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More awards for Tusker’s Car Benefit Scheme

London Ambulance Service’s Car Benefit Scheme, provided by Tusker, has won Best Staff Travel Benefit at the annual Employee Benefits Awards.  The prestigious Awards saw  a host of companies from across the public and private sectors, eagerly awaiting the announcement of whether or not their benefits had been given this highly prized recognition.

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Success at Leicester City Council

Leicester City Council are motivating and retaining staff thanks to Tusker’s Car Benefit Scheme. Cory Laywood, Service Manager for Leicester City Council talks to Fleet News this month about how the scheme attracts talent and provides motivation to employees. It’s also aiding retention as while employees are with the Council, usually on 3-year…

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Car benefits are here to stay

There has been much said about the changes to salary sacrifice schemes, with some confusion as to what the changes actually mean for drivers. This confusion has led to several commentators once again asking about the future of salary sacrifice car schemes. Salary sacrifice encompasses a range of benefits, but through the recent government…

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We’re winners, again!

Another industry award for David Hosking from Tusker. Tuesday the 23rd May saw the International Auto Finance Network (IAFN) conference and awards ceremony and another prestigious award bestowed on Tusker’s CEO, David Hosking.Having recognised David’s unique approach to leading Tusker, as well as his success when lobbying the…

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Tusker enhances benefits packages nationwide

When Your Move decided to enhance its benefits package for staff in 2015, there was one provider who really stood out from the others. During the tender process, Tusker, market leaders in Car Benefit Schemes, demonstrated their considerable knowledge of the industry, together with expertise in providing a comprehensive scheme to meet with the organisation’s…

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Tusker does Tough Mudder

Tusker, the Car Benefit People, are taking on an enormous challenge, for a very good cause. Tough Mudder, the 12-mile gruelling army-style obstacle course is being faced by over 60 of its staff in May in a bid to raise money for three important charities.Having previously sent 26 of their staff to face the challenge in 2013, this time…

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Benefit Package stronger than ever at Aberdeenshire Council

Aberdeenshire Council offer a range of benefits to their staff, which are critical to attracting and retaining talent in the north of Scotland. With the changes to salary sacrifice announced in the Government’s Autumn Statement and subsequent Finance Bill, it was crucial for the Council to understand the positives of retaining their benefits package,…

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Salary Sacrifice drivers continue to benefit

The changes to the tax treatment of Salary Sacrifice cars, which comes into effect next month, does not appear to have had any effect on orders for new cars at Tusker.  In fact, we have continued to see an increase in car orders, exceeding our targets for the first few months of 2017. So it would appear that the various advantages in implementing…

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We've moved!

At Tusker we are all walking around with a particular spring in our step – and it’s not because it’s that time of year.  We have just moved into brand new offices!  Our family, which has grown by over 87% in the past three years, needed a bigger home, and this is it!We have stayed within the eco-friendly Croxley Business Park which has…

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Tusker- A winner again!

Once again, our commitment to customer service has been recognised by an industry award.  For the second time, Tusker has been awarded the Fleet World Honours ‘Innovation in Customer Service award’ (we also won it in 2015), in recognition of our customer-focused and internal training processes.The judges were particularly impressed with…

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Tusker- Simply the Best!

Our customers probably already know that we love working for Tusker, but now it is official – Tusker is an ‘Outstanding’ place to work.  Not only that, but this official title, bestowed by The Sunday Times’ Best Companies to Work For league table, was based on feedback from 98% of our employees.During November 2016, we undertook a company-wide…

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Introducing Clever Driver Finance

Good news for Tusker drivers!  It will soon be easier for them to own their car at the end of their Car Benefit Scheme agreement, with the launch of Tusker Driver Finance.Currently, all Tusker drivers have three options at the end of their, typically three year agreement.  They can simply hand the car back, they can stay in the scheme…

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Tusker Invests in New Systems for Future Growth

We’re excited to announce the largest business project we have ever undertaken, in preparation for our future growth.  We have invested more than £2m in ‘Project Marvel’, referencing our superhero-themed training Academy, which encompasses our IT systems and business infrastructure, which is being completely transformed.Project Marvel…

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Myths around the recent changes to Car Benefit Schemes

