George Osborne plugs into green charge

Just where are you on blurred seasonality? Maybe I’m getting older and more curmudgeonly but I really find it irksome when Christmas starts in the shops mid-November. OK, I know they have a job to do but if you’re not…

Ten electrifying car facts

Have you thought about an electric car for your fleet? Although the upfront cost is more than a similar conventional diesel or petrol car, the running costs – from fuel to maintenance – are spectacularly low. Much commentary – quite…

Number games

What a world of numbers we live in: they have come to define our successes and failures. In football numbers mean the route to glory, to Europe – or, potentially, the downward tumble to a lower division. In terms of…

Beer tax drop to fuel cars…

Thank you Mr Osborne. I’m off down the pub to fill up my car with beer. The 3p fuel duty rise due in September may have been scrapped, but the tax on beer has gone down. Impressive. “Landlord! I’ll have…

Conferences, hybrids and cleaner air

Conferences can be really good thought provokers – that is part of their remit. (They can also give rise to those tricky eye-closing moments at times, too – but I’m sure we’ve all been there!) But overall, with their networking…

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