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VRA member meeting Sept 2023

14th September 2023 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Date: September 14th 2023

Time: 10am-1pm

Topic: Updates on a series of new legislative issues affecting the used vehicle market

Speakers: Louise Wallis, automotive retail specialist and director of Auto Strategies will discuss latest developments in Block Exemption, the government’s review of MOT test intervals, and the impact of the new Flexible Working Act.

Jon Butler, VRA legal counsel and partner at motor industry legal specialist Geldards, will look at the Consumer Credit Act review, new legislation covering digital markets, and the current High Court class action involving three major motor finance companies.

Andy Webb, head of sales at vehicle valuations experts Brego will give an update on the current state of the used car market.

Discussion panel feat Michael Tomalin, chief executive officer at City Auction Group and PurpleRock; Gordon Cockle, head of sales at Aston Barclay; and Anthony Baker, area general manager at Manheim, looking at trends in motor auctions, examining subjects including the expectations for 2024 and physical versus online sales.

Location: Geldards, Derby

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14th September 2023
10:00 am - 1:00 pm