News Archive

(13/08/2018)

The BVRLA is forging ahead with its plans to increase the workforce as part of its commitment to strengthen internal capabilities across policy, communications, training, governance and conciliation.

(13/08/2018)

Due to essential systems maintenance, most Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency services, including the contact centre, will be unavailable from 3pm on Friday 17 August until 6am on Monday 20 August or 8am for the contact centre.

(13/08/2018)

HM Revenue and Customs has issued new guidance on the Advisory Fuel Rate (AFR) for electric cars announcing that from September 2018 fleets will be able to use an AFR of 4 pence per mile for fully electric cars.

(13/08/2018)

A petition calling for the 2% Benefit-in-Kind (BIK) rate for electric vehicles to be implemented earlier than planned has secured over 1,000 signatures of support within its first couple of weeks.

(13/08/2018)

The BVRLA has submitted a response to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affair’s (DEFRA) latest consultation on its draft strategy for Air Quality.

(13/08/2018)

The BVRLA’s Industry Outlook Conference is providing a range of sponsorship opportunities to businesses wanting to promote their brand and increase engagement with the vehicle rental and leasing industry. Limited sponsorship opportunities are available starting from as little as £1250+vat.  

(13/08/2018)

The BVRLA is hosting a webinar on the 11 September 2018 to provide an expert review of the Financial Conduct Authority’s findings on commissions and remuneration. Free-of-charge to members, this is a must attend for all FCA-regulated members.

(06/08/2018)

The BVRLA and the Federation of Small Businesses have today issued a joint statement urging government to rethink its plans for van vehicle excise duty (VED), which both organisations believe will be harmful to small business van users.

(06/08/2018)

The Department for Transport (DfT) has launched a consultation to help inform its plans to encourage greater take-up of more sustainable modes of transport. This forms part of the DfT’s work on the ‘Future of Mobility’, which is a focus of the UK Industrial Strategy.

(06/08/2018)

The BVRLA has featured an article about the ‘Plug-in-Pledge’ in a news bulletin published by the Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), marking the first time that the association has been invited to write for a government-owned news channel.