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Europcar develops flexible leasing solutions for cash-strapped businesses

By |2020-09-11T10:11:33+01:00September 8th, 2020|Categories: Leasing & Finance News|Tags: , |

Instead of being committed to a fixed-term lease or an outright purchase, Europcar’s B2B Flex and Flex+ packages offer companies the opportunity to pick-up vehicles when they need them. And they can be returned after as little asthree3 months – with no upfront deposit or early termination fees beyond the initial three months.

Startline takes on new recruits following record-breaking quarter

By |2020-09-07T08:53:38+01:00September 7th, 2020|Categories: Leasing & Finance News|Tags: , , |

Company announces recruitment drive although vast majority of Startline’s team will continue to be home based. CEO sees no immediate reason to enforce a return to pre-crisis working conditions as the business continues to function well based around home working and could operate this way in perpetuity.

‘No cause for alarm’ over August new car sales dip

By |2020-09-04T14:46:50+01:00September 4th, 2020|Categories: Leasing & Finance News|Tags: , , , |

The recent lockdown has given us a glimpse of what a greener future could look like. With plans for Clean Air Zones in cities across the UK firmly on the table, demand among businesses for their fleets to have the newest and cleanest vehicles is continuing to rise

Arnold Clark expands offering with new Trakm8 partnership

By |2020-09-02T16:20:25+01:00September 3rd, 2020|Categories: Leasing & Finance News|Tags: , , |

Decision to partner with Trakm8 led by consumer demand for a more intuitive, data driven telematics offering. The range supplied by Trakm8 includes its T10 Micro device; a self-install solution designed for the commercial fleet management sector that connects with a number of vehicle interfaces to provide data rich insights into vehicle diagnostics and fuel usage

More SMEs turn to leasing brokers to fund company vehicles

By |2020-09-03T09:04:40+01:00September 3rd, 2020|Categories: Leasing & Finance News|Tags: , , |

The 2020 Arval Mobility Observatory Barometer indicates that Small-medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in the UK are increasingly turning to leasing as a means of funding company cars and vans. and they are also turning to leasing companies for advice in what appears to be increasing numbers.

Bridging Overgate Hospice’s Fundraising Gap with £70 Per 70-Plate Vehicle

By |2020-09-04T11:02:51+01:00September 2nd, 2020|Categories: Leasing & Finance News|Tags: , |

As a long-time business supporter of Overgate Hospice, Halifax-based Ideal Autolease came up with a fund-raising initiativeafter learning of the devastating financial impact that the pandemic has had on Overgate’s fundraising.

Vanarama becomes first vehicle leasing business to scoop a Princess Royal Training Award

By |2020-09-01T12:45:42+01:00September 1st, 2020|Categories: Leasing & Finance News|Tags: , , |

Vanarama is one of only four automotive companies to win the coveted award with it being won by Mercedes-Benz, Bentley and Motus Commercials since its inception in 2016. Other winners this year include Santander, IBM, Brother, Co-op and Royal Mail.

FCA Discretionary Commission, can this benefit motor finance?

By |2020-09-01T12:30:05+01:00September 1st, 2020|Categories: Leasing & Finance News|Tags: , , , |

Quotevine Chief Executive Daniel Layne said some concerns remain over areas of the ban, and more clarity is needed – including specific definitions around which vehicles it applies to – as well as the potential for unintended consequences such as dealers exploiting the loophole left by excluding personal contract hire (PCH) from the changes, in order to make up lost revenue.

Are you aware of benefit savings to reduce costs post COVID-19?

By |2020-08-26T09:57:03+01:00August 26th, 2020|Categories: Leasing & Finance News|Tags: , , , |

A change in legislation which came into effect in April this year means that EVs now have zero benefit-in-kind (BiK) tax. This has resulted in significant savings for employees, as well as savings through lower National Insurance (NI) contributions for the employer. Yet, one fifth (20%) of HR bosses aren’t aware of the recent change, despite 44% and 39% of companies respectively offering either employee car ownership or salary sacrifice for a car.

Carparison builds for the future with recruitment drive

By |2020-08-24T10:41:46+01:00August 24th, 2020|Categories: Leasing & Finance News|Tags: |

The recruitment includes the appointment of a new Commercial Sales Manager to underpin Carparison’s ambitions to grow its market offering into commercial as well as passenger vehicles. As well as facilitating comprehensive fleet support, the new appointee is responsible for working with businesses big and small to ensure their fleet is both fit-for-purpose and effectively funded.

PHVC joins the Leasing Broker Federation

By |2020-08-21T10:51:19+01:00August 21st, 2020|Categories: Leasing & Finance News|Tags: , |

PHVC offers a number of leasing sales and funding options, including contract hire, finance lease and lease/hire purchase tailored to suit individual requirements. Vehicles are prepared by dealer networks before being transferred to PHVC for inspection, then onward delivery by its driver team to customers UK wide.

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