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Don’t make rushed decisions on salsac, fleet industry warns

9 months ago / 0 comments

Changes to taxation for salary sacrifice cars next April could cause a rush for orders, and businesses are being advised to consider their choices carefully rather than trying to quickly take advantage of the … Read More »

Fleet industry concerned about Autumn Statement detail gaps

9 months ago / 1 comments

Despite some clarity on future company car tax, the fleet industry has criticised the Autumn Statement for not providing key details needed to help businesses make futureproof decisions.

First Drive: Fiat 124 Spider

9 months ago / 0 comments

Fiat’s chic roadster is the perfect retro stablemate for the 500, reckons Alex Grant.

Autumn Statement 2016 – key points for fleets

9 months ago / 0 comments

The most important announcements for fleets, from the 2017 Autumn Statement. By Alex Grant and Natalie Middleton.

No rise in fuel duty

9 months ago / 1 comments

Fuel duty will remain frozen for the seventh successive year in 2017, saving drivers £130 a year on average and the average van driver £350 a year, compared to pre-2010 fuel duty escalator plans.

Insurance Premium Tax rise from next June

9 months ago / 0 comments

Insurance Premium Tax is to rise from 10% to 12% from the start of June 2017, though measures will be put in place to combat “whiplash culture” in the UK and help keep prices … Read More »

Chancellor commits £1.3bn to roads

9 months ago / 0 comments

Philip Hammond has announced a major investment in English transport networks in his first Autumn Statement as Chancellor.

Chancellor announces changes to salary sacrifice

9 months ago / 5 comments

From April 2017, most salary sacrifice schemes will be subject to the same taxation as cash income, in a move set to raise an extra £85m in taxes during the 2017/18 tax year.

Post-2020 company car tax to include electric range

9 months ago / 2 comments

Company car tax from April 2020 will incentivise ultra-low emission vehicles based on their electric range, with fully-electric models getting their own Benefit in Kind band.

Annual Budget to move to the autumn

9 months ago / 0 comments

The final announcement of the Autumn Statement was that 2017 will mark the last time that the Budget is held in the spring.

Car hire firms to operate fleets for longer if Government’s road tax plans go ahead

9 months ago / 0 comments

Car rental firms will be forced to operate their fleets for longer if Government road tax plans go ahead, impacting on the take-up of clean vehicles as well as the new and used car … Read More »

Government given July 2017 deadline for new air quality plan

9 months ago / 1 comments

A High Court judge has ruled that the Government must produce an improved air quality ruling by July next year to bring pollution within legal limits.

Growing number of UK motorists concerned over driver distraction

9 months ago / 0 comments

Driver distraction linked to all forms of mobile phone use is seen as a bigger threat to motorists than any other factor.

Chancellor urged to ‘play fair with motorists’ in Autumn Statement

9 months ago / 0 comments

The Chancellor is being called on to pay heed to motorists’ needs in today’s Autumn Statement by freezing fuel duty beyond April 2017, leaving the level of Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) unchanged, and reconsidering … Read More »

‘SizeMark’ standard could help cut down on parking prangs

9 months ago / 0 comments

Introducing the SizeMark parking industry standard could provide a solution to Britain’s ‘inadequate’ parking spaces.

Mayor of London takes steps to tackle London’s road congestion 

9 months ago / 0 comments

Transport for London is to take immediate steps to tackle road congestion, including measures to help drivers plan their journeys and to reduce disruption from roadworks.

UK insurers call for framework on driverless car data

9 months ago / 0 comments

The insurance industry is calling for collaboration with carmakers and legislators to help develop standards on driverless car data.

Prices and specs revealed for new Peugeot 3008

9 months ago / 0 comments

Peugeot has announced pricing and specification for its new 3008 crossover.

ICFM introduces Corporate Investor Programme

9 months ago / 3 comments

ICFM has launched a new Corporate Investor Programme in a move to further raise the standards of fleet industry professionals and overcome a skills and knowledge shortage.

Date announced for 2017 Brake Fleet Safety Conference 

9 months ago / 0 comments

Brake has revealed details for next year’s Fleet Safety Conference, which will take place at the St John’s Hotel, Solihull, on Thursday 25 May.


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