Close Brothers Motor Finance is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its Sheffield branch. The motor finance firm, headquartered in Doncaster, opened its Sheffield branch in 1992, and has been one of the largest employers in Yorkshire region. Despite tough economic conditions over the years, the firm has continued its success in the region, working with over 2,076 dealers and helping to finance 65,000 cars worth nearly £440m pounds over the course of 25 years.
Commenting on the SMMT figures for November Chris Bosworth, director of strategy at Close Brothers Motor Finance, said: “[The] new registration figures from the SMMT indicates that the automotive sector is poised to end 2016 with record sales, with transactions for the year surpassing 2.5 million for the first time. This is a significant milestone, and proof that the sector has remained buoyant despite the uncertainty created by the vote for Brexit.
Exclusive findings from Close Brothers Motor Finance’s Dealer Satisfaction Survey reveal the majority (63 per cent) are positive about their business prospects for 2017. The Dealer Satisfaction Survey is a continual telephone survey undertaken by Close Brothers Motor Finance and reported on a monthly and quarterly basis. The survey questions 750 new and used car, motorcycle and light commercial vehicle dealerships across the UK to help provide a picture of dealer trends and help Close Brothers Motor Finance improve their service.
Close Brothers Group is proud to announce its sponsorship of the 2016 Mission Motorsport Invitational. Now in its fourth year, the annual Mission Motorsport Invitational track day, held today at Goodwood, is a flagship ‘Experience’ racing event. It brings together 50 exceptional cars with 50 injured servicemen and women and their families. Cars are divided […]
Chris Bosworth, director of strategy at Close Brothers Motor Finance, comments on the SMMT UK Registration figures for July: “These figures indicate that the automotive sector remains resilient in the months after the UK’s decision to leave the EU, with the small growth in registrations helping the sector recover from a flat performance in July. […]