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Monthly Archives: May 2013

Mileage row Lancashire police commissioner Clive Grunshaw to learn his fate soon

Mileage row Lancashire police commissioner Clive Grunshaw to learn his fate soon

LANCASHIRE’S Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw will find out next month whether he is likely to face criminal charges over accusations he ‘double claimed’ mileage expenses. A spokesman for the Independent Police Complaints Commission said its investigators were finalising their report before a decision was made in the next few weeks whether to refer […]

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Yes, there is a better, cheaper and private way to figure out your mileage claims!

Productivity, mobility and flexible working are the buzz words for the way we do business today, and this means time-poor employees need to find ways to make what they do more efficient as they strive to improve their work/life balance. Mileage claims, for example: how many file these late, or not at all, simply because it’s […]

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Patent Pending for Innovative Business Fleet Innovations on a Pioneering and First of it’s Kind Technology

Patent Pending for Innovative Business Fleet Innovations on a Pioneering and First of it’s Kind Technology

LONDON, May 10, 2013 — /PRNewswire/ — Fleet Innovations experts in fleet, mileage capture, development and consultancy has a patent pending on the GPS dongle technology to help capture mileage. Managing director Alex Baker, of Fleet Innovations, has created a USB dongle that can plug into a car’s cigarette lighter and record journey information and […]

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Examples of Mileage Fraud and Overestimation

Examples of Mileage Fraud and Overestimation

My name is Alex Baker and during my time at Fleet Innovations I have come across some interesting and often astonishing stories of how business mileage has not only cost a company a lot of money but also cost some employees their jobs.  The short examples below are real examples with the names changed to […]

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Almost half of UK business drivers submit false mileage claims

Almost half of UK business drivers submit false mileage claims

Almost half of UK business drivers admit to submitting false mileage claims, a survey suggests. The research conducted by TomTom Business Solutions found 46% of drivers have over-estimated their mileage when claiming expenses, with 35% doing so regularly. Companies and their employees are required by law to keep accurate mileage records for Benefit in Kind […]

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Sports editor arrested over mileage claims

Sports editor arrested over mileage claims

A journalist was sacked and later arrested after his employers brought criminal charges against him over mileage expenses, reports the Press Gazette. Former sports editor for the Barnsley Chronicle Andrew Lodge, 45, pleaded guilty to claiming mileage worth £447.32 after taking a bus to cover four away matches involving Barnsley Football club. In his defence […]

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Grey Fleet Driver Policy Download Sample

Grey Fleet Driver Policy Download Sample

Below is a sample grey fleet policy for you to use and share Version 1.01 Date: 15th May 2013   1            Introduction   1.1               Policy Objectives The purpose of this policy is to explain:   Guidelines regarding use of private vehicles for business journeys The options available as a grey fleet driver Obligations under the […]

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