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30 percent of dinner tickets sold in first week

Date: Friday 20 May 2022

More than 30 percent of dinner bookings have been sold at the IAAF’s AFTERmarket party of the year, the Annual Dinner and awards 2022. Bookings went live last week and with pre-event bookings and tabl…

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Free coach travel for IAAF motor factor members to UK Garage & Bodyshop Event 2022

Date: Friday 20 May 2022

Messe Frankfurt UK is offering IAAF motor factor members free coach travel for them and their customers at the UK Garage & Bodyshop Event, which takes place 8 to 9 June at NEC Birmingham. Offered …

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IAAF Activity Report w-e 20 May 2022

Date: Friday 20 May 2022

A summary of some of the activities undertaken by the IAAF Secretariat on behalf of the membership and the wider aftermarket during what has been yet another extremely busy week. Event planning intens…

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IAAF Exclusive: Mind The Gap – skills & recruitment shortage not just confined to post-education candidates

Date: Friday 13 May 2022

In the second part of our exclusive skills and recruitment series, recruitment specialist Glen Callum Associates (GCA) says the industry must widen its outlook and recruitment from other sectors if it…

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IAAF Activity Report w-e 13 May 2022

Date: Friday 13 May 2022

A packed week of meetings this week as IAAF conducts its regular cv committee, board and council (pictured) sessions. The meetings offer an excellent opportunity to highlight the wide ranging work the…

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Bookings open for the IAAF Conference and Annual Awards Dinner

Date: Friday 13 May 2022

Bookings are now being taken for the 2022 IAAF Conference and Annual Awards Dinner, which will be held on 8 December at DoubleTree by Hilton Milton Keynes. Demand is expected to be high with 30 percen…

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Extra places added to June Networking Event

Date: Friday 06 May 2022

Due to popular demand, IAAF has added extra places to its exclusive member networking event, which takes place on 8 June following the first day of the inaugural UK Garage and Bodyshop Event. Taking p…

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IAAF Activity Report – DVSA to address IAAF Council

Date: Friday 06 May 2022

IAAF has been busy planning for its CV and Council meetings, as well as holding meetings with government departments over MOT and Motor Vehicle Block Exemption Regulations (MVBER). Following news from…

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New trial to banish loud engines and exhausts on Britain’s noisiest streets

Date: Wednesday 04 May 2022

A search for Britain’s noisiest streets has been launched by the Department for Transport (DfT) with 4 areas across England and Wales set to trial new phase 2 technology to help stop rowdy motorists r…

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Grant Shapps refuses to rule out MOT change

Date: Tuesday 03 May 2022

Grant Shapps, Secretary of State for Transport, has refused to rule out an MOT test frequency change in a transport committee meeting last week. Shapps told the committee that while he wouldn’t divulg…

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Automotive industry unites in condemnation of possible MOT change

Date: Friday 29 April 2022

The automotive industry has united in its condemnation of any possible frequency change to the MOT test, with UK AFCAR, the coalition formed to lobby the UK government in a post-Brexit era, calling it…

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IAAF Activity Report w-e 29 April 2022

Date: Friday 29 April 2022

A summary of some of the activities undertaken by the IAAF Secretariat on behalf of the membership and the wider aftermarket with lobbying intensifying as the federation raises awareness of aftermarke…

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MVBER key focus of IAAF’s attendance at UKGBE

Date: Friday 22 April 2022

IAAF is to highlight its wide-ranging work to garages on Motor Vehicle Block Exemption Regulations (MVBER) at the UK Garage & Bodyshop Event 2022, taking place at NEC, Birmingham from 8 to 9 June.…

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Garage raises safety concerns over possible move to biennial MOT testing in Northern Ireland

Date: Wednesday 13 April 2022

An Independent garage has voiced concerns over proposals to move to biennial MOT testing following a Call for Evidence by the Northern Ireland Executive. Liam Hardy of independent garage Hardy Bros Ca…

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More than 70 sign up to exclusive member networking event

Date: Wednesday 13 April 2022

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) is set to host an exclusive networking event for its members in June, tying in with the first day of the inaugural UK Garage and Bodyshop Event…

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IAAF membership network grows with Prestige Wheels addition

Date: Wednesday 13 April 2022

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has expanded its membership network with the addition of alloy wheel refurbishing agent Prestige Wheels. Prestige Wheels has over 20 years’ exp…

