Business Leasing

Guides to Business Car Leasing

What does business car leasing mean?

Business car leasing, also known as business contract hire (BCH) is where a business can hire a vehicle (or fleet). When car leasing for business, you make an initial payment and then monthly fixed payments until the contract ends, usually within 2-4 years.

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If you've reached this page, you’re probably considering leasing a company vehicle for yourself, for your company or need fleet solutions. You may even be thinking about opting out of a salary sacrifice car scheme. Or perhaps you’re a new business looking at the criteria to lease.

See our complete guides to business car leasing to find out about fleet hire, eligibility, company car tax and more. You will find specific information on the funding options available, the benefits and any tax implications which may need to be considered.

For anybody considering car leasing for business, we understand each scenario can be different. Our aim is to guide you through the process step by step to ensure you have everything you need to make an informed decision.

  • Business Car Leasing Explained
  • Business Leasing Eligibility and Benefits
  • Company Car Tax Explained
  • Running a Company Car Scheme
  • Vehicle Funding Options for Businesses
  • What is Fleet Leasing?
  • Van Finance Lease Vs Contract Hire
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