Following changes to a number of salary sacrifice schemes during the Autumn Statement and subsequently the Finance Bill, we're delighted that our scheme will be treated differently, in a similar way to childcare vouchers and the Cycle to Work scheme.There has however, been a great deal of confusion over the facts, and this has led to…

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More employers give green light to Car Benefit Schemes

We’ve seen increased levels of interest in our Car Benefit Scheme following the confirmation of tax treatment in the Autumn Statement.  After extensive lobbying, the Government confirmed that car schemes can continue as a benefit of employment. Furthermore, they are going to be treated differently and more favourably than many other salary sacrifice…

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Car benefits can continue – confirmation from the autumn statement

In a hugely significant Autumn Statement for the company car industry, the Chancellor of the Exchequer has confirmed that Car Benefit Schemes can continue and has removed significant cost increases planned for Ultra-Low Emission Cars. Having led the way in an industry-wide lobbying exercise and consultation response, we are pleased with the certainty…

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Salary sacrifice company car schemes overwhelmingly favour those with lower salaries

We’ve recently undertaken some research into our Salary Saving Schemes and have found that our Car Benefit Schemes are utilised hugely by those in the 20% tax bracket, dispelling the myth that salary sacrifice for cars are reserved for more senior employees. Nationally, 82% of UK taxpayers are in the 20% bracket. Tusker’s drivers have 88% in this…

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Daily Rental Gets The Tusker Treatment

We’re known for doing things differently here at Tusker and in keeping with this, we have turned traditional daily rental on its head with a new, simplified approach that is designed, as is everything that we do, to make drivers happy.The new, clear proposition offers the complete range of rental options, along with expert consultancy…

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Another Bite of the Green Apple for Tusker

We’re delighted to announce that we have won our third international Green Apple Environment Award for Environmental Best Practice in the global campaign to find the greenest companies, councils and communities, competing against over 500 other nominations.Tusker have always campaigned for recognition of the environmental benefits of…

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We’re making even more drivers happy with yet another Salary Saving Car Scheme

Previously only available to senior personnel as part of their benefits package, Tusker cars are now a benefit which 3,500 eligible employees can take advantage of at the London Borough of Bexley. The introduction of the Salary Saving Car Scheme has been implemented following a comprehensive review of the existing car policy, and as part of the launch…

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Tuskerville, land of the superhero!

Demonstrating once again our commitment to providing excellent standards of customer service, we have recently launched our new training academy, Tuskerville. This gamified platform enables employees to share best practices and earn points for completing e-learning programmes.Tusker are committed to Making Employees Happy and believe…

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Shortlisted for High Growth Business of the Year

  The excitement continues with another award nomination… Tusker are proud to have received a nomination for High Growth Business of the Year at the UK Private Business Awards which are due to be announced in September. Recognised for our commitment to making employees happy as a key element of our ethos during the nomination stage,…

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Our CEO is a winner

  While we here at Tusker think that CEO David Hosking is a superstar, it’s always nice to have someone else confirm that he’s great. Finance Monthly have recently awarded him the prestigious accolade of CEO of the Year in recognition for the changes and improvements he has made to the company. As Tusker was the first to launch a…

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NUTH NHS FT wins at EB Awards

Our scheme for Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has won Best Staff Travel Benefits 2016 at the hugely prestigious Employee Benefits AwardsThe scheme gained recognition for implementing a successful strategy in making salary sacrifice and business lease cars effective as a benefit.  The Tusker Salary Saving Car Scheme,…

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Tusker strengthens top team with appointment of CTO

We’re extremely pleased to announce the appointment of Clive Baker as our first Chief Technology Officer. The board level position reports into CEO David Hosking and will have responsibility for all IT development, infrastructure and roadmap. Clive joins Tusker with more than 20 years’ experience across a range of media and retail businesses…

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The ‘nice to have’ has become a ‘must-have’

With a more competitive employment market, the need for employers to offer a wide range of appealing employee benefits has changed from being a ‘nice to have’ to a ‘must have’. The recruitment process is almost a two way interview with employees more carefully selecting which companies they work for, based on the range of benefits they’ll have access…

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Tusker recruit Chief Marketing Officer to strengthen consumer communications

We're delighted to announce the appointment senior marketer Paul Gilshan to the newly created role of Chief Marketing Officer. Gilshan will lead all marketing initiatives and will report directly to CEO, David Hosking. He joins with an impressive CV of high profile consumer marketing roles for media companies including Sky, The Times,…

