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Electric Vehicles – What Fleet Managers Need to KnowThe Miles Consultancy NewsThe Miles Consultancy News


If you need any proof that electric vehicles (EVs) are now a major force in the market, you only have to look at the number of pre-orders for the new Tesla Model 3. With more than 300,000 deposits, and counting, this is one of the most important new cars ever launched. Yet many people including a lot of fleet managers are not up to speed on EVs. That might have been excusable a few years ago, when EVs were a tiny and fringe sector, but not now

Are Your Drivers Fiddling Their Mileage Expenses?The Miles Consultancy NewsThe Miles Consultancy News


drivers fiddling mileage expenses

Honesty is the best policy, but even upstanding company drivers can stray when claiming fuel expenses. Driver practices vary from rounding up trip distances to the nearest 10-mile increment, to outright claiming the wrong fuel rate and filling a private vehicle on business expenses. Small inaccuracies will lead to huge losses A little jiggling of the figures might not sound like much of a problem. After all, how much of an impact can it make

Fleet Managers – Achieve Your New Year’s Resolutions in 2016 (3 of 3)The Miles Consultancy NewsThe Miles Consultancy News


In this final post on New Year’s resolutions for fleet managers we will be addressing BIK fuel and how you could save a lot of money if this benefit was strategically withdrawn. (catch up on part 1 and part 2) Resolution three: Why not strategically remove the provision of free fuel as an employee benefit? If you are paying for your employees’ private fuel then there are some significant savings that you can make. With BIK fuel, you h

Fleet Managers – Achieve Your New Year’s Resolutions in 2016 (2 of 3)The Miles Consultancy NewsThe Miles Consultancy News


The Miles Consultancy - Partnership With Barclaycard

To help fleet managers get off to a good start this year, TMC are publishing a three part series of New Year’s resolutions that will help drive down costs and optimise performance across fleets. (Catch up with part 1 here) In this post we look at the key considerations when adopting a fuel card. Resolution two: Why not switch to a cost effective fuel card? Fuel cards are definitely the most efficient way of purchasing and managing your fuel s

Fleet Managers – Achieve Your New Year’s Resolutions in 2016 Part 1The Miles Consultancy NewsThe Miles Consultancy News


Chip and Pin

Making New Year’s resolutions is a great way to get your year off to the right start. Now the festive season is officially over, maybe it’s time for fleet managers to start making resolutions that will help drive down costs and make for a more efficient fleet in 2016? In this series of posts we are going to present 3 strategies you can implement that will enable you to make savings and improve efficiency. Resolution one: Why not implement a

Chancellor makes £1.4 billion U-turn on Diesel Benefit-in-Kind TaxThe Miles Consultancy NewsThe Miles Consultancy News


George Osborne

The emissions scandal has given the Chancellor the pretext to make a complete U-turn on diesel benefit-in-kind tax. The decision to delay scrapping the 3 percent surcharge will cost fleet diesel drivers £1.4 billion between 2016 and 2021. The Government’s review document highlights the growing issue around real-world mpgs and emissions. The Government says it is waiting until 2021 because that’s when EU-wide testing procedures will ensur

Arco Limited streamlines fuel cost reimbursement with TMC Mileage Capture and AuditThe Miles Consultancy NewsThe Miles Consultancy News


Arco Big Book Catalogue

Arco, the UK’s leading safety company, has chosen The Miles Consultancy (TMC)’s cost-saving audited mileage capture solution to streamline the fuel expenses process for 390 fleet drivers. “Their solution met all our criteria,” said Sarah Norman, Statutory and Tax Manager, of Arco, which offers range of over 180,000 quality assured, branded and own brand products, including personal protective equipment, clothing, footwear, gloves, wo

TMC appoints Chief Information Officer to drive IT strategyThe Miles Consultancy NewsThe Miles Consultancy News


Charlie Appleby TIMC CIO

As The Miles Consultancy continues to develop its award-winning mileage capture, auditing and control services for fleets operating across Europe, the company today announced the appointment of Charlie Appleby as Chief Information Officer. Charlie Appleby is CIO at The Miles Consultancy Charlie will develop and implement IT and development strategies enabling TMC to offer fleet managers even greater control and visibility over their bus