A partnership between Trading Standards and the Motor Trade which aims to raise standards, improve customer satisfaction and promote a fair, safe and honest trading environment.
It is a partnership between East Riding of Yorkshire Council and the motor trade within the area.
The aim of the partnership is to improve customer satisfaction and to promote a fair, safe and honest trading environment.
The partnership is open to businesses that have traded in the area for a minimum of 6 months. Prior to being admitted, members will be audited by Trading Standards.
Members are broken down into groups:
Group A – new vehicle sales
Group B – used vehicle sales
Group C – repairs and servicing
The partnership is voluntary and there is a membership fee.
Download a leaflet explaining the East Yorkshire Motor Trade Partnership.
East Yorkshire Motor Trade Partnership Leaflet (pdf 2mb opens in new window)
By joining the partnership, businesses are demonstrating a commitment to customer care and fair trading.
All businesses in the Partnership will agree to follow terms and conditions and trade to the spirit and letter of the law.
Motor Trade Partnership terms and conditions (pdf 160kb opens in new window)
Members will pass an audit before being admitted to the partnership to ensure the strict terms and conditions are being met.
Motor Trade Partnership audit form (pdf 84kb opens in new window)
Members must have adequate systems in place to ensure vehicles are accurately described, correctly priced and sold in a roadworthy condition.
Members must have an effective customer complaints procedure. Each member will have a dedicated "complaints contact", whose contact will be readily available.
In addition there are particular requirements for each Group:
Download the application form
Motor Trade Partnership application form (pdf 80kb opens in new window)
And then send the completed form to the following address with the required payment of £130+VAT (£156 including VAT):
Trading Standards Calibration Test Centre Brudenell Way Dane Park Road Hull HU6 9DX
Once trading standards have received your application, a date will be arranged for the audit to take place.
If membership is refused, guidance will be provided to help the business reach the standard appropriate for membership. If a further application is then made within the same year you will not be required to pay an fee.
The annual membership fee is currently £130+VAT (£156 including VAT).
The fees will be reviewed on an annual basis
Further information and guidance can be obtained from the Trading Standards service.
Telephone: (01482) 396301
Fax: (01482) 803154
The preferred method of contact is by email.
The following table will list the members of the East Yorkshire Motor Trade.
Download the table listing members and their contact details
Membership list and contact details (pdf 83kb opens in new window)