Six months on from the introduction of new Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) regulations, automotive retailers should be starting to see an impact on average commission levels as they adapt to a new way of working.
A 21% rise in finance applications was not what Alphera Financial Services head Preston Rogers anticipated when he was tackling the fall-out of COVID-19 in 2020 – but that is what the business delivered.
Car retailers have been urged not to not put their preparations to comply with the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) Senior Manager Certification Regime (SM&CR) “on the back burner” as a result of the recent deadline extension.
Many will still need time to fully consider the content of the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) final ruling from its motor review and the impending ban on discretionary commission models, published earlier this week.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has confirmed its move to ban all discretionary commission models in motor finance to save car buyers £165 miilion-per-year and eliminate “conflicts of interest” in the sector.
Next month the Independent Garage Association (IGA) will launch a COVID-19 compliance certification scheme for independent workshops wishing to demonstrate to their customers that the environment is safe.
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