Government schemes exists that can save you around 50% of the RRP of a new bike.Cycle 2 Work

These schemes aim to make cycling more attractive as a legitimate way to commute to work by taking advantage of some new tax incentives. The Ride Stuff works with many of these schemes to ensure that we can offer as many different types of Cyclescheme incentive programs as possible. This can make things a little confusing but they work essentially in the same way.

It is a form of salary sacrifice which means that, in exchange for a lower gross salary, you receive the non-cash benefit of a new bike & accessories, with a reduction in the price of your chosen goods by paying less in Income Tax & National Insurance.

Employee Benefits

Employee’s gain many benefits from Cyclescheme.

Save money

Cycling is an excellent way to save money as it has none of the running costs of a car, if you add to this the tax savings that you will also receive it provides a great incentive leaving you much better off in the long run.

Time Saving

Bikes can shoot right through congestion, parking and long queues in the morning, especially for inner-city workers, a bike could get you there just as fast door-to-door.

Healthy Lifestyle

Cycling to work can kick start your brain in the morning and ensure that you are more alert to tackle the day ahead, it also cuts the cost of gym membership and helps you take your mind off work when cycling home.

Carbon footprint

As people become more conscious about our own carbon footprint, cycling to work will ensure you don’t contribute a single step towards your carbon footprint travelling to and from work.

Employer Benefits

Rewarding Employees

Give something back to your employees at no extra cost to yourselves.

Healthy Staff

Cycling boosts fitness & studies show that a regular cyclist can enjoy a fitness level of someone 10 years younger.

Stress Control

Regular exercise reduces stress and helps to maintain a healthy immune system.

Productivity

An employee that cycles to work in the morning is more likely to be more alert and efficient than someone who does not. The connection between exercise and productivity is well documented and cycling to work is an ideal way to boost this.

Time Management

Cycling is more time efficient especially in bigger cities where there is traffic, cyclists can accurately anticipate arrival times and are much less affected by queues and traffic.

Money Saver

For every £500 an employee hires on the scheme, the employee saves £64 in NI contributions. The employer may also save on salary related pensions and VAT.