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We work with thousands of clients nationwide, who have chosen Evans Cycles Ride2Work for our easy to administer, full service system and outstanding service. Current clients include BAM Nuttall, Citi Group, easyjet, Metropolitan Police, Virgin Media. We also work with leading flexible benefits providers.
 
Evans Cycles Ride2Work is a leading provider of tax-free cycling equipment through the Government’s Cycle to Work Scheme, which is available to all employers operating a PAYE system.
 
Ride2Work combines our strengths as the UK’s largest quality cycle retailer with dedicated focus on delivering fantastic client service, simple administration and a popular employee benefit.
 
How does it work >         
 
 
  For Employers:
  • Provide a popular employee benefit at no additional cost
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  • Help employees save money
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  • Promote healthier journeys to work and meet CSR objectives
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  • Reduce demand on car parking and local transport infrastructure
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  • Discounts on cycle parking facilities and free site audit with Cycle Hoop
 
  For Employees:
  • Save 32%-42% on a new bike and / or cycling accessories

  • Spread the cost over 12-18 months to make cycling more affordable

  • Get fitter, healthier and happier through cycling

  • Read the Green Way to Work Report for an insight into how the scheme motivates employees
  • For more information about the benefits for employees click here
 
How does it work?
The Cycle to Work Scheme is an annual tax exemption which allows employers to purchase bikes and equipment to be hired to employees as a tax-free benefit. The cost of purchasing the equipment is recovered via salary sacrifice, which usually runs over 12 months.
 
 
Employees may then be given the option to purchase the equipment at an agreed Fair Market Value, which can be managed by Evans Cycles Ride2Work to further simplify administration and maximise employee savings.
 
When employees reduce their gross salary employers benefit from a corresponding reduction in their national insurance contributions. Here are some examples*:
 
 
Setting-up Ride2Work is simple, free and easy
We provide the Ride2Work service totally free of charge. You will benefit from a full online administration system, all the necessary documents, helpdesk support, marketing materials and account management.
Approve employee applications
Your employees visit their local Evans Cycles store, use our website or telephone contact centre to decide what they wish to purchase and the value. Quotes can be provided. Employees then complete an online application form and hire agreement which you then approve via the online system. Paper options also available.
 
Sign-up your company with Evans Cycles Ride2Work
Complete the company registration form here. You’ll receive your account number within 1 hour enabling you to launch Ride2Work straight away.
Certificates dispatched to employees
Once approved by you we issue Ride2Work certificates to employees by email. This usually happens the same day you approve the application. Payment is made either by pro-forma invoice or credit terms are also available. We can also refer you to asset finance providers if required.
 
Promote your scheme to employees
We can supply free marketing materials to help you spread the word about your new Ride2Work scheme. For companies with more than 100 employees we provide an account management service which includes training, marketing and delivering events or employee presentations.
Salary sacrifice commences
Monthly gross salary sacrifice deductions commence for 12 – 18 months. At the end of the term employees may be given the option to purchase the bike or continue to use it free of charge. Find out more about end of scheme transfer of ownership here
 
 
 
For Employers:
 
Full service solution – we do everything from setting-up the scheme to supplying the bikes.
 
Simple administration – our secure easy to use online system reduces administration of the scheme and all documents are supplied with full reporting functionality.
 
Transfer4You – our exclusive free end of scheme service reduces administration and maximises savings for employees.
 
High levels of support – dedicated Ride2Work helpdesk provides expert advice by phone and email.
 
Dedicated account managers - a single point of contact will work closely with clients.
 
Flexible financing – we can provide credit terms for your company to reduce invoicing administration, or introduce you to our asset finance partners.
 
Marketing – a wide range of free promotional materials are available.
 
Events – we deliver on-site or in-store events for your employees.
 
Quick dispatch of certificates
 
For Employees:
 
Expert service - we’re passionate about helping customers get the right bike. Our mechanics are fully trained and every store has a workshop.
 
Massive choice – with over 30,000 bikes from 30 brands and 500,000 accessories in stock we’ve got something for everyone.
 
Maximum savings – take advantage of sale items and use our Price Match to get the best savings.
 
Stores nationwide – Over 50 stores nationwide open 7 days a week, many from 8am to 8pm, offering free test rides and expert advice and service.
 
£50 free accessories – with every Ride2Work certificate employees receive up to £50 of free cycling accessories
 
Free first service – after 6 weeks we’ll give every new bike a free safety check
 
Half price servicing for a year – Twice a year employees can save 50% on the cost of any bike service
 
Free entry – Employees can take part in one of our popular RideIt! events for free.
 
Convenience – a choice of Click & Collect at any of our stores or arrange home delivery.
 
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