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Tusker Chosen By The LSL Property Services Group

Following a tender process, we have been selected to supply members of the LSL Property Services group of companies (Group) with the Group’s first salary sacrifice car scheme. Your Move, Reeds Rains and e.surv are some of the brands in the Group.The Group selected Tusker because of its market leading expertise in salary sacrifice car…

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First Ever Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme For Medium Sized Businesses

Today we have launched a brand new way to set up a Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme that will open up the market to millions of employees working in medium sized businesses.  Accelerate is our new off-the-shelf salary sacrifice product, with a simplified implementation process making it ideal for companies employing between 250 and 1,000 people.

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Tusker wins Lloyds Bank Growing Business of the Year

Our winning streak continues!  At last week's awards ceremony, we were crowned Lloyds Bank's Growing Business of the Year 2015.The Lloyds Bank Growing Business Awards, created by Real Business Magazine and supported by the CBI, are the most established and respected national recognition of SME and entrepreneurial success.Tusker…

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Tusker partners with easitNETWORK on branded Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme

Today we announce that we have partnered with easitNETWORK to provide their 500 member companies with the opportunity to implement a bespoke, carbon reduction salary sacrifice car scheme.  easitNETWORK is a not for profit organisation that promotes sustainable travel and sees salary sacrifice cars as an excellent way to get people out of older cars…

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Tusker wins the double at ACQ Global Awards

Two highly coveted global accolades have come Tusker’s way this month, at the 10th Annual ACQ Global Awards.  We won UK Tax Initiative of the Year for Salary Sacrifice, while David Hosking, CEO, won UK Game Changer of the Year, also for Salary Sacrifice.The ACQ Global Awards honour organisations and individuals that have had the greatest…

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Tusker makes Lloyds Bank Growing Business Awards shortlist

After being shortlisted in the prestigious Growing Business Awards, our directors were in London last week attending an interview with the judging panel.The awards, held in association with Lloyds Bank and supported by the CBI, are the most established and respected national recognition of SME and entrepreneurial success.Tusker…

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We've done it again, Tusker wins Car Scheme provider of the Year!

Our award-winning year continues with yet another industry accolade at the Workplace Savings and Benefits Awards, winning the Car Scheme Provider of the Year award.Workplace Savings and Benefits Magazine uniquely brings together employee benefits information and intelligence, not only for HR Directors and Benefits Directors but Finance…

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Tusker’s Mark Sinclair appointed to the ICFM board

The Institute of Car Fleet Management (ICFM) has appointed Tusker chief operating officer Mark Sinclair to its board.Sinclair, who is a chartered accountant, has broad experience within the fleet leasing sector. He previously worked for Alphabet (GB) Limited for 12 years in a variety of roles including general manager of management information…

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Tusker to supply Peel Ports with Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme

It has been a busy few weeks with new schemes, and we are delighted to announce another one!  We have won the tender to supply Peel Ports Group with its first salary sacrifice car scheme.Peel Ports launched its flexible benefits scheme in 2014.  Following its success, the company was keen to develop its employment offering further with…

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National Grid renew SS4C with Tusker

We are delighted to announce that, following a rigorous tender process, we have once again secured the contract to provide SalarySacrifice4Cars for National Grid employees.  National Grid is one of our most successful schemes.  The scheme, which is available to 10,000 employees through an on-line flexible benefits portal, has been renewed…

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Summer Budget Announcement

There was mixed news for motorists in the Summer Budget. A change in Vehicle Excise Duty means that for some new car drivers their annual road tax will fall slightly, but for many, especially those choosing low emission cars or those with higher list prices, their costs will increase from 2017.Here is a handy summary of the key points:

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Jean-Christophe Novelli serves up a treat for Great North Children’s Hospital

To help Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust celebrate the 5th birthday of the Great North Children’s Hospital, Tusker and CPC Drive arranged a special treat in the shape of celebrity chef Jean-Christophe Novelli.  Jean-Christophe spent the day at the Royal Victoria Infirmary where the celebrations were being held, giving cooking demonstrations…

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Tusker wins best car scheme UK

