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Why choose Ultra-Low Emission Vehicles for your fleet?

Written by | Posted on 15.12.2017

Ultra-Low Emission Vehicles (ULEVs) offer big benefits to fleets. Here’s why you should be putting them on your fleet list.

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How your fleet can help eliminate transport emissions

Written by | Posted on 12.12.2017

How can net zero emissions be achieved? Our series covers every aspect of sustainable mobility and practical advice on how to prepare for what’s next.

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LeasePlan UK receives trio of award winsRead the post

Written by Posted on 14.12.2018

LeasePlan UK has been rewarded for its commitment to best practice in commercial vehicles;...

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LeasePlan Opening Hours

Written by Posted on 14.12.2018

As the end of the year draws closer you can find details of our end of year opening hours to ensure your vehicle fleet operates smoothly.

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[Whitepaper] The business case for electric vehicles (EV)

Written by Posted on 11.12.2018

This white paper discusses the various factors that affect your EV business case and advises on how to start transitioning to electric mobility today.

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Written by Posted on 09.12.2018

Accomplish your goals over the year with this road-map aimed at achieving key efficiency and budget targets - whatever your fleet looks like and costs - so you can enjoy the year ahead.

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What fleets need to know about the Finance Bill

Written by | Posted on 20.11.2018

The latest Finance Bill has been published, and it confirms changes to the tax treatment of Salary Sacrifice cars as well as VED rates.

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Road Safety Week: how to keep everyone safe on the roads

Written by | Posted on 19.11.2018

Cyclists and motorcyclists are particularly vulnerable on the UK's roads. To recognise Road Safety Week here are our tips to help keep everyone safe.

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Clean Air Zones: the road ahead

Written by | Posted on 14.11.2018

Different types of Clean Air Zone will be introduced around the country, meaning new challenges for fleets and their drivers

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What’s next: LeasePlan’s Future of Fleet event

Written by | Posted on 14.11.2018

From emissions tests to electric cars, fleets have faced a lot of change in recent years – and they’re likely to face a lot more in the years to come.

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[Case study] LeasePlan cleans up Council fleet

Written by | Posted on 08.11.2018

When you think of LeasePlan, your mind might turn to big corporate fleets or the latest developments in EV, but we also have a lot to offer organisations that need specialist vehicles.

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A quick guide to fleet risk management

Written by | Posted on 07.11.2018

Effective fleet risk management can keep your vehicles on the road and your drivers safe. Our guide explains what should be in your fleet risk strategy.

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Budget 2018: Guide for Fleet Managers

Written by | Posted on 02.11.2018

Following the Chancellor's Autumn Budget 2018, we’ve summarised the most important policies and economic forecasts for fleets and motorists in this guide.

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How to stay safe on the roads this winter

Written by | Posted on 02.11.2018

Winter can create some of the most challenging environments to drive in. Here are a few tips to help you stay safe on the roads this winter.

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Budget 2018 in five key points

Written by | Posted on 31.10.2018

From infrastructure investment to a new VED system for vans, we’ve picked out the five key points from the Chancellor's Autumn Budget 2018.

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Budget 2018 : Initial commentary

Written by | Posted on 29.10.2018

Responding to the Chancellor's Autumn Budget Matt Dyer, LeasePlan UK on the economic outlook, fuel duty and the environment. 

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[eBook] The 8 levers of fleet optimisation

Written by | Posted on 08.10.2018

When it comes to fleet optimisation, it’s likely that HR experts know everything about...

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DriverLine – all our services accessed via one number

Written by | Posted on 24.09.2018

The concept behind DriverLine is simplicity itself. A single number to call to access a comprehensive range of driver services, available 365 days a year, the LeasePlan DriverLine can be tailored to your organisation's fleet requirements.

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What you need to know now

Written by | Posted on 06.09.2018

From a new emissions testing regime to the introduction of advisory fuel rates for electric vehicles - here’s our list of the major policy changes that are being introduced in the near future.

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Budget 2018: From CCT to electric vans, the policies to look for.

Written by | Posted on 06.09.2018

Autumn Budget 2018 - why the Chancellor should announce the CCT rates for 2021-22 and beyond in his forthcoming fiscal statement.

