20 03, 2019

Driving an Electric Car – is it Time to Make the Change?

By |March 20th, 2019|Categories: Cars, Contract hire, Salary Sacrifice, Vehicle Finance|0 Comments

Charging Your Car at Work – Electric Cars for the Commute If your driving experience is centred on the commute to work, that daily grind can be much improved by an electric car. Not only does having an electric vehicle (EV) mean that you are likely to be sitting in a brand-new car with all the comfort that comes with, but also you are sitting there safe in the knowledge that you aren’t [...]

15 03, 2019

Pre-Brexit Bounce for Asset Finance

By |March 15th, 2019|Categories: Asset Finance|0 Comments

Asset Finance Continues to Grow Despite Uncertainty It might be hard to believe but, in the midst of the turmoil around the UK’s exit from the European Union, there are positive signs in the FLA’s most recent set of statistics on asset finance volumes. The newly published figures show growth of 4% for the twelve months to the end of January 2019 against the same period last year, and the rolling three-months to [...]

13 03, 2019

Mobile Devices in School

By |March 13th, 2019|Categories: Education|0 Comments

The Pros and Cons of Allowing Mobile Devices in School Nick Gibb, the schools minister, recently called for a ban on mobile devices in school due to a desire to limit the time children spend online At the moment, it is the head teacher’s decision whether to ban mobile phones at school or not, and opinions are split on the matter.  Many people see  mobiles and tablets as useful and positive learning tools [...]

7 03, 2019

The Right School Equipment

By |March 7th, 2019|Categories: Education|0 Comments

Do You Have the Right School Equipment this Year? Due to constant financial pressure on schools, it is not a surprise that schools are struggling to update their equipment to run new courses for each upcoming year. The DfE (Department for Education) and Ofsted (The Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills) have piled on more pressure for schools in terms of league tables, student welfare and student progression. Whatever the course [...]

1 03, 2019

Windows 7 Support Withdrawal

By |March 1st, 2019|Categories: Education|0 Comments

The Withdrawal of Windows 7 Support and the Effect on Schools After January 14, 2020, Microsoft will withdraw Windows 7 support. This operating system (OS) is a popular choice for a lot of secondary schools in the UK. However, once Windows 7 support ends, PCs will become more vulnerable to security risks and schools will no longer receive security and feature updates. Windows 7 can still be installed and activated after support has ended, [...]

22 02, 2019

Contract Hire Offers

By |February 22nd, 2019|Categories: Asset Finance, Cars, Contract hire, Vehicle Finance|0 Comments

New contract hire offers from Maxxia! Take a look at some of our current special offers We have a new selection of special offers to share with you. The prices are keen, the vehicles are available and the stocks are limited, so act quickly to make sure you don’t miss out. This month’s offers include the Mercedes E300e plug in hybrid which combines electric power with a diesel engine. For those high mileage [...]

22 02, 2019

Keep Calm – Carry On Investing in your Assets

By |February 22nd, 2019|Categories: Asset Finance|0 Comments

Asset Finance Remains Popular The latest figures from the FLA tell a positive story about the asset finance market’s robustness during 2018. Despite widespread market fluctuations (not helped by Brexit), with the exception of motor finance, the amount of asset finance provided to UK businesses, across all the other sectors the FLA monitors, showed month on month and year on year growth when compared to 2017.  In 2018, the overall value of new [...]

12 02, 2019

Electric Vehicles as Part of the Employee Benefit Package

By |February 12th, 2019|Categories: Cars, Employee Car Ownership, Salary Sacrifice|0 Comments

Electric Vehicles: Why They Should be Your Next Employee Benefit Thinking about your next employee benefit? If you’re looking to retain talent, enhance your brand, and help the environment, electric vehicles (EVs) could be the answer. The UK plans to ban the manufacture of all new petrol or diesel cars by 2040, making EVs the future of transport. Under new salary sacrifice rules, you can help prepare your employees for these changes while [...]

4 02, 2019

Annual Investment Allowance

By |February 4th, 2019|Categories: Asset Finance|0 Comments

Annual Investment Allowance Increases Tax relief for investment in business assets In the 2018 budget Phillip Hammond announced the most generous Annual Investment Allowance increase ever.  January 2019 marks the point at which the new £1 million allowance limit comes into force. The Annual Investment Allowance delivers 100% tax relief in the year of purchase on the cost of a wide range of assets, including plant and machinery, LCVs, HGVs and other commercial [...]

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