to main page send e-mail site map Last Updated:  Tuesday, November 21, 2017
                                           

The independent voice of the global moving industry

UK NEWS

Britannia Leatherbarrows’ staff take to two wheels

Oct 18, 2017

Leatherbarrows is now offering its staff members a government approved cycle scheme that allows them to purchase a bike through their wages. This means they don’t pay tax or National Insurance on the bike, which essentially gives them a third off the purchase price!  

Through the scheme, they pay for the bike in 12 instalments over the course of a year from their wages; the majority of staff will pay on average just £30-40 pounds a month. So far 10 members of staff have enrolled on the scheme.  
 
Leatherbarrows has also taken up the Dorset County Council’s Workplace Travel Grant, which has helped provide a secure bike park to keep the bikes safe, dry and ready to ride home at the end of a busy day. 
 
Assuming an average of only five miles per day each to and from work, the staff would clock-up 26,000 miles a year, that’s more than once around the world!  
 
Photo: Leatherbarrows’ staff enjoying their new bikes 

       Doree Bonner are hiring - join the purr-fect movers!

     List of advertisers
     Directory of suppliers
     Sign up to our monthly newsletter
     Unique page views in October: 6,662

           
  Maxi Mover - low floor Luton van sales
Cookies: This site uses non-invasive cookies to provide an enhanced visitor experience and to measure site performance.  By viewing this website you are agreeing to our use of cookies in this manner.  For further information on how cookies are used on this site, please see our privacy policy.
Privacy Policy  |  Terms of Use  All material © 2011 The Words Workshop Ltd.