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Do not focus on the purchase/P11D price when choosing electric vehicles, advises expert

Added 27.05.22

Businesses deciding whether plug in hybrid and battery electric company cars offer good value for money should not be deterred by...

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Agrii’s electric fleet continues to grow

Added 27.05.22

Agrii, which delivers unrivalled expertise and support for sustainable and profitable farming systems in the UK, continues to...

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Grosvenor Leasing named Whistl’s 2022 supplier of the year

Added 27.05.22

Grosvenor Leasing has been awarded a top accolade by Whistl, having been named its ‘Supplier of the Year 2022’ as...

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Steve Beadle named Head of 0Zone

Added 27.05.22

Steve Beadle has been named the new head of 0Zone, The Grosvenor Group’s multi-award winning solution to help companies...

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Businesses should accelerate their electric vehicle uptake

Added 29.03.22

Despite pledges made at COP26, there could be global warming of 4C by the end of this century. The University of Exeter and...

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Global semiconductor shortage: Time to consider fleet management?

Added 29.03.22

Companies operating vehicle fleets face delays of more than a year for certain new car and van models due to the global...

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Risk management is a culture not a quick fix

Added 29.03.22

Managing driver risk is often seen as a necessary investment to comply with health and safety laws, improve driver safety and...

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Outsourced fleet management to play key role in the charity sector

Added 29.03.22

In the ‘Charity Sector Developments’ report, published in May 2021 by Grant Thornton, the number one issue facing the...

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Grosvenor sponsors Northamptonshire SME awards

Added 24.03.22

Grosvenor Leasing is a platinum sponsor in the SME Northamptonshire Business Awards. Now in its sixth year, the awards help to...

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Grosvenor Leasing provides free van to a customer’s charity

Added 24.03.22

Having had an order for a brand new van cancelled, the team at Grosvenor Leasing decided to put it to good use by agreeing to...

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Salvation Army Trading Company trials electric van

Added 24.03.22

Grosvenor has supported the Salvation Army Trading Company by supplying them with a Mercedes eSprinter electric van. In...

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Shaun Barritt, Grosvenor Group CEO, dies after battle with cancer

Added 09.02.22

Shaun Barritt, The Grosvenor Group’s CEO, has died aged 64 after battling late stage sarcomatoid mesothelioma, a form of...

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The Grosvenor Group named Northamptonshire’s best big business

Added 05.01.22

It was on 2nd June 1981 that Brian Johnson started Grosvenor Leasing, with a plan to offer contract hire and leasing to local...

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Fleet Events and Awards!

Added 28.10.21

The Grosvenor Group was back exhibiting at the Fleet & Mobility Live exhibition at the NEC in October, enjoying meeting...

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Think carefully before ordering another petrol or diesel car

Added 27.10.21

More than 60% of drivers would consider an electric vehicle as their next car, over 55% of all new company cars delivered by...

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Why is Personal Contract Hire growing so fast with companies?

Added 27.10.21

When drivers choose cash instead of a company car, employers end up handing over an amount of money every month with no control...

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Daily rental lead times affected by vehicle production slow down

Added 17.09.21

With manufacturer production issues affecting vehicle supply, Grosvenor Rental Management is advising its daily and long-term...

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Come and see us at Fleet & Mobility Live

Added 17.09.21

We are delighted to announce that The Grosvenor Group is exhibiting at this year's Fleet & Mobility Live exhibition at...

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Going somewhere new in your Electric Car?

Added 13.08.21

How a lack of planning can become a charging point nightmare! By Mary Dopson-Taylor, Customer Services Director, Grosvenor...

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Four Decades Supporting Companies with Fleets as Grosvenor Turns 40!

Added 12.08.21

Leading contract hire and fleet management specialist, Grosvenor Leasing, is celebrating 40 years of serving companies with...

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Offering Personal Contract Hire to Cash Drivers has Never Been Easier

Added 12.08.21

Drivers who opt out of their company car scheme are enjoying the benefits of a company endorsed personal leasing solution as...

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Well-Being a Key Focus as Drivers Go back on the Road

Added 12.08.21

The past year has seen everything change in the world of remote work. Prior to Covid remote working was a niche decision by...

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A Service to Fleets Large and Small

Added 12.08.21

According the FSB (Federation of Small Businesses), there were 5.94 million businesses with between 1 and 49 employees in the UK...

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Are there payload issues with electric vans?

Added 11.08.21

While the added weight of batteries isn’t really an issue for smaller vans, when it comes to large vans it can...

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Small to medium sized businesses seek additional support with their company vehicles in the years ahead

Added 14.07.21

According the FSB (Federation of Small Businesses), there were 5.94 million businesses with between 1 and 49 employees in the UK...

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Grosvenor publishes ‘Electric Vehicle Guide’ covering drivers’ most frequently asked questions

Added 14.07.21

Grosvenor Leasing has published a simple guide which answers the most commonly asked questions by drivers who are new to electric...

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Fixed costs and tight management controls for the EV years ahead

Added 14.07.21

Companies operating vehicle fleets are locking down their costs and implementing stringent management controls as we prepare...

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Daily and flexible long-term rental sees surge in demand as lockdown eases

Added 04.05.21

Demand for daily and flexible long-term rental has seen a significant increase as companies ease out of lockdown. With many...

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Grosvenor Group customers enjoy benefit of market-leading risk management solution

Added 04.05.21

Grosvenor Group customers can benefit from market leading risk management thanks to its growing partnership with Fleet Service...

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Upgraded driver App offers far reaching benefits

Added 04.05.21

The Grosvenor Group’s in-house software development team has launched the latest upgrade to the company’s driver App,...

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Grosvenor sees personal leasing soar for cash takers

Added 12.02.21

Companies with vehicle fleets are increasingly offering personal contract hire schemes to support the growing numbers of drivers...

