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Ready to go electric? Choose Business Contract Hire

Lease a wide range of electric vehicles for your company.


Extra £50 of free charge when you order in September

Get £50 of extra charge on top of the 5,000 miles already included with your business contract hire. Order before 30th September. T&Cs apply

And get a free Constantine soft toy with every order

Business EV deals

Check out our latest EV deals for businesses, including those available with speedier delivery, beating global supply chain issues.

What is business contract hire?

Business contract hire (BCH) is a business car leasing agreement for sole traders, limited companies and partnerships who want to lease a vehicle rather than own it.

Why choose business contract hire for electric vehicles?

We give you the whole EV package

Car, home charger, 5000 miles of free charge, servicing, maintenance, breakdown and tyres.

Electric vehicles can help your company save on tax

Benefit-in-Kind tax which is exclusively for EVs is capped at just 2% until 2025.

Claim back VAT with BCH

If you’re VAT registered, claim back 50% VAT on your lease & 100% VAT on maintenance.

5-star customer service to help you choose the right EV

Our EV experts help you choose the right EV for you. Impartial advice. Every time.

First 5,000 miles of driving is free

Get 5,000 free miles of home charging with Intelligent Octopus.

Zero hassle at the end of your electric car lease

Once your lease is up just return the car. No hassle, no residual value risk.

How does business contract hire with Octopus Electric Vehicles work?

  • Pick your EV

    Choose from the top EVs on the market, with advice from our impartial EV experts

  • Choose your mileage and length of agreement

    Decide how many miles you plan to drive, and how long you want the agreement for

  • Choose your initial payment

    Either 3, 6, 9 or 12 months’ worth - no hidden setup fees

  • We take care of the paperwork

    After a couple of quick checks on our side, all you need to do is sign

  • Hit the road!

    Need a hand? Our amazing operations team are here to help you get going.

Is business contract hire right for your company?

Do you pay yourself through dividends or want to upgrade a company car fleet to electric? Business contract hire is the quickest and easiest way for companies to switch to electric vehicles. Your company would ideally have done 2 years of trading before applying for credit. If you've got questions then you can find out more on our FAQ page.