Initial Disclosure Document

Academy Leasing Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Our Firm Reference number is 628891. We are authorised by the FCA to conduct regulated activities consisting of Consumer Hire, Consumer Credit Lending, Credit Broking, Debt Administration, Debt Counselling, Debt Adjusting and Insurance Mediation.

You can check this on the Financial Conduct Authority’s Register by visiting the FCA website register.fca.org.uk or by contacting the FCA on 0800 111 6768.

FRN.  628891
VAT No. 643 8444 24
BVRLA Membership No. 986
Data Protection Reg. Z635479X

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)

The FCA is the independent regulator of financial services. Use this information to decide if our services are right for you.

Academy Leasing – Vehicle Finance

We provide motor vehicle finance brokerage services to customers and can offer you products from a range of financiers, who may be able to help you finance your vehicle.

Our panel of financiers provide a range of products and you can see the key features of available by visiting our website www.academyleasing.com. Typically we act as a credit broker in relation to Vehicle Finance, however, on occasion we do also lease our own vehicles. We will inform you when we deal with you how we are acting in relation to your application.

Academy Leasing – Insurance

We will only offer insurance which is complementary to the Vehicle Finance which has been taken.

What Service will be provided?

Whilst exploring your options, we will not make any recommendation; we will simply provide you with all the information you need to make an informed choice. You are responsible for assessing your own needs and ensuring the product is suitable. We will not offer products which we believe are unsuitable for you.

We will provide general information relating to finance products or comparable details most suited to your lending or purchase requirements.

We will seek information about your personal circumstances and relevant objectives in order to identify your requirements. It is important that all the information you provide is accurate. For further information about how we will collect, record and process your data please view a copy of our privacy policy at www.academyleasing.com/privacy-policy/

Fees

We charge a fee for our services at a rate of £199 + VAT, this fee is only payable in relation to Vehicle Leasing.

We do not charge a fee for our insurance services.

In addition to this some of our lenders may charge an administration fee to set up your agreement.

We may receive a commission from the finance or insurance provider should you decide to enter into an agreement with the finance or insurance provider you have been introduced to.

Complaints

For a summary of our internal complaints handling procedures, please visit www.academyleasing.com/complaints or you can request a copy from us. To make a complaint please call us on 01942 408 520, email us at complaints@academy-leasing.co.uk or write to us at Academy Leasing Ltd, 2 Stone Cross Court, Yew Tree Way, Golborne, Warrington WA3 3JD.

If you cannot settle your complaint with us, you may be entitled to refer it to the
Financial Ombudsman Service at www.financial-ombudsman.org.uk or by contacting them on 0800 023 4567.

If you are not eligible to refer your complaint to the Financial Ombudsman Service then you may be eligible to refer your complaint to the BVRLA’s conciliation scheme.

We will inform you in our Final Response if you are eligible for either dispute resolution scheme.

Treating Customers Fairly

For our TCF Policy please see see our website: www.academyleasing.com/about/tcf/.