Partnership between NewMotion and Fleet Operations helps fleet customers in their transition to e-mobility

Smart charging solutions provider NewMotion and fleet management specialist Fleet Operations have struck a partnership to provide fleets with electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions.  Fleet Operations’ customers – and those of sister company TraXall UK – will all have access to NewMotion’s full charging ecosystem, helping them with the transition to EVs by making charging … Continue reading “Partnership between NewMotion and Fleet Operations helps fleet customers in their transition to e-mobility”

Craziest car insurance claims

Car insurance is a huge expense for the average driver or business, with most of us paying an average of £471 a year for comprehensive cover according to Association of British Insurers. But when the disastrous, dangerous or downright ridiculous strikes, we’re glad we shelled out for the costly cover.  Shopping around for the best … Continue reading “Craziest car insurance claims”

Company car or cash allowance: making the right choice for your business and your employees

Richard Hipkiss, Managing Director of Fleet Operations, outlines the pros and cons of company car options for you and your workforce. The UK is returning to work following the extraordinary coronavirus crisis. But the impact of the pandemic on our daily lives has not gone away. Social distancing has become embedded in our national psyche, … Continue reading “Company car or cash allowance: making the right choice for your business and your employees”

Getting back on the road: A fleet driver’s guide to staying coronavirus-free

The outbreak of coronavirus has had an unprecedented impact on industry, not least the fleet sector, and movement ground to a halt in lockdown, with the exception of essential transport. Risks are still high and are projected to remain so for the foreseeable future.  The top priority for companies is making workplaces as safe as possible … Continue reading “Getting back on the road: A fleet driver’s guide to staying coronavirus-free”

Important update on our services throughout COVID-19

Richard Hipkiss, Managing Director of Fleet Operations, provides an important update relating to the company’s services As the UK-wide lockdown restrictions gradually ease and new ways of living and working emerge, businesses face the additional challenge of adapting to a somewhat changed market.  When the pandemic took hold three months ago, many businesses were forced … Continue reading “Important update on our services throughout COVID-19”

COVID-19 update: 9 ways the coronavirus is having an impact on the fleet industry

In the current climate, it seems that nothing is certain any more, with COVID-19 advice changing day by day. Here’s an at-a-glance overview of the key areas where COVID-19 is having an impact (accurate as of 21 April 2020) with links to the latest updates. 1.  MOT testing suspended The Department for Transport (DfT) has … Continue reading “COVID-19 update: 9 ways the coronavirus is having an impact on the fleet industry”

Budget 2020: the key takeaways for fleet decision-makers

It was Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s first budget, and the first Budget of Boris Johnson’s majority government. As widely anticipated, his parliamentary address was dominated by the challenges posed by coronavirus – a health crisis that leaves the fleet automotive sector as vulnerable to the seismic economic shockwaves as any other. Coronavirus is already disrupting the … Continue reading “Budget 2020: the key takeaways for fleet decision-makers”

WLTP is coming in this April – here are 6 things you need to do today

What’s happening? From 06 April 2020, the new CO2 values calculated under the Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP) will be used for UK company car taxation. This will affect vehicle excise duty, benefit-in-kind (BIK) tax for employees, national insurance and corporation tax for employers. So what’s the problem? In order to calculate leasing … Continue reading “WLTP is coming in this April – here are 6 things you need to do today”

Weird and wonderful driving rules in Europe

Every year thousands of people lose their life or are seriously injured in accidents on European roads caused by alcohol and drug misuse, drowsiness and speeding, amongst other negligent causes. In 2019, there were 25,300 fatalities and 135,000 seriously injured people across Europe. Almost 14% of people killed on EU roads are aged between 18 … Continue reading “Weird and wonderful driving rules in Europe”