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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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LeasePlan Review of the year

2017 review and 2018 preview: All the major events

Written by | Posted on 15.12.2017

LeasePlan UK reviews the major events of 2017 for fleets and motorists, including the Budgets, the Air Quality Plan and London's new T-Charge as well as what to look forward to in 2018.

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Autumn Statement LeasePlan analysis

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.

The importance of daily vehicle checksRead the post

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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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

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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Easter Opening Hours

Written by | Posted on 23.03.2018

As the Easter break approaches you can find details of our Easter opening hours to ensure your vehicle fleet operates smoothly.

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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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One year in review : LeasePlan publishes strategic update

Written by | Posted on 13.02.2018

One year in review : LeasePlan publishes full year results. Discover more here.

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Key dates for the fleet calendar : 2018

Written by | Posted on 23.01.2018

From January through to December, we've complied a calendar of key dates and events for fleet, finance and HR professionals.

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LeasePlan publishes new Sustainable Fleet Benchmark

Written by | Posted on 15.01.2018

The new LeasePlan Sustainable Fleet Benchmark, created using data from over 500,000 vehicles underlines the significant contribution that corporate fleets can make in the fight against climate change. Download the benchmark today.

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Webinar: What’s next in Lease Accounting?

Written by | Posted on 14.01.2018

The accounting standards for lease accounting are changing. From 2019, new standards will apply to all companies reporting under IFRS or US GAAP. Watch the LeasePlan webinar on the topic here.

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New WLTP emissions testing

[Whitepaper] Changes to emission test procedures

Written by | Posted on 19.12.2017

Cars have changed a lot since the 1980s so it makes sense that emission testing changes too. Read our latest whitepaper to find out more about the WLTP.

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[Event] Road to Net Zero Emissions : EV2030

Written by | Posted on 19.12.2017

What’s your 2018 New Year’s resolution? For us, it’s all about working towards our net zero emissions target by 2030. Discover more about our EV Event.

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End of Year Opening Hours

Written by | Posted on 18.12.2017

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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Driving home for Christmas

Driving home for Christmas

Written by | Posted on 18.12.2017

For many, Christmas involves long car journeys. But winter driving can be dangerous. Plan ahead with our top tips on how to stay safe.

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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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6 Steps to Electric Light Commercial Vehicle [e-LCV] success

Written by | Posted on 11.12.2017

Discover the operational and business advantages for businesses integrating electric light commercial vehicles (e-LCVs) to their fleets in our new whitepaper.

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[Whitepaper] Sustainable alternatives to diesel

Written by | Posted on 11.12.2017

Diesel powered vehicles have long been the preferred choice for many fleets and their drivers, but what are the more sustainable alternatives to diesel? Find out more in our whitepaper.

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[Whitepaper] Sustainable Fleet Management

Written by | Posted on 28.11.2017

LeasePlan's series of white papers launched to raise awareness of how organisations can lower the emissions of their fleets and help tackle climate change.

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Autumn Budget 2017: Your Guide

Written by | Posted on 23.11.2017

Following the Chancellor's second Budget of 2017, we’ve summarised the most important policies and economic forecasts in this short briefing document.

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Autumn Budget 2017: Five key observations

Written by | Posted on 22.11.2017

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, delivered his second Budget of 2017 on Wednesday 22 November. We’ve distilled it to five key points for fleets and their drivers.

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Autumn Budget 2017: Initial commentary

Written by | Posted on 22.11.2017

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

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Autumn Budget 2017: Five things to look out for

Written by | Posted on 20.11.2017

With the Chancellor's Autumn Budget now only days away on the 22.11.17 here is our preview of the fives things to look out for.

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Only 1 in 4 drivers carry out safety checks before long journeys

Written by | Posted on 17.11.2017

When planning a trip, research reveals that drivers regularly check their route and breakdown cover but only 1 in 4 drivers prioritise basic vehicle checks.

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Electric Vehicle Pilot Programme launched at COP23

Written by | Posted on 10.11.2017

LeasePlan launches electric vehicle pilot program for corporates at UN Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn

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Taking driver safety to the next level

Written by | Posted on 23.10.2017

Dash cams can help motorists to capture, review and analyse either their own or other drivers' performance.

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10 ways to capture your fleet mileage

Written by | Posted on 22.10.2017

Even for employees who only use their vehicle for business trips a couple of times a week, mileage collation and recording can seem a daunting task.

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London’s T-Charge reminds fleets to prepare for the future

Written by | Posted on 20.10.2017

Many fleets will already be ready for London’s T-Charge. So long as their cars, vans and HGVs are at least Euro 4/IV compliant, they will avoid the £10-a-day surcharge that Sadiq Khan is imposing on older vehicles. 

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Telematics partnership to make connected car a reality

Written by | Posted on 20.10.2017

LeasePlan to offer latest in cloud-based fleet management technology with TomTom as part of the company's 'Any car, Anytime, Anywhere' strategy.

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Clean Air Zones – Infographic

Written by | Posted on 18.10.2017

The 5 cities that will become Clean Air Zones - Birmingham, Leeds, Southampton, Nottingham and Derby - are looking into different ideas to reduce emissions.

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5 things you need to know about the Clean Growth Strategy

Written by | Posted on 17.10.2017

Five things you need to know about the Government's Clean Growth Strategy, which sets out how it intends to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions.

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Clock change impact on motorists

Written by | Posted on 10.10.2017

With the clock change on 29.10.17; drivers and other road users need to be especially aware of the risks associated with reduced light and low sun.

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What’s next for LeasePlan?

Written by | Posted on 09.10.2017

You may have seen we recently rolled out a new logo. But that’s not all. LeasePlan introduced a new brand promise - and a new attitude to go with it.

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6 Tips to keep Vehicle Off Road to a minimum

Written by | Posted on 09.10.2017

Here are some simple steps to reducing your Vehicle Off Road (VOR) time from LeasePlan UK.

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6 things we learnt at Fleet Management Live

Written by | Posted on 06.10.2017

As the UK's largest fleet event comes to a close we round-up the six key themes from Fleet Management Live 2017. 

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LeasePlan appoints new Managing Board members

Written by | Posted on 29.09.2017

LeasePlan Corporation N.V. announces an update to the composition of its Managing Board, to include Gijsbert de Zoeten and Franca Vossen.

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The importance of budgeting and fleet benchmarking

Written by | Posted on 26.09.2017

Get ahead with our new way to analyse costs and compare your fleet performance against other UK fleets. It’s quick and it’s easy.  

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LeasePlan joins EV100 initiative

Written by | Posted on 19.09.2017

LeasePlan announces that has become a founding member of EV100 - an initiative designed to speed up the transition to electric vehicles.

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Leading the future of fleet management and driver mobility

Written by | Posted on 15.09.2017

Fleet Management Live 2017 (3-4 Oct) is fast approaching and LeasePlan are taking a look at some of the key topics facing Procurement and Fleet Managers.

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Survey reveals the self – driving car generation gap

Written by | Posted on 15.09.2017

Survey by LeasePlan reveals of 1000 motorists reveals how drivers really feel about a driverless future.

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How can you cut end-of-contract costs?

Written by | Posted on 15.09.2017

We aim to keep our customers’ end of contract costs to a minimum. Discover what you can do to keep costs low in our latest blog.

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