Leasing broker Synergy scoops customer experience award

By |2021-07-21T11:41:41+01:00April 19th, 2017|Leasing, Leasing Broker Federation, Leasing News|

SYNERGY Automotive, a member of the Leasing Broker Federation, takes the crown for the coveted Gold Trusted Service Award from global independent feedback engine Feefo for the third consecutive year. The Gold Trusted Service Award recognises how Harrogate-based Synergy is rated by its customers for delivering exceptional customer experience. Synergy has continuously achieved a Feefo 5 Star rating - the [...]

Bickerton and Rainworth tops in Skoda fleet honours

By |2017-11-20T12:33:28+00:00March 4th, 2016|Leasing Broker Federation, Leasing News|

BICKERTON Skoda (Sheffield) and Rainworth Skoda (Mansfield) have won the top fleet awards as Skoda fleet honours were presented in celebrations of the achievements of its 128 dealers. Staff at each UK retailer were presented with their awards by Henry Williams, head of fleet for Skoda UK. He said: “Both businesses have demonstrated outstanding results and really capture the essence [...]

Hitachi’s Debby Moore heads Industry Heroes at BVRLA awards dinner

By |2017-11-20T12:33:30+00:00March 4th, 2016|Leasing Broker Federation, Leasing News|

 AT last night’s big BVRLA bash at London’s Hilton Hotel on Park Lane, as well as the glad-handing and conviviality, the BVRLA recognised three individuals for outstanding contributions as part of their awards, sponsored by BVRLA associate member CCAS. The first Industry Hero award at the BVRLA awards dinner went to Debby Moore, strategic account manager at Hitachi Capital Vehicle [...]

Small firms star with the big boys in Best Companies’ awards

By |2017-11-20T12:33:30+00:00March 4th, 2016|Leasing Broker Federation, Leasing News|

SUCCESS makes people happy and brings even better results so it’s no wonder the booming UK automotive industry including the leasing sector has starred in the latest Sunday Times Best Companies listings. Top of the Best 25 Big Companies at No1 was Inchcape UK, up from 8th, with Sytner Group runner-up for a second year. But up with the big boys and [...]

White Hot Vans expands with new staff

By |2017-11-20T12:33:25+00:00February 24th, 2016|Leasing Broker Federation, Leasing News|

WHITE Hot Vans, winner of a Special Recognition Award in the 2015 Small Fleet Leasing Awards for its offbeat advertising, has expanded its staff with the addition of Sinead Brennan. Sinead has been drafted in to help boost the operational side of the business following a bumper start to the year. The company, which specialises in Ford Ranger Wildtracks, is delivering 50 vehicles on March 1. [...]

Graham Conway to head up Alphabet Partner

By |2017-11-20T12:33:25+00:00February 24th, 2016|Leasing Broker Federation, Leasing News|

Alphabet appointment Graham Conway becomes head of Alphabet Partner Conway was a key part of the Alphabet Partner launch in 2014 and instrumental in development of bespoke and market-leading online platform, icon Gavin Davies moves to new role heading up Alphabet's SME business ALPHABET has put Graham Conway in charge of Alphabet Partner, its successful broker sales channel. The move for Conway [...]

Steve Beedle signed up to head Nexus new business sales

By |2017-11-20T12:33:24+00:00February 23rd, 2016|Leasing Broker Federation, Leasing News|

NEXUS Vehicle Rental has appointed Steve Beedle to head Nexus new business sales. Steve has over 20 years of industry experience, beginning his career in the rental and leasing industry in 1995. He will work to support Nexus’ continued growth following the acquisition of the business by private equity investor Bowmark Capital in late 2015 with immediate duties including managing and building-up the Nexus [...]

Run Your Fleet launches its own contract hire

By |2017-11-20T12:33:24+00:00February 23rd, 2016|Leasing Broker Federation, Leasing News|

Run Your Fleet in focus Grown from nothing to more than 1,000 clients since 2011 Fleets from one to 1,600 vehicles Total managed fleet of 20,000 vehicles 95% customers have bought-outright fleet age just under 5 years Initial contract hire target 420 vehicles in next 12 months RUN Your Fleet, a Warwickshire-based independent fleet management solutions provider, is to launch [...]

Rebranded Days Fleet looks to broader future in evolving industry

By |2017-11-20T12:33:23+00:00February 19th, 2016|Leasing Broker Federation, Leasing News|

Days Fleet services include: Fleet consultancy and management Contract hire, sale and leaseback, salary sacrifice and flexi hire Whole life cost analysis, Management of maintenance, accidents and mileage Driver licence checking, Telematics and fuel cards, Temporary vehicle replacement, Gap insurance Vehicle movements DAYS Fleet is the new name for Days Contract Hire with the rebrand reflecting both the comprehensive range of solutions it offers to [...]

VW Group fleet chief Steve Catlin to head SEAT sales as Andrew switches to Skoda

By |2017-11-20T12:33:23+00:00February 18th, 2016|Leasing Broker Federation, Leasing News|

SEAT management moves Steve Catlin moves from head of Volkswagen Group fleet services to head SEAT UK sales Replaces Ashley Andrew who switched to Skoda UK as head of marketing Andrew Tracey takes over as head of marketing for SEAT UK Ben Fish returns from being head of product marketing at Audi UK to replace Andrew Tracey as head of planning & [...]

