Tag: Octopus Electric Vehicles

BIK changes drive salary sacrifice boom at Octopus EV

Salary Sacrifice Polestar2 EV charging

THE EV specialist broker, Octopus EV, says it has seen a boom in salary sacrifice since the April changes to benefit in kind. The leasing broker says it has seen the number of drivers opting to lease an electric vehicle almost double since the tax change compared with the six months prior to April. The impact has been staggering. The tax changes…

Octopus EV parent company turns unicorn

Octopus London office

THE parent company of electric vehicle specialist broker, Octopus EV, has become a unicorn. The rare £1bn valuation follows the investment of Australia’s leading energy company, Origin Energy, with a 20% stake in Octopus Energy. The new partnership allows Origin to licence Octopus Energy’s technology platform, Kraken, to accelerate the transformation of its Australian retail business. Origin will also provide a three…

Octopus EV launches Go Green salary sacrifice scheme

Nissan Leaf can be ordered on the Octopus EV Go Green salary sacrifice scheme

THE leasing broker arm of energy supplier Octopus Energy has launched a salary sacrifice scheme. It’s called the Go Green Car Scheme. Octopus Electric Vehicles says companies can help employees save an average 40% on driving new and environmentally friendly cars. The launch of the scheme coincides with the change in benefit in kind rates for electric vehicles. These drop from 16%…