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Automotive Sector Deal agreed with industry and government

Automotive Sector Deal agreed with industry and government

31 January 2018

A Sector Deal between the Government and the automotive industry was announced in January, as part of the Industrial Strategy.

Government decides not to extend first MOT-test timeframe

Government decides not to extend first MOT-test timeframe

31 January 2018

The Department for Transport (DfT) has decided not to extend the period before a car’s first MOT test from three to four years.

Local authorities missing out on electric car charge-point funding

Local authorities missing out on electric car charge-point funding

31 January 2018

The DfT has described take-up of the On-Street Residential Chargepoint Scheme as “extremely disappointing”, after it emerged that just five councils in the UK have taken advantage of the electric car scheme.

Motor Finance Specialist Apprenticeship approved for delivery

Motor Finance Specialist Apprenticeship approved for delivery

31 January 2018

The Motor Finance Specialist Apprenticeship has gained its final approval.

Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill presented to Parliament

Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill presented to Parliament

1 November 2017

The Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill has been presented to the House of Commons as part of Government’s efforts to put the UK at the forefront of the driverless car market.

FCA publish results of their Financial Lives Survey 2017

FCA publish results of their Financial Lives Survey 2017

1 November 2017

Financial Lives is the FCA’s largest tracking survey of consumers and their use of financial services, drawing on responses from just under 13,000 UK consumers aged 18 and over.

Apprenticeship Assessment Plan submitted to Government

Apprenticeship Assessment Plan submitted to Government

29 August 2017

Our Motor Finance Specialist Apprenticeship Standard gained Government approval in July, and we expect the Department for Education (DfE) to approve the assessment plan during the autumn.

FCA launches motor finance web page

FCA launches motor finance web page

29 August 2017

The FCA’s new motor finance web page mentions four specific areas of work that the regulator will focus on in the car finance sector:

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