Jul 26, 2017: In a speech this week, Alex Brazier, executive director of financial stability at the Bank of England, and a member of the Bank’s Financial Policy Committee, set out a list of facts about the car finance market. ...

 

Jul 04, 2017: The Bank of England’s Prudential Regulation Authority is to write to lenders asking them to set out how they are addressing concerns over consumer credit risks. ...

 

Jun 28, 2017: The head of the Bank of England has warned the finance industry it is the “first line of defence” in ensuring growing levels of consumer lending don’t create a future financial crisis. Amid concerns about growing levels of personal debt, the bank ...

 

Jan 24, 2017: The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has ruled that it will not investigate claims that BMW UK restricted its dealers’ use of new car sites – after BMW UK decided to change its policy. ...

 

Aug 27, 2016: If you’ve been away in August, there are a few things about our industry you might need to know. Industry regulators issued a plethora of reports, consultations and announcements over the holiday month. They are likely to impact firms across the U...

 

Mar 10, 2016: Next week's annual UK Budget statement may bring a number of announcements that will need attention from asset finance market players. There are conflicting indications as to whether there could be unpleasant surprises. On the one hand Chancellor ...

 

Nov 25, 2015: Although it was mainly concerned with public expenditure plans for the coming year, the autumn statement by the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne on November 25 has also brought some tax changes and other announcements of interest to th...

 

Jun 22, 2015: It’s official - complexity caused by the 35-page section of the Corporation Tax Act 2010 dealing with leasing of plant and machinery has a bigger impact than any other part of the UK’s 6,100 pages of primary tax legislation. ...