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The Parts Alliance’s 2018 ‘Winter Trade Show’ breaks all records

Prize winner, Michael Glendinning of Holcombe Garage in Wellington, Somerset collects a boom speaker prize from Yuasa

The Parts Alliance’s Winter Trade Show returned to Sandy Park, bringing suppliers and customers the chance to mingle and do business in a relaxed and welcoming environment. The invitation-only trade event, which smashed all previous attendance records, took place on

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Survey paints stark picture on garage recruitment challenges

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Norwich-based automotive recruitment specialist Progress Recruitment Solutions (UK) says a recent survey starkly illustrates the challenges many independent garages now face in finding and retaining skilled technicians. The survey, conducted in conjunction with digital news specialists Garage Wire, gained 80

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Servicesure to start search for new ‘Autocentre of the Year’

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National garage network Servicesure will start the search for the 2019 ‘Autocentre of the Year’ in November, after this year’s winner gained publicity afterwards leading to a ‘ridiculous amount of new work’. The debut 2018 event drew tremendous interest from

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Servicesure network signs 500th member

(L to R) Duncan Davidson - Customer Programmes Consultant Scotland, Mike Parker - Servicesure Sales Manager South West & South Wales, Sarah Franklin - Servicesure Sales Manager, South East & London, Garry Watson - Servicesure Sales Manager North East and finally Ben Spencer - Servicesure Sales Manager, Midlands, North Wales & North West

[Pictured L to R: Duncan Davidson – Customer Programmes Consultant Scotland, Mike Parker – Servicesure Sales Manager South West & South Wales, Sarah Franklin – Servicesure Sales Manager, South East & London, Garry Watson – Servicesure Sales Manager North East

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Recruitment headaches can be avoided by most garages says Progress

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Progress Recruitment Solutions (UK), the Norwich-based automotive recruitment specialist, says concerns garage owners have when hiring new employees are well-founded but can be overcome. “It’s not something they do often so it’s outside the comfort zone,” said Laura Rycroft, Managing

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New GSF Andover branch opens to show trade ‘what good looks like’

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The Parts Alliance has opened GSF Car Parts Andover on 8th October 2018. The group’s programme has so far seen eleven branch openings since the start of the year. The site, located on the north side of the Hampshire town,

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Unbeatable Autumn Garage Essentials from The Parts Alliance

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The Parts Alliance’s Autumn Garage Essentials promotion is just out with some eye-catching products and brands to boost workshop profits as the colder days shorten. The 68 page A4 publication is available now from all branches of The Parts Alliance

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GSF Car Parts Woodford Green the latest new branch to open

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The Parts Alliance has added a new branch in Woodford Green to the GSF Car Parts’ network. The marquee site on Woodford Trading Estate boosts coverage within the M25 and will meet demand from garages, fleets and national accounts within

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The Parts Alliance to launch Champion air compressors range

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The Parts Alliance has struck an exclusive automotive UK distribution agreement with Champion air compressors. The move will see Champion’s compressors promoted throughout the motor factor buying group’s member branch network to garage end-users. From autumn onwards, Champion air compressors

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Malvern garage becomes 100th new Servicesure site for 2018

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Malvern-based Daniels Vehicle Services has become the 100th garage to join the Servicesure garage network in 2018. This century of sign-ups, achieved in less than nine months, is a record for The Parts Alliance’s industry-leading garage programme. Daniels Vehicle Services

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