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Monthly Archives: July 2014

A third of business drivers ‘aren’t insured’ for business mileage

Britain has been revealed as a nation of hidden business fleets, with one third of British drivers who drive as part of their job uninsured for business miles, according to research from telematics company Masternaut. On average, these drivers clock up 4,708 uninsured business miles per year whilst driving for work. In addition to uninsured […]

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9 in 10 drivers admit to ‘victimless crime’ of faking mileage claims

Almost 90% of employees are frequently submitting inaccurate mileage claims with many deliberately including personal mileage totals for their own gain. The practice leaves them and the employer exposed to potential tax and legal action which could result in significant penalties. This is particularly important after employers were warned that HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) […]

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9 Arrests Over £3m South Coast Fuel Fraud

9 Arrests Over £3m South Coast Fuel Fraud

Seven men and two women have been arrested across the South Coast for their involvement in a suspected £3 million fuel fraud. Around 170 HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) officers, assisted by the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA) and Sussex and Hampshire Police, searched 12 residential premises, 5 business premises and 2 petrol stations […]

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89% of company car drivers fake mileage reports

89% of company car drivers fake mileage reports

89% of company car drivers fake mileage reports Nine out of 10 (89%) company car drivers are faking their driving miles, it’s been claimed. The research by car leasing firm Flexed.co.uk found that huge numbers of business drivers are committing simple frauds such as logging their private driving as business miles in order to cheat […]

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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 […]

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Plans to cut councillors’ mileage expenses

County councillors’ who use their cars on local authority business are to take a cut in their mileage expenses under new plans. Currently members in Staffordshire can claim 50p a mile for journeys taken for work but are considering giving themselves a 5p pay cut ‘in the interests of fairness’ to bring themselves in line […]

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How the Electric Vehicle market could get a £2.5 billion boost and the UK can hit it’s CO2 targets.

You can’t fail to have noticed the rise of the Electric Vehicle market recently. The manufacturers are coming out with all the shiny new technology, the charging network is being installed and the UK government has announced hundreds of millions in investment and has asked the industry for ideas as to how it should be […]

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Lancashire Police commissioner facing new expenses probe

LANCASHIRE Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw will face a second official investigation into his expenses, it was decided yesterday. The county’s Police and Crime Panel set up a special complaints sub-committee to look at how he was mistakenly paid £796.70 in excess mileage expenses. It will also examine how he claimed 26 miles for […]

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