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[Video] How do electric cars work?

Written by | Posted on 30.08.2018

Every wondered how electric cars work and if they’d be a good fit for your business? Discover the inner workings of electric cars and see if they could be the perfect solution to your fleet needs.

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The real costs of fleet risk

Written by | Posted on 31.07.2018

Accidents and incidents on the road can result in large financial and human costs - and businesses need a fleet risk management strategy to avoid them

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[Webinar] Introducing the WLTP

Written by | Posted on 31.07.2018

Our on-demand webinar is presented by LeasePlan's Head of Consultancy and Data Services, Matthew Walters where he discusses the implications of the WLTP.

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CarNext.com to bring any used car, anytime, anywhere to the UK

Written by | Posted on 31.07.2018

CarNext.com to bring any used car, anytime, anywhere to the UK. new fast-growing digital platform will offer drivers any car, anytime, anywhere.

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How to tell your employees about a new benefit

Written by | Posted on 22.06.2018

Good communication is a vital part of any employee benefits scheme.Here are our top tips for spreading the word about a new benefit.

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[Whitepaper] Your guide to employee benefits

Written by | Posted on 22.06.2018

Employee benefits – including company cars – are vital to recruiting, rewarding and retaining staff. Learn more with our new whitepaper.

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LeasePlan’s new Car Cost Index reveals EVs now cost competitive

Written by | Posted on 04.06.2018

New research reveals the UK is the 5th cheapest country in Europe to own an electric vehicle. LeasePlan’s new Car Cost Index shows EVs are now cost competitive in the UK - and Norway's total average cost of owning an electric vehicle is lower than the cost of both petrol and diesel.

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A new road tax system for vans?

Written by | Posted on 21.05.2018

 The Government has launched a consultation on new Vehicle Excise Duty rates to incentivise low-emission vans.

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Top 10 cost saving tips for fleets

Top 10 cost saving tips for fleets

Written by | Posted on 21.05.2018

Every year LeasePlan creates tailored Value Statements for our customers – here we’ve brought together our best ideas for reducing fleet costs.

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[Infographic] The importance of making time for daily van checks

Written by | Posted on 21.05.2018

Unplanned vehicle off road time is the bane of every fleet operator, costing time and money whilst you wait for vehicles to be fixed. To help we've created a simple infographic reminder of the daily van checks to make to help prevent some of that downtime.

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[Guide] Fleet Costs 101

Written by | Posted on 16.05.2018

Some fleet cost elements can’t be controlled - but other costs can be managed. On our new guide, we look at how you can understand, and then optimise, the genuine cost of your fleet to your business.

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Keep your vehicles safe from theft

Written by | Posted on 16.05.2018

Government crime figures show a spike in vehicle thefts in 2017. Here’s how you can keep your fleet safe.

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[Case Study] Aviva Fleet Consolidation

Written by | Posted on 16.05.2018

Aviva Fleet Manager Ryan Coles on the advantages of consolidation and the big benefit that stands above the rest - the ability to concentrate on the bigger picture.

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Changes to the MOT test: what you need to know

Written by | Posted on 14.05.2018

The Government is changing the way the MOT test works, for safety and environmental reasons. Stay up-to-date with our short guide to the changes.

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Research reveals compliance is number one concern of business critical fleets

Written by | Posted on 27.04.2018

A recent survey by WhatVan and LeasePlan reveals top ranked concern of commercial vehicle operators is around compliance - specifically legislation and duty of care.

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5 Highlights from the Commercial Vehicle Show 2018

Written by | Posted on 26.04.2018

Commercial Vehicle Show has become a must-see attraction for fleet and transport managers as it presents a one-stop-shop for everything related to commercial vehicles. Here are our five highlights from the 2018 show.

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WLTP & RDE: New emissions and fuel economy tests explained

Written by | Posted on 23.04.2018

September 2017 saw the introduction of two new sets of vehicle tests: WLTP and RDE. We explore the reasons why have they been brought in and what will they mean for the vehicles we drive in our Q&A.

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Biggest business-critical fleet challenges revealed

Written by | Posted on 19.04.2018

What’s the biggest challenge that your business faces? Every company is different, of course, but we’d guess that in most cases, the answer would have something to do with cost.

