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Do you want the best Hybrid?

By |2020-03-31T12:00:30+01:00March 31st, 2020|Award Feature, News|

HYBRID and plug-in hybrid vehicles have been at the forefront of fleet acquisition over the last three years or so. Compared with 12 other European markets, UK fleets not only lead on the hybrid front, but are in second place when it comes to future EV use. Research from Arval has shown that larger fleets that are really taking the [...]

Thinking of a plug-in hybrid? Read this first

By |2020-10-27T14:25:14+00:00March 30th, 2020|Award Feature, BMW / MINI, News|

THINKING of getting a hybrid as your next company car? Then it’s best to fully understand just what a hybrid is. It almost always refers to a petrol-electric combination where the vehicle uses electricity stored in batteries and petrol. These usually charge their own batteries using the petrol engine. It may be that is all the petrol engine does – [...]

Important reading if you are looking at personal vehicle leasing

By |2020-03-26T15:45:25+00:00March 26th, 2020|Award Feature, News|

OVER the past few years, there have been significant changes to way SMEs acquire and fund their vehicles. In the leasing sector, increasing BIK tax rates, diesel demonisation, WLTP and economic uncertainty surrounding Brexit have contributed to an 11% drop in business fleet leasing according to recent figures from the SMMT. Many SMEs are opting to move from traditional company car [...]

Looking for your next company car?

By |2020-10-27T14:26:32+00:00March 26th, 2020|Award Feature, BMW / MINI, Car news and reviews|

There’s so much choice and there are plenty of things to take into consideration, each affecting a range of operational factors such as the company finances, brand image, employee welfare etc. So, break the process down into stages and see how the options line up against your criteria. Once you have your shortlist, points for and against should be considered [...]

Updating your fleet or considering replacing your own business vehicle?

By |2020-03-25T12:19:35+00:00March 24th, 2020|Award Feature, News|

Do you buy or lease? You need to review your options carefully: is leasing better than buying before making your final decision. Leasing instead of buying has many advantages over traditional hire purchase agreements. Should a business buy or lease a vehicle? If you are wondering which option makes more sense, then let’s take an example of a car with [...]

What a company car programme could mean to you

By |2020-10-27T14:27:18+00:00March 23rd, 2020|Award Feature, BMW / MINI, News|

FOR SMEs, a company car scheme is a necessity, where a means of transport is vital for the employees to do their job. A company car scheme is run for varying reasons, but mostly because there are a number of employees who need to use a vehicle to carry out their business. However, many companies also offer a company car scheme [...]

How to get the best lease deal

By |2019-04-17T12:49:38+01:00April 11th, 2019|Award Feature, Car leasing made simple, Car leasing plans and prices, Car leasing vs car buying, Car news and reviews, Contract hire and leasing, leasing, Leasing for start ups, News|

Many SMEs are often unsure whether it’ll be more tax efficient to lease the car personally, or through their limited company. Choosing the wrong option could prove costly in terms of someone paying more tax than they need.

Mid-Term rental: take the pressure off upfront costs

By |2019-04-17T12:50:00+01:00April 10th, 2019|Award Feature, Business contract hire, Car leasing made simple, Car leasing plans and prices, Car leasing vs car buying, Car news and reviews, Contract hire and leasing, Leasing for start ups, News|

You might not want to make long term commitments to new vehicles due to the potential impact of political decisions such as higher VED charges and increases to benefit in kind (BIK) taxes.

Find out what Fleet Management could save you

By |2019-04-17T14:09:53+01:00April 1st, 2019|Award Feature, Car news and reviews, Contract hire and leasing, News, SME business motoring and fleet management|

DEALING with vehicle management used to be complicated, mountains of paperwork, unexpected charges, time-consuming admin, and countless legal responsibilities. Any business that has a fleet of vehicles needs to ensure the vehicles are kept fully functioning. The right policies combined with the right technology can make managing a vehicle fleet much easier on the company's time and budget. Fleet management [...]

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