Cycle to Work

A cycle-to-work scheme is an employer-provided benefit that enables the loan of a new cycle and safety accessories to employees for cycling to work.

Although employees may be able to purchase the equipment at the end of the hire period, the scheme does not allow employees to buy cycles in the first instance.

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IOSH urges employers to get on their bikes and embrace cycle to work benefits

15 Aug 2018

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has urged employers to encourage their staff to cycle to work on...

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10 benefits to include in a flexible benefits scheme

24 Aug 2017

Flexible benefits schemes can help to boost employee recruitment and retention by increasing the range of benefits available to employees....

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On your bike: Office facilities for the 21st century commute

14 Sep 2016

With rail fares set to increase and the continued threat of strikes, how should employers support staff to try out...

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Benefits Overhaul 2012: Part 9 – The appeal of modern benefits

3 Dec 2012

Retail vouchers, experience days, cycle-to-work schemes, iPads, free gym membership. The benefits market has devised numerous new perks in recent...

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Legal opinion: Incentivising staff in challenging economic conditions

1 Aug 2011

Incentivising staff in these challenging economic times is more important than ever as employers look to increase productivity and get...

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Biking brings its benefits

28 Jun 2011

The Dutch have long been known as keen cyclists and their transport infrastructure reflects this – you only have to...

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Cycle-to-work schemes improve employee engagement, say businesses

9 Feb 2011

Personnel Today’s Smart Buyer provides expert guidance on cycle-to-work schemes…


Cycling to work: an introduction for...

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Cyclescheme presents a positive solution for Cycle to Work participants and employers

4 Oct 2010

Personnel Today’s Smart Buyer provides expert guidance on cycle-to-work schemes…


Cycling to work: an introduction for...

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Cycle to Work rule changes clear up confusion for employers

16 Aug 2010

The Government has clarified the tax rules surrounding the Cycle to Work scheme, paving the way for more employers to...

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Cycling to work: 10 reasons why employers should have a cycle to work scheme

28 May 2010

This article is part of a Personnel Today Buyers’ Guide, a free, independent resource for employers thinking of implementing a...

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Cyclescheme joins Grass Roots Group

23 Mar 2010

Bath-based Cyclescheme, a business that specialises in the administration of tax efficient cycle to work programmes, has become a part...

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Cycle to work: Pedal power

3 Dec 2009

An increasing number of employers are pushing pedal power to employees. Yet much thought must go into cycle-to-work schemes as...

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Cycle-to-work campaign too complex and unpopular

3 Nov 2009

Leading employers have punctured the government’s new cycle-to-work campaign, claiming the scheme is difficult to run and unpopular with staff.Transport...

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Government to launch new cycle-to-work campaign

28 Oct 2009

EXCLUSIVETransport secretary Andrew Adonis will today call on employers to make it easier for staff to use cycle-to-work tax breaks...

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