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The Healthy Commute - Public Health Report (Feb 2014) 

New research from the Cycle to Work Alliance demonstrates the impact the scheme is having on delivering improved public health outcomes

Record breaking year for the cycle to work scheme (January 2014)
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

Cycle to Work Scheme sees huge growth as rail fares increase (August 2013)
Ever greater numbers of commuters are getting on their bikes as the cycle to work scheme sees a huge growth in uptake.

The Green Way to Work - Sustainable Transport Report (May 2013)
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.

Cycling revolution in the workplace - Ethical Corporation Magazine (February 2013)
The benefits of cycling to work are becoming more widely acknowledged.

2012 growth sees increase in commuters cycling to work (January 2013)
Government-supported scheme sees 7.9 per cent increase in take up during 2012 compared with 2011 figures

Cycle to work scheme users surveyed (January 2013)
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

Businesscycle launched to help promote cycling to work (25th October 2012)
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

First quarter growth sees increase in commuters cycling to work (10th May 2012)
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.

Cycle to Work Alliance wins compromise on VAT implementations (27th September 2011)
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.

Cycle to Work Alliance welcome VAT clarification from HMRC (28th July 2011)
The Cycle to Work Alliance has welcomed clarification from HMRC over VAT issues, allowing participants to plan with certainty their involvment in the scheme.

Cycle to Work Scheme to be retained says the Office of Tax Simplification (7th March 2011)
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.

More CO2 saved every year by Cycle to Work scheme than the total emissions of 24,000 homes (9th February 2011)
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.

Cycle to Work Alliance Behavioural Impact Analysis Report (9th February 2011)
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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