Tags: Company cars

Company car availability still plays large role in job decisions

Despite more and more people using public transport to get to work, the availability of a company is still a crucial factor for many when it comes to accepting a job. 64 percent of company car drivers have said in a survey that the availability of vehicles are an important factor in job decisions and virtually all (90 percent) of those offered a company car accepted it.

Huge shift for company car drivers over the coming decade

Drivers may be able to subscribe to a ‘cloud’ of driverless cars within the next decade, according to LeasePlan UK, part of the world’s largest fleet management company. With Google claiming its self-driving cars are only 3-5 years from market, LeasePlan is predicting huge shifts in the way drivers use their vehicles. The prospect of…

Gordon Calder-Jones: Using salary sacrifice to fund company cars

Company cars were once the sole preserve of senior management and sales executives. The way in which they were funded made them a direct cost to the business. However, a growing number of organisations are using the salary sacrifice model (an established and well-received principle in, for example, the pensions market), to offer more inclusive…

Alphabet aims to kick-start EV adoption in the UK

Alphabet, the corporate mobility specialist that manages more than 120,000 cars in the UK, is seeking to more than double the adoption of plug-in electric cars from 4,200* to 10,000 in the next three years, through a new initiative targeted at businesses. Central to this bold strategy is the launch of a new business consultancy…