Updates

The science is clear: cycling can change your life. But are employers doing enough?

The science is clear: cycling can change your life. But are employers doing enough?

20.04.2017
By Cyclescheme

With a major study reinforcing the dramatic impact cycling can have on our health – how can employers take action?

Beat the bike price increase with Cyclescheme

Beat the bike price increase with Cyclescheme

19.04.2017
By Cyclescheme

Bike prices have risen in 2017 – not the best news. But it’s not all doom and austerity, thanks to Cyclescheme.

Getting your employees in gear

Getting your employees in gear

07.04.2017
By Cyclescheme

This spring, Cyclescheme is helping get your employees in gear with a series of new promotional material, webinars, competitions, offers and more.

The benefits of cycling to work

The benefits of cycling to work

06.03.2017
By Cyclescheme

Cycling to work is full of benefits from saving money to better health and wellbeing. Our brand new infographic captures these benefits – and more – in a standout way.

5 Wins in a row for Cyclescheme at the BikeBiz Awards

5 Wins in a row for Cyclescheme at the BikeBiz Awards

20.02.2017
By Cyclescheme

Cyclescheme took home an award for a fifth consecutive year beating off stiff opposition.

Safe & Secure: We’re now ISO 27001 Certified

Safe & Secure: We’re now ISO 27001 Certified

20.02.2017
By Cyclescheme

We’re thrilled to announce that we achieved ISO 27001 Certification; the industry standard specification for information security management.

Get any of The Top 10 commuting bikes of the year through Cyclescheme

Get any of The Top 10 commuting bikes of the year through Cyclescheme

09.02.2017
By Cyclescheme

Commuting is the most accessible form of cycling, and for many people, replacing the car or bus with a bicycle is their introduction to cycling.

Get set...go! with Cyclescheme & Cycle to Work Day

Get set...go! with Cyclescheme & Cycle to Work Day

09.02.2017
By Cyclescheme

Will you be joining us in taking part in Cycle to Work Day 2017?

Does the introduction of the National Living Wage mean the end of your benefits package?

Does the introduction of the National Living Wage mean the end of your benefits package?

01.11.2016
By Cyclescheme

The introduction of the National Living Wage (NLW) earlier this year has certainly created debate, and there has been plenty of discussion around what it actually means for both businesses and their employees.

Chris Boardman, MBE gets in the saddle for Cycle to Work Day on 14th September

Chris Boardman, MBE gets in the saddle for Cycle to Work Day on 14th September

01.11.2016
By Cyclescheme

Cycle to Work Day 2016 is on Wednesday 14th September for a fantastic fourth year, encouraging everyone to take to two wheels and cycle to work for just one day.

Avoid more debt, maximise your salary instead!

Avoid more debt, maximise your salary instead!

01.11.2016
By Cyclescheme

Christmas, birthdays, the launch of a ‘must have’ tech device… There’s always something we need or want to buy for ourselves, friends or families on a regular basis. With the cost of living on the increase and average salaries remaining stagnant due to our uncertain economic climate, access to non-essential or luxury goods may become more out of reach for many of us than it is today.

Making salary sacrifice schemes easy

Making salary sacrifice schemes easy

28.10.2016
By Cyclescheme

It’s no secret that some employees struggle with the concept of sacrificing their salary in return for a product or service. Here, Julie Coxhill, client services manager at Grass Roots offers tips for launching and promoting a new scheme internally to help ensure a good take up.

Introducing pure flex card

Introducing pure flex card

24.10.2016
By Cyclescheme

In today’s workplace, employee engagement is a key factor in running a successful business.

Benefits packages don’t have to cost the earth

Benefits packages don’t have to cost the earth

19.10.2016
By Cyclescheme

Employers are always on the hunt for new, cost effective and innovative ways to boost staff productivity and retention.

From cycles to tech – Grass Roots keeps it simple

From cycles to tech – Grass Roots keeps it simple

19.10.2016
By Cyclescheme

Employee benefits are widely recognised as a way for employers to reward and incentivise their employees, but some organisations are put off from implementing them due to the perceived administration and cost.

Cycle to Work Day 2016: The Cycling Campaign of The year

Cycle to Work Day 2016: The Cycling Campaign of The year

19.09.2016
By Cyclescheme

Thank you for taking part in Cycle to Work Day 2016 – the most successful so far!

Do all your employees know what’s on offer?

Do all your employees know what’s on offer?

24.06.2016
By Cyclescheme

Most companies spend a fair amount of effort on promoting the initial launch of a new scheme or benefit. But what happens after that?

New Mayor launches Santander Cycles for Businesses

New Mayor launches Santander Cycles for Businesses

20.06.2016
By Cyclescheme

London’s Mayor Sadiq Khan has launched Santander Cycles Business Accounts and to celebrate all new accounts registered before Friday 1 July 2016 will receive a 10% discount.

