Keep IT up to date

How to keep up to date with changes in IT It has been on the cards for quite some time, but after April 8th 2014 Microsoft will finally cease to support the Windows XP Operating System. As a result Microsoft will no longer provide technical updates, security updates or bug fixes; so any computers still running the XP OS will be exposed to a wide range of security threats from computer viruses to hacking. [...]

By |January 9th, 2014|Categories: Asset Finance, IT Leasing|Comments Off on Keep IT up to date

Fleet maintenance: inclusive vs pay-as-you-go plans

Which fleet maintenance methods are most cost effective? Most contract hire packages today come with a maintenance-inclusive element, but many companies that use contract hire to fund their company cars this way don’t realise that there may well be a more cost-effective alternative. Maintenance-inclusive contract hire packages are widespread and undoubtedly profitable for contract hirers, some of whom are prepared to share these profits with fleet clients, while others are reluctant to do so. [...]

By |January 6th, 2014|Categories: Cars, Fleet management|Comments Off on Fleet maintenance: inclusive vs pay-as-you-go plans

How a salary sacrifice scheme can make your grey fleet leaner and greener

Grey fleet concerns? The company car has been an integral business component for decades, but these days businesses are facing a number of issues have raised questions over its traditional role. To start with, many organisations are realising that in the age of the information superhighway, there is a reduced the need to travel up and down the UK’s highways and byways. Furthermore the cost of administering company cars has made many companies less [...]

By |January 2nd, 2014|Categories: Cars, Contract hire, Salary Sacrifice, Sustainability, Vehicle Finance|Comments Off on How a salary sacrifice scheme can make your grey fleet leaner and greener