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Flexibility is key for driving through uncertainty

Added 04.02.21

Being a fleet manager in today’s world involves a lot of head scratching and a serious desire for a crystal ball - whether...

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The Countdown begins to a zero emission future

Added 04.02.21

When the Government announced it was bringing forward its ban on the sale of new cars and vans powered wholly by petrol and...

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Operating a fleet in a post-brexit UK: What are the implications?

Added 04.02.21

The end of 2020 finally saw a trade deal with the EU being agreed, which Prime Minister Boris Johnson estimates is worth around...

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Personal Leasing the perfect antidote to your Grey Fleet Headache

Added 04.02.21

Drivers opting out of the company car scheme can become a problem for many company directors if an alternative to the company car...

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2021 the year for automated driving on UK roads

Added 04.02.21

Fully driverless cars may still be deemed futuristic, yet the technology to automate our driving is happening fast. In 2021,...

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Grosvenor Leasing amongst Sunday Times PwC Top Track 250 league table

Added 29.09.20

Leading contract hire and fleet management specialist, Grosvenor Leasing, has featured in the Sunday Times PwC Top Track 250...

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WHY SALARY SACRIFICE COULD GROW IN POPULARITY FOR ULTRA-LOW EMISSION VEHICLES

Added 23.07.20

Salary sacrifice for company cars seemed to be a bit dead in the water, yet it seems to be making a sudden...

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HAS THE ROLE OF THE COMPANY CAR CHANGED FOREVER?

Added 23.07.20

Changes to the role, and structure, of the traditional office are being predicted by experts who see a new era of business...

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Green Agenda set to gather pace in 2020

Added 22.07.20

If any good can come from the global lockdown, it's the positive impact on the environment. While we stayed inside, the...

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Maintenance Information

Added 14.04.20

At Grosvenor Leasing, we have been asked by many customers and drivers what they should, or should not, be doing with their...

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Grosvenor Group directors show support to furloughed staff

Added 03.04.20

The directors of the Grosvenor Group, which encompasses Grosvenor Leasing, Interactive Fleet Management and retail operations,...

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New rules on MOT testing for light vehicles

Added 25.03.20

Due to the unfolding COVID-19 situation, cars and vans and motorcycles due their MOT from 30 March 2020 will have their MOT...

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Brexit and the cost of vehicle repairs

Added 17.02.20

Vehicle maintenance costs can be expensive, volatile and challenging to control at the best of times. But according to...

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The Future of Automotive is 'EASCY': 5 letters that could shape our future

Added 17.02.20

The car of the future is electrified, autonomous, shared, connected and yearly updated – or “eascy” for...

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Charging at Home: Charging on the road

Added 27.01.20

The Grosvenor Group has announced a ground-breaking partnership with EO Charging, one of the UK’s leading electric vehicle...

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Grosvenor launches major new personal vehicle leasing partnership with Select Car Leasing

Added 19.12.19

The Grosvenor Group has launched an important new vehicle leasing partnership with Select Car Leasing to offer a personal car...

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Grosvenor Leasing’s Electric Vehicle Day a Huge Success

Added 28.11.19

Leading contract hire specialist, Grosvenor Leasing, has showcased a range of electric vehicles and run EV workshops as part a...

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Grosvenor wins Leasing Company of the Year award

Added 18.11.19

Grosvenor Leasing has been named Leasing Company of the Year (less than 25,000 vehicles) in this year's BusinessCar...

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Women in automotive – is equality driving in the right direction?

Added 30.09.19

Three years ago, ‘Women with Drive’ was launched to celebrate the work of women in the automotive industry, and this...

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Models of electric car models to triple by 2021

Added 30.09.19

The number of electric car models available to consumers is expected to triple by 2021, says a European...

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Grosvenor wins Northants business award

Added 30.09.19

The Grosvenor Group is thrilled to have won the award for ‘Best use of Technology’ in the Northamptonshire Business...

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Grosvenor announces partnership with Instavolt

Added 30.09.19

Making it easy for drivers to charge their electric vehicles while on the road, the Grosvenor Group has announced an important...

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Grosvenor announces partnership with EO

Added 30.09.19

The Grosvenor Group has announced a ground-breaking partnership with EO Charging, one of the UK’s leading electric vehicle...

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Fleet Live 2019

Added 30.09.19

If you’re visiting the Fleet Live exhibition at the NEC in Birmingham, please come and say hello. The Grosvenor Group...

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Commercial vehicle tax confusion

Added 30.09.19

When is a van not a van? That is the question that began back in August 2017. A first-tier tribunal (FTT) considered whether...

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Appetite for specialist fleet management changes

Added 30.09.19

Specialist fleet management has never been so popular, with an ever-increasing number of companies opting to use the skills,...

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Out with the old and in with the new

Added 30.09.19

How technology is changing the face of fleet Just over 10 years ago the first smart phone was launched. Back then no-one...

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My electric vehicle and me 

Added 30.09.19

Two members of Grosvenor’s sales team swap their cars for EVs and take to the road. Ever wondered what it would be like...

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Grosvenor’s green hero

Added 16.09.19

Grosvenor Leasing now has its very own ‘green’ hero, after Mark Gallagher was presented with a BVRLA hero award in...

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Driving for greater well-being

Added 16.09.19

Businesses are increasingly recognising the link between company performance and staff that are healthy, motivated, focused and...

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Clean air zones

Added 16.09.19

A clean air zone (CAZ) is defined as an area where targeted action is being taken to improve air quality. It can be confined to a...

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Business travel to drop by 25% in the next 5 years

Added 16.09.19

Grosvenor recently invested in state of the art video conferencing technology in its main meeting room, in order to reduce its...

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