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Don’t delay on AIA

Terry Harvey, Head of Group Tax at Hitachi Capital Business Finance, gives the following alert to asset finance providers as to what they could and should be telling their clients. SMEs can maximise the accelerated tax relief available under the Annual Investment Allowance (“AIA”). Until December 2016, firms can get 20 percent upfront savings on asset purchases up to a value of £500,000. However, after this date tAIA is scheduled to drop significantly, to just £25,000.

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Return of The Apprentice (?)

The NACFB has announced its first ever apprenticeship scheme in partnership with Hitachi Capital Business Finance. This  initiative will provide training and enable the apprentice, post-training, to become established as an independent broker.

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£1 million accounting error at Ultimate

AIM quoted Inspired Capital plc has announced its Preliminary Results for 2014, which show a positive picture despite having discovered £1.1 million of previously unrecorded liabilities in its recent acquisition of Ultimate Finance Group.

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NACFB’s Power of Lending EXPO

The NACFB’s annual EXPO which takes place in Birmingham at the NEC on Wednesday 17th of June , has already sold out its exhibitor stands, one of which will be the BrokerWorld stand handing out our magazines and showing brokers how to download our free brokerWorld APP.

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Extra tickets for sellout broker event

The highly popular New Rules for Brokers event on Monday April 20th in London, has been able to issue five extra tickets as extra places have been found (CLICK HERE to snap some up).

For the 198 delegates, the event will start at 1PM with a networking buffet lunch, and the programme starts at 2pm with welcomes from the FLA and the NACFB . .

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PCFG ahead

PCFG, the AIM quoted finance house, advises that the Group’s results for the year ended 31 March 2015 are expected, subject to audit, to be ahead of market expectations. Portfolio growth, portfolio quality and profitability all outperformed management objectives during the period . .

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Fancy being bought by a bank?

OneSavings Bank has gone on record saying that it has been viewing options for entering the asset finance market, including a potential acquisition if the right business and team arose . .

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VLS appoint Richard Adler

VLS, the specialist Business Process Outsourcing & Risk Management Services provider, has announced the appointment of Richard Adler as Sales Director. Richard brings  a wealth of Asset Finance experience and inter-bank relationships, having held senior business development roles since the 1980s with a number of domestic and international specialist funding providers, most recently at Investec Asset Finance.

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Investec appoints Stuart Hughes

Investec Asset Finance (“Investec”) has appointed of Stuart Hughes as a broker manager, based in the North of England, to enable Investec to give increased dedicated geographical support to its introducers and their clients in that region.

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What was the point?

What everyone has known for some time was that GE Capital were going to slim down. How did everyone know? They knew because Jeff Immelt, their CEO, had said so, and he had a target in mind, that GE Capital should be no more than 25 percent of GE’s revenues. Last week it was announced that GE Capital would be selling off everything but . .

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FLA captures industry mood

The Finance & Leasing Association’s (“FLA”) recent conference for members, on the new Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) regulatory regime for credit, reportedly captured the mood of the industry with its title, “What Does Good Look Like?”

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Stock Exchange names Liberty Leasing in Top 1000

Liberty Leasing Plc has been named in the 2015 London Stock Exchange (“LSE”) list of “1000 Companies to Inspire Britain”. The prestigious list recognises some of the fastest-growing and most dynamic SMEs in the UK. To be selected for the list, businesses had to demonstrate not only positive growth in revenue over the last four years, but also significantly outperform their sector peers.

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Aldermore on BBC Moneybox Live

Carl D’Ammassa, MD of Aldermore Asset Finance, was a guest on the Moneybox Live panel on Wednesday afternoon, 8th of April. The programme was dedicated to SMEs, ranging from a sole trader fixing jukeboxes in Cornwall, to a beauty therapist working from a log cabin in her garden.

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At last, news of Lombard’s moves

Lombard, still the UK’s largest asset finance provider, has announced that Ian Cowie has been appointed Managing Director of Lombard Asset Finance and RBS Invoice Finance, a popular pairing of responsibilities in large banking groups.

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AIM lessor boosts lines

PCFG, the AIM quoted finance house, is pleased to announce that it has secured a £10 million term facility with an availability period of up to 36 months from British Business Bank Investments Ltd, the commercial division of the UK Government’s economic development bank.

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Brokers, Easter eggs and asset finance

Simon Gray, Managing Director of Credo Asset Finance, appeared in the regional Press over Easter talking of the 90 million chocolate eggs sold in the UK, and suspecting that most of them were consumed in his house!

