Save up to 50% with Cycle to Work scheme
Applying for the Cycle to Work scheme through WAU is simple. Just follow these 4 easy steps:
Step 1: Talk to your employer
Check with your employer to see if they have a cycle to work scheme in place.
Step 2: Select your WAU bike and accessories
Get a quote from our team via contact us form with your WAU bike and accessories.
Step 3: Submit your quote to your employer & get your voucher
Your employer will contact the cycle scheme and arrange the salary sacrifice.
Step 4: Start riding your WAU bike
Submit your voucher to us and collect your discounted WAU bike.
Save up to 50% on your WAU bike just by signing up to Cycle To Work Scheme
With the Cycle to Work Scheme, there is no upfront payment, no tax or NI to pay on your WAU X bike package, including accessories. This means that you can save up to 47% on the total cost.
The process is simple. You can choose your WAU X Plus bike and monthly payments will come straight from your paycheck before you pay your income tax and National Insurance contribution. That means the money paid towards your WAU X Plus is tax free.
Bring your new WAU X Plus bike home by getting a Cycle to Work Scheme quote that you can share with your employer.
*Please note that the Cycle to Work Scheme cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotional offer.
Why use Cycle to Work?
If you’re an employee
- No monthly upfront costs, you can confirm your WAU X bike order with us as soon as you receive your Cycle to Work Scheme certificate and share it with our team.
- Spread the cost of the bike before paying tax on your income and without paying any interest.
- Save money on fuel or using public transport by cycling to work.
- Avoid traffic jams, congestion and delays during your commute.
- Enjoy the health benefits of cycling and reduce your carbon footprint.
If you’re an employer
- Being part of the Cycle to Work scheme is seen as a benefit to both current and potential employees.
- Cycling to work can increase the engagement and productivity levels of your team.
- Because it’s a government initiative and salary sacrifice scheme, it is free for employers to take part.
- You can also benefit from savings on National Insurance contributions (based on salary sacrifice amounts).
- By promoting cycling to work, you can reduce the strain on parking and put an end to congestion problems at your workplace.
Schemes we support
Green Commute Initiative
Green Commute Initiative (GCI) offers a cycle to work scheme with up to a 47% reduction of the price, no end of term fees or £1,000 limit, allowing you to spread your cost over 12, 36, or 48 months. This means that the GCI covers the price of a WAU X Plus, plus any accessories such as thumb throttle, suspension saddle and colour display.
Cyclescheme lets you pay for your WAU X bike monthly, through salary sacrifice, meaning there is no tax, national insurance (NI) or interest to pay on your purchase. This covers your WAU X Plus, plus any additional accessories.
The UK's no.1 independent provider of the Government Cycle to Work scheme, Bike2Work helps employees save on bikes and accessories over £1,000. The Bike2Work scheme covers the price of the WAU X Plus bike only, excluding any accessories.
The Cycle2Work scheme is run by Halfords. Rest assured you can submit your registration to get your certificate to use here at WAU. The Cycle2Work (Halfords) scheme covers the cost of a WAU X Plus only, excluding any accessories.
Get your Cycle to Work certificate set up using Cycle Solutions. The website includes a handy savings calculator so you can see how much you will save on your new WAU X Plus. The Cycle Solutions Scheme will cover the price of WAU X Plus only, excluding any accessories.
Both employers and employees can use Enjoy Benefits to sign up to schemes and initiatives that help employers to pass on savings to their employees. The Enjoy Benefits scheme will cover the price of WAU X Plus only, excluding any accessories.
Can I participate in the Cycle to Work scheme?
To participate in the scheme you must receive your salary via the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) and be a working adult aged 16 or over. Your employer needs to be signed up and your earnings should be more than the National Living Wage (NLW) or National Minimum Wage (NMW) after the salary sacrifice is taken from your gross salary.
What is a hire agreement?
The Hire Agreement is the legal agreement that exists between you and your employer. It covers both parties’ responsibilities and details things like the value and frequency of the required salary sacrifice payments.
How much will I save on the Cycle to Work scheme?
As a minimum, you’ll save 25%. If you’re a higher rate taxpayer, you’ll save at least 42%.
What can I get through the Cycle to Work scheme?
What you can get through the scheme depends on the exact Cycle to Work scheme you are with. The Green Commute Initiative and Cyclescheme covers the price of WAU X, including accessories. Bike2Work, Cycle2Work Halfords, Cycle Solutions, Enjoy Benefits covers the price of the WAU X, excluding accessories.
Can I use the cycle to work scheme along with other promotions?
No. The Cycle to Work scheme cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotions.