What is the Worplace Charging Scheme?

The Workplace Charging Scheme (WCS) is a grant that businesses can use to reduce the cost of installing electric vehicle chargepoints for their staff by up to £14,000.

  • The WCS grant is for £350 per chargepoint socket up to 40 sockets per applicant business.
  • The WCS is available to any business, charity or public authority, with some conditions.
  • The grant is provided by the government Office for Low Emissions Vehicles.

How do I qualify for the Worplace Charging Scheme?

The Workplace Charging Scheme is available from the 21st November 2016 onwards to any business, charity or public authority.

  • You must have off-street parking.
  • No electric vehicle (EV) proof is needed, but you will need to clarify a need for the business.
  • You must have the chargepoints installed by an OLEV-approved workplace charging point installer.

What are the benefits of electric car charging points for business?

30% of electric vehicle drivers do their charging at the workplace.

  • Fuel bills savings can be as much as £3,000 a year per vehicle..
  • You can offer electric vehicle charging to your visitors.
  • You can reduce employee benefit in kind tax by 100% for company cars in 2020/21.
  • A green fleet can help reduce CO2 emissions and reach sustainability goals.

How do I claim the Workplace Charging Scheme with AMP EV?

AMP EV is an OLEV-approved installer.

To claim £350 off the cost of you new workplace chargepoint, all you have to do is contact the AMP EV team and one of our experts will do the rest!