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Remarketing fundamentals for 2020 at VRA meeting

13th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Remarketing fundamentals for 2020 is the core theme of the Vehicle Remarketing Association’s first meeting of the year, taking place on January 29 at Bruntingthorpe in Leicestershire, hosted by C.Walton.

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IAAF gears up for change at Annual Conference

IAAF gears up for change at Annual Conference

16th December 2019 | 0 Comments

The IAAF Conference 2019 has highlighted the massive technology-led transformation in the global automotive industry and how every business in the independent aftermarket can take full advantage.

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‘Best event for years’ – IAAF Annual Awards & Dinner 2019 a roaring success

9th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Praise has been heaped on IAAF’s Annual Awards & Dinner 2019, with many calling it the Federation’s "best event for years." The sell-out event, held for the third year running at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Milton Keynes and sponsored by Alliance Automotive UK (AAUK), saw around 600 guests in attendance, uniting the aftermarket as it gathered under one roof for a special evening of plaudits and entertainment.

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NCD UK signs up to IAAF membership

NCD UK signs up to IAAF membership

11th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Nationwide Clutch Distributors (NCD) UK Ltd has become the latest automotive aftermarket company to join Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF).

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Future of aftermarket under the microscope at Industry Briefing

Future of aftermarket under the microscope at Industry Briefing

4th November 2019 | 0 Comments

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has held its final Industry Briefing of 2019 at Haynes Motor Museum, with the future of the automotive aftermarket very much dominating proceedings.

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IGA provides apprenticeship guidance to independents

1st November 2019 | 0 Comments

The Independent Garage Association (IGA) is making apprentice funding, recruitment and retention clearer for independent garages with the publication of The Garage Guide to Recruiting an Apprentice.

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TecAlliance takes on the counterfeiters

31st October 2019 | 0 Comments

Since the launch of the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) Crime and Enforcement Report 2018 -2019, the already high level of interest and concern on the subject of counterfeit replacement vehicle parts, has become even greater. The problem is complicated further by the increase in the number of customer supplied parts that independent workshops are being asked to fit and the difficulty they face in determining their origin. Amid this gloom there is however some light, as TecAlliance has developed a solution.

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Last chance to vote in IAAF awards

Last chance to vote in IAAF awards

29th October 2019 | 0 Comments

The IAAF’s annual award winners will be unveiled on 5 December, and voting will end at the end of October. Votes can be made through the IAAF website.

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NBRA hosts first Greener Bodyshop Awards

2nd October 2019 | 0 Comments

“The NBRA’s first Greener Bodyshop Awards ceremony will recognise vehicle body repairers in the industry who are committed to reducing their impact on the environment, by implementing measures for pollution and energy reduction”, says Chris Weeks, director of the National Body Repair Association (NBRA), the leading trade association for car body repairers in the UK.

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VRA seminar focuses on key issues facing remarketing sector in 2020

23rd September 2019 | 0 Comments

The challenges facing the remarketing sector in 2020 is the subject of a major, free seminar that has been announced by the Vehicle Remarketing Association, which represents organisations involved in buying, selling and preparing 1.5 million used vehicles every year.

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Used car volumes set to increase in September due to plate change

13th September 2019 | 0 Comments

National Association of Motor Auctions (NAMA) members are positive about the prospects of used cars following the number plate change. “More than 80 per cent of NAMA members are expecting vehicle volumes to increase or remain steady in September. The increase will be promoted by the number plate change with both dealer part-exchanges and leasing company de-fleets arriving at remarketing centres,” said Louise Wallis, head of NAMA, commenting on the latest figures from NAMA’s market attitude survey.

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NAMA’s 50th AGM raises £24,000 for Great Ormond Street

23rd May 2019 | 0 Comments

The National Association of Motor Auctions (NAMA) held its annual AGM on the 18 May in the Algarve, Portugal. A charity auction in aid of Great Ormond Street Children’s hospital took place following the AGM, raising £24,000.

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IAAF heads north for next Industry Briefing

IAAF heads north for next Industry Briefing

2nd May 2019 | 0 Comments

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) will hold its second Industry Briefing of 2019 at Involution’s new premises in Leeds on Thursday 20 June. The association invites aftermarket businesses to gather for insights into the industry. Sponsored by Involution, head of membership development, Mike Smallbone will open proceedings, with attendees offered presentations on industry developments from industry speakers.

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Office manager role for IAAF’s Ann Silvester

Office manager role for IAAF’s Ann Silvester

26th February 2019 | 0 Comments

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has made Ann Silvester office manager. Silvester joined the Federation back in 2000 as trade secretary, where she has for the past 19 years made the role her own, supporting IAAF by overseeing all facilities of the office and being the first response on all IAAF enquiries including those relating to Block Exemption Regulation.

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IAAF announces details of 2019’s first Industry Briefing session

IAAF announces details of 2019’s first Industry Briefing session

11th February 2019 | 0 Comments

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has announced that it will host its first Industry Briefing of 2019 at Stadium MK, home of EFL League Two side MK Dons, in Milton Keynes on Thursday 21 March.

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