A liquid solution used in some diesel engines to comply with Euro 6 emission standards by reducing harmful nitrogen-oxide emissions.
Any journey undertaken by your on behalf of your employer such as Patient Visits, Meetings, Courses etc
A payment made to you for the completion of business journeys
A tax imposed by the HMRC when a vehicle is provided by your employer for private use
The process of ending your lease car contract before it’s natural end date
The amount of Carbon Dioxide a vehicle emits expressed in grams per kilometre
A motor insurance green card is a document produced by car insurers to prove that a driver has adequate insurance cover for driving abroad.
Any vehicles that are not owned or leased by your employer but are used for employer’s business. This might include a vehicle that is privately owned by an employee or a privately leased vehicle.
Your pay before any deductions such as Tax, National Insurance and Pension Contributions
Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs
Rates set by the HMRC which you can be paid tax free for business mileage undertaken in your private vehicle, any payments over and above these rates are subject to Tax and National Insurance deductions.
A dedicated charging point at home for an electric vehicle as an alternative to using a 3 pin plug, these usually charge faster than a 3 pin plug
This is the amount you will need to contribute towards the cost of an insurance claim, the remainder is paid by the insurer.
The company that owns your lease vehicle
Ministry of Transport test is an annual test for most UK road vehicles over three years old that tests the safety, roadworthiness and exhaust emissions of a vehicle.
National Health Service Business Services Authority
Pay as you Earn – a system where your employer calculates deductions from your (Tax and National Insurance) and pays this directly to the government.
The rate at which you will pay your pension contributions on a monthly basis, this is usually expressed as a percentage of your salary.
Any journey completed in your workday which does not fall under the definition of a business journey i.e. commuting. Any journey completed in your own time.
Real Driving Emissions - Any new cars sold in the UK and Europe must undergo rigorous emissions testing. Emission testing is normally conducted under lab conditions however, RDE is a test which is used by the manufacturers to test the emissions a car produces under real driving conditions. From September 2019 it has been mandatory for all vehicles to be put through the RDE test. If a Diesel vehicle, after testing, is classified as RDE 2 then it will not be subject to the additional 4% BIK supplement.
A vehicle option added to your contract before it commences that entitles you to a replacement vehicle if your vehicle is off road due to a mechanical failure, usually after 48 hours of your vehicle being off the road.
A payment method taken from your net pay after deductions for Tax, National Insurance, Pension contributions etc have been calculated.
A payment method taken from your gross pay before deductions for Tax, National Insurance, Pension contributions etc have been calculated.
A set of maintenance tasks conducted at specific time intervals or after the vehicle has travelled a certain number of miles. The intervals are specified by the manufacturer and some modern cars display the due date for the next service electronically on the instrument panel.
Vehicle on Hire certificate - Proof of permission to take your vehicle abroad.