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Last Updated: 5th Apr 2017

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Welcome to Hippo Leasing news. Here you can keep up to date with all things Hippo, as well as the car, van and vehicle leasing industry. From what we have achieved, to leasing guides & information, to car reviews, please feel free to browse. You can search via our archives, right back to 2011, through our news categories, or simply by our most recent posts.

Is Leasing Fit For First Time Drivers?

Is Leasing Fit For First Time Drivers?

2nd May 2017

So, you’ve passed your driving test and are looking for your first car. You’ve been told you should buy an old banger with high miles and is a decade old because it’ll be cheap to buy (it will also be...

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Can You Afford A Car After The NEW Vehicle Tax Changes?

Can You Afford A Car After The NEW Vehicle Tax Changes?

28th Apr 2017

After April 1st drivers will face new road tax changes on any newly registered car. For the first time, any car that uses fuel will be charged Vehicle tax, including hybrids. Whereas before, hybrid ca...

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How New Tax Rules Affect Car Buying And Leasing

How New Tax Rules Affect Car Buying And Leasing

28th Apr 2017

The Government have changed the Vehicle Exercise Duty or Vehicle Tax again and it came into effect on April 1st. These changes only affect cars that are registered for the first time after April 1st,...

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What You NEED To Know About Car Leasing

What You NEED To Know About Car Leasing

26th Apr 2017

Car leasing is fast becoming the most popular way to get a car these days. The more people sign up to lease a car, the more others will hear about it. This has naturally led to many misconceptions abo...

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The Driving Test Is Changing Again

The Driving Test Is Changing Again

25th Apr 2017

The nature of driving changes constantly and quicker now thanks to new technology that needs to be taken into account. That is why the Government has decided to again change the test to accommodate wh...

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What Does Your Car Say About You?

What Does Your Car Say About You?

21st Apr 2017

We all buy things for different reasons personal to us. Each item we buy says something about us. The food we buy from the supermarket, the drinks we are served in our favourite bar or local pub, the...

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What Is A Contract Hire Agreement?

What Is A Contract Hire Agreement?

13th Apr 2017

A Contract Hire agreement is the purest form of car leasing. You only have the option of handing the car back at the end of the agreement. When people talk about car leasing, they are referring to Con...

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What Is A Lease Purchase Agreement?

What Is A Lease Purchase Agreement?

13th Apr 2017

Lease Purchase is a conditional sale finance agreement. It is similar to the PCP in terms of low regular monthly payments, however, at the end of a Lease Purchase agreement, you pay to own the car, ra...

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What Is A Hire Purchase Agreement?

What Is A Hire Purchase Agreement?

13th Apr 2017

Hire Purchase agreements are finance options that allow you to purchase your car through easy to manage monthly payments. You can pay an initial deposit followed by fixed monthly payments. You will no...

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What Is A Personal Contract Purchase Agreement?

What Is A Personal Contract Purchase Agreement?

13th Apr 2017

Purchasing a car outright is a thing of the past. Many of us find it easier to purchase a vehicle through a finance option. Personal Contract Purchase (PCP) is the most popular finance option in the U...

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Hippo Offers To Take You To Take That

Hippo Offers To Take You To Take That

12th Apr 2017

Hippo Leasing has partnered with 2BR, Lancashire’s local radio to offer you a chance to see Take That live in concert. Starting from 12th April, 2BR will run the “Take Me To Take That” competition. Fo...

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Road accidents Rose Sharply For The First Time In Five Years

Road accidents Rose Sharply For The First Time In Five Years

28th Mar 2017

2016 saw a sharp rise in serious or fatal road accidents for the first time in the last five years. Every quarter of 2016 saw a rise in road accidents compared with 2015. Between 2012 and 2015, the am...

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