People / Values

We speak your language and we understand how your business works.




Our experienced senior management team is made up of people who have worked within dealerships and the industry. Our team has incomparable knowledge of compliance and the operations of a dealership.

We also have in-house expertise that’s come from working for FCA authorised firms, giving our customers complete peace of mind.

meet our executive team

Founding Director
Paul Speakman

He started his career selling cars in a Vauxhall dealer in Cheltenham, 25 years saw him progressing up the ladder into senior management. Paul really understands the businesses he talks to and advises daily. He delivers the message of compliance in a clear and concise manner, ensuring dealers can understand and aren’t flooded with confusing compliance jargon.

Founding Director
Paul Guy

Started selling cars in his teens and enjoyed a 20-year career doing so in the retail motor industry. Paul is incredibly passionate about compliance, whilst not forgetting his roots and is committed to delivering this vital service and message in a “Motortrade’ised” (Paul’s favourite saying) way the industry can understand.

Non Executive Director
David Blake

Has been involved in the motor industry for 30 years and is a Fellow of the Institute of Risk Management. David has used his trusted industry knowledge and risk expertise to run an independent risk and compliance consultancy, working on many high-profile remediation projects in the UK through the banking and insurance space and supporting Boards and audit firms in building best in the class Governance, Risk and Compliance.

Strategy Director
Paul Flanagan

Paul, has had an extensive career in the automotive industry in a number of roles throughout the UK. He also served as the Managing Director of Ford in Romania, Belgium and France followed by Groupe Renault in the UK and Northern Europe. He also worked in the field of online sales with Cox Automotive.

consistent positive customer outcomes

aspire to be the best

We do not strive to be the biggest but will always aspire to be the best partner in delivering consistent positive customer outcomes for all of our stakeholders.

Our people care.

It’s not just a job to them.

They want to look after and help our clients.

Everyone goes the extra mile, they help the team, even when they don’t need to.

A team of people that have grown together over many years. We find that most people stay in the business for quite a number of years.

We love to promote from within and develop the skills of our people. But we are not afraid to bring new people with new ideas into the business.

There is a high level of care and attention to detail that is often missing in other organisations.
We are honest, trustworthy, fun, innovative, passionate and charitable.

Whilst we are a compliance company and we need to ensure that everyone follows the FCA guidelines, we do this in a way that nurtures relationships. We grow with our customers, we advise, we coach.

Our objectives can be achieved by working together and understanding each other. Collaboration is key.

Add this to our high level of technical knowledge, systems and integrations. It is easy to see why so many large dealerships want to work with us and continue to do so year after year.

We are proud of our industry reputation; having built long-lasting relationships and we encourage you to speak to our customers and find out what they think.