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Category Archives: Reduce Mileage and Costs

Are you Claiming business miles?

Are you Claiming business miles?

Are you claiming business miles? Perhaps it’s only one mile or maybe 10,000 miles, whether you drive your own car or a company car every mile must be accounted for. Do you know what a business mile is? A business mile is exactly what it says on the tin! It is either a journey that […]

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Returning to mileage capture after Maternity leave.

Returning to mileage capture after Maternity leave.

Returning to work after Maternity ahhhh! I can’t believe the day is here one year on and my baby is walking, talking, super fun to be around and I now have to go back to WORK. After much anticipation and contemplation, I am back in the working world and in many ways, it feels like […]

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Can Cars Run off of anything Other than Petrol or Diesel?

Can Cars Run off of anything Other than Petrol or Diesel?

  Can Cars Run off Anything other than Petrol or Diesel? The price of petrol and diesel is on the rise as the availability decreases, but is there an alternative to the widely used liquids used to power your car? Natural Gas Vehicles The desirable traits of natural gas over petrol or diesel include; clean […]

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The End of the Financial Year…. But What does it mean for drivers?

The End of the Financial Year…. But What does it mean for drivers?

The End of the Financial Year…. But What does it mean for drivers? Today the 31st March 2015 is D Day when it comes to the financial tax year. But what does that mean for drivers? Well let’s start with the good news! If you are an employee and/or you drive your own vehicle for […]

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Tory MP refuses to repay hundreds of pounds in over-claimed travel expenses

A Tory MP is refusing to repay hundreds of pounds in expenses for over-claiming his mileage – after the Commons watchdog checked his journeys on Google Maps. Backbencher Bob Blackman was found to have filed more than 700 claims for travel around his constituency that were either ‘inaccurate’ or not allowed under the rules. Some were […]

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RCT council employees face 10p-per-mile expenses cut for using own vehicles for work duties

The employee allowance could be reduced from 45p to 35p per mile from May 1, delivering a saving of £367,000 a year for the council. Rhondda Cynon Taf council employees could soon have their expenses for using their own vehicles for work-related purposes cut by 10p per mile. A report by the director of human […]

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New year, new base for Kidderminster firm!

New year, new base for Kidderminster firm!

  Fleet Innovations unveiled its new hub in Church Street, Kidderminster, at the beginning of January 2015. The new premises has helped the company to increase its work force and expand its operation. Fleet innovations is currently looking for two digital media apprentices to join their team. Fleet Innovations is also in the process of […]

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Former Sunderland councillor ordered to pay back part of whopping £26k expenses bill

FORMER councillor Neville Padgett has been told to pay back some of his expenses after he claimed £26,000 in just over two years. Mr Padgett resigned from his post last month citing health reasons after being re-elected in May in a landslide victory. The Echo has previously reported how Mr Padgett claimed £11,000 2012/13 – […]

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Economists claim company cars are under-taxed

Company cars and diesel should be taxed more heavily to cut CO2 emissions and traffic congestion, and improve air pollution. A research study of 27 Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries, plus South Africa, argues that under-taxing company cars amounts to an average annual subsidy per car of around £1,260.The subsidy ranges from […]

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