News Category: Services

Fleet Live 9 – 10 October 2018 NEC Birmingham

Fleet News presents Fleet Live which takes place 9-10 October 2018 at the NEC, Birmingham. The event offers decision makers from fleets of all sizes the chance to speak to experts and peers about how they are preparing for the future of fleet. The event is free-to-attend and offers visitors the opportunity to take part… Read more »

Business Start-ups that drive forward with Sandicliffe Motor Contracts

For any business looking at expansion plans, the likelihood that they will grow their team resource through increasing support engineers or sales reps. With any growth plans, ultimately the requirement of resource requires investment in support for vehicles to help drive the business growth forward.  Over the decades, Sandicliffe Motor Contracts’ team of experienced professionals have… Read more »

SMC sponsor the 2018 REAL Rally

In its third year, the REAL Rally is gearing up for another fun-filled, money-raising motoring adventure. With 54 teams entered from across the vehicle repair industry, today is the day the three-day charity event kicks off, setting off from Telford Hotel and Golf Resort. Although not a race, the event looks to test teams’ buying… Read more »

Contract Hire vs Outright purchase: which team are you?

In the spirit of the 2018 World Cup, we size up two favourites of the fleet world: contract hire vs outright purchase. In terms of vehicle funding, outright purchase ran the show for decades until businesses became wise to the benefits of contract hire. It was in the early 1980’s when business contract hire began… Read more »

Vans fit for Contract Hire

white van for business use

A van is more than just a vehicle that gets you from A to B. For many owners, a van is their office and workshop. Choosing the correct van for the job is therefore vital, but it is easier said than done. Not only do you have to consider the purpose, the size, and the… Read more »

Top 5 Company Vehicles of 2017

Top 5 Company Vehicles 2017

As we approach the midway point of 2017, it’s time to reflect on the past six months. We’ve seen many changes already this year, from VED Road Tax, to revised laws for mobile phone usage and speeding offences. But one thing that hasn’t changed, is the need for company vehicles. And that’s why business fleet… Read more »