Code standards

Trading standards chief exec to oversee industry code

Published:  13 December, 2010

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/>The Independent Compliance Assessment Panel (ICAP) will supervise the work of Motor Codes as part of government requirements for the scheme's self-regulation of the automotive retail, service and repair and warranty sect

/>Taking up his position in the New Year, Mr Gainsford will work to ensure ICAP's continued, effective monitoring of each Code, concentrating efforts on the growth of the Service and Repair Code and ensuring subscriber standards continue to be met and maintai

/>Stressing the significance of the new appointment, Motor Codes Director, Chris Mason s

/>"Government and industry already recognise Motor Codes' achievements in raising standards for the motorist, through self-regulation. Now, with Ron's Trading Standards expertise, we will bring about even greater peace of mind for motorists, while delivering an environment within which the best businesses can flouri

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