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  • Vocational qualifications can open the way to ATA

    The IMI has announced that as of 1st April those holding a nationally recognised competency-based qualifi ...

    The IMI has announced that as of 1st April those holding a nationally recognised competency-based qualification** (NVQ, SVQ & VCQ or equivalent) in Parts or Air Conditioning will not be required to co ...

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  • Mechanic burn garage kops hefty fine

    The owner of Windermere Auto Centre, Kankku Ltd, has been prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive ( ...

    The owner of Windermere Auto Centre, Kankku Ltd, has been prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) following an incident at the Victoria Street garage on 27 July 2011, when a 26-year-old me ...

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  • PMM March 2013 issue – OUT NOW!

    The March 2013 issue of Professional Motor Mechanic Magazine has hit the streets and, as always, the maga ...

    The March 2013 issue of Professional Motor Mechanic Magazine has hit the streets and, as always, the magazine is jam-packed with all of the latest news, technical hints and repair advice, the newest t ...

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  • Road test distance debate – reader response

    Earlier this week, PMM Online published a story relating to a query the IAAF had received regarding a 'st ...

    Earlier this week, PMM Online published a story relating to a query the IAAF had received regarding a 'standard' road test distance across the industry, following a consumer complaint against an indep ...

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  • Road test distances under the microscope

    A recent query to the IAAF has prompted debate, after a garage proprietor asked if there was a recommende ...

    A recent query to the IAAF has prompted debate, after a garage proprietor asked if there was a recommended road test distance that was common across the trade. The unfortunate member in question is fa ...

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    Social media is fast becoming one of the most important mediums of communications for IAM businesses and, ...

    Social media is fast becoming one of the most important mediums of communications for IAM businesses and, as a magazine that likes to stay ahead of the curve, PMM has been embracing these channels sin ...

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  • Klarius the latest to enter administration

    Hot on the heels of Bosal's forced administration, Klarius has announced that it is following the same ro ...

    Hot on the heels of Bosal's forced administration, Klarius has announced that it is following the same route, putting more than 1,000 jobs at risk. The company filed a notice of intention to appoint a ...

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  • ‘Simply Diagnostics’ for Hickleys in 2013

    Hickeys, a leading independent diagnostic specialist, has unveiled a new concept in the humble trade show ...

    Hickeys, a leading independent diagnostic specialist, has unveiled a new concept in the humble trade show. The 'Simply Diagnostics' trade event will be specifically dedicated to diagnostic equipment o ...

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  • PMM now available from Camberley Auto Factors

    PMM is delighted to announce that as of February 1st 2013, copies of THE trade publication for independen ...

    PMM is delighted to announce that as of February 1st 2013, copies of THE trade publication for independent garage owners and technicians will now be available from branches of Camberley Auto Factors. ...

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  • Garage owner on his bike for charity

    North London independent garage owner Andy Savva (pictured below), whose Brunswick Garage business is one ...

    North London independent garage owner Andy Savva (pictured below), whose Brunswick Garage business is one of the trade’s exemplar businesses, is embarking on a 190 mile cycle trip across Scotland to r ...

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