FMG Repair Services welcomes local MP

FMG Repair Services has welcomed local MP Sara Britcliffe for a tour of its Accrington vehicle repair site.

The visit was planned to demonstrate the broad range of interesting career opportunities available at the bodyshop for young people in the local area.

FMG Repair Services, the UK’s largest owned repair network of over 65 sites, provides crash repair for the automotive insurance industry, fleet operators and direct to motorists, employing 1,500 people across the UK.

Sara Britcliffe MP said: “Hyndburn is an attractive place to operate as a business and this is something I am always banging the drum about. Visiting FMG Repair Services I saw the skilled work undertaken and was informed about the great opportunities for local people they offer.

“I am a big champion of alternative routes to university and believe we need an economy focussed on skilled work. It is clear that this is what FMG Repair Services offers & it is fantastic to have an expanding employer like this in Hyndburn & Haslingden.”

Claire Owens, managing director at FMG Repair Services said: “In recent years our vehicles have become more technically advanced, safer and cleaner than ever before, and we hope to leverage these developments within the industry to promote automotive repair as an exciting career pathway for today’s tech-savvy younger generation.

“We have a number of apprenticeship and employment opportunities at our Accrington site and other sites across the UK and we are keen to attract hard-working talent from local communities. We are committed to offering work that is secure, flexible and fairly paid, and we offer a blend of on-the-job learning and professional development to ensure a happy and supportive working environment were colleagues can thrive and release their full potential.”