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    HMRC Advisory Fuel Rates HMRC Advisory Fuel Rates

    HMRC Advisory Fuel Rates

HMRC Advisory Fuel Rates

HMRC announces Advisory Fuel Rates for June

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has announced the Advisory Fuel Rates for the next quarter, which took effect from June 1, with only a small change to the rate for petrol engined cars above 2.0 litres.

The rate for petrol-engined cars of over 2000cc has now been reduced by 1p per mile to 21p from the previous 22p.

All other rates, for the quarter from June 1 to August 31, remain unchanged …

By |June 5th, 2017|Driving, Fleet|Comments Off on HMRC Advisory Fuel Rates
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    Changes to taxation of ULEVs dropped from Finance Bill Changes to taxation of ULEVs dropped from Finance Bill

    Changes to taxation of ULEVs dropped from Finance Bill

Changes to taxation of ULEVs dropped from Finance Bill

ULEV proposals put on hold but other changes go through

New benefit-in-kind (BIK) tax rates for ultra-low emission vehicles, due to take effect from 2020, have been dropped from the Finance Bill.

However, other changes, including the tax treatment of salary sacrifice and cash for car allowances, and new rules for Vehicle Excise Duty, have gone through.

The new tax treatment for ULEVs were confirmed in the Spring Budget and referred to 15 new bandings, of which 11 were for plug-in cars (sub-75g/km). …

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    Tips For Greener Driving Tips For Greener Driving

    Tips For Greener Driving

Tips For Greener Driving

6 Top Fleet Management Tips for Earth Day
Be kind to the planet by conserving fuel and cutting emissions

Nations around the world are celebrating World Earth Day this Saturday with a variety of events to demonstrate support for environmental protection.

Every year, more than one billion people across the world mark the event by holding festivals, rallies and outdoor events in nearly 200 countries – often with the support of A-list celebrities and political leaders.

Here at CLM Fleet Management we thought we’d share …

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    How To Implement a Green Fleet Management Strategy How To Implement a Green Fleet Management Strategy

    How To Implement a Green Fleet Management Strategy

How To Implement a Green Fleet Management Strategy

How To Implement a Green Fleet Management Strategy

Creating and refining a green fleet strategy for your business that balances the various stakeholders can be a challenge. However, the benefits of a solid green fleet management plan can certainly outweigh the minimal spend required to reduce your current fuel consumption, and minimise your carbon footprint, potentially saving you more in the long run. Here’s how to implement a green fleet strategy that works for your organisation:

Considered Vehicle Selection

Make sure that you’re fully …

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    Press Release | Grey Fleet Report Press Release | Grey Fleet Report

    Press Release | Grey Fleet Report

Press Release | Grey Fleet Report

One in six businesses carry out no grey fleet checks, reveals new report

Some 62% of UK businesses that allow their employees to drive their own cars on company business carry out some form of check to mitigate the risk, with driver licence checks the most common. But more than 16%, almost one in six, carry out no checks at all.

Meanwhile, smaller fleets are more likely to allow their employees to drive their own cars (93%) on company business than those …

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    How Fuel Cards Could Benefit Your Fleet Management How Fuel Cards Could Benefit Your Fleet Management

    How Fuel Cards Could Benefit Your Fleet Management

How Fuel Cards Could Benefit Your Fleet Management

How Fuel Cards Could Benefit Your Fleet Management

With the task of managing a fleet of business vehicles comes the duty to ensure your fleet is working effectively, responsibly, and in a cost-effective way. Juggling this can be difficult. There is inevitably pressure on fleet managers to keep track of expenditures alongside all of their other management duties and day-to-day tasks. However, pressure can be reduced with a carefully implemented fuel card system, helping you to reduce time-consuming administrative tasks. Read …

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    Easter Opening Hours at CLM Easter Opening Hours at CLM

    Easter Opening Hours at CLM

Easter Opening Hours at CLM

Easter 2017 opening hours and service availability

As Easter beckons, we need to make you aware of the arrangements in place for supporting your company and your drivers across the holiday weekend.

o Friday 14th April – Closed
o Saturday 15th April – Closed
o Sunday 16th April – Closed
o Monday 17th April – Closed

CLM will reopen on Tuesday 18th April at 08.15.

During the days that CLM’s offices are closed, services will continue to be available through our supporting agents in the same way …

By |March 29th, 2017|Business news, Fleet, Rental|Comments Off on Easter Opening Hours at CLM
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    Mini-Leases: A New Approach To Short Term Lease Cars Mini-Leases: A New Approach To Short Term Lease Cars

    Mini-Leases: A New Approach To Short Term Lease Cars

Mini-Leases: A New Approach To Short Term Lease Cars

Flexible vehicle rental with Mini-Lease

CLM is currently witnessing a surge of corporate interest in its Mini-Lease offerings, with bookings for the flexible, short-to-medium term rental product showing significant growth.

Here, we examine the reasons behind the popularity of short term car lease options and why corporate customers are using mini-leases to meet their mobility requirements.

 

Meeting temporary needs with a temporary car lease deal

One issue faced by many companies is that of providing temporary vehicles for new employees who may still be …

  • diesel scrappage
    Huge irony in diesel scrappage proposals Huge irony in diesel scrappage proposals

    Huge irony in diesel scrappage proposals

Huge irony in diesel scrappage proposals

Diesel has been fleet fuel of choice for many years

The huge irony behind newspaper reports that the Government is said to be considering plans for a diesel car scrappage scheme will not be lost on the majority of company car drivers.

The Department of Transport and the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), was reported in the national press to be considering a scrappage scheme as part of a plan to lower emissions and improve air quality.

Various Government departments …