• Contract Hire

    When you want a cost-effective solution for running your fleet.

    Our contract hire service offers a simple way to fund company vehicles that’s efficient and cost-effective. We buy the vehicles you want and rent them to you – and at the end of the contract, we take them back. As well as saving on costs you also save on administration time, by leaving the day-to-day running of your fleet to us.

  • Key Features

    • Fixed monthly costs so you can budget with confidence.
    • VAT efficient.
    • Reduced operational risk.

    You can apply by calling 0345 722 0011 or Apply Now

  • How it works
  • Features and benefits
  • How to apply

How it works

  • Our contract hire service is offered through Lex Autolease, part of the Lloyds Banking Group. They are the UK’s leading fleet leasing and management company, currently managing over 265,000 cars and light commercial vehicles.

    Their dedicated Fleet Direct team specialises in helping reduce vehicle running costs for businesses from all over the UK that operate between one and 20 vehicles.

Features and benefits

    • Reduces operational risk – you pay a fixed monthly rate and we worry about the rest.
    • VAT efficiency – you may benefit from reduced tax.
    • Potential to free up capital to spend in other areas of your business.
    • Optional maintenance can reduce administration costs.
    • Vehicles are "off balance sheet" and therefore not seen as a fixed asset for accounting purposes.

    To find out more visit the Lex Autolease website or talk to one of our dedicated account handlers on 0345 722 0011 (open 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday).

How to apply

  • By phone

    You can apply by calling 0345 722 0011 to talk to one of our dedicated account handlers (open 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday).

    Please view our finance application checklist before you apply.


    Visit the Lex Autolease website for more information about contract hire and to view our latest special offers.

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    Apply for Personal and Business Contract Hire from the UK’s leading vehicle leasing company.

    Call 0345 722 0011

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