sugars and waste wood, will become the standard on forecourts from September. The Department of Transport said that E10 could cut transport CO2 emissions by 750,000 tonnes a year – the equivalent of taking 350,000 cars off the road.
By Chris Wright|2021-02-24T11:06:58+00:00February 24th, 2021|
While tax increases and changes in tax law are inevitable and even necessary, if not always welcome, it’s already been a difficult year for Britain’s motorists, and proposed tax changes are unlikely to make it any easier