Financial Support for Businesses in the Bath Clean Air Zone

Bath’s Clean Air Zone comes into force from spring 2021 and support is already in place to assist local businesses upgrade or replace polluting vehicles in advance of the move to the new scheme.

Financial Assistance Scheme

To help with the transition to a Clean Air Zone, Bath and North East Somerset Council has partnered with Maxxia to provide financial assistance for limited companies or charities to replace existing non-compliant vehicles […]

2020-11-18T11:10:09+00:00November 18th, 2020|Categories: Sustainability, Vehicle Finance|

How to Cut Your Business Carbon Footprint

Climate change. A controversial subject in some circles. However, the vast majority of scientists do agree that man-made climate change is happening. Global warming now sees us at one degree Celsius above pre-industrial levels. Whilst this doesn’t sound very much, the impacts are starting to become evident around the world […]

2020-04-28T19:50:52+00:00April 14th, 2020|Categories: Sustainability|

5 Ways Investing in Green Energy Could Help Your Business

We hear a lot these days about going green, investing in green energy, green this and green that– but what does it all really mean for businesses and how can you use it to your advantage?

It’s true that you probably can’t get your business energy completely from renewable sources at the moment, unless you have some method of generating your own green power which meets all of your needs. However, there are a lot […]

2021-01-22T17:45:52+00:00September 24th, 2018|Categories: Asset Finance, Sustainability|

Turn the lights back on with tax reliefs

It’s not surprising that amid all the fears of energy inflation, driven in part by the government’s introduction of the carbon price floor last April, 60% of UK businesses are looking hard at ways to improve their energy efficiency this year. And 88% say they are worried about the security of their energy supply.

These statistics appear in a recent report from the Major Energy Users’ Council (Powercut Britain: Are The Lights About To […]

2020-04-19T08:51:54+00:00May 22nd, 2014|Categories: Asset Finance, Sustainability|

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

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 eager to offer this […]

2020-04-19T09:08:41+00:00January 2nd, 2014|Categories: Cars, Contract hire, Salary Sacrifice, Sustainability, Vehicle Finance|

Green issues electrifying contract hire and leasing market

The lingering shadow of recession may have led to cuts in jobs, budgets and spending but it has done little to slow down the march of corporate social responsibility (CSR). According to research by analysts PricewaterhouseCoopers, a massive 81% of European companies now produce CSR reports, up 15% since 2009. With green issues high on the agenda across the board, eco-consciousness is also electrifying the contract hire and leasing market.

While fleet managers increasingly talk […]

2020-04-19T09:01:51+00:00May 14th, 2013|Categories: Cars, Contract hire, Sustainability|