Go Travel Solutions

Go Travel Solutions

Business Support for Leicester and Leicestershire Businesses

NW Leicester project:

Go Travel Solutions is managing an engagement project for Leicester City Council focused on the businesses located in NW Leicester, specifically those businesses with premises on Bursom or Gorse Hill Industrial Estates and the surrounding area. The key objective of the project is to make both business owners and employees aware of the initiatives available through the Choose How You Move Programme which will help them to travel more sustainably and, secondly, to reduce travel barriers to new employees.  

Commuter discounts for Park and Ride to be trialled

Businesses in Leicester are being encouraged to take part in a trial scheme offering reduced cost Park and Ride season tickets to their staff.

Leicester City and Leicestershire County councils have teamed up to trial a new introductory discount scheme aimed at commuters that travel into the city regularly, but who have not yet taken advantage of the Park and Ride service.

Leicester Businesses Can Find Out About the Benefits of Switching to Electric Vehicles

Leicester’s Go Ultra Low Free Breakfast Event on 10 November 2016 at Curve 

 

Leicester businesses are invited to find out how they can benefit and save money by switching to electric vehicles at a free Ultra Low Emission Vehicles event in the city in November.

 

Leicester’s Go Ultra Low Free Breakfast Event will take place from 8-10am on 10 November 2016 at Curve theatre, 60 Rutland Street, Leicester, LE1 1SB.

 

The event will begin with a breakfast networking session followed by presentations from leading industry businesses including BMW, Nissan, Cenex, E-Car Club and Clean Fleet. There will also be an opportunity to test drive a Nissan LEAF or a Sytner BMW i3 electric vehicle. 

 

New offers for workplace travel provide cost savings for UK employers and staff

Four new discounted offers for bike hire, plus bus and train travel added to Smartgo national workplace travel networks

A new selection of offers has been announced to make workplace travel more cost-effective for UK employers and their staff. Four new discounted offers are now available through the national Smartgo workplace travel programme including exclusive promotions for bike hire, and bus and train travel from regional and national transport operators.

Through its strategic partnerships with leading transport operators including First Bus, East Midlands Trains, Abellio Greater Anglia and Santander Cycles, Go Travel Solutions - co-ordinator of the national Smartgo workplace travel network – will provide UK employers and their staff with access to reduced ticket costs and discounts on cycle hire. This will encourage the adoption of more sustainable modes of transport and will improve employees’ health and well-being.

Pick Everard to Become First National Member of Smartgo Workplace Travel Network

Leading construction and property consultancy to offer benefits of Smartgo membership to over 450 employees across 11 UK offices

 

Pick Everard, the leading multi-professional construction consultancy, will become the first national member of the UK-wide Smartgo workplace travel network. Pick Everard was the very first business member of the first local Smartgo network in the country in Leicester. To celebrate its 150th an

niversary in 2016, the company is offering Smartgo membership benefits to over 450 staff across its 11 offices in the UK.

 

Smartgo has been developed and coordinated by Go Travel Solutions to assist 

workplaces with commuting and business travel. Smartgo provides employers with a range of business benefits including reduced business costs, carbon management planning, reduced car parking demand, enhanced business reputation, and improved staff recruitment and retention. 

Go Travel Solutions to Deliver Travel Planning programme for Job Seekers in Gloucestershire

Sustainable travel specialist, Go Travel Solutions has won a major public sector contract for the third consecutive year. Gloucestershire County Council funds the Access to Opportunities travel planning programme and has selected Go Travel Solutions to support local job seekers with their travel to job interviews and workplaces. 

 

Go Travel Solutions will co-ordinate the Access to Opportunities programme to offer training, information and support to job seekers across Gloucestershire, helping them to utilise sustainable public transport modes to access employment and interview opportunities. 

Co-wheels joins forces with Go Travel Solutions to extend options for car club membership across the UK

Employers nationwide can access discounts for staff of over 50 per cent per driver

Co-wheels, the UK’s only independently-owned national car club, has joined forces with sustainable travel consultancy, Go Travel Solutions to extend its car club membership offer throughout the UK.

UK employers registered as members of Go Travel Solutions’ Smartgo workplace travel networks can now join Co-wheels for £25 (matched by a subsequent £25 worth of credit) and can sign up staff members as drivers for just £5 each – a reduction from the standard £12 per driver.

Car club membership allows staff to travel to work more sustainably – either walking, cycling, public transport or lift sharing, with access to a car nearby to use when needed for business travel. The model is flexible, and means businesses only pay for the journey time they use – from 30mins up to several days.

Santander gets into gear for cycling success

Cycling is set to become increasingly popular with London Bike Hire sponsor, Santander getting behind a brand new cycle hire scheme in Milton Keynes due to start in spring 2016.

At the time of the announcement, Santander CEO, Nathan Bostock said: “we will be looking to share best practice between Santander Cycles in London and Milton Keynes, where it makes sense and adds value.”

At a special ‘Bikes for Business Showcase’ event on Monday 18th April, hosted by Smartgo Milton Keynes, Santander took the opportunity to update local businesses on the progress of the Bike Hire scheme and to showcase how it has promoted and developed bike facilities for staff at its Milton Keynes headquarters.

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Our UK Midlands/ registered Office:

Go Travel Solutions 

3 Friars Mill,
Bath Lane,
Leicester, LE3 5BJ

Our UK South Office:

Broad Quay House,
Prince Street,
Bristol,
BS1 4DJ 

 

Company No. 06619901

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