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LATEST CHANGES TO PARTIAL EXEMPTION

Auto retailers continue to face challenges from HMRC over the application of partial exemption rules for input VAT recovery. The discussion centre around the use of standard method overrides and special methods in

Car makers ponder joining scrappage

The government’s scrappage scheme is predicted to add around 100,000 new vehicle sales this year, according to industry analysts. Arthur Maher, of JD Power Automotive Forecasting, said that the scheme would be

STOCKS RISE AS FUNDING FEARS RECEDE

With stock market sentiment improving around the globe and the FTSE 350 General Retailers Index rising by 35%, the vast majority of the listed auto retail and service companies benefited from the uplift. Indeed, three

STABILITY RETURNS AS RETAILERS REFINANCE

After months of falling values and uncertainty, there was a significant uplift in the share prices of the auto retail sector across Europe and on both sides of the Atlantic. While percentage increases are deceptive, with

Mixed fortunes but values stay low

Volatility in the value of major auto retail stocks continued through February with major positive and negative swings experienced across all markets. In the UK there were more risers than fallers, while in Europe and

Uncertainty over recession dogs shares

The global market in auto retail stocks has remained volatile during January, despite some signs of return to confidence in the retail sector as a whole, as measured by the FTSE 350 General Retailers index. Want to read

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