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Higher fuel costs are hurting businesses. Here’s what you can do about themThe Miles Consultancy NewsThe Miles Consultancy News

6 DECEMBER 2017. Today’s business sections are reporting that Britain’s services sector is “reeling from its biggest inflation shock for almost a decade.” The number one driver of this cost inflation is sharply rising transport fuel bills says the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS). UK pump prices for diesel and petrol climbed by 20% last year and have continued to rise slowly but steadily throughout 2017. And the e

TMC welcomes Budget response to recommendation on flat-rate travel and subsistence claimsThe Miles Consultancy NewsThe Miles Consultancy News

Paul Hollick, managing director of TMC, has welcomed yesterday’s Budget promise that HMRC will return to a less-cumbersome regime for settling travel and subsistence claims. Earlier this year, TMC called on the government to restore the facility for drivers to submit flat-rate subsistence claims based on time spent away from the office, rather than having to support every item with a receipt. Yesterday the Chancellor announced that, to re

What does Oxford’s proposed vehicle ban mean for fleets?The Miles Consultancy NewsThe Miles Consultancy News

Oxford wants to ban all petrol and diesel vehicles from its city centre in three years’ time. We look at the wider implications for fleets. October 2017 may eventually be regarded as something of a turning point in the long history of cleaning up the air in cities. London’s new toxicity or ‘T’ charge currently affects vehicles registered before 2005 (which are charged £10 on top of the £11.50 Congestion Charge to drive in Central

New analysis of plug-in hybrid car mpg and emissions is expected to spark debate on their suitability for fleet operationThe Miles Consultancy NewsThe Miles Consultancy News

Real-world mpg data contradicts claimed running cost benefits as time starts to run out for hybrids’ tax breaks As official car registration figures for August show a 47% rise in hybrid car sales compared to last year, and some leasing companies report a 300% increase in orders for plug-in hybrids, newly-released data from TMC highlights their worryingly-high fuel consumption and emissions in real-world driving. TMC’s real-world drivin

Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V. aims for lower fleet fuel costs with TMCThe Miles Consultancy NewsThe Miles Consultancy News


Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V has appointed TMC to provide mileage capture, audit and data analysis for its UK fleet of 270 company cars. The company’s drivers can also use the solution’s integrated fuel card to pay for fuel at virtually any retail petrol site in the UK (and in Europe if needed). Stephen Manley, Purchasing Manager for Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V., UK Branch said: “We are very confident that the TMC solution

Five unexpected ways our data has saved fleets time and moneyThe Miles Consultancy NewsThe Miles Consultancy News

It's easy to imagine that mileage capture is just about paying fuel expenses or keeping an eye on contract mileages. But a key benefit of mileage capture is the really valuable insights it delivers when it's overlaid with other fleet data streams such as fuel reporting, telematics and vehicle specifications. Here are five, sometimes unexpected, ways that data insights from TMC have helped customers manage employees' mobility better. 1  

Managing your grey fleet – your duty of care obligationsThe Miles Consultancy NewsThe Miles Consultancy News

From a fleet management perspective, a grey fleet is easy to ignore, precisely because it is unowned. But to do so jeopardises the health and safety of your employees, and the reputation of your company. By fulfilling your duty of care obligations in this area, your business will also benefit as an efficient grey fleet leads to improved business performance. We have put together a list of what should be considered to ensure good grey fleet