The leasing market sector has grown by 10% in the first half of year the BVRLA has claimed.

According to a poll by the rental body, combined broker volumes for car and van leasing grew to 179,935 units.

Van leasing was up by 16% to 50,565 contracts while car contracts with brokers grew by 7% to 129,370 units,.

“The leasing broker sector continues to grow in both size and professional ability,” said the BVRLA’s leasing broker committee chairman Mike Potter. “It is great to see that BVRLA brokers are providing more and more small and medium-sized businesses with access to affordable vehicle finance.“