Trading Standards’ ongoing investigation into Europcar has brought the issue of vehicle rental damage and pro-forma invoicing for fleets into focus.
WESC Foundation has selected Maxxia’s Lifestyle Lease car scheme to widen the number of employee benefits available for staff.
The London Borough of Hackney is introducing more electric vehicles and using biofuels in other vehicles... there is little this council won’t try in bid to help the environment.
What new initiatives are fleets using or considering to improve safety, data use and fuel consumption?
Europcar UK has created a new tool aimed at giving employers a way of tackling the financial and employee risk burdens of grey fleet usage.
More than half of customers (57%) surveyed by Grosvenor Leasing felt that grey fleet management was either 'unimportant' or 'very unimportant'.
Grey fleet needs are starting to be met by use of medium-term rental by some businesses, according to one of the sector’s suppliers.
Tax experts have warned that Approved Mileage Allowance Payments for grey fleet drivers could come under scrutiny by the Government.
Some 62% of businesses carry out some form of check to mitigate the risk. But more than 16%, almost one in six, carry out no checks at all.
A growing number of companies offer car club-style rental services that allow fleets to hire vehicles for an hour or less. How do they work and what issues do fleets need to consider? John Maslen finds out
Employees who use their own cars for business journeys may need to do far more to keep those vehicles properly maintained, according to Enterprise Rent-A-Car
New research reveals the most common offences found on driving licences of grey fleet drivers analysed by Licence Check.
Larger employers, rather than SMEs, more likely to let staff use own vehicle
Drivers who use their own vehicle for work are more likely to pose a road safety risk than company car drivers, according to new research from Lex Autolease.
Venson has added a new car salary sacrifice module to its customer portal, which it believes will help employers take control of grey fleet costs.
Concerns over its grey fleet led Colin Hutt to build a flexible company car scheme where the driver is in control. He has tripled the size of the fleet in just two years.
Venson Automotive Solutions has supported the BVRLA's call for grey fleet best practice guidance and highlights salary sacrifice schemes as a possible solution.
‘I have an aversion to grey fleet’ - that’s what Kevin Inns told his new employers when plotting to convert cash-takers to company cars. It’s saved thousands of pounds.
The nation’s grey fleet consists of 14 million cars and costs employers more than £5.5 billion a year in mileage claims and car allowances, research suggests.
Aylesbury Vale District Council (AVDC) has saved £90,000 and halved emissions in the first year of introducing its new travel policy.
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