About the role
To provide a comprehensive in-house legal service. To ensure continued compliance of the business with relevant laws, regulations, guidance and best practice.
To provide company secretarial / corporate governance support and oversight.
To review, advise on and approve draft Marketing material, in particular financial promotions subject to CCA / FCA regulation
To educate and advise FGH personnel in all aspects of retail trading and contract law.
Act as point of contact for West Yorkshire Trading Standards Authority.
Deal with challenges on trading law compliance from any source (statutory / regulatory authorities, press and customers).
Deal with civil law / commercial disputes.
Deal with / advise on product safety matters.
Introduce, monitor and improve effective legal compliance monitoring and due diligence systems.
Advise on customer regulatory communication procedures e.g. Notices of Variation.
Periodically review customer-facing documentation and business policies.
To be committed to the fair treatment of customers at all times
Ensure compliance with all applicable UK and local regulations, Company Policies and FCA Conduct Rules
Demonstrate behaviours in line with our Company values
To take reasonable care for the health and safety of yourself and other persons who may be affected by acts and omissions at work
In depth knowledge and practical experience of the UK consumer credit industry.
Detailed knowledge of regulation, in particular Consumer Credit Act 1974 and FCA rules & guidance.
Knowledge of sale & supply of goods legislation, consumer rights legislation, trade description provisions, product safety legislation etc.
Self-motivated with the ability to initiate change and to take responsibility for achieving solutions.;
Good communicator (both written and oral).
Innovative and detail-conscious.
Enthusiastic and committed team player with flexible and adaptable approach.
Ability to work to tight deadlines under pressure.
Our staff enjoy competitive benefits including staff discount, generous annual leave, healthcare cash plan together with a vibrant, colourful, creative and flexible working atmosphere.
With our competitive benefits, and supportive teams our staff enjoy helping us on our mission and benefit greatly from the challenges that come with working for a successful retailer.