Tag: Bridle Group

Four Counties Leasing becomes a Bridle franchisee

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LONG-ESTABLISHED Sussex leasing broker, Four Counties Leasing and Contract Hire, has become a Bridle Group franchisee. The company, which has been trading for 17 years and is an established LeasePlan Platinum partner, will begin its new franchisee status from 01 July 2020. Matthew Stannard, co-director of Four Counties, said the agreement would allow them to take advantage of Bridle’s backend support, ranging…

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…

First Bridle franchisees complete successful induction programme

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THE first new Bridle Group broker franchisees went through an intensive three-day induction course last week (Mar 03-05). Taking place at a Bridle’s Coventry office, the induction programme was led by experienced industry professional Andy Rayner (pictured above background). The course content was written and tailored to the franchise opportunity by franchise director Tano Di Girolamo, head of compliance Nickie Brooks, and…

Bridle Group grows with purchase of Churchill and with franchise expansion

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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…

Bridle Group continues growth through franchise expansion

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THE Bridle Group is planning to continue growth further in 2020 with the introduction of a franchising model. The acquisitive broker group, with a managed fleet size in excess of 40,000 vehicles has already purchased 14 brokers during the last decade and has more acquisitions in its crosshairs. But the franchisee model is a new departure for 2020. The group says it…

Bridle Insurance sold to the Finch Group

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BRIDLE Insurance, part of the Bridle Group, has been sold to Reading-based Finch Group. Finch said that Bridle Insurance, its biggest purchase to date, would bring £10 million in gross written premium (GWP) and a workforce of 17 people. Managing director Vince Gardner added: “Bridle Insurance is a brokerage I have admired for many years. They have strong client relationships and have…