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SME business motoring and fleet management

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

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Play the right cards in fuel cost evaluation

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...
Broken down Passat

Don’t let your car let you down

There have never been so many small businesses in the UK. But to keep your business motoring on the road, have you considered a warranty?
what to do in an accident

What to do if you’re in a car accident

Although there has been an 11% decrease in UK road accidents within the last five years, there were still nearly 200,000 reported cases during 2016. Many motorists think ‘it will never happen to me’ - but what if it does? Here are tips to prepare you
Stress at the wheel

Are you handling stress during your business motoring?

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?
FLeet Evolution offering free consultancy to small businesses

Free small business fleet consultancy offer from Fleet Evolution

Free small business fleet consultancy is being offered from Fleet Evolution a Tamworth based member of the Leasing Broker Federation
controlling business mileage

Controlling business mileage

With fuel costs becoming more volatile than ever, taking control of business mileage fuel spend is more crucial than ever. And that's where a fuel card with intelligent analysis of spend can help
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Silvey Fleet launches new style fuel card with management monitoring

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...

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

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...
car accident

What is GAP insurance?

If your car is written off, the insurance payout will leave you out of pocket when you come to get a replacement. That's where GAP insurance comes in to fill the gap between the price paid and the market value of the car. It's also applicable to car leasing.

What is the most reliable hatchback for your business motoring?

If you have decided not to take a company car, but run your own instead, reliability is a key issue. So which hatchback should you choose?
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London ULEZ to extend boundaries to North and South circular roads in 2021

The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced an extension of the London Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) from Central London to an area defined by the North and South Circular roads. The extended ULEZ starts 2021
fuel price high

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

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...
Car undergoing MOT

MOT changes turn fails into passes and threaten older diesels

On Sunday, May 20, 2018, the MOT changes. But as things stand no one seems to know what it will actually amount to on Monday morning, says Richard Lofthouse, writing about the latest changes to business motoring
Used cars available for sale

Watch out for hidden finance fraud when you change your car

Watch out for hidden finance fraud when you change your car warns HPI, especially company car drivers coming out of company car schemes - one in three used cars has finance owing on it
pregnant driver

Should I drive when I’m pregnant?

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...
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Ten top tips for managing a small fleet

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...
Fleet management outsourcing management of company cars

What is fleet management?

OUTSOURCING: it’s a familiar business practice.  Non-core activities are delegated to an outside specialist. Internal resources are focused on the business's key operation. Which is exactly the idea behind fleet management.Instead of trying...
Paul Brown cars on demand

Top 10 fleet car management tips for SMEs

PAUL Brown, owner and managing director of Wakefield-based short term vehicle leasing company Cars on Demand – that also incorporates supercar hire company Supercars on Demand – believes in providing UK...
CD Auction Group

How to maximise the value of your company cars when you sell

CD Auction Group are no strangers when it comes to moving vehicles on; in fact, fleets across the country with between 100 and 500 cars and commercials are trusting them to...
fleet partner

Have a fleet department – without the cost

What would fleet management do for my business?Ensure you are Duty of Care compliant Monitor vehicle tax, MoTs, servicing, fuel costs Breakdown cover Access to 24-hour accident management cover One-number...