- 1. DEFINITIONS
- 2. SERVICES PROVIDED
- 3. EMPLOYER AGREEMENT
- 4. EMPLOYEE AGREEMENT FOR BIKES AND ACCESSORIES
- 5. EMPLOYEE AGREEMENT FOR TRAVEL PASS
- 6. PURCHASE AGREEMENT
- 7. COSTS TO THE EMPLOYER AND EMPLOYEES
- 8. INVOICING
- 9. PAYMENT
- 10. SERVICING & WARRANTY OF BICYCLE AND ACCESSORIES
- 11. CONFIDENTIALITY
- 12. AMENDMENTS
- 13. NON-ASSIGNMENT
- 14. ENTIRE AGREEMENT
- 15. COMPANY DETAILS
Bike to Work Ltd Bike to Work Ltd
TravelHub refers to the service offered by Bike to Work Ltd, whereby Bike to Work Ltd facilitates the supply of Travel Pass tickets, and bikes and accessories.
Cycle to Work Scheme refers to Bicycle and Accessories supplied under the Revenue benefit-in-kind exemption for the provision of bicycles and associated safety Bicycle and Accessories by employers to directors and employees.
Travel Pass refer to tickets supplied using the Revenue benefit-in- kind exemption for monthly/annual bus, train or ferry passes.
Bicycle and Accessories refers to bike and accessories purchased under the Cycle to Work Scheme.
Partner Shop refers to bike shops partnered with TravelHub to supply Bicycle and Accessories to the Employee.
Operators refers to public transport operators who supply monthly or annual Travel Pass Tickets for buses, trains and ferries in accordance with the Revenue guidance for the Travel Pass Scheme.
Voucher Code refers to the numerical code issued by TravelHub authorising a Partner Shop to release the Bicycle and Accessories to the Employee.
Salary Sacrifice refers to when an Employee gives up part of their salary for the Bicycle and Accessories provided by the Employer.
Purchase Termrefers to the period during which the Employee repays their Salary Sacrifice in accordance with a Purchase Agreement.
Employerrefers to the organization which employees the Employee who is getting the Bicycle and Accessories or Travel Pass Ticket.
Employeerefers to the employee of the Employer who is getting the Bicycle and Accessories or Travel Pass.
2. SERVICES PROVIDED
2.1 TravelHub will facilitate the purchase and supply of Bicycle and Accessories and Travel Pass to the Employee in accordance with the guidance provided by Revenue.
2.2 TravelHub will not directly supply the Bicycle and Accessories and public transport services but will facilitate this through Partner Shops and Operators.
3. EMPLOYER AGREEMENT
3.1 Under the terms of the agreement the Employer will exclusively use TravelHub for the facilitation of the Cycle to Work Scheme and the Travel Pass Scheme for the duration of the agreement.
4. EMPLOYEE AGREEMENT FOR BIKES AND ACCESSORIES
4.1 The Employee is responsible for visiting the Partner Shop of their choice and selecting their Bicycle and Accessories prior to the Partner Shop generating a quote.
This quote will be on an official TravelHub quotation forms.
The employee should print the quote form from the Employer microsite.
The Employee then submits the quotation online at the Employer microsite.
Once approved by the Employer’s administrator an invoice will be sent to the Employer.
Once payment is received by TravelHub a Voucher code will be sent to the Employee.
Before TravelHub issue the Voucher code the Employee must sign a Purchase Agreement, which authorises Salary Sacrifice reductions from the Employee’s gross wages.
A sample for this form will be provided by TravelHub. This form can be amended by the Employer as they see fit.
4.2 To collect the chosen Bicycle and Accessories, the Employee must produce photographic identification in the form of Employee identification, driving licence or passport to the Partner Shop.
4.3 Once the Bicycle and Accessories is collected it is the Employees responsibility to insure the Bicycle and Accessories. Any theft or damage of the property will be the Employees responsibility, not the Employer’s.
4.4 TravelHub accept no responsibility for loss or damage to the Bicycle and Accessories after the Voucher code is issued.
4.5 The Voucher code is non transferable and is not redeemable for cash.
4.6 If the Partner Shop does not have the chosen bike or Bicycle and Accessories in stock the Partner Shop will arrange for the Bicycle and Accessories to be brought into stock within a reasonable time period or supply similar Bicycle and Accessories to the same value.
4.7 If the employee wishes to take Bicycle and Accessories to a greater value than the €1,000 allowed under the scheme, the employee may do that. However, the difference must be paid by the Employee at the point of sale and is not covered under the Salary Sacrifice arrangement.
5. EMPLOYEE AGREEMENT FOR TRAVEL PASS
5.1 TravelHub will list all the available Travel Pass tickets from TravelHub’s partner Operators on the Employer Microsite. The Employee will visit this site and chose their Travel Pass ticket.
