Tag Archives: Cycle to Work Scheme

Business groups and cycling advocates call for Cycle to Work scheme reform to unlock access for lower earners

Business groups and cycling advocates have joined forces to call for an expansion to the Cycle to Work scheme. This would unlock access for workers earning at or near national minimum wage (NMW) and the self-employed. The call, which has been sent to the Chancellor Rishi Sunak, has been backed …

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Cycle to work provider Cyclescheme reaches one million certificate requests

Cyclescheme has reached one million cycle to work certificate requests. The cycle to work scheme has existed since 1999 and grew in popularity from 2005 when Cyclescheme became the first cycle to work provider. Cyclescheme offers an end-to-end service for employers, a simple way for businesses to provide employees with …

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Sustainable bike company Coco-Matbike.UK partners with Cyclescheme

Sustainable bike company Coco-Matbike.UK has partnered with Cyclescheme to help increase the number of people making the journey to work by bike. Each Coco-Matbike.UK is hand-crafted in Greece using plantation-grown American Ash (Fraxus Americana) as wood extends the bike’s life cycle. Each adult ash tree provides enough wood to make 50 …

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GCI secures ISO 27001 certification for second year running

Cycle to Work Scheme provider Green Commute Initiative has been awarded ISO 27001 certification for a second year running. This is a key accreditation in relation to protecting against information security threats, including hackers and cyber-attacks. The ISO 27001 certification enables GCI to demonstrate to its customers and stakeholders that …

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Cyclescheme’s City Bike Hire scheme extended across UK with Brompton partnership

Cyclescheme’s City Bike Hire scheme has been extended across the UK thanks to a new partnership with Brompton. In addition to TfL’s Santander Cycles in London, the new partnership means that commuters can now hire a bike in more than 30 regional locations including Bristol, Manchester, Birmingham and Cardiff. With …

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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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