The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) is raising awareness of motorists’ rights by launching the ‘Your Car, Your Choice’ campaign, supporting key legislation providing motorists with freedom to choose where to service, maintain and repair their vehicle.
The Independent Garage Association’s Trust My Garage (TMG) Consumer Code of Practice has received final approval from The Chartered Trading Standards Institute’s (CTSI) Consumer Code Approval Scheme (CCAS).
Discretionary spending could be up by the best part of 9 per cent, according to data which compared the decrease in fuel costs with increase in total fuel sales to consumers. The latest Verum Financial Research Household Discretionary Spending Tracker, reached its conclusion by subtracting essential living costs from total household spending. The result was an 8.7 per cent year-on-year increase in UK household discretionary spending during the third quarter of 2014 – its fastest rate for over 15 years. The analysis was based on quarterly data published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) on UK household spending.