Authorised Examiners B Issue Date March 2019 19 Other Changes to Businesses 9. It is not necessary to stop testing immediately for changes other than those described in paragraphs 2 to 5 above. DVSA must be told in writing within 7 working days about any other significant changes to the control or operation of the business. Failure to notify such changes within this period maybe treated as a shortcoming under Section I. Such changes would include a. A sole trader entering into a partnership. b. Where the AE is a partnership i. there is any change in the partnerships constitution. c. Where the AE is a company, and there is a change to i. the secretary of the company ii. the directors of the company iii. the person who was required to attended the MOT Managers course (*). * Note This only applies where a trained person is required under section B. Any change in trading name or court appointed supervision of the business other than that which is described in 3 above. A company that continues to operate under the same registration and company number may continue testing provided that any changes to the officers of the company or change in the relationship to any parent company have been notified. 10 It is possible for the AEDM, or other appropriate roles, to update some authorisation details directly on the MOT Testing Service (e.g. phone & fax numbers, email address & correspondence address. Any other details must be notified to DVSA in writing. 11 The AE can cease the appointment of a Tester. In the case of a multi-site AE, this cessation maybe from all sites, a selection of sites, or a single site. A cessation by one AE does not affect any current or future nominations by other AEs.