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Hitachi hits £52k charity target

Hitachi Capital has been busy fundraising for charity partner Macmillan Cancer Support and has donated an amazing £52,000, enough to fund a Macmillan Nurse for one year.  Fundraising efforts have included activities such as sweepstakes, raffles, dress down days, cake making, Ice Bucket Challenge, and taking part in The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.   

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Leasing market never more interesting

In the latest Leasing World, Adam Daniels, Managing Director and Global Head of Specialist Finance and Intermediaries at Lloyds Bank, highlights the funding options available to leasing businesses. He feels that the leasing market has never been a more interesting place.

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Asset finance UK sector update

The research from Hitachi Capital Business Finance’s quarterly British Business Barometer, asked 1,000 small businesses in the UK, by sector, what forms of finance their business has used in the past 12 month compared with Q4 2014. 
There are significant variants via sector,

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Close Brothers launches Training Academy

Close Brothers has launched an intensive training programme that will see successful participants graduate and potentially become Area Sales Managers in Close Brothers Asset Finance (“CBAF”), after two years. The Training Academy will open its doors at the company’s new head office in Wimbledon, in September 2015 . .

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Ignition for STAR

STAR Capital Partners continues its consolidation of the SME asset finance market with the announcement of the acquisition of Ignition Credit plc, a leading independent asset and vehicle finance provider to UK SMEs . .

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LeasePlan sale OFF

LeasePlan Corporation N.V., has announced that it has been informed by its 100 percent shareholder Global Mobility Holding B.V. (GMH) that discussions between GMH and a group of investors regarding a potential change of ownership have been terminated [nice of them to keep LeasePlan in the loop?].

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Senior appointments at Leaseurope

Leaseurope has announced the promotions of Jurgita Bucyte and Hayley McEwen to the position of Senior Adviser in Statistics and Economic Affairs, effective 1 April 2015.

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New Leaseurope board member

Leaseurope has appointed Jean-Pierre Vissers, Executive Vice President Europe at DLL, as a new member of its Board of Directors.

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Assisto joins Leaseurope

Leaseurope has announced that Assisto has joined as its latest associate member. Assisto is a mobile application and cloud based system, which focus on the first notice of loss and the European Accident Statement form. Assisto’s approach is very much user centric and adds great value to the entire claims management process

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Leaseurope market shows steady growth

Leaseurope's important annual survey finds that new leasing business in Europe expanded by 8.4% in 20142 reaching its highest annual rate of growth in volume since 2007. Growth was observed across all main asset categories covered in the survey, particularly for vehicles with new leasing volumes in this segment rising by 12.4% on 2013. The equipment leasing segment saw a moderate increase of nearly 1.0%,

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AML4: new landmark legislation?

John Mitchell, Legal Affairs Adviser to Leaseurope, has written an insightful article on new rules that aim to prevent the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering and terrorist financing, the full text of which will appear in the upcoming issue of LeasingWorld, and LeasingWorld International App

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Another Macquarie big ticket move

Macquarie Group has indicated another divestment in its corporate and asset finance unit ahead of its March 31 balance date, closing the sale of a US-based division that covers a 4700 car rail

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CIT Executive Insights continue to impress

A topic of significant discussion in the commercial airline industry today is whether Asian airlines have ordered too many aircraft, says Steve Mason, Vice President at CIT Aerospace. He offers an aircraft owner’s insight on the region’s supply and demand.

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New Europe chief for NetSol

NetSol Technologies has announced the appointment of Andrew Godsmark as Product Head – Europe for NetSol Technologies Europe, Ltd, reporting directly to . .

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GE Australian sale

GE Capital's consumer lending business in Australia and New Zealand has been sold . .

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LeasingWorld International released for iPad and iPhone

LeasingWorld magazine is a popular printed magazine that is a benchmark for professional reporting on the asset finance and leasing industry, but we now feel we’d like to serve the International (EMEA, SE ASIA, Africa and the Americas) audience for our magazine in a more comprehensive way, so we’re trialling LeasingWorld International in APP version for iPads and iPhones.

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GE money maketh Milestone

Milestone Aviation Group, with the successful completion of its acquisition by GE Capital Aviation Services in January, is a global leader in helicopter leasing and has announced plans to grow its European staffing, and expand its international presence into Asia, South America and the Middle East/Africa.

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LeasePlan update: Company in sale talks

Car leasing company LeasePlan is definitely up for grabs, as a spokesperson for the company has confirmed LeasePlan in in talks regarding a sale . .

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GE Capital still overweight?

GE is reportedly considering making further major changes to GE Capital. Allegedly, the Group wishes to only retain . .

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