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ULEVs and electric cars

Everything you need to know about ULEVs

Written by | Posted on 14.03.2017

The UK has seen a surge in Ultra Low Emission Vehicles - ULEVs - in the last three years. In fact, on average 3,000 were registered every month during 2016. Find out more in our ULEV white paper.

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Stay up to date with the latest changes to impact fleets

Written by | Posted on 08.03.2017

From speeding to mobile phone use - stay up to date with the latest changes to impact fleets.

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leaseplan report

Written by Posted on 18.05.2017

LeasePlan’s fleet grew from 1.6 million vehicles at the end of first quarter of 2016 to 1.7 million vehicles at the end of the first quarter of 2017.

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research from leaseplan on leasing

Written by Posted on 16.05.2017

Research conducted into the needs of today’s fleet decision makers reveals the different challenges facing Fleet Managers today - and their different motivations for leasing.

Full extent of UK’s grey fleet revealedRead the post

Written by Posted on 15.05.2017

Discover more about the safety, environmental and cost impact of the grey fleet and download our Driver Checklist here.

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online tax guide launched

Written by Posted on 12.05.2017

LeasePlan releases a new digital Tax Guide for fleet managers and company car drivers providing a quick reference to the current tax regulations.

The long road to the Air Quality Plan

6 things you need to know about the Air Quality Plan

Written by | Posted on 12.05.2017

It’s been a long and winding road to the publication of the Government’s draft Air Quality Plan. Here's our summary of what is .. and what isn't included.

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Commercial Vehicle Show 2017

Written by | Posted on 08.05.2017

Highlights from the 2017Commercial Vehicle Show at Birmingham's NEC Arena on 25-27 April.

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Why we’re still waiting on diesel

Written by | Posted on 05.05.2017

The High Court has refused the Government’s request to delay publication of the draft Air Quality Plan until after the General Election.

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Best apps for the Bank Holiday get-away

Written by | Posted on 12.04.2017

With 20 million drivers expected to hit the highway this Bank holiday, with delays of over 90 minutes on some routes, here are our top 5 driver apps to make the experience a little more enjoyable.

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Van Check App – a useful addition to your tool kit.

Written by | Posted on 07.04.2017

Technology is playing an increasingly important role when it comes to running a fleet that operate as efficiently – and as safely – as possible.

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April and the fleet industry: a month of major change

Written by | Posted on 05.04.2017

April - the start of the new tax year. And, this year, the tax changes for motorists and fleet professionals are more significant than usual. Find out more in our one-stop guide.

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Helping you get most from LeasePlan

Written by | Posted on 04.04.2017

As a customer you can benefit from a range of LeasePlan digital services designed to help you get the most from your vehicles. Discover how in our video.

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Getting clarity on Finance Bill

Finance Bill Clarity on Cash Remuneration

Written by | Posted on 04.04.2017

As of 6th April, the tax treatment of employee benefits received through Salary Sacrifice or cash-alternative schemes is changing.

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LeasePlan and Uber enter into a pan-European partnership

Written by | Posted on 27.03.2017

LeasePlan and Uber have signed a Memorandum of Understanding stating that LeasePlan will provide a full operational leasing solution to Uber drivers across Europe.

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LeasePlan publishes its Annual Report 2016

Written by | Posted on 23.03.2017

LeasePlan publishes its full Annual Report 2016.

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Changes to VED from April 2017

Written by | Posted on 14.03.2017

In the Budget of July 2015 came the announcement that the current system of VED would be overhauled for vehicles registered from 1st April 2017.

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the road ahead

Your guide to the Spring Budget

Written by | Posted on 10.03.2017

Philip Hammond’s Spring Budget was slender in size – it came to 64 pages, compared to the 145 of last year’s publication. And it was also slender in content. But that was to be expected, coming as it did after a relatively heavy Autumn Statement.

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Spring Budget Infographic

Written by | Posted on 09.03.2017

Following Philip Hammond’s Spring Budget on Wednesday 8th March, we have set out in the below infographic the major talking points in the fleet industry today.