Tusker has won the ‘Best Car Scheme UK’ against stiff competition from some of its largest and most well established competitors in the UK at the prestigious Business Excellence Awards, supported by Acquisition International.The Business Excellence Awards highlight and celebrate outstanding performance and results. They identify and honour…

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Another big award win for Tusker

The celebrations continue here at Tusker as the company receives yet another industry award; the Innovation in Customer Service Award in the annual Fleet World Honours.  This is the third award we’ve received in less than a week.The Award was given for Tusker’s unique four tier customer service solution, which provides specialist customer…

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Tusker inspire Herts with two award wins

It's a great start start to the week as we celebrate having struck big at the prestigious Inspiring Hertfordshire Awards.  We took away the award of the night, winning Overall Business of the Year.  Not satisfied with one, we also scooped up the award for Innovation through Technology.  The coveted title Overall Business of the Year was…

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Closing teacher car scheme exclusion could save teachers four times as much as a 1% rise and cost government nothing

Today we renewed our efforts to gain recognition for teachers who are still unable to benefit from salary sacrifice schemes.  Our research shows that the Government could save state maintained school teachers £1,300 a year – over four times more than the benefits of a 1% pay rise – and at no cost to the taxpayer.State maintained…

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Tusker is inspiring Hertfordshire

We are pleased to announce we’re finalists in the prestigious Inspiring Hertfordshire Awards.  The awards celebrate the expertise, achievements and outstanding contribution that businesses and individuals achieve.We are finalists in the Innovation through Technology category and the Business of the Year category.The Awards,…

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Budget continues drive for low emission vehicles

Today’s Budget statement clearly supports the motorist with a freeze on fuel duty, and the British car industry with further investment in future technology such as driverless vehicles.The previous Budget was criticised for increasing BIK tax on ULEVs at a faster rate than higher emitting vehicles but today’s announcement appears to be…

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Tusker campaigns on behalf of teachers

We have been campaigning hard in the run up to the General Election, as we have been for many months, to rectify an anomaly in teachers’ pay and conditions which effectively excludes them from benefiting from car salary sacrifice schemes.  Our campaign has gained all party support, as teachers are recognised as an influential group of target voters.

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100th car on StopGap scheme

Our StopGap scheme, providing drivers with the use of a car while they wait for their new salary sacrifice car to be delivered, has been so successful since its launch in 2012 that we have now added our 100th vehicle.With vehicle lead times frequently out of our control, we launched the innovative StopGap scheme to keep employees mobile…

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Tusker poised for new phase of growth

Today we announced a new major shareholder, private equity group ECI Partners, to support our continued rapid growth.   ECI Partners has invested in the business, with the previous investors, Smedvig Capital, exiting after a highly successful relationship with the company.ECI is one of the UK’s most successful private equity groups…

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Tusker gives free use of electric vehicle to Salford City Council

As part of our ongoing campaign to promote the use of Electric Vehicles, we have given Salford City Council free use of a Nissan Leaf for a year, to help promote green travel amongst their employees. So far, we have supplied ten Nissan Leafs to key customers around the country to dispel the common myths about electric vehicles.  The nationwide…

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Tusker achieves ISO 14001 certification!

In the latest endorsement of its green credentials, Tusker has achieved ISO 14001 for its Environmental Management System which controls, measures and monitors the company’s environmental aspects.  The certification verifies that Tusker has created and enforced a successful system that delivers on its objectives and supports other existing sustainability…

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Newcastle Hospitals chalk up 600th salary sacrifice car through CPC Drive in partnership with Tusker

Over 600 salary sacrifice cars have been delivered to Newcastle-upon-Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Newcastle Hospitals), of which staff nurse Rachel Balls was one. Newcastle Hospitals appointed CPC Drive who are in partnership with market leaders, Tusker, to provide a salary sacrifice car scheme for more than 14,000 eligible full-time…

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Tusker strike gold at the Green Apple awards!

Market-leading contract hire and salary sacrifice provider, Tusker, has struck gold at the Green Apple Environmental Awards for its commitment to green automotive best practice, including carbon offsetting on all new cars and free advice on Ultra-Low Emission Vehicles. Tusker won their gold award for Best Automotive Green Practice at the…

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Tusker adds three new salary sacrifice car schemes to growing portfolio

Tusker, has added three more new car schemes covering nearly 10,000 employees to the rapidly growing portfolio it operates in the UK, taking the total number of live schemes to more than 180.The three new schemes are with Sandwell Council which has around 5,000 employees and which went live in June;  Calderdale Council which launched…

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Tusker is highly commended for green initiatives at Techie Awards!

