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Hi, I have just renewed my car insurance and the provider is requesting copies of both mine and my partners driving licences!! Is this law? can I refuse? Im not hiding anything, I just dont like it when businesses start making my life more difficult with all this crap. Now I have to dig out these items, photo copy them and post them. Why dont they just deal with this direct with DVLA instead of making it my problem!! Anyway, can I just say No. Ta
Ofgem Investigation into BES and its compliance with its obligations under the gas and electricity supply licences (Standard Licence Conditions 7A, 7B, 7, 14 and 21B) Publication Date: 30th October 2014 Company being Investigated: BES Commercial Electricity Ltd (electricity supplier) and Business Energy Solutions Ltd (gas supplier) Ofgem are investigating whether BES (encompassing both licensees) is complying with the requirements of conditions 7A, 7B, 7, 14 and 21B of their gas and electricity supply licences. We are aware of a high level of complaints made about BES and have also received a referral from Citizens Advice. For more link is here: https://www.ofgem.gov.uk/publications-and-updates/investigation-bes-and-its-compliance-its-obligations-under-gas-and-electricity-supply-licences-standard-licence-conditions-7a-7b-7-14-and-21b
The Office of Fair Trading has published guidance on when and how it intends to use the power to suspend consumer credit licences. The Financial Services Act 2012 grants the OFT the power to stop the licensable activities of businesses with immediate effect. Following a consultation period with the industry and consumer groups, the OFT has confirmed the circumstances under which it will exercise this new power. Business found to have engaged in practices that cause, or have the potential to cause, physical, economic or other harm to consumers will be subject to immediate suspension. Link: http://www.mortgagestrategy.co.uk/latest-news/oft-publishes-guidance-on-power-to-suspend-credit-licences/1066589.article
They say that their rising costs must be met by increased fees to licenceholders. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/cars/article-2148159/DVLA-hike-fees-drivers-offset-EU-costs.html