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5 Observations about the Spring Budget

Written by | Posted on 09.03.2017

Philip Hammond’s first Budget was not as substantial as previous ones – or as his Autumn Statement in November. However it did still contain several announcements of note to motorists and fleet professionals.

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[Budget 2017] Fuel Duty

Written by | Posted on 08.03.2017

Budget 2017: Managing Director of LeasePlan UK, Matt Dyer, on the continuing fuel duty 'perma-freeze'.

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[Budget 2017] Infrastructure

Written by | Posted on 08.03.2017

Budget 2017: Managing Director of LeasePlan UK, Matt Dyer, on Philip Hammond's road building and infrastructure announcements.

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Five things to look out for in the Budget

Written by | Posted on 06.03.2017

Philip Hammond's Spring Budget will take place on Wednesday 8th March. As with any Budget, there's lots to look out for. Here is our top five.

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[2017] Spring Budget

Written by | Posted on 15.02.2017

Once again LeasePlan's Head of Consultancy Matthew Walters will be sharing his predictions in the run up to the Spring Budget and insight and commentary will be provided on the day.

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salary sacrifice changes

Salary sacrifice for car schemes myth buster

Written by | Posted on 14.02.2017

Chancellor Philip Hammond outlined a raft of changes to salary sacrifice schemes in his...

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valentine's survey reveals driver habits

In the driving seat: who do you put your trust in?

Written by | Posted on 12.02.2017

Valentine's Survey reveals 58% of motorists would put their full trust in their partner to drive their car.

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Costs of car ownership revealed

Written by | Posted on 06.02.2017

LeasePlan CarCost Index reveals widely divergent total costs of driving a car in Europe, linked primarily to depreciation and taxation.

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Helping you get the most from our network

Written by | Posted on 16.01.2017

LeasePlan's strength is, in part, due to the strength of its relationships with the fleet and finance industry's trade bodies and associations. We explain what that means for our customers.

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Pothole in road filled with rain

National Pothole Day

Written by | Posted on 16.01.2017

Potholes are the bane of motorists and cyclists lives - but road users can all take control by going online to highlight just how many potholes there are.

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Motor industry jargon creates a barrier to communication

Written by | Posted on 12.01.2017

News release: A recent survey, carried out by vehicle leasing specialist LeasePlan UK, has looked at the use and impact of jargon by the motoring industry

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Infographic:  Winter checklist

Infographic: Winter checklist

Written by | Posted on 03.01.2017

LeasePlan have put together a simple infographic for drivers on the simple winter vehicle maintenance checks to keep you mobile through the winter months.

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Q&A : Lease Accounting Standard

Q&A : Lease Accounting Standard

Written by | Posted on 03.01.2017

In order to inform you of the upcoming changes in lease accounting and the impact on IFRS reporting for fleets, LeasePlan’s Head of Consultancy Matthew Walters answers the most important questions on this topic in the below Q&A.

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LeasePlan UK reflection

2017 : Fleet Outlook

Written by | Posted on 01.01.2017

2016 gave us a lot to look back on - but it's time to also look ahead to what 2017 has in store for vehicle fleets.

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vehicle leasing acronyms

Drivers switch off to fleet jargon

Written by | Posted on 15.12.2016

Do your drivers understand fleet jargon? LeasePlan survey reveals 64% of drivers see it as a road block.

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The Salary Sacrifice changes explained

Written by | Posted on 12.12.2016

A simple guide to one of the Autumn Statement’s most significant announcements – the changes to Salary Sacrifice schemes.

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Snow Scraper

7-point winter checklist

Written by | Posted on 29.11.2016

Prepare your vehicle for winter with LeasePlan UK's 7 point winter maintenance checklist and infographic.

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Autumn Statement Video

[2016] Autumn Statement : Video

Written by | Posted on 25.11.2016

Watch our short video to discover the main highlights from the Chancellor's 2016 Autumn Statement and its impact on fleet policy makers.

