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Maxxia Rises up the FN50 Table

FN50 Improvements Underline Maxxia’s Broader Growth The fleet industry’s flagship publication, “Fleet News”, recently published its FN50 league table of business vehicle funding companies Over the last few years, Maxxia has gone from being outside of the table, to gaining a foothold, and then rising up through the ranks. In November, Maxxia leapt from position 38 (2018) to 30 (2019). The increasing number of vehicles that Maxxia takes residual value risk on has [...]

November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Asset Finance, Contract hire, Vehicle Finance|

Maxxia Wins a Lending Award

The Maxxia Group Named Best Asset Finance Provider Last night, the Maxxia Group, which consists of Anglo Scottish Asset Finance, Capex Asset Finance, CLM Fleet Management, European Vehicle Contracts and Maxxia, won an award at the “Lending Awards” event organised by Shard Media and the Credit Strategy publication, and sponsored by Experian. Maxxia Group was crowned as the “Best Asset Finance Provider” from a shortlist of seven. The judges considered a submission from [...]

November 13th, 2019|Categories: Asset Finance|

Asset Finance Optimism

11 Year High for Asset Finance While the Office for National Statistics reports a 0.1% contraction in the UK economy Bearing in mind that the last two quarters showed decline, the situation part way through the third quarter has raised further concerns from some commentators that the UK is sliding into recession. The ONS has also reported a 0.5% productivity fall in services and manufacturing from April-June 2019. The fall follows two consecutive [...]

October 14th, 2019|Categories: Accounting, Asset Finance|

Keep Calm – Carry On Investing in your Assets

Asset Finance Remains Popular The latest figures from the FLA tell a positive story about the asset finance market’s robustness during 2018. Despite widespread market fluctuations (not helped by Brexit), with the exception of motor finance, the amount of asset finance provided to UK businesses, across all the other sectors the FLA monitors, showed month on month and year on year growth when compared to 2017.  In 2018, the overall value of new [...]

February 22nd, 2019|Categories: Asset Finance|

ECO Schemes To Make A Comeback

Employee Car Ownership (ECO) Schemes Could Be About To Make A ComebackBut are they right for you?Changes to the rules affecting salary sacrifice car schemes and a seemingly endless tide of rises in Benefit-in-Kind taxes for company car drivers have prompted some industry experts to suggest that Employee Car Ownership (ECO) schemes may be about to make a resurgence.While some pundits have suggested that the latest Government interventions have made a rise in personal [...]

Maxxia Celebrates Five Years Of Dynamic UK Growth

Maxxia Group Is Five Today! We launched the business on this day five years ago – and what a fantastic five years it’s been! Our parent, Australian-listed McMillan Shakespeare Group, launched into the UK market with the intention of creating a major fleet and asset finance business and providing a wide array of business customers with enterprise-wide financing solutions. Since then, carefully targeted acquisitions have been an important part of our growth strategy. In [...]

February 1st, 2018|Categories: Asset Finance|

WESC Foundation Launches Lifestyle Lease

WESC Foundation choses Maxxia’s Enhanced Lifestyle Lease Employee Benefit Car Scheme The WESC Foundation has selected Maxxia’s Lifestyle Lease car scheme to broaden the number of employee benefits available to its staff The Foundation employs more than 200 people and provides a range of services for visually impaired adults and young people, including: education, outreach services, adult day services, work experience at a range of social enterprise initiatives, and lots more. Lifestyle Lease offers [...]

August 16th, 2017|Categories: Salary Sacrifice, Vehicle Finance|

Asset finance market shakes off Brexit fears

Buoyant September market in all asset finance classes The asset finance market in September shook off any fears over Brexit and the economic uncertainty surrounding the UK’s decision to leave the EU with one of the strongest performances of the year. General economic indicators have remained positive despite the Brexit uncertainty, and the Bank of England revised upwards its growth forecasts for 2016 and 2017 and maintained the bank rate at 0.25% at the [...]

November 14th, 2016|Categories: Asset Finance|

A one stop shop for asset funding

Asset funding at six year high The Finance & Leasing Association has recently reported that the volumes of assets being financed in the UK is at a six year high; in addition asset finance is recognised by the British Business Bank as being a key solution for UK SME business lending. Despite the increasing popularity of asset funding, it can be a confusing topic for businesses that haven’t used it before – for example [...]

February 25th, 2015|Categories: Asset Finance|
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