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Press Release 14 MAY 2019

ACFO Joins European Fleet And mobility Management Federation

ACFO, the UK’s premier fleet decision-makers’ organisation, has formally joined the Fleet and Mobility Management Federation Europe (FMFE).


Press Release 07 MAY 2019

TWO ACFO MEMBERS SEEK FIRST-TIME ELECTION TO BOARD AT AGM

Two members of ACFO, the UK’s premier fleet decision-makers’ organisation, are seeking first-time election to the organisation’s board at the 2019 AGM.

 


Press Release 17 APRIL 2019

'Grey Fleet' Management even-more critical in a safe and sustainable coporate mobility environment

Corporate moves to managing ‘safe, sustainable mobility’ amid a rising trend of employees opting for cash in lieu of a company car due to a perceived rising tax burden makes ‘grey fleet’ management ever-more critical.

 


Press Release 07 APRIL 2019

John Pryor to resign from ACFO as he is retires from the Fleet Industry

Long-serving ACFO director and chairman John Pryor is to stand down from the UK’s premier fleet decision-makers’ organisation as he nears retirement from his job as fleet and travel manager at Arcadia Group, the leading fashion retailer.

 




Press Release 31 JANUARY 2019

Acfo starts 2019 with a new website and webinar and seminar programme to keep members abreast of key fleet issues

ACFO, the UK’s premier fleet decision-makers’ organisation, is kicking off 2019, which promises to be a year of major change, with the launch of a refreshed website.


Fuel Rates 16 NOVEMBER 2018

ACFO renews calls for plug-in hybrid vehicle advisory fuel rates amid claims they are 'inefficient and not plugged in'

The future over HM Revenue and Customs’ refusal to publish Advisory Fuel Rates for plug-in hybrid electric vehicles amid claims that many company car drivers never charge their cars has intensified with ACFO, the UK’s premier fleet decision-makers’ organisation, renewing its long-time call for official figures.


Board 12 NOVEMBER 2018

ACFO co-opts experienced fleet chief Stewart Lightbody to join the board as Phil Redman retires

Experienced fleet operator Stewart Lightbody is to be co-opted on to the board of ACFO, the UK’s premier fleet decision-makers’ organisation, following the decision of Phil Redman to retire at the end of 2018.


Budget 30 OCTOBER 2018

ACFO chairman John Pryor comments on Budget 2018

ACFO is hugely disappointed that the Budget did not contain any announcement on the company car benefit-in-kind tax regime beyond 2020/21


Seminar 30 OCTOBER 2018

ACFO cancels Winter Seminar after Chancellor fails to announce future shape of company car benefit-in-kind tax

ACFO, the UK’s premier fleet decision-makers’ organisation, has cancelled its winter seminar after Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond failed to announce the future shape of company car benefit-in-kind taxation in this week’s 2018 Budget Statement.


Budget 18 OCTOBER 2018

ACFO urges Chancellor to give fleets and company car drivers long-term tax stability in 2018 budget

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond must announce the company car benefit-in-kind tax regime until the end of the 2024/25 financial year - and not undermine long-term fleet planning by introducing changes during the period.


Association 17 OCTOBER 2018

ACFO expands global reach as it gears up to join new European Fleet and Mobility Association

ACFO, the UK’s premier fleet decision-makers’ organisation, is to expand its global reach by joining the new European Fleet and Mobility Association (EUFMA).


Seminar 15 OCTOBER 2018

ACFO to put Budget 2018 and other key industry issues in the spotlight at ' State of the Nation 2' Winter Seminar

Budget 2018 promises to be the most significant for the fleet industry in recent history.


Mobility Management 25 SEPTEMBER 2018

Centralised fleet and travel data is business-critical for organisations introducing mobility management

Collecting fleet and travel information and managing data is business-critical to introducing effective mobility management policies, and employers would be “mad” to have it contained within different silos


Fleet 24 SEPTEMBER 2018

ACFO meets with European Fleet and Mobility Association and delivers the UK view of fleet to the United States of America

ACFO, the UK’s premier fleet decision-makers’ organisation, is expanding its global reach by discussing joining the European Fleet and Mobility Association (EUFMA), while chairman John Pryor speaks at a major fleet conference in the United States of America.


