22 September, 2014
CMA report set for Wednesday
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has confirmed it will publish its final report on Wednesday...
19 September, 2014
European market sees 12 months of growth
The number of new cars registered across Europe in July and August increased 5.6% and 2.1% respectively,...
Incentives could deliver record sales
Financial incentives for motorists and dealers alike may push September into the car registration record...
Arts & crafts
When you have a company that is a leading...
Dress to impress
With an aim of increasing work contracts,...
As consumers, we often purchase and use go...
Moving on up
Small thinks big
Gary Lobb, head of operat...
Colin Hagan, managing director, Riverpark...
James Amore, national bodyshop development...
Andrew Long, managing director, Verex Grou...
The bodyshop/Thatcham Craft Awards 2014 once again served to highlight the dedication, enthusiasm and unquestionable talent our industry has to offer. The following pages go some way to highlighting what...
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