Initial Disclosure Document – Insurance (for Credit click here)
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
The FCA is the independent watchdog that regulates financial services. Use this information to decide if our services are right for you.
Whose products do we offer ?
We only offer products from a limited number of insurers for;
Guaranteed Asset Protection
Ask us for a list of insurers we offer products from.
Where we collect any premium or handle premium refunds, we do so as agent of the insurer.
You are under no obligation to make use of any insurance product from us. Other providers may offer similar insurance products that may or may not meet your needs.
Which service will we provide you with ?
We will advise and make a recommendation for you after we have assessed your needs for;
Guaranteed Asset Protection
You are not obliged to agree with our recommendations or to make any purchase of an insurance product. You may obtain free, independent insurance advice from the Money Advice Service.
What will you have to pay us for this service ?
We arrange the policy with the insurer on your behalf. You do not pay us a fee for doing this. We may receive a revenue from the sale of the product, which is based on the margin between the selling price, nett of Insurance Premium Tax, and the cost price to us.
Who regulates us ?
BL Autosource LLP is an appointed representative of Automotive Compliance Limited which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Automotive Compliance Ltd’s FCA Register number is 497010. Automotive Compliance Ltd.’s permitted business is to act as Principal Firm for a network of Appointed Representatives who act as an agent on behalf of the insurer for insurance distribution activities only. You can check this on the Financial Services Register by visiting the FCA’s website or by contacting the FCA on 0300 500 8082.
What to do if you have a complaint
If you wish to register a complaint, please contact us;
… In writing Automotive Compliance Ltd, The Factory, 44 Alfred Street, Gloucester, GL1 4DD.
… by phone Telephone 01452 671560
… by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
If you cannot settle your complaint with us, you may be entitled to refer it to the Financial Ombudsman Service.
Are we covered by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) ?
We are covered by the FSCS. You may be entitled to compensation from the scheme if we cannot meet our obligations. This depends on the type of business and the circumstances of the claim. Insurance advising, and arranging is covered for 90% of the claim, without any upper limit.
Further information about the compensation scheme arrangements are available from the FSCS.
The Data Protection Act
BL Autosource LLP is also governed by the Data Protection Act. This ensures any information you give us managed in asecure and confidential manner. This information may be passed to other groups or affiliated members including those company(s) detailed in Section 2 above. Without this information BL Autosource LLP is unable to process your order or enquiry. Under the Data Protection act you may have this information restricted or removed by telling BL Autosource LLP via phone on 01179 625314 ext 125 or in writing to BL Autosource LLP County Gates, Ashton Road, Bristol, BS3 2JH