Fact Sheets

601 VED Reform April 2017

Summary of the changes being made to the car tax regime from April 2017

Age Discrimination Legislation

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

Business Car Taxation

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 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 and Fuel Taxation

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.

CPD - Continuing Professional Development

A guide to the BVRLA's CPD scheme.

CPD Log Sheet

A sheet to record CPD activity for members

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.

Dealing with “innocent purchaser” claims under the Hire Purchase Act

Advice on circumstances where an individual has purchased a vehicle which still has outstanding finance against it and how they could gain legal title to the vehicle.

Defective Vehicles - Legal Responsibilities and Obligations

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

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 and MIAFTR

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

Distance Selling for Leasing Brokers

The Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulation governs the sale of goods and services at a distance.The regulation prescribes what has to be provided prior to a...

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.