HMRC Advisory Fuel Rates

Advisory Fuel Rates from 1 June 2020

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has updated its Advisory Fuel Rates (AFRs) from 1 June.

Under the new guidance, all but the advisory electric rates have been reduced, reflecting the falling fuel prices during the coronavirus crisis. The changes are as follows:

  • Petrol engines over 2000cc decrease by 3 pence per mile from 20p to 17p
  • Petrol engines between 1401 and 2000cc rate reduced by 2 pence per mile from 14p to 12p
  • Petrol engines 1400cc or lower, […]
May 27th, 2020|Categories: Driving, Fleet|

Electric Car Company Car Tax

Company Car Tax on Electric Cars

Electric cars are becoming more popular and more accessible as each year goes by. One of the reasons is that they attract low benefit in kind rates, and can be a really cost-effective option when selecting and then running a new company car.

The government is clearly trying to push drivers and businesses towards investing in the best low emissions company cars through the use of tax incentives and, as a result of government policy, there is now a considerable electric car business tax benefit.

Drivers pay […]

April 30th, 2020|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Driving, Fleet|

Managing Fleet Risk Part 2

Managing Fleet Risk | Financial Risk

In this second post in our series of five on managing fleet risks, we look at the specific decisions and actions that need to be taken to manage the financial aspects of fleet risk.

The series covers the fleet risk topics below and the links will become live as each one is published:

  1. Strategic Aspects of Risk
  2. Financial Risk
  3. Reputational Risk
  4. Human Resource Risk
  5. Legal Risk

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March 16th, 2020|Categories: Fleet|

Fed Up With Increasing End of Lease Vehicle Return Charges?

Vehicle Recharges Are Rising Rapidly, What Can Fleet Managers Do to Protect Their Companies?

Recent findings published by the fleet media indicate that the amount of money typically charged by leasing companies against returned vehicles is going up, and by double digit percentages year on year.

At CLM, we help our customers keep these costs down, we’ll share with you how we do this and how we’ve saved our clients around 30% of their initially invoiced recharges.

Did you know that there are guidelines that lessors should follow around re-charges and there are […]

March 11th, 2020|Categories: Fleet|

EV Charging Update

Electric Vehicle Charging – What’s New?

In the burgeoning world of electric vehicles nothing stands still for very long and charging is no exception. As perhaps the most important factors in encouraging electric vehicle take-up, the ability to travel further and recharge more rapidly are getting a lot of attention from vehicle manufacturers and infrastructure providers. Here we look at some of the latest EV charging developments.

Huge growth in public EV charging infrastructure

The last decade has seen massive growth in the availability of public electric vehicle charging points in the UK. […]

February 28th, 2020|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Driving, Fleet|

Managing Fleet Risk Part 1

Managing Fleet Risk | Strategic Aspects

Think of fleet risk and what’s likely to come to mind are vehicle accident rates, driver training interventions and health and safety legislation. But the risks associated with running any car and van fleet are far broader than this.

In this series of five posts on fleet risk management we take a holistic look at the risks inherent in owning or running business vehicles, as well as those directly related to having employees on the road for business purposes.

The series will cover the fleet risk […]

February 18th, 2020|Categories: Fleet|

Drink Driving Deaths And Other Outcomes In 2018

Drink Driving Deaths, An Ongoing Concern

In recently released figures from the Department for Transport, drink driving deaths in 2018 were estimated at 240, by coincidence, the same number from a decade ago.

The Legal Limit

The legal alcohol limit for drivers in Wales and England is 80 milligrams of alcohol per 100 millilitres of blood. It can also be measured as 107 mg per 100 ml of urine, or 35 micrograms per 100 ml of breath.

This is actually the highest legal limit in the whole of Europe. However, if you are in […]

February 14th, 2020|Categories: Driving, Fleet|

CLM Investing For The Future

CLM Now Has Greater Capacity To Inspect, Rectify, Reallocate And Store Vehicles Than Ever Before

Our logistics operation provides vehicle inspections, repairs, valeting, vehicle reallocation services, secure vehicle storage and national vehicle transportation. These services already save our customers thousands in end of contract recharges and create various other financial efficiencies too.

We have just significantly increased our logistical capacity by acquiring some new premises close to our Newport Pagnell head office.

The new 16,000 square feet site, in addition to our longstanding facility at Wharley End (49,000 square feet), will enable us […]

February 3rd, 2020|Categories: Business news, Fleet|
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