Tag: Wendy Williamson

Vote now for IAAF Annual Awards

Vote now for IAAF Annual Awards

Thursday 2nd November 2017 | 0 Comments

The 2017 IAAF Annual Awards & Dinner is again shaping up to be one of the biggest industry networking events on the calendar, with members being urged to cast their vote for their supplier / distributor of the year.

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IAAF Conference to focus on implications of Brexit

IAAF Conference to focus on implications of Brexit

Friday 15th September 2017 | 0 Comments

The 2017 IAAF Conference will tackle issues facing the automotive aftermarket post Brexit. Taking place at The Players’ suite, Double Tree by Hilton, Milton Keynes, on Thursday 7 December 2017, the conference will look at the complexities of the Brexit negotiations and explore how the Brexit decision will affect the UK automotive aftermarket. The event is sponsored by Autoparts UK.

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IAAF welcomes new members Omega Tools, Lumag

IAAF welcomes new members Omega Tools, Lumag

Tuesday 15th August 2017 | 0 Comments

Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has welcomed workshop tools and equipment wholesaler, Omega Tools, and friction materials manufacturer Lumag to its ever-growing network.

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Autoparts renews IAAF Conference sponsorship

Autoparts renews IAAF Conference sponsorship

Wednesday 9th August 2017 | 0 Comments

Autoparts UK is once again sponsoring the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) 2017 Annual Conference for the fourth consecutive year.

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NFDA urges dealers ‘to take GDPR seriously’

Wednesday 5th July 2017 | 0 Comments

The deadline for all organisations to comply with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come on 25 May 2018. Sue Robinson, director of the National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA), says “it is imperative that organisations have a compliance strategy in place, as failure to comply will result in extremely harsh fines.”

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NFDA and ICDP publish ‘Life After Brexit’ discussion paper

Wednesday 28th June 2017 | 0 Comments

The National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) and ICDP have published ‘Life after Brexit: challenges and opportunities for UK automotive retail’. The discussion paper analyses challenges, outlines priorities and investigates opportunities that are likely to appear for the retail auto industry as the post Brexit situation emerges.

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Harp International joins IAAF

Harp International joins IAAF

Tuesday 27th June 2017 | 0 Comments

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has welcomed chemical packer, supplier and reclamation specialist, Harp International to its membership. Harp International has been supplying refrigerants for vehicle refrigeration and air conditioning systems for more than 25 years.

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Motor Dealer report pessimistic over profits and Brexit

Motor Dealer report pessimistic over profits and Brexit

Monday 19th June 2017 | 0 Comments

The second annual MHA Motor Dealer report reveals a significant drop in optimism amongst UK motor dealers around the prospects for profitability in the sector this year. 76 per cent of dealers surveyed said they expected profits to drop or remain static for the year, that’s an increase of 20 per cent from 2016.

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IAAF launches motorists’ rights campaign

IAAF launches motorists’ rights campaign

Thursday 15th June 2017 | 0 Comments

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) is raising awareness of motorists’ rights by launching the ‘Your Car, Your Choice’ campaign, supporting key legislation providing motorists with freedom to choose where to service, maintain and repair their vehicle.

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AALG outlines post-Brexit lobbying position

Tuesday 23rd May 2017 | 0 Comments

The Automotive Aftermarket Liaison Group (AALG) presented its new lobbying position on European issues that affect the aftermarket in a post-Brexit Britain at a press launch today (Tuesday 23 May) at Silverstone race track.

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IAAF to provide key updates at Automechanika

IAAF to provide key updates at Automechanika

Monday 8th May 2017 | 0 Comments

Wendy Williamson, chief executive of the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) will be providing an overview of some of the latest challenges facing the industry in 2017 and how the aftermarket is responding to these issues at Automechanika Birmingham. The association has run similar briefings at shows such as The CV Show.

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IAAF welcomes type approval revisions

IAAF welcomes type approval revisions

Monday 13th March 2017 | 0 Comments

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has welcomed many of the amendments approved by the European Parliament’s Internal Market and Consumer Protection committee (IMCO), as part of the forthcoming type approval legislation.

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MOT proposals ‘fraught with danger’ – IAAF

Friday 24th February 2017 | 0 Comments

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) says that proposals to extend the MOT test from three years to four for newer vehicles are “fraught with danger.” With proposals to extend the frequency of MOTs currently at the consultation stage, the IAAF is highlighting the dangers involved and the risks that could threaten driver safety.

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Wendy Williamson wins CAT Lifetime Achievement award

Wendy Williamson wins CAT Lifetime Achievement award

Friday 24th February 2017 | 0 Comments

Wendy Williamson, Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) chief executive, has received the Lifetime Achievement award at the Car & Accessory Trader (CAT) Awards 2017. This year, the event moved north and was held for the first time in the Lowry Hotel in Manchester on 10 February, welcoming a number of leading aftermarket professionals.

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IAAF chief executive defends current MOT timings on BBC Radio 4

Monday 20th February 2017 | 0 Comments

The IAAF’s chief executive Wendy Williamson told the Radio 4 You and Yours consumer programme that proposals to extend the MOT test from three years to four for newer vehicles are fraught with danger. With the proposals to extend the frequency of MOTs currently at the consultation stage, the IAAF is highlighting the dangers involved and the risks that threaten driver safety.

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