Electric vehicle registrations reach new record

Registrations of new electric vehicles (EVs) reached a new record for the first eight months of this year, but the latest figures have shown a buying preference for range extenders and plug-in hybrids rather than pure EVs. Some pundits have…

Salary sacrifice under threat – but why?

Should you be worried? Should we be worried? Here’s why: potentially salary sacrifice cars could be under threat following a review by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC). HMRC is considering the benefit in kind treatment of salary sacrifice cars (whereby…

UK grey fleet at record levels

The nation’s grey fleet is at record levels and accounts for some 40% of all vehicles on the road, costing companies more than £5.5bn a year in mileage claims and car allowances, says a new report. Getting To Grips With…

New tax proposals for Ultra Low Emission Vehicles

New company car tax bands, based on how many miles a vehicle can be driven in pure electric mode, have been proposed by HMRC in a consultation process looking into key areas of the fleet market. The consultation, which runs until October…

Taxman begins consultation on salary sacrifice cars

The Government has begun a consultation into salary sacrifice schemes, including those that cover company cars, with proposals to charge income tax and National Insurance on them. This is one of three areas affecting company cars that the Government currently…

Managing rising fuel costs post Brexit

As the song says, ‘there maybe trouble ahead…’ It’s more than a week on, I’ve just checked, and we’re still going out of Europe – but whatever your feelings post Brexit vote, the consequences of the UK’s decision need to…

Fleet Alliance supplies new van fleet to CET

Fleet Alliance has replaced the bulk of the 70-strong van fleet at CET, which provides specialist outsource services to the insurance and construction markets, in one go. Leasing and fleet management specialist, Fleet Alliance, has managed the CET fleet since 2007,…

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