Are you getting the best deal from your company car? A new car without any outlay, or the need to pay for insurance or maintenance might sound like a dream come true for many hard-pressed motorists – but is it actually costing you more than you save?
It sounds ideal, but you need to choose a company car with your eyes open. If your job demands a lot of time on the road, chances are you'll automatically be supplied with the company's standard model, but you may also be offered a wider choice.
Some employers will give you the option to 'upgrade yourself' by letting you make a cash contribution to the car, or you could even get a rebate if you take a cheaper car.
Even if you're a senior executive, the list of new cars available may incorporate restrictions on CO2 or safety ratings (to help keep down leasing costs.
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