News & Regulatory Updates


James Hinch

Motor Finance Review update

Back in March 2018, NACFB Compliance posted an article about the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) Motor Finance review update. The update, which can be located here,  update on our review of the motor finance sector (PDF), set out the FCA’s findings so far and the areas of concern that would be in focus on for the remainder

James Hinch

London company fined after 14.8m spam texts sent

London-based firm Tax Returned Limited has been fined £200,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for sending out millions of unsolicited marketing text messages. The ICO’s investigation found that, between July 2016 and October 2017, the company broke the law by sending 14.8 million marketing text messages without valid consent through a third party service provider. As

James Hinch

GDPR myths at Christmas

The latest of the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) series of GDPR myth-busting blogs, a new post by Deputy Commissioner (Policy) Steve Wood tackles some misconceptions which have sprung up around how the new data protection law might affect your Christmas. “He’s making a list, “He’s checking it twice, “He’s gonna find out who’s naughty or

Nicholas Murphy

“GDPR Notification from the UK Non Compliance Register” SCAM

This morning it has been brought to the attention of NACFB Compliance by some Members that they have been notified their company will be appearing on the UK Non Compliance Register for breaches of GDPR.  The email was sent to Members with a broken link that should go to a so-called “UK Non Compliance Register”

James Hinch

Former headteacher prosecuted for unlawfully obtaining school children’s personal information

A former headteacher has been fined in court for unlawfully obtaining school children’s personal data from previous schools where he worked. Darren Harrison of Twickenham, obtained the information from two primary schools were he had worked, and uploaded it to his then current school’s server. As he had no lawful reason to process the personal

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