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BBB: lending product awareness improves while provider awareness lags
23 February, 2017 SMEs are becoming more aware of specific lending products but provider awareness is lagging behind, according to a report from the British Business Bank (BBB).
  • Metro Bank: Lending up 66% to £5.9bn
    23 February, 2017 Metro Bank’s lending rose 66% year on year in 2016 to reach £5.9bn (€6.9bn), increasing its loan to deposit ratio to 74%, according to its provisional full year results for 2016.
  • Lex Autolease fleet passes 350,000
    22 February, 2017 Lex Autolease, the fleet arm of Lloyds Bank, increased its fleet to over 353,000 vehicles, a year-on-year rise of 36,000 vehicles.
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Latest Features

Clocking on to fleet mileage fraud
09 February, 2017 Clocking fraud has grown in recent years, with an estimated one in 15 cars now affected. In licensed vehicles, misreported mileage may adversely affect driver and passenger safety. Saad Ahmed spoke to LTU, Glass’s and cap hpi about how fraudulent...
  • Reach for the sky
    09 February, 2017 It is no surprise that the high prices of cranes lead most potential buyers to seek finance, but is everyone going for the same product? In an article originally published in Cranes Today, Sotiris Kanaris, former Leasing Life reporter, and deputy...
  • Cause for optimism in Italy
    09 February, 2017 The country has suffered a few rocky years, but following an encouraging 2015 lease volumes in Italy experienced further significant growth during 2016, driven primarily by rising demand for passenger vehicles. Paul Golden took a closer look at...
  • Lankey gets the brokers’ green light
    09 February, 2017 Following the departure of long-standing CEO Adam Tyler, finding a suitable replacement at the NACFB could have been tricky. Leasing Life caught up with new interim chief executive Rob Lankey to find out how he intends to make his mark on the...
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Blogs

Emissions and air quality isn’t a ‘London-specific’ issue
21 February, 2017 John Chuhan, chief risk officer at Alphabet, says organisations which embrace low and zero emission sustainable approaches in 2017 will be the winners in the medium to long term.
  • How big is medium-sized?
    09 February, 2017 It is not in SMEs’ interests to wait until there is a pressing need for finance before deciding to track it down, yet that is often what they do, writes the NACFB’s Rob Lankey. Brokers are often approached by firms that cannot meet orders or...
  • Vehicle tax: the key changes
    09 February, 2017 In the 2015 summer budget, the Chancellor announced changes to the way in which vehicle tax is calculated for vehicles registered for the first time on or after 1 April 2017. Helen Jones, vehicle service designer with the DVLA, talks about the...
  • What it is: Digitalization
    09 February, 2017 In a special extended article as part of Leasing Life’s regular What It Is series, Peter Thomas, chief operating officer of the Leasing Foundation, gives an overview of the broader concept of digitalization, and its implications on how the leasing...
  • Responsible lending: the broker balancing act
    02 February, 2017 The general public can be incredibly suspicious, especially when it comes to the sales environment in financial services, says Sarah Jackson, director, Equiniti Pancredit.
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