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15 Apr 2024

The Rediscovery Centre, the National Centre for the Circular Economy in Ireland, today announced its partnership with Cytech, the internationally recognised training and accreditation scheme for...

12 Apr 2024

Just two weeks remain for the UK cycle industry to have its say on the current Government consultation to double the permissible power of e-bikes, and to remove the need for pedalling.

10 Apr 2024

Award-winning cycling business Spokes Bikes has added a new shop in Greenock to existing shop in Bridge of Weir.

9 Apr 2024

Communities across England are to be given access to £101 million of government funding for high-quality walking and cycling routes, improving the quality of local public engagement for...

9 Apr 2024

The founders of a Wirral bike recycling scheme have opened a hub across the River Mersey as part of a campaign to encourage more people into cycling.

8 Apr 2024

 A new video from the London Cycling Campaign (LCC) launched ahead of the mayoral election on May 2 urges followers to “make sure London’s next Mayor knows just how much we all...

8 Apr 2024

A new study has suggested that cities need to take into account the rapid growth and serious potential of electric bikes in moving people.

8 Apr 2024

A new study conducted by the Department of Industrial Engineering, Capital University of Economics and Business, Beijing, says a bike’s cost and the income of the buyer play the biggest...

3 Apr 2024

The Association of Cycle Traders is urging cycle retailers to register their opposition to proposed government changes to e-bike regulations before the consultation closes on April...

2 Apr 2024

Walsall's cycling community has been celebrating a family-owned business which celebrates its 90th anniversary this year.
 

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Businesses on deadline to adhere to FCA Consumer Duty

Posted on in Cycles News

FCA Together with our partners at V12 Retail Finance, we are highlighting the FCA Consumer Duty and the four key outcomes that the FCA will be looking for authorised businesses to adhere to.

While the FCA has given authorised businesses one year to implement these new changes, it is important to begin reviewing your business and implementing the principle sooner rather than later. This way you have adequate time to educate staff, review policies and inner workings and really embed the principle in how your business treats customers and conducts its operations.

V12 have put together a Consumer Duty Guide which recaps on all this important information and has quick links to useful resources. You may find it useful to download this guide and share among your colleagues. To get your copy, click here.

The first deadline to be aware of is 31 October 2022. The FCA has said that authorised businesses’ Boards (or equivalent management body) should have agreed their implementation plans by the end of October 2022 and be able to show they have scrutinised and challenged these plans to ensure they are deliverable and robust to meet the new standards. We also said that authorised businesses should expect to be asked to share implementation plans, Board papers and minutes with supervisors and be challenged on their contents.

Read more about the retail finance here.

Retail Finance Training

One of the most effective ways to ensure that you and your staff are fully trained and compliant is by taking our Retail Finance Training course. Developed by ACT, it is the first online learning course for retailers which aims to build the skills and knowledge required to maximise sales using Retail finance.

You can find more information about Retail Finance Training on the service page and you can try the demo for free here.

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