Making scheme promotion easy peasy

Making scheme promotion easy peasy

20.06.2016
By Cyclescheme

Promoting your benefits schemes can be simple. All you need to do is use the MySchemes Marketing suite.

Cycle to work scheme generates £72 million in economic benefits a year

Cycle to work scheme generates £72 million in economic benefits a year

10.06.2016
By Cyclescheme

The cycle to work scheme generates at least £72 million in economic benefits for the UK economy and employers through improved physical fitness and associated health benefits, according to a new study.

Did you hear the good news about cycle to work?

Did you hear the good news about cycle to work?

25.05.2016
By Cyclescheme

As you may have heard, the outlook for the Cycle to Work scheme continues to be rosy.

Government's cycling strategy needs stronger leadership

Government's cycling strategy needs stronger leadership

23.05.2016
By Cyclescheme

The government’s Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy needs “smarter investment” and “stronger leadership” if it is going to deliver on its promise to double cycling levels, businesses in the #ChooseCycling Network said today, on the closing date of the Department for Transport’s consultation.

BikeRegister Reaches Half A Million Bike Registrations

BikeRegister Reaches Half A Million Bike Registrations

20.05.2016
By Cyclescheme

Over 500,000 bikes are now registered on www.bikeregister.com, the national police approved cycle database and the Cyclescheme automatic registration software means more bikes are being recorded than ever before!

Phonescheme: How It Works

Phonescheme: How It Works

08.04.2016
By Cyclescheme

If you or your colleagues are keen to get their hands on the new Samsung S7, Apple SE or other leading brands of smartphones, it is worth signing up for free to Phonescheme, the newest employee benefit in the MySchemes family.

Motivate your staff to get on their bike, with these beautiful new posters

Motivate your staff to get on their bike, with these beautiful new posters

08.04.2016
By Cyclescheme

The easy way to let your employees know about Cyclescheme is to put up a free poster!

Cycle to Work Alliance welcomes Chancellor’s support for the Cycle to Work scheme

Cycle to Work Alliance welcomes Chancellor’s support for the Cycle to Work scheme

17.03.2016
By Cyclescheme

The Cycle to Work Alliance welcomes the support for the Cycle to Work scheme announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in today’s Budget.

Cyclescheme releases new survey results as part of Cycle to Work Alliance

Cyclescheme releases new survey results as part of Cycle to Work Alliance

09.03.2016
By Cyclescheme

The cycle to work scheme is key to the success of independent bike retailers, new research has concluded.

Cyclescheme's Christmas and New Year Opening Times

Cyclescheme's Christmas and New Year Opening Times

16.12.2015
By Cyclescheme

As the holiday season is fast approaching, we would like to take this opportunity to notify you of our opening hours during the Christmas and New Year period.

How to Keep Your Employees Motivated

How to Keep Your Employees Motivated

24.11.2015
By Cyclescheme

Your employees are likely to have many different motivations in life, but there is one thing most of us can agree on - we like to save money where we can!

National Living Wage (NLW) – All you need to know

National Living Wage (NLW) – All you need to know

23.11.2015
By Cyclescheme

National Living Wage – What is it?

Phonescheme launches in January 2016

Phonescheme launches in January 2016

21.10.2015
By Cyclescheme

A new product is joining the Cyclescheme family.

eCertificates FAQs

eCertificates FAQs

21.09.2015
By Cyclescheme

We're speeding up Certificate delivery times by switching on eCertificates for everyone.

2015 Sees The Most Britons Take Part in Cycle to Work Day Ever

2015 Sees The Most Britons Take Part in Cycle to Work Day Ever

09.09.2015
By Cyclescheme

This year’s Cycle to Work Day took place on Thursday 3rd September, a national event aiming to encourage everyone to take to two wheels and cycle to work for just one day.

Cyclescheme accessory packages, perfect for the winter season.

Cyclescheme accessory packages, perfect for the winter season.

31.07.2015
By Cyclescheme

With our Accessories Packages you can handpick a range of cycling accessories that are going to help keep your staff in the saddle.

New additions to the Marketing Suite

New additions to the Marketing Suite

31.07.2015
By Cyclescheme

Our new strikingly eye-catching posters were produced by Jonathan Cherry. You can access them via the MarketingSuite.

Summer of Cycling

Summer of Cycling

12.05.2015
By Cyclescheme

During the summer of 2015 there are loads of great cycling activities for you and your staff.

Win a compact public bike pump courtesy of Cyclehoop

Win a compact public bike pump courtesy of Cyclehoop

07.05.2015
By Cyclescheme

Cyclehoop would like to offer the chance to win a compact public bike pump to encourage more of your workforce to hop on their bikes and reduce their Carbon footprint.

