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New eBook published in collaboration with SHP Online

By |2018-12-20T11:37:10+00:00December 18th, 2018|DfBB Articles|

Driving for Better Safety is an eBook on assessing work-related road risk produced by SHP online in collaboration with Driving for Better Business. It looks at: The dangers your drivers face on the roads The likelihood that your business could be affected How to decrease the risks What best practice looks like Case studies of

Work-related road risk summit for the Public Sector

By |2018-12-14T14:31:46+00:00December 12th, 2018|DfBB Articles|

Highways England and the Department for Transport are implementing a Government programme to help reduce the number of collisions and casualties on our roads and in so doing reduce the considerable pressure on resources, both human and financial. To support this programme, Highways England – the government-owned company responsible for the maintenance and operation of

1 in 5 grey fleet drivers fail their insurance checks

By |2018-12-04T21:02:20+00:00December 7th, 2018|DfBB Articles|

There are an estimated 14 million grey fleet vehicles on UK roads being used for business journeys. Regardless of the reason for the journey – whether your employee is driving to a customer meeting half way across the country or driving to the shop to pick up milk during the working day – their

Your grey fleet may be bigger than you think

By |2018-12-04T20:54:28+00:00December 6th, 2018|DfBB Articles|

Grey fleet drivers represent one of the single most at-risk groups for businesses today. Why? Because many businesses with active grey fleets simply do not realise the level of responsibility they have. The law is clear - Quite simply, the grey fleet needs to be managed in exactly the same way as company owned

Companies are losing control with cash allowance

By |2018-12-04T20:48:46+00:00December 5th, 2018|DfBB Articles|

A key area of the grey fleet market that is frequently overlooked is the way it’s being fuelled by a growing tendency for cash allowances to be offered to employees. Employees often see a cash allowance as a win-win situation; if they do already have a car in the household, it makes running it

Grey fleet drivers not undertaking basic maintenance

By |2018-12-04T20:38:03+00:00December 4th, 2018|DfBB Articles|

All over Europe, businesses allow employees to use their own cars for work journeys. However, research indicates that many drivers are not checking their vehicles before a business trip. It’s very likely that this is something that companies are simply not aware of, and equally, they may not be aware of some of the

Can you really ditch your Grey Fleet?

By |2018-12-04T20:25:59+00:00December 3rd, 2018|DfBB Articles|

Today, Enterprise Car Club has more than 1,600 vehicles available to its nearly 55,000 members in 30 cities across the UK. Of those, 700 belong to more than 30 dedicated car clubs that are used by 15,000 business members from public and private sector organisations. Their customers have ditched their grey fleet, pool and

Far too few companies manage grey fleet properly

By |2018-12-04T20:22:38+00:00November 30th, 2018|DfBB Articles|

Stephen Briers, Editor-in-Chief of Fleet News says there is nothing inherently wrong with having a grey fleet. There are plenty of examples where grey fleet happily co-exists with a company fleet but good management takes admin time, the right processes and resource. He says grey fleet will become a more pressing issue for a

A new word has entered our lexicon: Mobility

By |2018-12-04T20:21:58+00:00November 30th, 2018|DfBB Articles|

In his foreword to our new Grey Fleet Review, John Pryor – Chair of ACFO – reflects on the fundamental changes he’s seen over 30 years in the fleet business. “When I started, ‘grey fleet’ was barely mentioned” he says “whereas now, it is a major phenomenon in its own right.” “But today it’s

Driving for Better Business Launches Grey Fleet Review

By |2018-12-04T19:39:25+00:00November 29th, 2018|DfBB Articles|

Driving for Better Business has just launched its new Grey Fleet Review - the first of what will be a series of in-depth reviews into topics that can have a significant effect on both the risk profile and the operational costs of any organisation. The first – on grey fleet – looks at the