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PwC - growth in EVs and hybrids will change gov’t tax 24 April, 2017
By 2030 every third new registered car in the EU could be an electric vehicle and plug-in hybrid, accounting for a 47% market share according to research by PwC and Nexus Communications.
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Aldermore: 3 in 5 businesses have no succession plan
Monday, April 24, 2017 Research by Aldermore has found three in five UK SMEs have no succession planning in place.
Metro funds acquisition of three London pubs for £11.67m
Friday, April 21, 2017 Metro Bank has provided Cirrus Inns with £11.67m in funding, enabling it to purchase three central-London pubs, previously owned by DM Group.
Shire Leasing and BBB agree £37.4m funding facility
Friday, April 21, 2017 The British Business Bank is to provide a £37.4m facility to Shire Leasing to increase its funding to smaller businesses for the acquisition of business-critical assets.
Tower Leasing appoints Phelps head of IT vendor
Friday, April 21, 2017 UK lessor Tower Leasing has appointed Scott Phelps as head of IT vendor, a new role created by the lessor to service the IT marketplace.
Praetura sees asset finance rise by 35% in Q1
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 Praetura Asset Finance has had its strongest Q1 the business said, with the total amount lent up by 35% across the UK.
Siemens FS appoints Walsh regional corporate director for invoice finance
Thursday, April 13, 2017 Siemens Financial Services (SFS) has appointed Paul Walsh as regional corporate director for invoice finance, based in Birmingham.
Ryder signs fleet deal with brewer
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 Fleet provider Ryder has signed a six-year supply and full service lease deal with Greene King to supply nine customised trucks.
Metro Bank appoints Viney as commercial banking director
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 Metro Bank has appointed Alec Viney as commercial banking director, responsible for business customers in the south east of England.
TCH Leasing appoints McCormack business development manager for Flexi Fleet
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 TCH Leasing has appointed Des McCormack as business development manager for TCH Flexi Fleet, its daily rental service.
1pm acquires Bell Finance for up to £3.4m
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 UK SME funder 1pm has acquired Bell Finance for up to £3.4m (€4m) in cash and shares, continuing its expansion.

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