A Lively Start to 2022

Posted on 17/01/2022 by Stuart Copeland

The automotive sector ended 2021 and started 2022 in a lively fashion with some significant events.

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20 Questions for Retailers to ask OEMs re Agency

Posted on 08/11/2021 by Fiona Copeland

Key questions for Retailers to ask the OEM. The answers retailers receive, and the input they have on the shape of the final agreement, will have a major bearing for retailers on how happy they are with the model imposed upon them. 

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Transition to Omnichannel Direct Sales

Posted on 07/03/2021 by Stuart Copeland

Let us take a look in more detail about some of the changes accompanying omni-channel direct sales and what it might mean for the OEMs and their networks.

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From ‘Online’ to ‘Ecommerce’

Posted on 11/02/2021 by Stuart Copeland

There have been loads of articles in the automotive media about online car sales and lots of views and some conflicting opinions. In this article, we wanted to provide a hypothetical case study where cars are sold through the omnichannel direct sales model.

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Guest Blog: IR35 Friend or Foe

Posted on 16/01/2021 by Stuart Copeland

We thank Simon Knocker from thebigteam for this thought provoking article. He asks whether Freelance Consultants should fear or welcome the changes to the IR35 rules in April 2021.

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New Year’s Honour for Fiona Copeland

Posted on 31/12/2020 by Stuart Copeland

Milton Keynes resident Fiona Copeland has been awarded a British Empire Medal (BEM). It is for her tireless work for respiratory charity Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD) Family Support Group.

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Business Change is Coming

Posted on 17/11/2020 by Stuart Copeland

Businesses are now in in recovery mode but I believe that soon they will have to address the backlog of projects and what their ongoing project activity needs to be.

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Agency – Friend or Foe?

Posted on 14/10/2020 by Stuart Copeland

So what exactly is the agency model, and how might it affect retailers? In particular, how might it help them?

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