Becoming a cycle-friendly employer
- Mileage allowance - this is currently 20p a mile for staff using their own cycles whilst on business. As cyclists don't have to buy petrol, their mileage cost of is substantially lower than driving (45p a mile). This makes cycling a real, cost-efficient alternative, particularly over short distances, or in conjunction with travel by public transport for longer journeys.
- The loan of cycles/safety equipment/ (e.g. helmets, reflective clothing, child seats etc);
- The Cycle to Work Scheme, which allows employers to rent cycles for commuting purposes to staff, who then pay less tax.
Our guide to tax incentives goes into more detail.