Tag: Alan Carreras

Bridle Group signs up to Fleet Procure

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THE Bridle Group intends to streamline its procurement process by partnering with online platform Fleet Procure. The Oxfordshire-based leasing broker group has recently re-organised and rebranded its Bridle Vehicle Leasing group of companies under the one group banner. In addition, Fulton Leasing and Plan Car Leasing brands, which are also owned by the group but trade as separate limited companies, will also…

From the Chair: WLTP & VED taxes top committee issues

Alan Carreras chairman bvrla leasing broker committee

BVRLA Leasing Broker Committee update Chair of the Leasing Broker Committee, Alan Carreras from the Bridle Group, reports from the latest meeting. COVID-19 impact on March sales Leasing brokers saw the traditional end of March sales spike literally locked up in car retailer compounds as the coronavirus lockdown froze car deliveries. Committee discussion centred around the impact of the WLTP taxes introduced…

Delays in registrations will lead to rental rises

Dealerships have had to close because of COVID-19

BROKERS are facing the prospect of further cancelled orders or passing on rate rises to customers, as the coronavirus pandemic affects registrations. With dealerships closed, dealers have not been able to register vehicles before the end of March. With VED changing to WLTP measurements from April 01, 2020, the knock on effect will be higher monthly rentals. Graham Lincoln, director of Lincoln-based…

Bridle Group grows with purchase of Churchill and with franchise expansion

Churchill Vehicle Leasing

THE Bridle Group continues to grow its broker footprint with acquisition of Churchill Vehicle Leasing and the growth of its franchise offering. Managing director and BVRLA leasing broker committee chair, Alan Carreras, announced the completion of the Churchill Vehicle Leasing deal today (Tuesday, February 11, 2020). The Worthing-based leasing broker brings with it a live fleet of 1300 vehicles, while former owner…

Select’s Graham Conway joins BVRLA Leasing Broker Committee

Graham Conway Select Car Leasing joins BVRLA Leasing Broker Committee

GRAHAM Conway, head of strategic development at Reading leasing broker, Select Car Leasing, is to join the BVRLA Leasing Broker Committee. Conway, who moved from funder Alphabet to Select in March last year, offers the broker committee a breadth of vision having now operated on both the funder and broker sides of the business. “It’s fantastic to be invited to join the…

FCA presents on commissions at BVRLA Leasing Broker Committee

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THE Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has presented its views on commission models. The views were made at the recent BVRLA Leasing Broker Committee meeting on November 05, 2019 at the BVRLA’s Amersham HQ. The FCA, which is currently consulting on the banning of commission models that offer motor finance brokers and dealers an incentive to raise customers’ interest rates, provided clarification to…

Bridle Vehicle Leasing moves up the FN50

Bridle Vehicle Leasing FN50

BRIDLE Vehicle Leasing made substantial progress in the annual FN50 table of leasing companies, moving to position 43 in the leasing league table chart. Bridle Vehicle Leasing – part of the Bridle Group which includes a collection of 14 leasing brokers – has been running its own funded book since 2017. It first entered the FN50 leasing table in 2017 with a…