7 reasons to beware of using Excel for critical data.

Excel can be a great tool for tabular data or rudimentary forms, and there are occasions when it’s appropriate to use Excel as a simple database. Many of our clients have persevered with Excel, liking its simplicity, but sooner or later their requirements tend to outgrow Excel’s intended functionality and they come to the conclusion – often reluctantly – that it’s no longer a good fit for their business.

Grey fleet motorists are ‘unmonitored’ company cars.

Employees who drive their own cars for work pose a big safety risk. Company vehicles are obvious targets for driver safety programs, but what about the estimated four million drivers who run errands for their employers, drive their own vehicle to meet with customers or sales appointments and part-time workers who use their own vehicles as subcontractors to larger commercial enterprises to install products or services? The grey fleet represents one of the single most […]

How GDPR affects fleet management

Here is how the GDPR regulations could impact the day-to-day running of your fleet. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force in 2018 and is the primary law regulating how companies protect EU citizens’ personal data. However, many fleet managers and business owners are still a little unsure of how GDPR affects the day-to-day running of their businesses. Here is an overview of the key points regarding how GDPR affects fleet management; in […]

What is the HGV medical test?

Here is everything you need to know about HGV medical tests, which ensure drivers are fit to drive lorries. The HGV medical test is a medical examination designed to ensure a driver is medically fit to drive a heavy goods vehicle. With the safety of the driver and other road users at stake when the driver is behind the wheel of an HGV, it’s essential that every effort is made to ensure everyone’s safety. A […]