5.2 The Employee can note their preferred date for the start of the Travel Pass. However particular operators may start all their Travel Pass tickets on a particular date. TravelHub will not issue tickets before payment of the Invoice so the start date will be after this date.
5.3 Having selected their Travel Pass ticket the Employee will be asked for their Photo ID. They can enter and ID number for an existing Photo ID card, or upload/post a photo and request a new Photo ID card. New Orders will not be forwarded to the Employer’s administrator for approval until the Photo ID has been uploaded. TravelHub will not charge for Photo ID’s. If Operators charge for the Photo ID this will be included in the cost of the Travel Pass Ticket.
5.4 Once TravelHub forwards the Travel Pass ticket to the Employer or Employee, then TravelHub cannot cancel the Travel Pass Ticket. Depending on the particular Operator’s terms and conditions some operators may offer refunds. If an Employee receives a refund for part of a Travel Pass ticket they may become liable for the tax that they saved on that part of the ticket. The Employer and Employee must address these issues if a refund is sought from the Operator.
5.5 The National Transport Authority is in the process integrating Travel Pass tickets with the new Leap Card Integrated Tickets. If this is completed before the Travel Pass tickets expire then either (a) the Employees can continue to use their passes until the year ends or (b) the Employee will arrange with the Operator to swap their annual pass for an Leap Card with the remainder of the yearly pass loaded on to it.
6. PURCHASE AGREEMENT
6.1 A sample Purchase Agreement document will be provided by TravelHub. Nevertheless this Purchase Agreement contract is between the Employer and Employee. By signing the Purchase agreement the Employee authorises the Employer to deduct the cost of the Bicycle and Accessories or Travel Pass from the Employee’s salary until the Bicycle and Accessories or Travel Pass is paid in full. Revenue rules state that the Salary Sacrifice deductions must be completed within 12 months of the purchase of the Bike and Accessories or Travel Pass.
7. COSTS TO THE EMPLOYER AND EMPLOYEES
7.1 There is no charge to the Employer for the standard service TravelHub provides for either Bikes and Accessories or Travel Pass Tickets.
7.2 There is no charge to the Employee for Bikes and Accessories supplied under the Cycle to Work Scheme. TravelHub. have an arrangement with their Partner Shop where the Partner Shops will pay TravelHub a commission on sales generated. This commission should not be passed on to the Employer or Employee.
7.3 For Travel Pass tickets TravelHub. will charge the Employee a booking fee of 4% of the value of the Travel Pass ticket. This Booking Fee will be included in the Travel Pass tickets available on the system. The booking fee will be included in the Invoice to the Employer and is eligible for inclusion in the Salary Sacrifice.
7.4 If a roadshow is requested by the Employer to promote the scheme this will be facilitated by TravelHub or one or more of our Partner Bike Shops and Operators. The Employer must previously have promoted the scheme on site to Employees through posters and / or flyers. Reasonable on-site promotion by TravelHub and/or the Partner Shops and/or Operators will be at no cost to the Employer.
7.5 TravelHub can provide reasonable quantities of marketing material in the form of leaflets and posters for the Employer to advertise the scheme at no cost to the Employer. The quantities will be agreed between TravelHub and the Employer.
8.1 Following the approval of an Employee’s quotation by the Employer, TravelHub will generate an invoice.
8.2 The frequency of the invoicing can be agreed with the Employer.
9.1 The Employer is responsible for the prompt payment of invoices from TravelHub to ensure vouchers are issued to Employees as soon as possible. This will speed up the supply of Bicycle and Accessories and Travel Pass tickets. If previously agreed with the Employer payment can be made every 30 days but this means that Bicycle and Accessories and Travel Pass tickets can only be supplied once every 30 days.
9.2 TravelHub will not issue Vouchers for Bicycle and Accessories of Travel Pass Tickets until payment has been received.
10. SERVICING & WARRANTY OF BICYCLE AND ACCESSORIES
10.1 All Bicycle and Accessories will be provided by TravelHub’s Partner Shops. TravelHub will not directly supply any Bicycle and Accessories. All servicing and warranty will be provided by the Partner Shop, who will be the contact point for any queries or faults.
11.1 TravelHub agrees not to divulge any information relating to the Employer and will consider any confidentiality agreements required by the Employer.
12.1 Any amendments to this Agreement are valid only if previously agreed by TravelHub and the Employer. This agreement must be in writing.
13.1 This Agreement may not be assigned or transferred by either party without the prior written consent of the other.
14. ENTIRE AGREEMENT
14.1 This Agreement consists of the final and complete statement of the terms of the Agreement between TravelHub and the Employer and supersedes all prior understandings or agreements of the parties.
15. COMPANY DETAILS
Bike to Work Ltd
6 Lancasterian Court, Church Street, Banbridge, Co. Down, BT32 4QL
+44 28 9424 0995 | email@example.com
Company Registration number: IE464697 | VAT No. UK117191724