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Autumn Statement Briefing Doc

[2016] Autumn Statement: Briefing Document

Written by | Posted on 25.11.2016

A brief document to describe the main policies from the Autumn Statement impacting organisations operating a vehicle fleet.

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[2016] Autumn Statement: Infographic

Written by | Posted on 24.11.2016

A graphic representation of the key policies announced in the 2016 Autumn Statement.

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[2016] Five observations about the Autumn Statement

Written by | Posted on 23.11.2016

5 Observations: Autumn Statement analysis from Head of Consultancy, LeasePlan UK

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[2016] Autumn Statement : Initial commentary

Written by | Posted on 23.11.2016

Matt Dyer, Managing Director LeasePlan UK has responded to Philip Hammond’s Autumn Statement.

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salary sacrifice changes

[2016] Autumn Statement: Salary Sacrifice

Written by | Posted on 23.11.2016

Matt Dyer, Managing Director LeasePlan UK has responded to Philip Hammond’s Autumn Statement on Salary Sacrifice for car schemes.

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fuel duty graph

[2016] Autumn Statement: Fuel Duty

Written by | Posted on 23.11.2016

Matt Dyer, Managing Director LeasePlan UK has responded to Philip Hammond’s Autumn Statement on Fuel Duty.

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Autumn Statement Infrastructure

[2016] Autumn Statement: Infrastructure

Written by | Posted on 23.11.2016

Matt Dyer, Managing Director LeasePlan UK has responded to Philip Hammond’s Autumn Statement on proposed infrastructure investment.

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drivers road rage revealed in global driver study from leaseplan

Seeing red – driver survey reveals extent of road rage

Written by | Posted on 22.11.2016

LeasePlan Mobility Monitor survey of over 4800+ motorists reveals extent of road rage - from tailgating and verbal aggression.

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DrivingSongs

Driving in Flood Water

Written by | Posted on 21.11.2016

Exceptionally wet and often windy conditions can present a danger to motorists and other road users. Here are our tips from driving in these conditions.

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Autumn Statement LeasePlan analysis

[2016] Five things to look out for in the Autumn Statement

Written by | Posted on 17.11.2016

On 23rd November Chancellor Phillip Hammond will make his first Autumn Statement. Here we list the five topics to look out for.

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LeasePlan Corporation N.V Q3 2016 Financial Results

Written by | Posted on 17.11.2016

LeasePlan Corporation N.V Financial Results Q3 2016 : LeasePlan builds solid foundation to support new strategic roadmap

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report

Public Sector employee mobility study published

Written by | Posted on 14.11.2016

Research into how public sector organisations are currently approaching their fleet management solutions.

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Salary Sacrifice for Cars

Written by | Posted on 07.11.2016

Salary Sacrifice for Cars. SalaryPlan - An employee car scheme that also benefits the employer.

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[2017] Road Tax (VED) Changes

Written by | Posted on 06.11.2016

Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) also known as Car Tax, Road Tax and Road Fund Licence is the tax paid annually...

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LeasePlan UK reflection

The changing face of fleet management

Written by | Posted on 04.11.2016

How businesses can keep up with the rapidly changing fleet management landscape - from the sharing economy to environmental impact of fleet.

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Why the Government should leave Car Salary Sacrifice well alone

Written by | Posted on 04.11.2016

Unlike some other benefits from Salary Sacrifice fpr Cars have not been exempted from HMRC Consultation - yet Car Salary Sacrifice schemes are already transferring their fair share – or more – to the nation’s coffers.

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Global research reveals scale of distracted driving

Written by | Posted on 03.11.2016

Global Driver survey reveals trends around distracted driving - with almost 3/4 of drivers admitting to texting, making calls and using social media behind the wheel.

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The current Company Car Tax system

Written by | Posted on 28.10.2016

The table below shows the current rates of Company Car Tax (CCT), and those...

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Future-proof your fleet: Environment

Written by | Posted on 28.10.2016

London To help combat air pollution, almost all of Greater London was made into...

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