Distracted driving: what fleets need to know to minimise the risks

We may be told to keep our eyes on the road and our hands upon the wheel, but in reality there are a swathe of modern day distractions which can draw our attention away from safe driving. For businesses with fleets, not only does distracted driving negatively impact accident rates and insurance premiums, it can … Continue reading “Distracted driving: what fleets need to know to minimise the risks”

How businesses can devise and implement a robust EV workplace charging strategy

As more businesses embark upon the road to fleet electrification, the how, when and where to charge vehicles will become a key success factor in leveraging the long-term cost benefits of the transition to electric. Charging at the wrong time and place can have a huge impact on costs and even the cheapest public chargers … Continue reading “How businesses can devise and implement a robust EV workplace charging strategy”

Thinking about outsourcing your fleet management? 4 key questions to ask

Managing a fleet can be a challenging, time-consuming and laborious undertaking. From financial pressures and stretched resources to lack of expertise and limited oversight, the in-house management of fleets is not always the most cost-effective and efficient way.  A specialist external resource may offer greater expertise, resources, systems, technologies and management processes to handle a … Continue reading “Thinking about outsourcing your fleet management? 4 key questions to ask”

New updates to the Highway Code – the highlights you and your drivers need to know

Fleets should be aware that a major raft of changes to the Highway Code come into effect this Saturday 29 January 2022. The move is part of a £338 million Government package to support active travel across the UK. A total of 33 existing rules have been amended, while new rules have been introduced to … Continue reading “New updates to the Highway Code – the highlights you and your drivers need to know”

Fleet Operations supports ambitious 2022 growth strategy with key appointments

Fleet Operations is supporting its ambitious plans for growth in 2022 with three key appointments. The UK’s leading independent provider of outsourced fleet management and mobility services is investing to expand its service offering and further build on its market-leading proposition. Paul Edmed has joined as Business Development Manager. He brings more than 20 years’ fleet … Continue reading “Fleet Operations supports ambitious 2022 growth strategy with key appointments”

Fleet Operations strengthens strategic consultancy offer with key appointment

Fleet Operations, the UK’s leading independent provider of outsourced fleet management and mobility services, has appointed David Bushnell as Director of Consultancy and Strategy. A former Principal Consultant for Alphabet (GB) Ltd, David brings with him with more than 30 years’ experience and extensive knowledge of alternative fuels and electric drivetrains, fleet taxation, personal motoring … Continue reading “Fleet Operations strengthens strategic consultancy offer with key appointment”

Salary sacrifice: the ‘must know’ facts for businesses and employees

For most within the corporate business world, salary sacrifice will be a familiar concept. The contractual arrangements – which see employees agreeing to a reduction in their pay in return for alternative, non-cash benefits – have long been used by companies to realise tax and National Insurance Contributions (NICs) savings. In most cases, the benefit … Continue reading “Salary sacrifice: the ‘must know’ facts for businesses and employees”

EV grant cut spells further trouble for an already overheated fleet sector

The government yesterday announced the second cut in plug-in car and van grant rates in less than a year, slashing eligibility by £thousands. Whitehall may be clarion calling for swift action from the transport sector to support the road to zero, but their actions are serving to keep less environmentally-friendly models on the road for … Continue reading “EV grant cut spells further trouble for an already overheated fleet sector”

Top six fleet trends to watch for in 2022

After another tumultuous year for the fleet sector, we look ahead to what challenges lie around the corner for 2022. Trend 1: A continued move to mobility There has been a sharp uplift in interest in mobility as we’ve emerged from the pandemic. Whether temporary or permanent, the death knell sounding for the traditional nine-to-five … Continue reading “Top six fleet trends to watch for in 2022”

Are you full of Christmas spirit?

As the festive season gets into full swing, we all know we should go cold turkey on the mulled wine if we are driving. But the temptation to just have one for the road can be the devil on our shoulder as the champagne corks pop. Understandably, we all get swept along with the Christmas … Continue reading “Are you full of Christmas spirit?”