Brokers expect registrations to level off despite high confidence

By |2017-11-20T12:33:21+00:00February 17th, 2016|Leasing Broker Federation, Leasing News|

Market predictions 72% of finance brokers expect new car registrations to level off during 2016 Car buyer confidence remains high Low interest rates key to maintaining buoyant market MOST of the UK’s largest motor finance brokers expect new car registrations will slip into neutral over the course of 2016, according to the latest Paragon Car Finance Headlight Survey. While car buyer confidence [...]

Total Motion’s growth brings move to business hotspot

By |2017-11-20T12:33:22+00:00February 17th, 2016|Leasing Broker Federation, Leasing News|

TOTAL Motion is on the expansion trail with a move to Leicester’s business hotspot with bigger offices and more staff being recruited. Sights are firmly set on attaining a £50 million turnover within three years. Total Motion is to unveil their new premises at the Meridian Business Park in Leicester; a location which has fast become an aspiration for many businesses in the city. The move comes [...]

Leasing brokers’ growth rocketed in second half of 2015

By |2017-11-20T12:33:23+00:00February 17th, 2016|Leasing Broker Federation, Leasing News|

BVRLA broker statistics: Combined car and van volumes grew by 27% in 2015 208,006 vehicles on contract at year end Car volumes increased by a quarter to 148,819 Personal contract hire accounted for 48% of  all new agreements Van leasing volumes rose by 36% BVRLA leasing brokers' growth accelerated in the second half of 2015 with 208,006 vehicles on contract at the [...]

David Peel is to be new Peugeot MD as Neil Moscrop retires

By |2017-11-20T12:33:21+00:00February 17th, 2016|Leasing Broker Federation, Leasing News|

Peugeot UK changes David Peel appointed managing director Peugeot UK Neil Moscrop is taking early retirement after 36 years with Peugeot UK and PSA Group DAVID Peel is to be new Peugeot MD with the retirement of brand director Neil Moscrop. Peel, 50, currently Chief Executive Officer Peugeot Citroen Retail Group UK, will take over progressively before Moscrop, 56, retires at the end [...]

Martin Wilson appointed Hyundai sales director in top-level sales team reshuffle

By |2017-11-20T12:33:21+00:00February 16th, 2016|Leasing Broker Federation, Leasing News|

MARTIN Wilson has been appointed Hyundai sales director in a senior sales team reshuffle. The company announced the move by saying that after a hugely successful 2015, Hyundai Motor UK Ltd is "entering the next phase of development moving towards our 2020 target of over 100,000 sales and a 5% market share. "We have a host of all-new products which will [...]

The Creative Merchants join Federation to provide Google Partner support

By |2017-11-20T12:33:19+00:00February 12th, 2016|Leasing Broker Federation, Leasing News|

 WE’VE a new partner for Federation members - The Creative Merchants. For all things to do with search optimisation, The Creative Merchants have a direct line to Google. As a certified Google Partner, the Creative Merchants provide expert advice on all aspects of Google. This involves optimising both free and paid-for Google services that can boost visibility on Google search [...]

Federation rebrands to Leasing Broker Federation

By |2017-11-20T12:33:19+00:00February 12th, 2016|Leasing Broker Federation, Leasing News|

Leasing Broker Federation opportunities: Meeting the funders (Alphabet, Arval, Hitachi and Lex Autolease) Meeting car and van manufacturers Meeting suppliers to the sector Launching the Federation's survey of members THE Small Fleet Leasing Federation is rebranding to the simpler, and more direct Leasing Broker Federation. With more than 200,000 contracts through the broker network by the end of last year, [...]

Nearly 1,000 set for booming BVRLA’s annual dinner

By |2017-11-20T12:33:19+00:00February 12th, 2016|Leasing Broker Federation, Leasing News|

THE BVRLA is set to welcome more than 950 leading figures from the automotive sector at its Annual Dinner next month. The 2016 annual dinner comes after a year in which the association grew its membership in every category and saw its combined member fleet rise to a record high of nearly 4.5 million vehicles. To celebrate the industry’s achievements, [...]

LeasePlan wins fifth Top Employer accolade

By |2017-11-20T12:33:19+00:00February 12th, 2016|Leasing Broker Federation, Leasing News|

LEASEPLAN UK has every reason to be proud of its standing as an employer after notching up a fifth Top Employer accolade from the Top Employers Institute for its exceptional employee offerings. The annual international research undertaken by the Top Employers Institute, recognises leading employers around the world: those that provide excellent employee conditions, nurture and develop talent throughout all levels of the [...]

Nick Butler is new head of Alphabet corporate mobility

By |2017-11-20T12:33:17+00:00February 10th, 2016|Leasing Broker Federation, Leasing News|

ALPHABET has announced another key appointment to further strengthen its team of experts after a hugely successful 2015 and with increasing demand for its range of business travel and mobility solutions. Nick Butler is new head of Alphabet corporate mobility. Nick joined Alphabet’s commercial team in 2003 and has spent the past five years heading up the intermediary and wholesale funding division. He said: “I’m thrilled to [...]

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