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  • The CHO responds to the 'Autofocus' Judgment

    The CHO responds to the judgment handed down in respect of Accident Exchange vs seven Autofocus employees Commenting on Mr Justice Supperstone’s judgment, Martin Andrews, director general of the Credit Hire Organisation (CHO), the trade body for the UK credit hire industry, said:   “The credi...
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  • Clayton and McBride Appeal: A Statement from the Credit Hire Organisation

    Martin Andrews, CHO Director General, said: “The Court of Appeal’s judgment on Clayton and McBride provides clarification over the basis by which credit hire companies can recover their daily rental charges and also how charges for nil excess insurance products can be recovered. “Credit hire compa...
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  • The CHO responds to whiplash consultation

    The CHO, the trade association for the UK’s credit hire industry, has urged ministers to support and encourage a more collaborative approach between insurers and credit hire companies (CHCs), through the GTA. In its submission to the MoJ, in response to the credit hire elements within the governmen...
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  • The CHO is hiring

    The CHO is seeking a business development manager. The job description is available from benwelsh@certuscc.com for anyone who is interested in finding out more about this exciting role at the heart of the UK's credit hire sector. Please contact Ben Welsh for more details at the above email address...
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  • Whiplash Consultation - Credit Hire in the frame

    The government issued its whiplash consultation today, and buried in the report is a section on credit hire. Essentially, and despite the outcome of the CMA enquiry, insurers have persuaded the government to have another go at credit hire just over a year after the CMA's exhaustive enquiry: MoJ has...
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  • Martin Andrews interviewed in Modern Claims Magazine

    https://issuu.com/modernlawmagazine/docs/mcm_19_supplement_email Please copy and paste this into your browser to read the interview  
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  • HMT Insurance Fraud Report

    Here is a link to the final report of the Government's Fraud Taskforce, chaired by David Hertzell. https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/494105/PU1817_Insurance_Fraud_Taskforce.pdf The CHO was a member of the Fraud Taskforce, and attended a number of sessions du...
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  • Hill Dickinson and the CHO Cement Relations: law firm becomes associate member of the credit hire trade body

    Hill Dickinson has become an Associate Member of the Credit Hire Organisation [CHO], the national trade body for credit hire companies.  The CHO has additionally requested that Peter Oakes, Head of Fraud at Hill Dickinson, joins its Executive Committee to advise on counter fraud policy and...
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  • Stevens -v- Equity Syndicate Management Ltd

    The CHO has responded to news today (26 February 2015) of the Judge's decision in Stevens -v- Equity Syndicate Management Ltd Commenting on the Judge's decision in Stevens -v- Equity Syndicate Management Ltd, Martin Andrews, director general of the CHO, the trade body for the UK credit hire in...
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  • CHO lobbies MPs to support a “Statement of Consumer Rights.”

    Andrews urges adoption by the ABI and the motor insurance industry  The Credit Hire Organisation (CHO) has written to transport ministers and members of the Transport Select Committee seeking their support for a Statement of Consumer Rights, which the CHO launched at its annual conference this...
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  • CHO letter to the Transport Select Committee Chairman

    Attached is a copy of a letter sent to Louise Ellman MP, chair of the Transport Select Committee, by CHO chairman Steve Evans, responding to an earlier letter from the ABI calling for the committee to re-investigate the motor insurance market, and in particular credit hire, following the final concl...
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  • CHO invites motor insurers to support the GTA portal

    The Credit Hire Organisation (CHO), the trade body for the UK credit hire industry, has today issued a document entitled Indication of Support - GTA Portal to senior executives within the UK motor insurance industry. Martin Andrews, director general of the CHO, said that chief executives of 15 of t...
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  • CHO responds to the final report of the Competition and Markets Authority

    Commenting on the conclusions of the CMA investigation into the UK motor insurance market* Martin Andrews, director general of the CHO (Credit Hire Organisation) which represents the UK credit hire industry, said: “The report is a victory for consumers. We welcome the fact that, after a three year...
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  • Credit hire companies urge Competition Authority to adopt existing framework for credit hire claims

    The Credit Hire Organisation (CHO), which represents the UK’s credit hire industry, has urged the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to use the existing credit hire claims settlement framework when it issues its latest report. Martin Andrews, CHO director general, said the General Terms of Agr...
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  • CHO comments on the Competition and Markets Authority Report: Provisional Decision on Remedies; Private Motor Insurance Market Investigation

    Commenting on the Competition and Market Authority’s (CMA) provisional decision on remedies, issued today, the Credit Hire Organisation (CHO), which represents the credit hire sector, welcomed the CMA’s conclusion that consumers have a right to a replacement vehicle if they are involved in a road tr...
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