Whilst fuel prices are typically driven by supply and demand, lately, it has been increasingly decided by geopolitical factors. So how can UK businesses navigate fuel costs in a volatile market??Follow these tips to avoid getting caught up in the politics.
The current economic climate demands that SMEs have the strategies, tools and insights to better manage costs, particularly when it comes to fleet operations,?writes Fleetcor’s Thore Vestergaard.
It looks like it’s the turn of the big fuel companies to try to milk the supposed cash cow that is the business community.
A tough year for business lies behind us, and Andy Yates shares his wishes for a better 2013.
Now we know: the funding landscape stays confusing, there'll be no fuel duty rise, and a little cut in corporation tax is hardly effective.
Prominent business groups have called for the government to scrap the fuel duty rise expected for January, which should be considered as "economic vandalism".
Against a background of rising fuel prices, restricted budgets and spiralling customer expectations, field service businesses have endured a tumultuous environment over the last few years.
The government is naïve to believe a summer of post-Jubilee patriotism mixed with Olympic and Euro 2012 excitement (depending on how we get on against France tonight) will supress public outcry over the impending rise in fuel duty.