Tusker, has been highly commended in the Green Award category at this year’s BusinessCar Techie Awards for its carbon offsetting and ultra-low emission vehicle (ULEV) initiatives.Following a thorough review of its environmental impact, the company has implemented a host of recent initiatives aimed at cutting carbon emissions and helping…

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Tusker wins a Green Apple Award!

We're extremely proud to announce we have been named winners at the Green Apple Awards 2014. The Green Apple Environment Awards were launched in 1994 by The Green Organisation and have become well established as one of the most popular environmental campaigns in the world. The awards are now in their eighteenth year and well established…

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Tusker makes the cut with the Digital Entrepreneur Awards

Tusker are delighted to have recently been shortlisted for a prestigious national award, The Digital Entrepreneur Awards (DEA), in which the company has been announced as finalists in the ‘Large e-Commerce Business of the Year’ category. The DEA, rewards entrepreneurs from across the country who have achieved online business excellence and…

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Tusker features in The Daily Telegraph

Back in the early 2000s, the business was on its last legs and was just months away from liquidation. A decade later its turnover was £14mn which went on to more than tripled over the next three years. It is now on target to reach close to £100m by the end of 2014. Tusker, a salary sacrifice scheme provider, counts the Airbus, the NHS, National…

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Tusker announced as 'Best car scheme' finalist in the Workplace Savings and Benefits Awards

Tusker, are pleased to annouce they are finalists in the Workplace Savings and Benefits Awards (WSB) 2014. The WSB awards are the only award event to recognise both employer and provider excellence. The awards aim to find and recognise the employers which have the best benefits teams and offerings to staff, and have done the most…

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Tusker directors back electric power by opting for EVs

As the market for electric cars accelerates, the executive board of directors at market-leading contract hire and salary sacrifice provider, Tusker, have all taken delivery of new electric vehicles as their company cars.Chief Executive Officer, David Hosking, Chief Operating Officer, Mark Sinclair, and Chief Commercial Officer, Iain Carmichael,…

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Tusker sees record performance during the first 4 months of 2014

Tusker, the UK’s leader in salary sacrifice car schemes, has seen a record performance in its salary sacrifice scheme, SS4C, in the first four months of 2014, with the highest ever number of new car orders and its largest ever order bank. At the same time, the company’s contract hire and leasing operation has seen a string of new business wins which…

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How we fixed the Heartbleed bug

As you might have heard in the news recently there is currently an internet security risk called Heartbleed, which affects the OpenSSL framework used by many websites to privately send data to and from an internet server. Our main websites were unaffected by the bug but some of our other services (such as mail), had their system's security…

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Tusker welcomes new research showing more employers plan to add salary sacrifice car schemes

Salary sacrifice market leader, Tusker, has welcomed new research amongst UK businesses which shows that salary sacrifice car schemes are the most popular benefit that employers intend to add to their flexible benefits plan for employees. The research, which was carried out amongst 346 organisations, found that some 22% of respondents plan…

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Leicester City Council shortlisted for green salary sacrifice car scheme

Leicester City Council has been shortlisted for its low carbon salary sacrifice car scheme, which it implemented with salary sacrifice market leader, Tusker, in the Best Staff Travel Policy category at the Employee Benefits Awards. The green car scheme, which was implemented in November last year, is available to more than 13,600 eligible…

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Tusker charges ahead with electric vehicles!

Market leading contract hire and salary sacrifice provider, Tusker, has seen an incredible 250% increase in orders for electric vehicles (EV) since promoting them to its SalarySacrifice4Cars (SS4C) scheme customers over the last three months.Along with a growing awareness of the benefits of electric power amongst Tusker drivers, the success…

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Tusker calls for salary sacrifice car scheme for teachers

Thousands of teachers working in state schools could become eligible for cars through salary sacrifice schemes if a campaign by Tusker is successful. While thousands of local authority employees are eligible to join salary sacrifice car schemes introduced by their employers, the School Teachers Pay and Conditions Document (STPCD) – the Department…

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Tusker secures a significant re-appointment to supply and support the NHS

Amidst strong competition Tusker has been re-appointed to provide lease cars, salary sacrifice cars and grey fleet management services to NHS Trusts and other public sector bodies throughout the UK by the NHS North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative (NOE CPC) via its fleet management service, CPC Drive.

