Useful links to external resources
We've compiled a list of links below that we think you might find useful in navigating your way through the current situation. We'll continue to update this.
Staff at car dealerships in England must wear face masks from 24 September 2020
The Government announced on 22 September 2020 the requirement that all retail staff in England must wear face masks. Read more here.
Mandatory MOT testing to be reintroduced from 1 August 2020
The Government announced on 29 June 2020 that mandatory MOT testing would be reintroduced on 1 August 2020 following the 6 month MOT exemption that was granted in March. For more information, click here.
Information is Beautiful
Information is Beautiful have compiled a series of graphs showing the impact of COVID-19 across the world. You can see the information here.
Public Health England
Public Health England have produced interactive charts that show the impact of COVID-19 across the UK. You can interact with these here.
In March 2020, AM Online ran a survey amongst dealers to understand how they handled the impact of COVID-19. The multiple choice survey can be found here.
Staff Commission Payments and Furlough
On 4 April 2020, the Government confirmed their stance of commission payments and whether these can be included in furlough. Further details can be found here.
NFDA urges Financial Conduct Authority to waive or defer annual fees
The National Franchised Dealers’ Association is urging the Financial Conduct Authority to waive or defer the annual fee it charges motor traders for authorisation to provide finance products. Further details can be found here.
Car Dealer Magazine launches COVID-19 support page
Our partners at Car Dealer Magazine launched a COVID-19 support page last year, containing lots of useful information to support you through the pandemic. Further details can be found here.
Ben, the automotive charity, launched a useful COVID-19 support page
Find lots of useful information, including managing stress and self-care, on the Ben support page. Further details can be found here.
Want to make a difference once the current restrictions on movement of people are lifted?
Whilst all large-scale fundraising events have been cancelled or postponed, the automotive charity, Ben, is keeping people entertained via challenging virtual events, so are you up for a challenge? More information can be found here.
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