Fix Auto UK announces annual winners

Fix Auto Weston-super-Mare became the toast of Fix Auto UK’s 2023 National Conference after being named as the network’s ‘Bodyshop of the Year’ during the organisation’s highly anticipated ‘Next Gen’ themed National Conference.

Presented in front of a record number of delegates, insurer guests and suppliers at The Vox, near Birmingham, Somerset business owners Tony Atkins and Carl Prosser received the network’s blue riband award shortly after stepping up onto the stage to receive the prize for being the best performing repair centre within the network’s Region Five.

Fix Auto Manchester East were also double award winners, directors Brian Kerrison and Ed and James Gore were first presented with the Admiral Insurance Bodyshop of the Year and moments later received the network’s Outstanding Customer Service Award.

Fix Auto Mid Devon was named as the Allianz Bodyshop of the Year, Fix Auto Kings Norton received the Covéa Insurance Bodyshop of the Year prize and Fix Auto Stevenage scooped the RSA Insurance Bodyshop Of The Year prize.

Region Three, led by regional business manager Steve Lawrence, was named as the network’s Region of the Year and Calum Gillet, who serves Fix Auto Mid Devon and Newton Abbot, received the Nigel Luffman Award and named as the network’s Apprentice of the Year.

Fix Auto Felixstowe received the inaugural Fix Auto Green Bodyshop of the Year Award and Fix Auto Atherstone, which joined the network in January 2022, headed home with the network’s Newcomer of the Year award.

Fix Auto UK’s managing director Ian Pugh, said: “Once again our awards evening highlighted the breadth of talent throughout the organisation and the total commitment to our customers our franchise partners pay to ensure we continually provide an industry-leading service.”