Fleets Urged to Respond to Government Review on WLTP

Fleets have been urged to provide evidence if employees are opting out of company cars due to the increasing benefit-in-kind tax burden. Company car drivers have been called on to report details of the vehicle they are now driving if they have opted out of a company car for tax reasons. The ‘demand for evidence’ […]

Brexit: Documentation for Driving in The EU

Fleets and drivers are being urged to think ahead about what documentation is needed when taking a vehicle abroad following the publication of further guidance by the government ahead of the UK’s departure from the EU on March 29. As Theresa May continues negotiations with the EU in an attempt to secure a departure deal, […]

Jaama Celebrates Record-Breaking Year

Jaama, the UK’s leading fleet and asset management software solution provider, has reported a record year with turnover up 22% from 2017. Jaama, which is moving into its 15th year, attributes its success to consistent year-on-year investment in Key2 which ensures the system is always at the cutting-edge of fleet and asset management. Indeed, revenue […]

Benefits of Hire Management Software #NationalHireWeek

As active members of the HAE EHA, Jaama is supporting the first designated National Hire Week by highlighting the benefits of Hire Management Software. National Hire Week aims to raise awareness of the important role the industry plays in the UK economy and commences today (4 February) to 10 February and coincides with the Executive Hire […]

Guidance For Driving In The EU After Brexit

The Department of Transport has published guidance on what private and commercial drivers from the UK may need to do to drive abroad when the UK leaves the EU on 29 March 2019. The guide states that from 28 March 2019, drivers from the UK will need extra documentation to drive in the EU and […]

Influence of AI on Connected Vehicles and the Fleet Industry

Artifical Intelligence (AI) could transform every industry it touches. But what sort of influence is it going to have on the fleet industry, and the wider world of connected vehicles? When most people think of AI and motoring, they’re quick to think of driverless cars. Though Tesla and Uber have made significant progress on this front, […]

The 10 Safest New Cars of 2019 Revealed

Safety is a key vehicle selection criterion for fleets and Thatcham Research, whose work includes highly complex crash testing and undertaking collision avoidance scenarios on behalf of the Euro NCAP has identified its 10 safest new cars for 2019. The cars identified provide users with top-level crash protection and crash avoidance technology. They are: the Audi A6, Audi Q3, […]

Review Launched on Company Car Tax and VED

A review into the impact of WLTP on company car benefit-in-kind tax and Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) has been launched by the government. HM Treasury says that to ensure the government “strikes the balance between protecting consumers and meeting our climate change commitments”, the review will consider whether vehicle tax changes are required once WLTP-based […]

Five Ways to Prevent On-The-Road Distractions While Driving

Driving requires concentration and a state of constant alertness. Distractions can be deadly. In 2016 alone, 537 of the 1,445 fatal crashes in Britain could be attributed to some form of distraction. The problem is that distractions are everywhere. They’re outside the car, in the form of pedestrians, cyclists, other drivers, signs, and adverts. Unfortunately we’ll […]