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Lubricants giant Motul joins IAAF membership

Date: Friday 08 April 2022

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has welcomed automotive lubricants manufacturer Motul to its membership. Established in 1853, Motul is renowned in the automotive industry for …

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UK AFCAR pushes for aftermarket inclusion in MP’s vehicle tampering debate

Date: Friday 08 April 2022

Within the transport regulatory review, the UK Government is proposing to legislate to avoid ‘tampering’ with a vehicle in a way that would render the vehicle non-compliant with its original vehicle t…

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IAAF Activity Report w-e 9 April 2022

Date: Friday 08 April 2022

A summary of some of the activities undertaken by the IAAF Secretariat on behalf of the membership and the wider aftermarket during what has been yet another extremely busy week. LobbyingWork is ongoi…

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IAAF Industry Briefing session tackles EVs and communication

Date: Friday 01 April 2022

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) successfully hosted its first hybrid Industry Briefing Session of the year, with key speakers discussing the future of the EV market, as well a…

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IAAF Activity Report: w/e 1 April 2022

Date: Friday 01 April 2022

A summary of some of the activities undertaken by the IAAF Secretariat on behalf of the membership and the wider aftermarket during what has been another very busy week. Amazing response to IAAF Annua…

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DVSA to work with IAAF as market surveillance turns to braking

Date: Tuesday 29 March 2022

The DVSA’s Market Surveillance Unit has commenced testing the compliance of OEM and aftermarket braking components. Testing both performance and labelling in accordance with UNECE 90 Regulation, DVSA …

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IAAF fundraises for Ukraine

Date: Friday 25 March 2022

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has started a fundraising page for the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal. The IAAF has also reached out to fellow…

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IAAF Activity Report w-e 25 March 2022

Date: Friday 25 March 2022

An eventful week at IAAF with attendance at two events including AutoTech Recruit’s Talent Recharge at RedBull Milton Keynes and our very own Industry Briefing Session, which took place at Corteco, Ru…

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The AFTERmarket Party of the Year

Date: Friday 25 March 2022

Sponsors of the IAAF Dinner in December at Milton Keynes will automatically be included as a sponsor at the IAAF Networking Drinks on 8 June at Genting Hotel, Resorts World. The IAAF has unveiled its …

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IAAF adds After.Marketing agency to its membership

Date: Tuesday 22 March 2022

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has welcomed Shropshire-based marketing agency After.Marketing as their latest service member. After.Marketing offers a full complement of mark…

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Hayley Pells, Avia Autos, joins IAAF Council

Date: Friday 18 March 2022

The IAAF has formed its new look council including distributors, suppliers, buying groups, service providers and garages, who come together regularly to debate industry issues and IAAF policy, ensurin…

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IAAF Activity Report w-e 18 March 2022

Date: Friday 18 March 2022

IAAF Dinner Sponsorship sales launch next weekSponsorship of the IAAF Conference and Annual Awards Dinner, sponsored by Alliance Automotive Group (AAG) will open next week! To support members further …

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Global supply chain takes further hit as China widens covid lockdowns

Date: Friday 18 March 2022

Multinational companies have halted some operations as China widens its Covid lockdowns - among its biggest since the start of the pandemic. Tens of millions of people across the country face restrict…

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CMA has published details and timeline for review of Motor Vehicle Block Exemption Regulations

Date: Thursday 17 March 2022

The CMA has now published the timeline and details for its review of the retained Motor Vehicle Block Exemption Regulation to inform its recommendation to government on whether to replace or vary it w…

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Soaring prices hit aftermarket businesses as petition started to reduce fuel duty and VAT

Date: Friday 11 March 2022

Businesses in the automotive aftermarket continue to face higher operating costs with increases felt across the board in areas such as people, utilities, raw materials and transport. With fuel reachin…

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IAAF Activity Report w-e 11 March 2022

Date: Friday 11 March 2022

A summary of some of the activities undertaken by the IAAF Secretariat on behalf of the membership and the wider aftermarket during what has been yet another extremely packed week. The IAAF has held m…

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IAAF Golf Day expands numbers due to popular demand

Date: Thursday 03 March 2022

Due to popular demand, the IAAF has added more team slots to its Golf Day, which will take place on Friday 12 August. For the very first time, guests will be able to play the Arden Championship Course…

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IAAF donates to British Red Cross Ukraine Appeal

