The Motor Finance Specialist apprenticeship, formed in conjunction with lenders and retailers, was launched during National Apprenticeship Week in March.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect on 25th May 2018, but for the majority of firms who already have good data protection procedures in place, the move to GDPR compliance should be straightforward.
A Sector Deal between the Government and the automotive industry was announced in January, as part of the Industrial Strategy.
The Department for Transport (DfT) has decided not to extend the period before a car’s first MOT test from three to four years.
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.
The Motor Finance Specialist Apprenticeship has gained its final approval.
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.
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.
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.
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: