Welcome to the John Roe Business Centre

Our partners

No matter what size fleet or your requirements our dedicated Toyota business centre team will find a business solution for you. Opposite are just some of our partners that currently have a fleet provided by John Roe.

John Roe Business Centre

We take our business and corporate clients very seriously and this is shown in the over 32 years’ worth of experience in our Business Centre team. John Roe Group appreciates the importance of having a practical, reliable and cost effective solution to your business’ fleet requirements.

We are committed to finding real solutions to suit the needs of your company and have extensive fleet operating knowledge and experience. We can add real value to your company through understanding, anticipating and responding to your needs. We have the resource to provide expert support in your fleet specification, procurement, maintenance and cycle. Our heritage ensures we have a unique understanding of the challenges faced by individual company car drivers to private companies running a fleet of vehicles.

We bring our vast years of experience within the team together to work with you, in a partnership that that proactively works with your individual needs. We are easy to do business with, don’t believe in hidden fees or treating our valued clients unfairly, we keep it open, honest and transparent – the only way in our eyes to do business.

We understand that it is essential for any company car driver to thoroughly research the market, and we are here to help you pick the best vehicle(s) to suit your needs and the needs of your company. Our dedicated Business Centre have over 32 years’ worth of experience in the automotive industry, specialising in fleet & business challenges.

Calculate your company car tax

Working out your company car tax can be a confusing time. This handy video takes you through everything you need to know step-by-step, simplifying the process for you. Don’t forget we’re always on hand to offer assistance should you require additional help.

On the go? You can calculate your company car tax online here in a couple of minutes. Let Toyota do the working out for you.


The financial solutions we offer our valued business and fleet customers are just as forward thinking as you would expect from one of the world’s largest automotive brands, with options built around your specific needs.

Contract Hire

If you have a VAT-registered business you may find Contract Hire from Toyota Financial Services a straightforward and attractive optionBenefits include:

  • lower monthly rentals
  • rentals allowable against tax
  • 50% VAT reclaimable on rentals
  • fixed costs motoring making budgeting easier
  • use without the risks of ownership
  • no depreciation or residual value risk
  • protection against any fall in used vehicle prices
  • road Fund Licence – renewal
  • included for the period of the contract
  • …and much more!

Hire Purchase

A traditional financing method that allows you to drive the car of your choice and spread the payments over an agreed period.You will enjoy:

  • reduced capital outlay
  • manage your budget with fixed monthly payments
  • interest rate is fixed for the whole period
  • vehicle can be treated as a balance sheet asset
  • writing down allowances are claimable
  • finance charges exempt from VAT (beneficial to non VAT registered businesses)
  • finance charges are allowable against tax, which reduces your tax liability
  • ownership at the end of the agreement.

Lease Purchase

With Lease Purchase, you choose an amount to defer to the end of the agreement. This is known as a balloon or residual value which becomes your final payment. This has the effect of lowering the monthly payment or shortening the agreement period.Benefits include:

  • gives your cash flow greater flexibility
  • initial capital outlay reduced
  • eventual ownership of the vehicle
  • finance charges allowable against tax
  • vehicles funded as a balance sheet asset
  • writedown allowances are claimable
  • monthly payments fixed over an agreed period.

Finance Leasing

Finance leasing is another cost effective option offering useful tax advantages – particularly for VAT registered businesses. It allows you to share in the profit (or loss) made on the sale of the car at the end of the agreement.Benefits include:

  • lower monthly payments
  • rentals allowable against tax
  • 50% VAT is reclaimable on rentals
  • vehicle can be treated as a balance sheet asset
  • you can exchange the vehicle at the end of the agreement for a new one.

There are two forms of Finance Lease; Full Payout and Balloon Lease.

Full Payout

You spread the cost of the vehicle over the period chosen and, at the end of the agreement you must sell the vehicle to a third party.You then receive a proportion of the sales proceeds as determined at the start of the agreement. Alternatively at the end of the period the agreement can continue into a secondary period where you pay a nominal secondary rental called

Balloon Lease

You offset an amount to the end of the agreement to lower the payments. At the end of the agreement you sell the vehicle to a third party and keep the proceeds of the sale over the amount of the balloon.If there is a shortfall however, you will be responsible for covering the shortfall amount.

Access Toyota

Access Toyota, is available to all business users from sole traders to limited companies on new Toyota passenger cars and Light Commercial Vehicles and Toyota Approved Used vehicles. A flexible and affordable way for business users to drive the Toyota they want today. View the benefits and find out how it works here.

How does it work?

  1. Choose the model you want and agree the mileage you expect to cover
  2. Choose the period over which you would like to pay (between 24 and 36 months) down, if any (up to a maximum of 35%)
  3. Toyota Financial Services will give you a minimum Guaranteed Future Value (GFV) for the vehicle
  4. The GFV will be your final payment if you decide to keep the car or you have the option to part exchange the car at the end of the agreement
  5. Vans require ply lining to be eligible for Access Toyota.

To discuss your business needs and the solutions we can provide in more detail, please give our friendly business centre teams a call, or pop into your nearest John Roe dealership.


Choose hybrid

Considering a hybrid for your fleet makes perfect business. Hybrids have extremely low CO2 emissions, meaning lower taxation.

In the long run you’ll benefit from business trips becoming more cost effective, a lower wear to parts and a lower taxation.

Also, hybrids live up to Toyota’s renowned quality and reliability, therefore you’ll have confidence knowing you’ll receive the 5 year warranty

Meet the team



Chris Penny - Business Manager
07590 813731

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