Date: Thursday 03 March 2022

IAAF has made a donation to the British Red Cross Ukraine Appeal, which has distributed more than 30,000 food and hygiene parcels so far, and is helping evacuate people with disabilities. The Ukrainia…

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IAAF Activity Report w-e 4 March 2022

Date: Thursday 03 March 2022

A summary of some of the activities undertaken by the IAAF Secretariat on behalf of the membership and the wider aftermarket during what has been yet another extremely busy week. UK AFCARThe IAAF has …

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Global Supply Chains hit by Russia Ukraine conflict

Date: Friday 25 February 2022

The invasion of Ukraine by Russia has further impacted global supply chains. Oil pricesOil prices jumped, with Brent rising above $105 a barrel for the first time since 2014, after Russia's attack on …

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MP calls for govt to update MOT test around DPFs

Date: Friday 25 February 2022

MP for Huddersfield, Barry Sheerman, has presented a Ten-Minute Rule Bill to the House of Commons. A Ten-Minute Rule Bill is a way that MPs can argue for a certain law to be made or changed. It’s very…

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IAAF Activity Report w-e 18 February 2022

Date: Friday 18 February 2022

A fantastic week for the IAAF with CV committee and council meetings, along with our Annual General Meeting (AGM). The Federation is: Fighting hard for its members on Block Exemption Regulations Attr…

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EVs and effective communication to be addressed in first IAAF Industry Briefing Session of the year

Date: Friday 18 February 2022

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) is kickstarting its series of Industry Briefing Sessions for 2022, with the first session delivering an insight into the future of the EV marke…

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Block Exemption update – positive news in EU as IAAF seeks answers from CMA

Date: Friday 11 February 2022

The IAAF, as part of UK AFCAR, previously submitted a paper to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) that detailed many of its concerns over the need to renew the current sector-specific Motor V…

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Save the Date! Play the Arden Championship Course at IAAF/BEN Golf Day on Friday 12 August

Date: Friday 11 February 2022

The IAAF BEN Golf Day 2022 will take place on Friday 12 August and for the very first time, guests will be able to play the Arden Championship Course at the Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Countr…

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IAAF Activity Report w-e 11 February 2022

Date: Friday 11 February 2022

A summary of some of the activities undertaken by the IAAF Secretariat on behalf of the membership and the wider aftermarket during what has been another busy week. 2022 IAAF Events ProgrammeDetails a…

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BER update: Awareness of UK aftermarket key to MV-BER renewal

Date: Friday 04 February 2022

Following news that the European Commission is proposing to extend the Motor Vehicle Block Exemption Regulations (MVBER) until 2028, IAAF, through UK AFCAR, is intensifying its lobbying efforts to ren…

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IAAF Activity Report w-e 4 February 2022

Date: Friday 04 February 2022

A summary of some of the activities undertaken by the IAAF Secretariat on behalf of the membership and the wider aftermarket during what has been yet another extremely busy week. Block ExemptionNews o…

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IAAF AGM 2022 and Council nomination reminder

Date: Friday 28 January 2022

Members are reminded that the Annual General Meeting of Members will be taking place at 10:30am on THURSDAY 17th February 2022. This meeting wiill be a hybrid event; due to social distancing measures …

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IAAF Activity Report w-e 28 January 2022

Date: Friday 28 January 2022

A summary of some of the activities undertaken by the IAAF Secretariat on behalf of the membership and the wider aftermarket during what has been another extremely busy week. IAAF Aftermarket Careers …

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IAAF shines a light on recruitment and skills issues in new webinar

Date: Friday 28 January 2022

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has successfully hosted its first service provider webinar, looking at the major issues around recruitment and skills in the automotive afterma…

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IAAF Activity Report w-e 21 January 2022

Date: Friday 21 January 2022

A summary of some of the activities undertaken by the IAAF Secretariat on behalf of the membership and the wider aftermarket during what has been another extremely busy week. European Commission plans…

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European Commission plans to extend MVBER

Date: Thursday 20 January 2022

The European Commission is proposing to extend the Motor Vehicle Block Exemption Regulations (MVBER) until 2028 – and revise slightly the accompanying guidelines – following a review process. The five…

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IAAF AGM 2022 - Notification

Date: Friday 14 January 2022

IAAF Members are advised that the Annual General Meeting of Members will be taking place at 10:30am on THURSDAY 17th February 2022. This meeting will be a hybrid event; due to social distancing measur…

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