Dec 18, 2019: This year’s Asset Finance Europe 50 report is more important than ever to UK lessors and it’s mostly not because of Brexit, says Julian Rose. ...
 
Dec 13, 2019: A global array of expert speakers and delegates gathered to discuss the future shape of finance at the International Asset Finance Network Conference in London. Hundreds of people from around the world came to the event, held on Thursday, December...
 
Dec 06, 2019: The uncertainty that vehicle manufacturers and their captives face when confronted with the challenges of financing electric vehicles and determining their residual values is felt throughout the industry as demand for zero-emission transport grows....
 
Nov 25, 2019: The role of the car is changing as consumers opt for pay-on-use services as an alternative to ownership in congested cities. Suppliers and manufacturers will have to adapt their strategies as a result, argues Sampo Hietanen, chief executive officer...
 
Nov 06, 2019: Making a substantial impact on the UK business leasing market isn’t easy. A quick review of the Asset Finance 50, the ranking survey of lessors published by Asset Finance International and Asset Finance Policy, shows: None of the top 30 companie...
 
Oct 24, 2019: Twenty years on from the creation of the Eurozone, the current challenges faced by the EU can be related back to its political origins. Politicians of the 1990s were more focused on the progression of a European political ideology via monetary int...
 
Oct 16, 2019: The latest FCA consultation paper announcement marks the move from traditional motor finance commission models – which incentivise the dealer or broker to raise customer interest rates in order to get higher commissions – to an approach that provid...
 
Oct 14, 2019: The asset finance industry in the UK is currently facing a raft of challenges which includes the adoption of new technology, the need for new finance products and a radical refocus on customer experience. Furthermore, it is increasingly apparent t...
 
Oct 11, 2019: Global commercial equipment finance expert Bob Rinaldi has launched a series of video interviews – called Leasing Legends – engaging with some of the key influencers in the finance industry. In the fourth and final in a series of discussions with A...
 
Oct 11, 2019: The UK equipment finance industry has frequently been accused of lacking flexibility in the range of products it offers its customers. Hire purchase and finance leasing often fall short of allowing corporates the ability to seize opportunities to s...