Giving your employees the use of a company car can seem like a great idea, particularly if their jobs involve travelling to several different locations on any given day. But, as always, offering a company car can be a lot more complicated than it may at first seem. As an employer, you’ll need to think about policies and procedures, legal restrictions, taxes, and your company’s … [Read more...] about Are Company Cars a Worthwhile Investment for Your Business?
Every business is affected by increasing fuel costs to a greater or lesser extent, whether you run a fleet of heavy goods vehicles or simply have a couple of sales staff driving around the country for client meetings. In these challenging economic times we should leave no stone unturned when it comes to seeking areas for cost savings. Here are some simple but effective ways to … [Read more...] about Simple ways to dramatically reduce your fuel costs
So you’re under 24 years old and you need to get insurance to cover you to drive a van. Well, the bad news is that, like car insurance, if you are lucky enough to be young in years you are sadly also deemed to be a bit too inexperienced to be a safe bet for many insurance companies. As a result, your premiums are likely to be higher than those for older drivers. The good … [Read more...] about Van insurance for young drivers: How to get the best deal
It seems 'uncertainty' has become the buzzword and presiding state of affairs where the UK economy is concerned, and the country's motor industry has not escaped its effects, with the future of the entire sector currently under a cloud of concern following a decline in sales and poor projections for the future. Sales are down Figures released recently by the Society of … [Read more...] about Why the UK’s Car Industry Could be in Trouble
Despite its popularity, there are still many people who denounce the idea of leasing a car rather than buying one, simply because they don’t know how the process works and are put off by unfamiliar jargon. The reality is, however, that it is surprisingly simple once you get to grips with it, and though there are a few potential drawbacks to consider (as is the case with any … [Read more...] about The Upside of Leasing a Car