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Broker News Newsletter 12 October 2021

Rod Hallworth

Rod Hallworth FLEET Alliance is saddened to announce the sudden death of Rod Hallworth, managing director of long-established and hugely respected broker Anthony K. Anthony K had recently become an Appointed Representative of Fleet Alliance, cementing a close relationship that stretched back over 20 years of trading as a Fleet Alliance Partner. With founder Tony Nugent stepping back from the day-to-day running…

Broker News Newsletter 05 October 2021

Paul Parkinson chairman elect

Chip shortage puts pressure on leasing brokers despite soaring lease sales THE shortage of semiconductors is having a devastating effect on car registrations – September is the weakest for 23 years according to preliminary SMMT figures. On the other hand, leasing brokers are having bumper sales months, but…but the gap between selling the leasing deal and payout on actual car or van…

Broker News Newsletter 28 September 2021

New levy to fund NHS Imagev2

Tax and lack of fuel focuses UK plc on EVs  CHANGES to National Insurance in the form of a 1.25% levy to fund the NHS, along with lack of fuel at filling stations, is focusing everyone’s minds on going EV. Although van drivers remain unconvinced. But for how long? BVRLA Broker Conference Only Three Weeks Away There’s less than three weeks to…

Broker News Newsletter 21 September 2021

Novuna Vehicle Solutions

Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions: now backed by the fourth biggest bank in the world  JUST let that sink in for a minute. And then let me add some: the three banks ahead of it are Chinese. Want some more? BNP Paribas, owner of Arval, is in ninth; and Lloyds Banking Group, which owns the UK’s largest leasing company, Lex Autolease, is a…

Broker News Newsletter 15 September 2021

Range Rover Sport featured in most popular August leasing enquiries

Understanding Digital Transformation  I WAS talking to Paul Parkinson yesterday about the forthcoming BVRLA Leasing Broker Conference and some of the topics that will be discussed on the day. Among the issues that Paul – boss of Synergy and soon to be chair of the BVRLA Leasing Broker Committee – is keen to tackle is the speed of digital change.  “The pandemic has…

Broker News Newsletter 08 September 2021

IAA Munich - the Chinese cars you'll be leasing in the future

Congratulations To Chris Swallow  BRILLIANT news from Chris Swallow – national sales manager for indirect sales at Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions – is the birth of Ruby Julie Swallow, 6lb 10z, to his partner Sal. Warm congratulations from all of us at Broker News. Leasing Broker Conference – register now Don’t forget to take advantage of the opportunity to network with expert speakers from…

Broker News Newsletter 31 August 2021

Kyogo Furuhasi with one of the Nissan Leaf vehicles from Intelligent Car Leasing

Super Deduction Allowance – Time To Modernise Tax Incentives GOVERNMENT must modernise its approach to tax incentives. The brilliant 130% Super Deduction Allowance introduced to stimulate post-pandemic recovery – while useful for commercial vehicle and equipment acquisition – is at odds with the way most businesses acquire new vehicles: and that’s by leasing and short-term hire. So the BVRLA has written to…

Broker News Newsletter 24 August 2021

CV Show 2021 preview with Leasing Options

Congratulations to Vanarama… …for taking the marketing initiative of the year. When Hollywood style lettering, spelling out Wrexham, appeared on a slag heap in the town, everyone wondered who had done it. And why? Step forward the van leasing broker, with a brilliant way to promote their involvement as sponsor of the National League. Select sponsors Electric Motor Show Select Car Leasing have…