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PVS talks... All Weather Driving

PVS talks... All Weather Driving

With severe winter weather forecast over the coming months, here is some information about all-weather driving which will help you stay safe on the roads during the winter months. Winter weather presents challenges in general. Here are some of our recommendations for things to look out for to keep your vehicle in tiptop condition throughout the winter season:

PVS talks... The Cash or Car Conundrum

PVS talks... The Cash or Car Conundrum

Prior to the 6th April 2017 company car drivers who were offered a cash
allowance yet opted for a car were taxed on the BIK (benefit in Kind) value of
the car. Since the 6th April 2017 however, company car drivers who are offered
a cash alternative yet opt for a car are taxed on the larger of the BIK value and
the cash allowance

PVS talks... Real World Driving Emissions

PVS talks... Real World Driving Emissions

In the Autumn Budget 2017, the government announced that it would legislate in a future Finance Bill, for the WLTP system to be introduced from April 2020.
As of the 6th April 2018 the company car tax rate for a diesel certified RDE2 will be equivalent to that of a petrol car with the same emissions band. Any diesel car not certified RDE2 (Real World Driving Emissions Stage 2) will be subject to a 4% supplement, and from September 2018 the WLTP (World Harmonised Light Vehicle Testing Procedure) approval will be mandatory for new cars.
This paper is designed to explore how the WLTP and the RDE2 supplement will affect official performance and emissions figures to try and remove the uncertainty surrounding potential legislation changes for company car drivers, fleet managers and fleet owners.

PVS talks... Tyres

PVS talks... Tyres

If you own or drive a vehicle, you should understand the importance of tyre safety. In recognition of Tyre Safety Month in October, we have decided to write an informative article, detailing some key facts and regulations regarding vehicle tyres.

PVS talks... Vehicle Licensing

PVS talks... Vehicle Licensing

Driving Licences are a legal requirement for any person driving a vehicle on any road or highway, regardless of the land it passes over. Road traffic legislation requires the driver of a vehicle to be correctly licenced to drive that specific vehicle.

Reflection after the budget and what road should we now take?

Reflection after the budget and what road should we now take?

As we know, the government are continuing with their current strategy of taxing our company car drivers with a system that uses the Co2 and list price of the vehicle. As the % increases against the Co2 and the manufacturers increase the list price the company car benefit in kind tax regime becomes more and more expensive for the driver and the company.

As we move into week 3 of 2016 what will this year bring?

As we move into week 3 of 2016 what will this year bring?

What hot topics do you think is worthy of note and what changes will happen within 2016 in the fleet industry? Well we can be certain of one thing, nothing will standstill.  As a regular Linked in member and one that has constant dialogue with various friends and colleagues within the fleet sector people will change roles, manufacturers will continue to bring out new vehicles, we will still have the same pressures to make targets and income. 

What a start to PVS Ltd

What a start to PVS Ltd

When I started PVS Ltd it was a daunting task to get the company up and running and then attract customers that would see the benefit in using someone like us to support their fleet requirements. Well I am pleased that we now end 2015 with 5 contracts signed, been able to achieve in excess of 1000% Return on investment for our customers and they continue to use us following the initial review.