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How leasing killed Carcraft

The demise of any business is sad news but especially so in the case of Carcraft. The Rochdale-based used car chain fell into administration late April, leaving thousands of motorists out of pocket and 500 ‘salt of the earth’ employees out of a job. It was a long time coming, it had been operating a loss of around £8m a year ‘for a number of years’, and according to receivers Grant Thornton, Carcraft’s fate was the result of ‘poor market reputation, lack of investment, a high cost base, expensive loan note financing and an insolvent balance sheet’. Sales tactics ranged from the deceptiv...

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  • 15 hours ago
BMW i3 2013 driving in the country

Top five cars for vegetarians

It’s National Vegetarian Week and to acknowledge Britain’s meat-free motorists, we have highlighted the five most veggie-friendly cars you can lease right now. Unfortunately, car manufacturers structure their equipment levels with the ill-conceived notion that leather equates to luxury, so the more premium and kitted out a car is, the more leather you’re likely to find. Anyone who doesn’t enjoy eating an animal naturally isn’t going to relish the thought of fondling a dead cow on their steering wheel. The reality goes deeper than that though because it’s nigh impossible to find a car that is 1...

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  • 7 days ago
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Driven: Mini Hatch 5dr

Despite being a massive 79cm longer than the original, the Mini Hatch has never been especially practical. In an attempt to address that, the BMW subsidiary has given it an extra 132mm in length, and fitted back doors. We went to see whether the elongation has worked. More attractive than the Countryman One of the three-door Mini’s biggest draws is the way it looks, and the five-door version carries its extra length reasonably well. Admittedly, it looks a little awkward behind the back door, and the step in the tailgate is slightly out of place, but it’s a much more attractive prospect than ...

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  • 5 days ago
The number of leased company cars delivered to small businesses increased by 21% last year

Small businesses drive rise in company car leases, up 21% in 2014

Lex Autolease enjoyed significant growth in the number of lease vehicles delivered to small firms in 2014. The number of leased company cars delivered to small businesses by Lex Autolease increased by 21% last year compared to the year before, while van leasing grew by 110% year-on-year. Overall, the total number of leased vehicles delivered by the company was up 29% year-on-year. The rise is believed to be the result of overhead reducing efforts from SMEs, which are streamlining operations by cutting out depreciation of purchased company vehicles. Simon Barter, Head of SME Direct at Lex...

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  • 5 days ago

Business Car Leasing

Business car leasing and paying a fixed monthly rate is considered the most effective way of preventing car depreciation and controlling fleet operating costs. Aside from fuel costs, depreciation is the biggest financial burden for fleets as improving residual values are cancelled out by rising list prices.

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Personal Car Leasing

Car leasing is the most cost effective way of getting hold of that car you've always wanted. You'll never actually own the car, but you'll be able to drive it for a set period of time and simply hand it back to the leasing company without the worry of selling it on for a fraction of the price you paid in the first place.

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Business Van Leasing

Vans are what make businesses move, literally, and as with company car leasing, the monthly leasing costs can be offset against businesses' taxable profits, making it a tax efficient avenue. It's also a lot more palatable and manageable than losing a wedge in depreciation.

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You're unsure on whether to buy or lease your next car? Not sure whether to take a company car or cash allowance? Sold on the idea of leasing your company vehicles but a little hazy on Benefit In Kind and advisory fuel rates? You'll need our easy-to-digest leasing guides.

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