August 2011

Fleet management – What Is Your Policy For Usage Of Company Cars?

August 31, 2011

Company Car Guidelines for Fleet Managers As the person responsible for fleet management, when you allocate company cars, you should also give out the company car policy document or your company car guidelines. This should lay out clearly the expectations of the company and the driver in all fleet vehicle matters. We’re going to post [...]

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Do You Have Trackers Installed In Your Company Cars?

August 30, 2011

Do the Company Cars in your Fleet have a tracker installed? This article from Automotive Industry Digest gives out some interesting statistics. THE first half of 2011 saw Tracker recover nearly £7.5 million worth of stolen cars Resulting in 64 arrests across the UK. Whilst less than half of reported stolen cars are ever recovered [...]

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Europcar Adds Electric Car To The Hire Fleet

August 26, 2011

Electric cars : Fleet Cars? We’ve been driving our electric car for a while, and although our blog has focused on the more entertaining aspects of ownership, we have found it an excellent addition to our fleet. Car hire companies think so too Europcar has announced that it will be the first UK rental provider [...]

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Meet the team – Jamie Normansell : Fleet Management Services Expert!

August 24, 2011

Meet our Fleet Services Experts… Meet Jamie Normansell our Sales Director here at  where we help you save money on fleet management and company car services – we’re here to shake things up a bit!   Jamie heads up our Sales team – our team are on the end of the phone whenever you’d [...]

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Managing a “grey fleet” – how can you save money & ensure you are compliant?

August 18, 2011

A grey fleet is a group of privately owned vehicles that are used for business journeys. As an employer you are responsible for the health and safety of employees using these vehicles on business, regardless of the ownership. Our on-line fleet management system can be used to effectively manage your grey fleet requirements, with the [...]

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Saving money on running company cars & fleets – how can you do it?

August 18, 2011

How to save money on company car costs There’s a useful article on ways to save money on running company cars by Emily Swift over on the blog The area of company cars and to what extent employees are responsible for their running and maintenance costs on company cars often confuses employers. Our key takeaways for you: [...]

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Do your Employees drive at work? Are you breaking the law?

August 16, 2011

Ignorance is no defence as small businesses lack awareness of duty of care to employees driving at work Run Your Cars provides risk management services to help organisations meet their legal requirements Despite the fact that about a quarter of all vehicle miles travelled currently on Britain’s roads are for work purposes (excluding commuting) less [...]

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Electric Dreams – Our Electric Car : Calling Out The Experts

August 12, 2011

Another entry in our series “Electric Dreams”, our electric car blog; by Craig Pullen, our ICT and Systems Development Manager and keeper of our electric Smart Car. Yesterday lunchtime, Simon wanted to use the Smart for a short trip. I handed him the key and a couple of minutes later, he came back to the [...]

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How Reliable Is The Car That You Drive?

August 10, 2011

Tweet WhatCar Magazine have released their annual Reliability Survey for 2011.  Asian Manufacturers take the top 11 spots in the Manufacturers rankings; Škoda is the first European entry at 12 and Ford takes the US top spot at number 13. The issue that causes the most complaints is electrics. Unsurprising in this time when all [...]

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Charity Golf Day – CRY

August 9, 2011

We are looking forward to our Managing Director, Steve Whitmarsh, and his team taking part in a fabulous golf day at beautiful Henley Golf & Country Club on the 6th September 2011. Of course, it’s always a treat to get out on the golf course with friends from the ranks of our customers & colleagues. [...]

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