To be recognised as a ‘hybrid and EV ready’ garage a technician will have completed, as a minimum, the IMI Level 2 qualification in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Operation and Maintenance and have suitable premises.
Foggy glasses are one of the biggest frustrations when wearing a face covering, however for many people, this hasn’t stopped them from wearing one when in the driver seat and is now compulsory for many taxi and bus drivers.
Large numbers of companies are planning to never completely return to conventional office or depot-based working, and this will unavoidably have an impact on how company vehicles are managed.
As businesses start to ramp-up operations and road traffic volumes rise, Licence Bureau is advising fleet managers to continue to enact on the ‘new norms’ of social distancing and increased awareness surrounding mental health.
Now could be an ideal time to review fleet policy to look at introducing a number of new, tax-efficient vehicles to choice lists for drivers to consider when we come out of lockdown.
Europcar Mobility Group will make thousands of vehicles available from £5 per day to Emergency services staff including NHS workers, armed forces, police, paramedics, ambulance workers, fire services, social care workers and those working in education and childcare.
An increase in fuel duty for conventional internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles of 2p per litre could raise £4bn over the next five years, whereas a continued freeze on fuel duty could cost the Treasury £1bn a year.
Within the overall growth of the public network, the number of ultra-rapid charge points has grown from 300 units to 800, and contactless bank card accessible charge points also rose from 300 to approximately 1,000 through 2019
ANYONE driving a car for business, whether it's their own or a company vehicles, will to to be covered for business car insurance. This can cover a wide range of uses, such as travelling between different work locations, visiting customers or driving around other employees. If you use your car in connection with your work, standard policies may not offer the [...]
It is important to monitor employee driving and provide live feedback where necessary. These days, there is a wide range of safety features available which can monitor drivers and send live reports and alerts to business owners.
Mileage Allowance Relief allows employees to claim the difference between what they receive in business mileage or fuel costs from their employer and what is approved by HMRC.
WHETHER you have a small fleet of vehicles or you are a single owner-operator you may well have taken the decision to lease vehicles. Great, it can be a very effective and economical form of business motoring, but be aware of some of the pitfalls when the lease comes to an end. There are horror stories out there. These largely [...]