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Marshall Motor Holdings - Strategic acquisition of Ridgeway

Marshall Motor Holdings - Strategic acquisition of Ridgeway

Marshall Leasing are delighted to announce that our group Marshall Motor Holdings has completed the purchase of Ridgeway Garages (Newbury) Limited  (“Ridgeway”), which is by far the largest acquisition the group has made to date. The group welcome 1,333 new colleagues. Ridgeway is a successful multi-franchise dealer group with 2015 operating across the southern home-counties, Wiltshire and Dorset representing 12 brands via 30 franchise dealerships. In addition, Ridgeway operates five own branded used car outlets, two trade parts specialists and two... Read full article

Fleet Leasing 'How I got here' Peter Cakebread reflects

Fleet Leasing 'How I got here' Peter Cakebread reflects

Peter has spent the best part of his highly successful career at Marshall Leasing. Here he talks about his values, his pride in our company, and the positive benefits of working with a small team of colleagues who hold a shared vision. Marshall Leasing specialises in vehicle management and finance solutions. The company delivers tailor-made packages centred around cornerstone products such as contract hire, fleet management and health & safety services. Marshall Leasing is proud to be part of the family owned Marshall Group of companies, which has over 100... Read full article

What Will The Next Generation Of Company Cars Look Like?

What Will The Next Generation Of Company Cars Look Like?

A car is no longer solely a vehicle for getting from A to B. This can be a shock for many people who are still driving around in cars built in the ‘90s. Cruise control, touch screen technology, satellite navigation; waking up to the reality of car technology in 2016 can be a real eye-opener. But with the exponential growth of technology and the recent breakthroughs in automation, fuel, and safety, the company cars of tomorrow are going to be ever more surprising. Let’s find out why by taking a closer look at what the next generation of company... Read full article

A Review Of Some Of The Best Low Tax Company Cars

A Review Of Some Of The Best Low Tax Company Cars

There are so many things to consider, from reliability, drivability and comfort, to insurance, emissions and fuel economy, that the task in many companies has even opened up its own position. These seasoned company car fleet managers have learned the tricks of the trade and are adept at finding the right cars, getting started by picking cars that fall under a low tax bracket. Once this step is complete, they can then whittle down the contenders using other filters like those mentioned above. As an experienced fleet management company, this is exactly... Read full article

The Budget 2016

The Budget 2016

As you may know Peter Cakebread our Managing Director ( Marshall Leasing ) has only recently stepped down from his role as Chairman the BVRLA. We trust that you will find the BVRLA’s Budget Summary of interest. Original article can be found here  The Chancellor of the Exchequer has delivered his eighth Budget at the House of Commons, and set out the Government's spending plans. The BVRLA has produced a summary of the key points of interest to the vehicle rental and leasing industry. Vehicle Excise Duty VED rates for cars and vans... Read full article

Marshall Leasing win CEO of year Award alongside Alphabet!

Marshall Leasing win CEO of year Award alongside Alphabet!

Marshall Leasing win CEO of year Award alongside Alphabet! As many of our clients know Marshall Leasing competes with Alphabet on a regular basis. But last week at the International Auto Finance Network Spring Conference and Awards our two companies were honoured jointly IAFN CEO of the Year award The winners were chosen by a selection committee of 17 judges drawn from business and consultancies. They used a robust set of independently verified procedures to score the shortlisted candidates, while the entire process was overseen by Tarun Mistry, the... Read full article

People behind the scenes

Doug has been with Marshall Leasing for 11 years. His last post was managing the fleet for the national crime squad, where he had special responsibility for covert under-cover vehicles used by the drug squad ML: Doug, life must seem a bit dull after working for the drug squad? DJ: Evidence still plays a big part in my work! In my role I am responsible for managing the re-charge on vehicle returns. It’s really important to produce the evidence and focus on the facts when you’re dealing with such an emotive issue as re-charges. Our clients have to trust me... Read full article

New Recruitment Drives Marshall Leasing forward

New Recruitment Drives Marshall Leasing forward

Recruitment enhances Marshall Leasing Marshall Leasing are delighted to announce the recruitment of three new front-line professionals Julie Irons, New Business Account Manager Julie is married with two sons. She started her career as a Highways Officer, assessing planning applications and negotiating with developers for contributions to highway improvements. At 30, Julie changed direction and began to use her negotiation skills in sales, with roles in education, advertising, and her own company. Since 2006, Julie has worked at Marshalls Landscaping Products,... Read full article

Peter Cakebread inaugurated into FN50 Hall of Fame

Peter Cakebread inaugurated into FN50 Hall of Fame

On Tuesday night, at the annual FN50 dinner, Peter Cakebread was inaugurated into the FN50 Hall of Fame. This was, of course, about recognising the man, but it is also about recognition of the brand. Coincidentally, Peter has been with Marshall for almost 25 years, and alongside his inauguration it was announced that Marshall Leasing has hit 25 in the Fleet News top 50 leasing companies in order of size.  Twenty five years is a long time on anyone’s loyalty card, and Peter has not made this journey alone. Alongside him are fellow directors and... Read full article

Peter Cakebread: The Value of Service

Peter Cakebread: The Value of Service

I don’t know about you, but I sometimes hanker back to the days when you could go into a shop and the staff would not only know you by name, but would also have a pretty good idea of what you would wish to buy. And they’d also be happy to have a chat about the football, or whatever else took your fancy. Now, most sales transactions are just…well, transactions. With little in the way of personality, but plenty of efficiency. But I would wager that the benefits of that efficiency are largely felt by the vendor, not the customer. When I am asked... Read full article

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