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SMALL BUSINESSES.

FOOD ENTREPRENEUR WINS NEW MINI.

Following on from sponsoring the ‘Small Business Entrepreneur’ category at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards in November 2016, MINI UK rewarded the winner, Nom Noms World Food, with the use of a MINI Countryman for six months.

The renowned event acknowledged the hard work and inspiring stories of some of the country’s most impressive small business entrepreneurs. This year’s winners, Lisa Sohanpal and Dr Imrat Sohanpal from Nom Noms World Food, make healthy, internationally-inspired meals for busy families. What’s more, they send a meal to a child in India for every one that is purchased in the UK.

Lisa says: “The car looks amazing with our branding, and it suits the Nom Noms brand totally. It’s fun, quirky and will certainly grab attention and curiosity on the streets of London.

“Things like this are so important in assisting small businesses to get the exposure they need, and thanks to MINI UK this will definitely help us.”

AWARDS.

COMPANY CAR OF THE YEAR.

The MINI 5-Door Hatch has won Best Compact SME Company Car at the 2018 Business Car Manager SME Company Car of the Year awards.

Judged by an independent panel, this is the third consecutive year that the MINI 5-Door Hatch has won the award thanks to its highly appealing design, low running costs and competitive company car taxation rates.

Editorial director at Business Car Manager, Ralph Morton, said: "The MINI Hatch has come to dominate this sector. No wonder. It offers all the charisma you could want, with added extras of low running costs and competitive company car taxation rates. The independent judges have picked the MINI for the third successive year - testament to the car's enduring appeal to the SME market."

Steve Roberts, Head of Corporate and Used Sales at MINI UK said; “Winning this award for the third year in a row is a huge achievement, and reflects the positive growth that MINI has achieved within the corporate market. The MINI 5-Door Hatch has been popular with SME customers since its launch in 2014, so we’re very proud to have won this award again.”

The award from Business Car Manager came just before the launch the new MINI 5-Door Hatch on 24 March 2018. Featuring new technology, cutting-edge connectivity, standard-fit front and rear LED lights and an advanced dual-clutch automatic gearbox, the new MINI 5-Door Hatch is focused on refining driver appeal and offering customers core new technologies.

Awards.

PREMIUM SUPERMINI OF THE YEAR.

BMW Group Fleet & Business Sales are delighted to start the year with an incredible five award wins at the Company Car Today CCT100 Awards that took place on 23 January.

These five award wins included Premium Supermini of the Year for the MINI Hatch. The judges commented that the size of the MINI Hatch, particularly the boot size ‘dispels the old argument that the car is too small to be properly practical.’

And with the new MINI Hatch coming soon, there’s never been a better time to choose MINI for your fleet.

Click here to learn more about the MINI Hatch.

MINI ELECTRIC.

WE'RE GOING ELECTRIC. WHO'S IN?

In 2019, a new fully electric MINI will be added to the 3-door Hatch range. Extending our offering which includes petrol and diesel internal combustion engines and our Countryman plug-in hybrid model launched this year. The new addition battery electric drivetrain will be integrated into the car at Plant Oxford, the main production plant for the MINI 3-door Hatch.

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