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Budget briefing 2002

CHANGES proposed in the the latest Budget will have a considerable impact on the way fleet managers adminster company vehicles and their drivers. A number of changes, such as the decision to base fuel scale charges on CO2 emissions, did not get a mention in the Chancellor's hour-long statement to the Commons.

Fleet News, however, has brought together a number of experts to explain the details - which are now coming to light in Government policy documents - to fleet decision makers at the Budget Briefing on Tuesday, April 23 at the Oxford Hotel, Oxford.

The analysis will also include consideration of the impact of the carbon-dioxide based company car tax, the 16% rise in the tax on company car drivers receiving free fuel for private mileage, introduced at the start of the 2002-03 tax year, the rise in National Insurance contributions, the changes to VED rates and freeze on fuel duties.

You cannot afford to miss this event.

The speakers are:

Alastair Kendrick, director of PAYE and NIC Solutions, Ernst & Young, who will outline what the Chancellor said in the Budget in relation to company cars.

LloydsTSB Autolease sales director John Given, who will look at low emission vehicle options for fleets.

Stewart Whyte (sponsored by Kwik-Fit Fleet), managing director, Fleet Audits, who will talk about the Budget implications for fleets.

Prof Peter Cooke, head of the Centre for Automotive Industries Management, The Nottingham Trent University, (sponsored by Avis Rent a Car) whose presentation will be based on the resuts of the environmental 'Eco survey' conducted in conjunction with Fleet News.

John Whiteman,International Car Development Programme (ICDP) project director will talk about proposed Block Exemption changes and their impact on fleets from both a buying cars and SMR perspective.

The event is sponsored by Avis Rent a Car, Kwik-Fit Fleet and LloydsTSB Autolease.

The Fleet News 2002 Budget Briefing takes place on Tuesday, April 23 at the Oxford Hotel, Oxford. The attendance fee is £99 (plus VAT).

To book a place at the Budget Briefing click here.

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