Tag Archives: Cycle to Work Scheme

New study shows impact of cycling to work on carbon footprint

The way we work has changed drastically over the past 12 months, and as staff begin heading back to the office, the topics of what work perks are and how to balance work and home life come back to the forefront. One other area of interest is the environment and …

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Canyon partners with Cyclescheme

Canyon has partnered with cycle to work provider Cyclescheme, joining as one of its latest online retailers. The new offering allows customers potential savings of between 25% and 39% off their next Canyon, with nothing paid upfront and the payments taken directly from their gross salary by their employer. UK …

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Green Commute Initiative to apply single commission charge across new orders

Green Commute Initiative (GCI) will apply a single commission charge across all new orders received from today, 29th March. GCI operates two schemes: Instant GCI which is a pay-as-you-go scheme, and Corporate GCI which is used by large organisations with large volumes of orders. Accordingly, GCI has operated with two …

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BDA launches petition for reform of Cycle to Work sector

The Bicycle Dealers Association (BDA) has launched a petition for reform of the Cycle to Work sector. “We are a group of bicycle dealers, and we are challenging how the administration involved in the Government’s Cycle to Work is currently structured,” said the petition. “We have tried, over an extended …

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GCI becomes first cycle to work provider to be ISO 27001 certified

Green Commute Initiative has been awarded the ISO 27001 – a key accreditation in relation to protecting against information security threats, including hackers and cyber-attacks. The ISO 27001 standard provides the framework for an effective Information Security Management System. It sets out the policies and procedures needed to protect organisations …

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BDA responds to Cyclescheme’s reduction in retailer commission rates

The Bicycle Dealers Association (BDA) has responded to Cyclescheme’s recent announcement of a reduction in retailer commission rates. Effective from yesterday on any unredeemed e-certificate, Cyclescheme commission has been reduced to 8.33%, excluding VAT, for all bikes, accessories and helmets. From the beginning of November, a commission cap will be …

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Cyclescheme reduces commission to 8.33% excluding VAT

Cyclescheme has announced a reduction in retailer commission rates. Effective from today, 28th September, on any unredeemed e-certificate, Cyclescheme commission has been reduced to 8.33%, excluding VAT, for all bikes, accessories and helmets. From the beginning of November, a commission cap will be introduced on Cyclescheme e-certificates above £3,000 RRP, …

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BA mediates industry talks on Cycle to Work commissions

The BA has been acting as an impartial mediator in talks between a number of its members on the topic of Cycle to Work commissions. At the request of brands Giant, Raleigh, Specialized and Trek, and scheme provider Cyclescheme, the BA has been facilitating a series of discussions with the …

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Bicycle Dealers Association forms, targets “financially unsustainable” Cycle to Work scheme model

A new trade body has formed with the aim to highlight issues facing retailers – with its first target the Cycle to Work scheme’s “financially unsustainable” model. The Bicycle Dealers Association (BDA), made up of Bespoke Cycling, Cotswold Cycles, Cycle Exchange, Cyclefit, Pearson Cycles, Saddle Safari and Velorution, with other …

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