Fact Sheets

Age Discrimination Legislation

Overview of the legislation which ensures employees are not discriminated against on the grounds of age.

Business Car Taxation Reform

Summary of the new business car taxation reform which replaces the expensive car rules with an environmental based regime.

BVRLA Commercial Vehicle Quality Assurance Programme

Assists members with the standards their branches and vehicles need to achieve to ensure a pass on the BVRLA CVQA programme.

Car Averaging Tax Rules

Overview of the company car tax rules for those employees whose cars change frequently.

Child Restraints and Seat Belt rules

Covers the legal obligations on rental companies in relation to providing child car seats and the UK seatbelt rules for children.

CO2 Figures, Which are Accurate?

Provides an overview of the variances members may experience when quoting the emissions of new vehicles.

CO2 reporting for publicly quoted companies

Publicly quoted companies will be required to report on their greenhouse gas emission (GHG) for financial years ending on or after 1 October 2013. Members need to consider what advice and assistance...

Commercial Contracts and Competition Law

Advice on how the competition law impacts members when providing vehicles

Company Car Taxation

From both the employers and employees perspective.

Company Van Tax

From both the employers and employees perspective.

Competition Act 1998

Assists members with compliance in terms of competition legislation

Complaint Handling

Provides advice and guidance to members when dealing with complaints.

consumer contracts - prior information and cancellation rights

Overview of the legislation on cancellation rights for consumers and the prior information which has to be provided to a consumer before a contract is concluded

Continuous Insurance Enforcement

Advice on the new legislation of being the registered keeper of a vehicle which is uninsured.

Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act

Impact of the act which prosecutes companies for manslaughter where there gross negligence leads to the death of individual.

Data Protection Advice - Telematics

Advice for members when vehicles are fitted with telematics or tracking devices and tachographs.

Data Protection Principles

An overview of the principles of the Data Protection Act and how it applies to members.

Defective Vehicles

Legal obligations and responsibilities - legal rights of customers when a leased vehicle becomes defective or faulty.

Detention of illegally operated goods vehicles (Northern Ireland)

The Driver and Vehicle Agency (DVA) have legal powers to detain a goods vehicle that is being driven on a public road to carry goods without an operator’s license. Detained vehicles could be subject...

Digital Tachographs

How digital tachographs work and best practice advice on using them in rental vehicles.

Disability Discrimination Act

For employers and access by customers to premises.

Disability Discrimination Act (Vehicles)

Providing vehicles for disabled renters.

Disposal of Motor Vehicle Salvage, Vehicle Identitity Check Scheme and MIAFTR

Following the correct reporting procedure for vehicles which are to be written off.

Driver Certificate of Professional Competence

Driver Certificate of Professional Competence, Driver CPC

Drivers Hours and Working Time Rules

Guidance on hours of work, rest and breaks for mobile workers.

Driving Licence Entitlement

Including information on entitlements, endorsements and security features.

Ecotaxe - french road tax for HGVs

Information on the new ecotaxe which is a french road tax which need to be paid for by HGVs travelling in France from 2014

Euro 5 for Vans

Advice for members renting and leasing vans which achieve the new Euro 5 emission standards.

Financial Products Sold at a Distance

Advice on complying with the law when selling financial products at a distance.

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