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20 APRIL 2017
The public health benefits of cycling: Cycle to Work Alliance welcomes University of Glasgow research
The Cycle to Work Alliance welcomes new research which has found that cycling to work can cut the risk of developing heart disease or cancer by over 40 per cent. The introduction of new public health policies which increase active commuting methods, particularly cycling, could deliver major opportunities to address growing public health concerns.
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07 JUNE 2016
Cycle to work scheme generates £72 million in economic benefits a year
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.
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16 MARCH 2016
Cycle to Work Alliance welcomes Chancellor’s support for the Cycle to Work scheme
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.
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25 FEBRUARY 2016
Infographic: The Cycle to Work scheme and its impact on independent bike retailers
What's the contribution of the cycle to work scheme to independent bike retailers? What role do they play in delivering the scheme?
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25 FEBRUARY 2016
Cycle to Work scheme key for independent bike retailers
The cycle to work scheme is key to the success of independent bike retailers, new research from the Cycle to Work Alliance has found.
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07 DECEMBER 2015
Cycle to Work scheme boosting employee health and wellbeing across UK
New research from the Cycle to Work Alliance shows the role that the scheme continues to play in promoting employee health and wellbeing.
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16 FEBRUARY 2015
2014 sees more people than ever cycling to work
For the second year running, record numbers of employees have participated in the cycle to work scheme
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10 FEBRUARY 2014
Record breaking year for the cycle to work scheme
Record numbers of employees participating in the cycle to work scheme throughout 2013 could herald a long-term cycling boom in the UK, the Cycle to Work Alliance believes
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07 FEBRUARY 2014
The Healthy Commute - Public Health Report
New research from the Cycle to Work Alliance demonstrates the impact the scheme is having on delivering improved public health outcomes
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12 SEPTEMBER 2013
Cycle to Work Scheme sees huge growth as rail fares increase
Ever greater numbers of commuters are getting on their bikes as the cycle to work scheme sees a huge growth in uptake.
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16 MAY 2013
The Green Way to Work - Sustainable Transport Report
New research from the Cycle to Work Alliance highlights the users of the scheme are saving 112,210 tonnes of CO2 per annum as a result of cycling to work.
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22 FEBRUARY 2013
Cycling revolution in the workplace - Ethical Corporation Magazine
The benefits of cycling to work are becoming more widely acknowledged.
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28 JANUARY 2013
2012 growth sees increase in commuters cycling to work
Government-supported scheme sees 7.9 per cent increase in take up during 2012 compared with 2011 figures
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17 JANUARY 2013
Cycle to work scheme users surveyed
The Cycle to Work Alliance is surveying employees and employers who participate in the scheme. The results of the survey will form the basis of a forthcoming report into the benefits and impact the scheme is having
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25 OCTOBER 2012
Businesscycle launched to help promote cycling to work
The Cycle to Work Alliance have teamed up with TfL, Business in the Community, British Cycling and the DfT to launch a new website promoting cycling in the workplace
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10 MAY 2012
First quarter growth sees increase in commuters cycling to work
The Government supported Cycle to Work scheme has seen a 9 per cent increase in take up during the first quarter of this year compared to 2011.
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27 SEPTEMBER 2011
Cycle to Work Alliance wins compromise on VAT implementations
After close consultation with the Alliance, HMRC have agreed to issue further clarification regarding the ECJ's ruling on applying VAT to salary sacrifice agreements.
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28 JULY 2011
Cycle to Work Alliance welcome VAT clarification from HMRC
The Cycle to Work Alliance has welcomed clarification from HMRC over VAT issues, allowing participants to plan with certainty their involvment in the scheme.
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07 MARCH 2011
Cycle to Work Scheme to be retained says the Office of Tax Simplification
The independent Office of Tax Simplification has recommended the cycle to work tax relief should be retained. The Office, based at the Treasury, recognised the key part the cycle to work scheme plays in creating new cyclists and helping people live healthier lives.
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09 FEBRUARY 2011
Local Solutions of Sustainable Transport - Roundtable discussion 1st March 2011
The recent Department for Transport white paper, 'Creating Growth, Cutting Carbon; Making Sustainable Local Transport Happen, seeks to ensure that sustainable transport will help create growth in the economy and tackle climate change by cutting out carbon emissions.
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09 FEBRUARY 2011
Cycle to Work Alliance Behavioural Impact Analysis Report
The Cycle to Work Alliance has conducted this research project to gain a better understanding of the health and environmental benefits of the cycle to work scheme and the motivations that have driven demand from the users of the scheme, and the employers who offer it.
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09 FEBRUARY 2011
More CO2 saved every year by Cycle to Work scheme than the total emissions of 24,000 homes
Users of the cycle to work scheme are saving 133,442 tonnes of CO2 every year, according to new research published by the Cycle to Work Alliance.
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18 OCTOBER 2010
Cycle to Work Alliance surveys users of the cycle to work scheme
The Cycle to Work Alliance are surveying users of the cycle to work scheme, in order to better understand participant's commuting and cycling habits.
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20 AUGUST 2010
Cycle to Work Alliance talks to BBC Radio 4 You and Yours
The Cycle to Work Alliance explains their concerns about HMRC's transfer of ownership matrix to You and Yours on BBC Radio 4, on Friday 20th August.
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18 AUGUST 2010
PRESS RELEASE: Cycle to Work Alliance welcomes Cycle Solutions
Cycle Solutions has joined Cyclescheme, Evans Cycles and Halfords as the newest member of the Cycle to Work Alliance.
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10 AUGUST 2010
PRESS RELEASE: Cycle to Work Alliance Calls on HMRC to rethink transfer of ownership matrix
The Cycle to Work Alliance has welcomed the publication of HMRC's transfer of ownership matrix, however the Alliance is concerned that in its current form it may erode the scheme.
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04 AUGUST 2010
Cycle to Work Alliance Discussion Summary
A summary of speeches by Julian Huppert MP, Dr Mike Knapton, David Wild and Chris Boardman MBE at the Cycle to Work Allianceâs Parliamentary reception, 28th July 2010.
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29 JULY 2010
PRESS RELEASE: Chris Boardman Launches Cycle to Work Alliance
British Olympic Gold Medallist, Chris Boardman MBE celebrated the launch of the Cycle to Work Alliance at a reception in the House of Commons.
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05 JULY 2010
Cycling and the New Agenda on Public Health - Parliamentary Reception
The event, kindly sponsored by Julian Huppert MP, will examine the Government's pledge to focus their health agenda on preventative healthcare by encouraging people to live more active lives.
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