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Duty Free?

There are an estimated 500-600 deaths while driving for work in the UK each year, but the government doesn’t currently think employers should report them in the same way as the circa 150 ‘official’ annual at-work fatalities under RIDDOR.  More

224,000 Grey Fleet (business use) vehicles could potentially be untaxed.

Roadside survey results for Vehicle Excise Duty evasion statistics: 2019 The DfT latest estimates indicate that 1.6% of vehicles in the active vehicle stock were unlicensed in the United Kingdom. This 1.6% corresponds to 634,000 thousand vehicles. It is estimated that

Christmas and New Year Closures 2019-20

We wish you all a very merry Xmas and a healthy and prosperous New Year.  

Licence Bureau highlights road risk management basics for business

Licence Bureau has highlighted three road risk management fundamentals for businesses in order to support their duty of care obligations when employees take to the wheel. The move aligns with the growth in ‘grey fleet’ – people using their own

Grey fleets continue to ‘baffle’ businesses and challenges are set to get increasingly complex.

Despite being some 18 years in the making, the issue of grey fleets continues to ‘baffle’ businesses across the UK with the majority having little, if any, awareness of the implications of drivers using their own vehicles for business purposes.

Brexit Views

The key question of whether the UK is leaving the EU on the 31st October is not at all clear.   All we do know is that the current government has given the Whitehall administration clear instructions with the creation of

Licence Bureau completes four millionth Driver Licence check

Licence Bureau, the UK’s number one provider of Driver Licence validation services, has passed its four millionth Driver Licence check milestone.   The landmark achievement comes as Licence Bureau continues to raise awareness amongst businesses of the driver and vehicle

Licence Bureau warns businesses to ‘tow the line’ to remain compliant

Licence Bureau has issued a warning to businesses to ensure they have a thorough understanding of the legalities related to towing loads following recent reported incidents. With around 4,000 reported incidents a year involving all forms of trailers, Licence Bureau

As GDPR surpasses one-year anniversary compliance challenges continue

The introduction of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), a little over 12 months ago, continues to create compliance challenges for businesses as a lack of understanding and willingness to follow formal procedures proliferates. According to Licence Bureau, in the

Malcolm Maycocks thoughts on Grey Fleet / Owner Drivers

At Licence Bureau, to avoid confusion, we avoid the industry term of Grey Fleet and prefer the term ‘Owner Drivers’. We do this as it perfectly describes this grey issue, which involves drivers using their own vehicle to undertake work

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