Webinar 06 SEPTEMBER 2018

ACFO' helps businesses on the mobility management journey with fourth members' webinar

Mobility as a Service (MaaS) is seen by many experts as the future, but for ACFO, the UK’s premier fleet decision-makers’ organisation, it is very much the present, which is why its fourth members’ webinar will focus on ‘Mobility Today’.


Taxman 09 AUGUST 2018

Advisory fuel rate for 100% electric cars to be introduced as ACFO wins battle with taxman

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has bowed to campaigning from ACFO, the UK’s premier fleet decision-makers’ organisation, and will introduce an Advisory Fuel Rate for 100% electric cars from 1 September 2018.   


Election 12 JULY 2018

Three ACFO directors re-elected at AGM

Members of ACFO, the UK’s premier fleet decision-makers’ organisation, have unanimously re-elected three of the organisation’s directors at the company’s AGM.


Meeting 29 JUNE 2018

ACFO and ICFM meet with global fleet consortium network to advance international operating best practice and training

ACFO, the UK’s premier fleet decision-makers’ organisation, has met for the first time with leaders of the Global Fleet Consortium Network to discuss how they work together to promote fleet management best practice worldwide.


Webinar 26 JUNE 2018

Diesel remains a key fleet fuel but electric vehicles are mainstream and not a compromise, experts tell ACFO webinar

Diesel will “absolutely” remain a key fleet fuel and an “indispensable” part of the air quality solution, but electric vehicles were now “mainstream and not a compromise”, expert speakers told listeners to ACFO’s third webinar.


Webinar  11 JUNE 2018

ACFO puts fleet fuels of the future in the spotlight at third members' webinar

Vehicle powertrain selection is one of the biggest issues facing fleet managers today and that’s why ACFO’s third webinar will focus on fleet fuels of the future.


Vehicles 22 MAY 2018

Ultra-low emission vehicles and data usage fleet critical in a rapidly changing company car sector, ACFO seminar told

Fleet managers must embrace change with company car policy reviews now critical, ultra-low emission vehicles the future and data usage the key to saving money with “doing nothing” not an option.


Seminar 11 MAY 2018

Still time for fleet chiefs to book place at ACFO seminar and explore the changing face of vehicle management

Around 150 fleet decision-makers have so far registered to attend this year’s ACFO spring seminar, which turns the spotlight on ‘Let’s Explore: Fleet Management for Today and Tomorrow’.


Petition 30 APRIL 2018

ACFO calls on fleet industry to back petition demanding HMRC publish Advisory Fuel Rates for plug-in cars

ACFO, the UK’s premier fleet decision-makers’ organisation, has launched a petition calling on HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) to publish Advisory Fuel Rates for plug-in cars.


Seminar 27 APRIL 2018

Fleet chiefs urged to book places at ACFO Spring Seminar and explore the changing face of fleet management

Fleet managers are being urged to register to attend this year ACFO spring seminar, which turns the spotlight on ‘Let’s Explore: Fleet Management for Today and Tomorrow’.


Service 20 APRIL 2018

ACFO launches new online service for members with 'Digital Brief' updates on key industry issues

ACFO, the UK’s premier fleet decision-makers’ organisation, is launching a new ‘Digital Brief’ service for members providing ‘snapshot updates’ on key industry issues.   


GDPR 23 MARCH 2018

ACFO publishes five-point plan to help fleet professionals comply with new GDPR rules

A five-point action plan has been outlined by ACFO for fleet professionals to adopt to ensure compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which take effect on 25 May.


Webinar 16 MARCH 2018

ACFO webinar to focus on helping fleet decision-makers get to grips with new General Data Protection Regulation

The forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be the subject of ACFO’s second webinar - and the first of 2018 - on Friday, 23 March.


Employee mobility 05 JANUARY 2018

Employee mobility cards hold key to successful introduction of Mobility as a Service, ACFO tells MPs

Employees should be provided with individual Mobility Cards by their employers that could be used to access all forms of travel, fed from an app that could plan and charge costs accordingly.


Mobility management 02 JANUARY 2018

ACFO puts mobility management in focus as it reveals its 'vision for the future'

ACFO will continue to reinvent itself in 2018 as the role of the fleet decision-maker evolves into that of the professional travel mobility manager.