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The importance of daily vehicle checks

Written by | Posted on 19.04.2018

Nearly 50% of all faults found on MOT’s could have been avoided by carrying out regular, simple maintenance. Find out the real cost of preventable downtime, the importance of daily checks and the importance of record keeping – from a compliance and driver management perspective.

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LeasePlan showcase super-six solutions at 2018 Commercial Vehicle Show

Written by | Posted on 19.04.2018

LeasePlan UK will present its expanded portfolio of commercial vehicle products and services at this year’s CV Show.

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[Webinar] Future-proof your commercial vehicle fleet

[Webinar] Future-proof your commercial vehicle fleet

Written by | Posted on 05.04.2018

Future proofing your commercial vehicle fleet – a free webinar from LeasePlan UK hosted by Head of Commercial Vehicles Mark Lovett.

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[Whitepaper] Commercial vehicle compliance

Written by | Posted on 04.04.2018

Fleets must comply with many laws and regulations - and LeasePlan UK’s new whitepaper on compliance is designed to help fleets navigate through the associated complexities.

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Plan for the future: Keeping up with new policies

Written by | Posted on 23.03.2018

Plan for the future: Keeping up with new policies. Recently, van drivers have had to grapple with a seemingly endless series of new policies, mostly aimed at improving the quality of the air we breathe.

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Don’t get caught out by the clocks changing

Written by | Posted on 22.03.2018

Daylight savings doesn’t just mean less time in bed and an extra strong coffee in the morning. For the next six days (as the clocks went forward during the night), your driving could be affected too.

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Spring Statement 2018 in five key points

Written by | Posted on 13.03.2018

The Chancellor delivered new economic forecasts for the UK economy – and a few new policies too. We’ve picked out the five key points.

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LeasePlan UK responds to Spring Statement 2018

Written by | Posted on 13.03.2018

Responding to the Chancellor’s Spring Statement, Matthew Walters, Head of Consultancy & Data Services at LeasePlan UK on the economy, VED for vans and company car tax.

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Spring Statement 2018 : Five things to look out for

Written by | Posted on 09.03.2018

Philip Hammond has abolished the Spring Budget. In its place, he will deliver a shorter Spring Statement on Tuesday 13th March. Here are some of the main things to look out for.

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Spring Statement 2018 : Call for clarity on Company Car Tax Rates

Written by | Posted on 09.03.2018

Comment from Matthew Walters, Head of Consultancy Services ahead of The Chancellor's Spring Statement on Tuesday 13th March.

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Spring Statement 2018: What is the Spring Statement?

Written by | Posted on 08.03.2018

The Spring Statement, also known as the mini-budget, will be announced by The Chancellor on Tuesday 13th March.

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Whitepaper: The success factors for international fleet management

Written by | Posted on 07.03.2018

Our Whitepaper on International Fleet Management looks at some of the key questions companies face and includes some tips and best practices on how to centralise your international fleet:

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5 key fleet insurance trends

Written by | Posted on 27.02.2018

After depreciation and fuel, insurance is the biggest element in the total cost of ownership for your fleet. The good news is that it’s a cost you can do quite a bit to manage. We’ve identified the five most important trends set to affect your fleet insurance costs in the coming years.

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Government launches emissions consultation

Written by | Posted on 23.02.2018

The Department for Transport is consulting on new vehicle regulations to improve air quality and safety. Read about what it could mean and have your say.

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Timeline of Upcoming legislation

Your guide to upcoming legislation

Written by | Posted on 23.02.2018

The Government is introducing a number of changes to the tax, safety and emissions regulations faced by Business Critical Fleets. Discover all your need to know with our 2018/19 timeline.

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The Subscription Economy – forget Movies on Demand, it’s time for Cars on Demand

Written by | Posted on 21.02.2018

The movie business might seem like a strange place to start a conversation about...

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Driving couples to distraction

Written by | Posted on 14.02.2018

Over half (51%) of Brits consider themselves a better driver than their partner, research from LeasePlan UK has revealed.

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The benefits of centralising your international fleet

Written by | Posted on 13.02.2018

Discover the benefits of international fleet management - and how to ensure that global needs can be met at a local level.

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