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Tusker 'Inspirational' according to London Stock Exchange Group

Tusker has been named in the London Stock Exchange Group's inaugural list of the top 1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain, a new index identifying the most exciting small and medium-sized companies in the UK.

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Leicester City Council completes transport offering to employees with Tusker's salary sacrifice car scheme

Leicester City Council has launched a new low carbon salary sacrifice car scheme from Tusker to complete the transport solutions it offers to more than 13,600 eligible employees within its 18,000-strong workforce.The Leicester scheme now opens up the prospect of new car accessibility to a much wider audience, while making substantial…

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HMRC announces new advisory fuel rates

An announcement by Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) contains changes to  Advisory Fuel Rates (AFRs) for petrol, diesel and LPG to be used from 1st December 2013.The changes see reductions to most rates of up to 2 pence per mile (ppm) New AFRs in full: Petrol:

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Tusker's CEO goes electric

David Hosking, Tusker's Chief Executive Officer, has become a real advocate of the merits of electric vehicles for fleets in certain situations, after driving an all-electric Nissan LEAF for more than 5,000 miles over the last six months. Here he talks about his finding from driving an EV.

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New Chief Commercial Officer - Iain Carmichael

We're pleased to say we have secured another coup in the recruitment market by appointing Iain Carmichael, formerly fleet sales director of Audi UK, as our first chief commercial officer.

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New advisory fuel rates from HMRC

Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has today announced changes to their Advisory Fuel Rates (AFRs) for petrol, diesel and LPG to be used from 1st September 2013.The reimbursement rate for diesel cars with an engine between 1601cc to 2000cc has been raised from 14 pence per mile (ppm) to 15, however the rates for the other two diesel…

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New high-tech offices for fast-growing Tusker

Tusker has moved into new, state-of-the-art, high-tech offices capable of meeting our rapid expansion needs. The brand new offices are at Croxley Green Business Park on a unique 70-acre…

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FMG and Tusker extend partnership with salary sacrifice car scheme

Fleet optimisation specialist FMG has agreed to provide incident management services for Tusker's specialist salary sacrifice customers and drivers. FMG will support a range of vehicles under the salary sacrifice car scheme, and will…

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New vehicle procurement solutions for Tusker

Continuing our commitment to market-leading service, we are pleased to announce the selection of the Leaselink e-procurement platform and the MoDel automated new vehicle delivery and return car inspection system from Oxford-based online solutions provider, Ebbon-Dacs, to help improve our customers' new vehicle ordering and delivery requirements.

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Tusker nominated by Lord Young and Sir Terry Leahy as one of Britain's brightest business talents

As Tusker's CEO, David Hosking has been invited to join the ACCELERATE 250, a new business community championed by Sir Terry Leahy and Lord Young and made up of the fastest growing companies in the UK.

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Tusker Tough Mudders on target for cancer charity total

A 26-strong team from Tusker took part in this year's Tough Mudder adventure challenge on 4th May, in Kettering.Led by chief executive, David Hosking, the team of participants – the self-named Tusker Tough Mudders - included all the senior management team; chief operating officer, Mark Sinclair, chief financial officer, David Brockwell,…

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New appointments demonstrate investment in contract hire sector

We're pleased to welcome two highly experienced business development managers, who have more than 45 years' involvement in the leasing sector between them, to Tusker as we increase our focus on the contract hire and leasing market.Newly responsible for new business in the north of the country is Stewart Ballantyne. He has almost 20 years…

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David Hosking selected as entrepreneur of the year finalist

Tusker's CEO, David Hosking, has been selected as a finalist in the competition to find the Entrepreneur of the Year for London and the South, organised by top accountancy firm, Ernst & Young. The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year awards seek to encourage, reward and recognise great talent amongst business leaders throughout the UK and…

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Tusker further reduces its carbon footprint

Tusker saw a 9.4% improvement in its carbon footprint last year through greater use of greener company cars, increased car sharing and web conferencing and more efficient use of energy at our head office, as we maintained the carbon neutral status we first achieved in 2010. Working with leading carbon management consultants, Carbon Footprint,…

