Top tips for getting your company car choice lists on the money

The company car list is a cornerstone of any fleet business, but with so many variables to consider, creating a tailored, fit-for-purpose choice list that meets the needs of both the employer and employee is no easy feat.  From environmental impact and restrictions to TCO, remuneration and procurement issues, fleet decision makers must navigate a … Continue reading “Top tips for getting your company car choice lists on the money”

Clean Air Zones are here – what you need to know

It is estimated that around 40,000 premature deaths every year in the UK are linked to poor air quality. The issue had been steadfastly climbing the government agenda but became critical when ministers were ordered by the Supreme Court to deliver measures aimed at tackling the levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) in the air. The … Continue reading “Clean Air Zones are here – what you need to know”

What the Spring Budget means for you and your fleet

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and the unprecedented economic fallout, the 2021 Budget was always going to be an historic one. The fleet industry watched with bated breath as the Chancellor sought to balance protecting the economy during the final months of the pandemic with kick-starting recovery. A range of tax and spending … Continue reading “What the Spring Budget means for you and your fleet”

Testing times – would you still pass your driving test today?

For more than 80 years, the driving test has been a rite of passage for 17-year-olds on their road to freedom – and the right to brag about passing first time.   Over the years, the test has been adapted to the country’s changing roads and vehicles. For all you ‘experienced’ drivers out there, did … Continue reading “Testing times – would you still pass your driving test today?”

Broadband provider bolsters ambitious growth plans with bespoke, branded van fleet from Fleet Operations

Gigaclear, the ultrafast full-fibre broadband provider, is accelerating its mission to empower rural communities by outsourcing the management of its 140 strong fleet to the UK’s largest independent fleet management company, Fleet Operations.  Part of the outsourcing will include an end-to-end van project, converting a cash allowance van fleet into a bespoke, fully-kitted leased fleet.  … Continue reading “Broadband provider bolsters ambitious growth plans with bespoke, branded van fleet from Fleet Operations”

Driving down the death toll through improved road safety

Road safety has been a cause for concern in recent years and those in positions of power, along with campaign groups, have worked tirelessly to reduce the number of collisions on our roads.  But despite best efforts, progress has stagnated over the past decade.  In its annual report examining road casualties in Great Britain, the Department … Continue reading “Driving down the death toll through improved road safety”

The best of the best driving jobs

Many of us had childhood dreams of becoming a Formula 1 driver. F1 keys open doors to a lifestyle privy to an elite few – a hedonistic lifestyle of glamour, speed, adrenalin rushes like no other and money-can’t-buy experiences. For most car fanatics and thrill-seekers, Lewis Hamilton has the ultimate driving job. But don’t dismay. … Continue reading “The best of the best driving jobs”

One in ten UK vehicles sold are now electric

Fleet registrations and the wider UK car market both fell by almost a third in 2020 – this will come as little surprise given the unprecedented challenges brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic. However, against the backdrop of a total fall in annual registrations to 1,631,064 units, sales of EVs have doubled over the last … Continue reading “One in ten UK vehicles sold are now electric”

Important update on our services throughout COVID-19 – January 2021

January not only saw us ring in 2021, but also saw us entering a third lockdown. Northern Ireland and Wales imposed national lockdowns over the festive period, with Scotland and England following on Monday January 4th. Health and safety remain paramount for us all and we continue to review and follow government guidance, whilst strengthening … Continue reading “Important update on our services throughout COVID-19 – January 2021”

Cars that defined their decade

What would top your car lust list if money was no object? A highly impractical two-seater head turner or sensible family and dog friendly estate? A classic Morgan, complete with picnic basket, or a state of the art, tech-loaded Tesla? A quirky retro Beetle, maybe? Or would you be sensible and get ahead of the … Continue reading “Cars that defined their decade”