Introducing Cyclescheme packages and our new online partners

Introducing Cyclescheme packages and our new online partners

07.05.2015
By Cyclescheme

We are now offering cycle to work customers even more choice. We have launched our new Package options and enhanced our online offering!

Cycle Friendly Employer? Time to shout about it!

Cycle Friendly Employer? Time to shout about it!

07.05.2015
By Cyclescheme

Are you a Cycle Friendly Employer and do you want to shout about it?

Cycle Commuter Magazine - How to use and order

Cycle Commuter Magazine - How to use and order

07.05.2015
By Cyclescheme

The latest issue of the Cycle Commuter Mag is now available!

Cyclescheme and Bike Register: An added layer of protection for your staff

Cyclescheme and Bike Register: An added layer of protection for your staff

07.05.2015
By Cyclescheme

In order to provide you with peace of mind and protection for your bike we’re negotiated some fantastic benefits with Bike Register.

Cycling revolution causes drop in alcohol and tobacco consumption,  according to new report

Cycling revolution causes drop in alcohol and tobacco consumption, according to new report

30.03.2015
By Cyclescheme

Cycling revolution causes drop in alcohol and tobacco consumption, according to new report

MySchemes: All your benefits in one place

MySchemes: All your benefits in one place

20.02.2015
By Cyclescheme

MySchemes is an online employee benefits platform that enables employers of all shapes and sizes to offer a range of salary sacrifice schemes to their employees. Here's what's on offer to all employers, free of charge.

Cyclescheme picks up its third BikeBiz Award

Cyclescheme picks up its third BikeBiz Award

30.10.2014
By Cyclescheme

On 24th September, the bike trade got together for the annual BikeBiz awards. An award ceremony created and voted for by the bike trade.

New digital marketing suite for all MySchemes products

New digital marketing suite for all MySchemes products

22.10.2014
By Cyclescheme

The team at Cyclescheme believe promoting our benefits to your colleagues should be easy. It's as simple as that.

Communicating Salary Sacrifice on the ‘Nice to haves’

Communicating Salary Sacrifice on the ‘Nice to haves’

22.07.2014
By Cyclescheme

Few would doubt it’s been a rough few years for staff when it comes to wages. Below inflation pay rises, plus rises in the cost of living have seen workers’ incomes fall 3% in real terms between 2009-13. Pressure on families is now so tight 9 million staff say they have no savings at all, while latest figures show workers have just £15 (or 6% of their weekly disposable income) left to save.

Updates to Cyclescheme & Computingscheme documents

Updates to Cyclescheme & Computingscheme documents

06.06.2014
By Cyclescheme

This month will see the introduction of the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013 (CCR). This piece of legislation seeks to enhance the provision of information to consumers entering into service and sales contracts and is replacing the Distance Selling Regulations 2000 (DSR). The changes will affect our Cyclescheme and Computingscheme services and come into force on Friday 13th June 2014.

Cyclescheme achieves ISO9001:2008 certification

Cyclescheme achieves ISO9001:2008 certification

31.01.2014
By Cyclescheme

Cyclescheme - and it’s sister products Computingscheme and Childcarescheme - have achieved the much lauded ISO9001:2008 certification.

Cyclescheme Secures Employer VAT Saving for Existing Participants

Cyclescheme Secures Employer VAT Saving for Existing Participants

28.09.2011
By Cyclescheme

Good news! Since our last HMRC VAT update on our website and following representations by Cyclescheme and our Tax consultants Grant Thornton, we now have confirmation from HMRC that for hire agreements entered into on or before 27th July 2011, employers are not required to account for VAT on the salary sacrifice payments that are made after 1st January 2012.

Cyclescheme welcomes HMRC’s VAT clarification

Cyclescheme welcomes HMRC’s VAT clarification

29.07.2011
By Cyclescheme

There has been a VAT update following the Astra Zeneca court case, where the European Court of Justice made a ruling stating that the provision of retail vouchers amounted to a supply of services effected for consideration of VAT.

HMRC Market Value Clarification

HMRC Market Value Clarification

05.05.2011
By Cyclescheme

The purpose of this article is to illustrate how our Cycle to Work Scheme remains an attractive benefit for all those involved. Cyclescheme’s market value process, based on HMRC guidance, ensures that employee’s savings are protected.

businesscycle

businesscycle

03.05.2011
By Cyclescheme

We want more people to cycle to work so we encourage employers to sign up to ‘businesscycle’.

Cyclescheme bags Smarta 100 award

Cyclescheme bags Smarta 100 award

30.10.2010
By Cyclescheme

Mere months after topping The Sunday Times Fast Track 100 list of top performing UK companies, Cyclescheme has picked up another award for its business endeavours.

Cyclescheme win Fast Track 100: No1

Cyclescheme win Fast Track 100: No1

30.10.2010
By Cyclescheme

Cyclescheme tops the Fast Track 100 list of stellar performing UK companies, as published in today's Sunday Times