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Tusker benefit from Energy Savings Trust’s Smarter Driving initiative

Staff here at Tusker have recently taken part in the Energy Saving Trust's (EST) 'Smarter Driving' eco-driver training initiative which they've been offering to their customers - and seen their fuel consumption fall by 12%. Employees, including our chief executive, David Hosking, took part in the EST organised training that took a route designed…

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Tusker team takes on Tough Mudder to raise money for cancer charity

A team from Tusker are amongst those entering this year’s Tough Mudder adventure challenge in a bid to raise £20,000 for a leading children's cancer charity. Led by our chief executive, David Hosking, the 20-strong team of Tusker participants includes all of the senior management team; chief operating officer, Mark Sinclair, chief financial…

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New Head of IT, Andrew Beard

Tusker has appointed experienced IT specialist, Andrew Beard, as our new head of IT to help further develop the front and back office systems we need to support our expansion. Reporting to chief executive, David Hosking, Andrew leads a fast-growing team of software engineers, developers and system administrators. He joins the company from…

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New driver site for salary sacrifice drivers launched

Tusker has launched an advanced new driver site with upgraded features, new functionality and an improved user experience to help drivers select the most suitable salary sacrifice car. The driver site updates the previous site we offered, but in an aim to ensure it remains up to date and current, we have gone through a long project to update…

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100th salary sacrifice car scheme launched!

We can today announce that our 100th salary sacrifice car scheme has now gone live. We achieved the ‘ton’ with a scheme for The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, which has 6,165 eligible employees. The SS4C scheme is expected to deliver substantial cost savings to The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, and is available for all their permanently…

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Tusker shortlisted for sales team of the year

We're thrilled to announce that Tusker has been shortlisted for sales team of the year in the British Excellence in Sales and Marketing Awards, organised by the Institute of Sales & Marketing Management. Our sales team, led by our business development director Alison Argall will learn the outcome at…

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Tusker welcomes Brian Nott as Head of Vehicle Operations

We're delighted to announce that we've recently appointed experienced fleet specialist, Brian Nott, to the new role of head of vehicle operations at Tusker. Reporting to our chief operating officer Mark Sinclair, Brian joins us with over 25 years' fleet industry experience, much of it in the contract…

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Tusker secures funding support from major high street bank

Tusker has been given financial backing by one of the high street's largest banks keen to invest in the company's future. Barclays Bank has made a multi-million pound funding line available to Tusker and supported the company with significant asset finance facilities to allow us to fund the expansion of our vehicle fleet. At the same time,…

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Success for Tusker's StopGap Cars scheme

We're pleased to relate that our newest innovation, StopGap Cars, which is designed to keep our drivers mobile while they await delivery of their new salary sacrifice cars, has proved to be a resounding success after almost 6 months.We introduced the StopGap Cars scheme at the beginning of June for all drivers who had ordered a new car…

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Salary sacrifice cars are greener

Analysis of all new cars ordered under our market-leading salary sacrifice car scheme, SS4C, shows that salary sacrifice drivers select small engined, low carbon emitting vehicles with frugal fuel consumption.We now have over 95 live salary sacrifice car schemes in both private and public sectors and have seen uptake of new cars under…

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North Yorkshire County Council consultant wins award for salary sacrifice car scheme

John Robinson, benefits and reward consultant for North Yorkshire County Council, has helped the Council win the award for most effective green and CSR strategy, including its green car salary sacrifice scheme, in the Benefits Excellence Awards organised by benefits provider, Asperity.North Yorkshire County Council  introduced its green…

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Tusker and CPC Drive provide salary sacrifice car scheme to Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has enhanced the flexible benefits package it offers to all 3,900 staff by adding Tusker's market-leading salary sacrifice car scheme, SS4C, to its flexible benefits portfolio, in conjunction with NHS CPC Drive.The SS4C scheme will deliver substantial cost savings to the Trust, and…

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Newcastle Hospitals selects Tusker's salary sacrifice car scheme

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Newcastle Hospitals) has selected Tusker to provide its salary sacrifice car scheme for all 14,000 of its permanent employees, replacing its existing scheme. Newcastle Hospitals selected Tusker following a selection process involving a series of presentations from three different…

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