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All the latest news on managing business cars, from vehicle financing, maintenance, telematics (tracking and diagnostics), driver management, speed management, fuel management and health and safety management for SMEs with company cars and small fleets

Find out what Fleet Management could save you

By |2019-04-17T14:09:53+01:00April 1st, 2019|Award Feature, Car news and reviews, Contract hire and leasing, News, SME business motoring and fleet management|

DEALING with vehicle management used to be complicated, mountains of paperwork, unexpected charges, time-consuming admin, and countless legal responsibilities. Any business that has a fleet of vehicles needs to ensure the vehicles are kept fully functioning. The right policies combined with the right technology can make managing a vehicle fleet much easier on the company's time and budget. Fleet management [...]

London’s ULEZ starts in April 2019; and expands in 2021. So are you ready?

By |2018-12-19T06:07:14+00:00December 19th, 2018|Newsletter, SME business motoring and fleet management|

BUSINESS motorists operating in London, or driving to London to meet clients, should be aware of a significant new charge to drive in the capital. On April 08, 2019, London's Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) begins. The ULEZ is separate to the Congestion Charge which will continue. However, the ULEZ will replace the current T-charge. It is being introduced one [...]

Keeping yourself safe on the road while travelling for work

By |2019-02-22T11:31:03+00:00December 14th, 2018|SME business motoring and fleet management|

Did you know that more than a quarter of all road traffic accidents may involve someone who is driving for work, according to the Department of Transport? If you are an at-work driver, it’s worth reading our top driving tips as they will help you to stay safe and avoid a road accident. Follow driving for work policies Your employer [...]

Businesses should consider global warming in their company car policies

By |2018-12-11T10:52:58+00:00December 10th, 2018|Electric Vehicles, EV News, Newsletter, SME business motoring and fleet management|

SMALL businesses and SME fleets should take greater consideration of the global warming consequences of their company car and business motoring policies. As evidence of global warming grows, companies need to change course over their fleet policies or face the consequences says fleet management specialist Fleet Evolution. After three years of static emissions growth, global carbon dioxide levels are on [...]

Play the right cards in fuel cost evaluation

By |2018-12-04T09:50:59+00:00December 4th, 2018|Car news and reviews, EV News, News, Newsletter, SME business motoring and fleet management|

AN SUV that's more economical on fuel than a hybrid Toyota Prius? Sounds wrong doesn't it. But that really is the case. The SUV in question is the Hyundai Kona - the new electric version of the SUV - and it tops the leagues for fuel costs over 10,000 miles. The Kona costs just £89; the Prius £460. If that's [...]

Are you handling stress during your business motoring?

By |2018-08-15T06:35:04+01:00August 15th, 2018|Driving advice, SME business motoring and fleet management|

Stress affects us all at one time or another – whether it’s down to work, home life or a tough situation you’re facing. Stress can affect how we feel physically and emotionally as well as impair our judgement and our reactions, which isn’t good news when we need to concentrate on something significant, like driving. So how do you cope with handling stress during your business motoring?

Silvey Fleet launches new style fuel card with management monitoring

By |2019-12-09T12:22:59+00:00July 9th, 2018|SME business motoring and fleet management|

HOW is the administration of your company car fleet? Perhaps you have some vans to look after as well to complicate the mix. Not just the organising of the car or van lease deals, and any refurbishment work required before the end of the lease. But the nitty gritty stuff: the filing of fuel expenses; checking and reconciliation of receipts; [...]

Opting out of a company car scheme needn’t be a worry

By |2018-07-09T09:41:28+01:00June 26th, 2018|SME business motoring and fleet management|

WHEN you are in the enviable position of being offered a company car it's tempting to opt for something you've always wanted but couldn't necessarily justify. It doesn't matter if your heart's desire is luxury, performance, or just making the neighbours feel slightly inferior, with a company car you can drive something that may otherwise be out of your price [...]

De-dieselisation and climbing fuel prices a double hit on business motoring

By |2018-05-23T21:34:49+01:00May 23rd, 2018|News, SME business motoring and fleet management|

TWO conjoining features are beginning to hit business motoring to push up costs. First is the move away from fuel efficient diesels to petrol cars, increasing fuel costs to business. The second is the increasing cost of fuel. First the move to petrol cars. April 2018 new car registrations saw demand for petrol cars grew in April, up 38.5%, while [...]

Should I drive when I’m pregnant?

By |2017-11-20T12:20:15+00:00August 23rd, 2017|Contract hire and leasing, Driving advice, Keep it legal, SME business motoring and fleet management|

SHOULD I drive when I'm pregnant? The short answer for company car drivers and business owners is - of course you should! Driving while pregnant is fine; so long as you’re feeling well and comfortable it’s completely safe and you can continue to drive right up until labour. But there are a few tips to help you feel at ease. [...]

Ten top tips for managing a small fleet

By |2017-11-20T12:34:55+00:00December 7th, 2016|Contract hire and leasing, SME business motoring and fleet management|

MANAGING a small fleet can be pretty complex for any small business or SME firm. It comes with many challenges and risks, which if left unaddressed could affect the profitability of the business. Successful management of a company car fleet requires following a series of tasks and responsibilities which are often neglected or overlooked due to the pressure of work. [...]

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