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About Ben Murphy

Ben enjoys: Spending time with his daughter, football, socialising and the gym.

Ben is very laid back and calm when it comes to work, and he gets huge results with it. He's got one of the highest recommendation rates in the office and always knows the best deal for every situation.

Is a convertible right for me?

Thinking about getting a convertible? Here's what you need to know...
Is a convertible right for me
You want a new car. And you thought that maybe you would treat yourself to a new convertible. But, which one do you get? Contrary to popular belief, there aren’t actually that many convertibles on the market. But out of the ones that are, which ones are the best? In this article we look at our best convertibles, and which one would be right for you. Before we start, should you actually get a convertible? As you are aware, convertibles are different to your standard car. So there are some things that you should consider before you make the decision to get one. For example...
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We’re going to be honest, leasing can be pretty confusing, especially if you have never leased before. And one of the more confusing elements of leasing is the pricing.This is because there is so much that determines the price of a lease contract, that every lease contract is essentially bespoke to that individual. So how do you know how much your lease payment is supposed to be?In this article, we look at everything you need to know about lease pricing including how its determined, what affects it, and how much your lease payment should be. As I mentioned, there are so many things that affect lease price. So much so, that we don’t put prices on our website, the price can vary that much person to person. But what sort of things determine lease price?

Are cheap lease deals legitimate?

Too good to be true? Or actually just that good? We look at whether cheap lease deals are legitimate...
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When looking for lease deals online, you will probably come across some lease deals that seem just too good to be true. Are they?There are times when lease deals are too good to be true. And sometimes there are deals that actually are just that good. But how can you tell the difference?It’s important that you do know how to tell the difference between a not so good lease deal and a great one. So we’re going to talk you through why some lease deals are cheaper than others, and how to tell if a cheap lease deal is legitimate. Sometimes, lease deals are based on how much of a discount vehicle brokers can get. Different brokers have different levels of buying power and therefore can access different levels of discount. Buying power can depend not only on the amount of cars sold, but also the quality of the service, relationships with manufacturers, finance companies or dealerships...

Car leasing for students

Your essential guide to student car leasing
car leasing for students
For some, a car at university is pretty much essential. You want something that will get you from your parents’ house to university, from your student house to campus and from campus to the supermarket.And more importantly, you don’t want a car older than the wallpaper in your halls. But buying a car outright probably isn’t a viable option right now so you’re looking at leasing a car. But, can students lease? And if so, is it a good idea?In this article we talk about everything you need to know about leasing as a student. Yes, you can.Essentially, as long as you have the money to make the monthly payments, there is no reason why you cannot lease a car. This doesn’t mean it’s a good idea mind, but we’ll come onto that later...

What happens if I lose my job during my lease contract?

Losing your job isn't ideal, and neither is losing it while you still have to pay for your lease car. This is what you do...
what happens when I lose my job during my lease contract
So you’re halfway through your lease contract and unfortunately, you lose your job.What happens next? It’s not an ideal situation to be in by any means. And we understand that your lease contract is probably the last thing on your mind in this situation. But you do have to do something about it. So, what happens if you lose your job during your lease contract? In this article we will talk you through your options, and the process you have to go through. You’ve lost your job, and you’re just starting to think about your car. What do you do?The first thing to do would be to call your vehicle broker. They will be able to advise you on what to do next. Then, you need to ring your finance house. They will present you with your options. Unfortunately, your options are pretty limited when it comes to this situation. Unless you are sure that you will be able to continue to make those monthly payments you need to think about getting out of your contract.And there are ways you can do this...

What is the best family car?

Which car is best for a family?
what are the benefits of leasing privately
So, you're looking for a new car. And, it has to be fit for a family. How do you choose one? There are so many cars that a suitable for families on the market nowadays, and the sheer abundance of family cars around can be quite overwhelming. How do you know where to start? Luckily, we advise people on this sort of thing every day so we know exactly what sort of things you should be looking for in a family car. In this article, we'll be looking at some of the most popular family cars and what things you should be taking into consideration when you start shopping around for your new family car...

How to get the best car lease deal

11 points to consider when searching for the best lease deal
how to get the best lease car deal
So you’ve decided you want to lease a car, hooray! Now, you just have to try and find the best deal.There are lots of different factors involved when trying to find your perfect car and many lease deals are time sensitive. Therefore, finding a deal that works best for both you and your timeline can prove to be difficult. Understandably, you might be wondering;How do I get the best lease deal? How do I know I am getting a good deal on my lease car?We understand that the process of leasing a car can sometimes be daunting and potentially overwhelming. That’s why we decided to provide you with some key tips to help you find the best car lease deal.

How does Company Car Tax work?

Company Car Tax made simple
is a company car tax efficient?
Regardless of whether the company car is financed or owned, you will probably have to pay company car tax. While we do not claim to be tax experts, we do discuss this with our customers on a regular basis, so we’ve written an article explaining what company car tax is, and how it works. If you are employed by a company and you get given a vehicle which you can use for personal use (you take it home), then you will pay company car tax. The exception to this rule is if you are...
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