Fleet News

Lively debate as show forums pull in packed houses

DEBATE on company car tax, pricing, block exemption, consolidation, the environment, new legislation, the internet, Europe and the future of fleet pulled in packed houses at Fleet Show 2000 Forums, sponsored by PricewaterhouseCoopers in association with Manheim Europe. Over the show's three days, more than 850 fleet decision-makers heard experts discuss the industry's burning issues and joined in lively question and answer sessions sparked by a total of 15 presentations.

Richard Watson, senior tax VAT partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers, who chaired three forums, said: 'The sessions were all very well attended - some of them to the point of standing room only. There was a lot interest in tax, but there were also many thought-provoking ideas concerning the future of the fleet industry. The forums are an essential part of the show as the attendance showed.'

PricewaterhouseCoopers provided speakers for several of the Forums, joining principals such as Sara Woollard from Inland Revenue, Chris Wright of the Transport Management Centre, Middlesex University, Peter Cooke, of Nottingham Trent University, and Peter Garland from the Health and Safety Executive's policy section.

Leave a comment for your chance to win £20 of John Lewis vouchers.

Every issue of Fleet News the editor picks his favourite comment from the past two weeks – get involved for your chance to appear in print and win!

Login to comment

Comments

No comments have been made yet.

Compare costs of your company cars

Looking to acquire new vehicles? Check how much they'll cost to run with our Car Running Cost calculator.

What is your BIK car tax liability?

The Fleet News car tax calculator lets you work out tax costs for both employer and employee