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Ben recently announced the future strategic direction for the charity as part of a new five-year strategic plan.
The automotive industry charity has experienced a significant increase in service demand since 2018, managing over 300% more enquiries through its confidential helpline and supporting over 200% more individuals through its support and specialist services.
In a bid to make stress prevention and mental health support an integral part of everyday work culture, the HSE Working Minds campaign introduces a new, interactive online learning tool for employers, absolutely free of charge.
In October 2023, the average scrap car price witnessed a decline to £270, marking the sixth consecutive month of diminishing values. Despite a 2% reduction compared to September, amounting to a £6 drop, there’s an opportunity for car owners to maximise their returns. The average age of scrapped cars in October stood at 16 years, according to Car Take Back.
The e2e Total Loss Vehicle Management Network is made up of a diverse range of independent, innovative vehicle recycling and salvage firms, operating collaboratively and united behind market leading service standards against which they are audited. The ‘Meet the e2e Network Members’ blog has been developed to shine a light on the infrastructure, operational capabilities, knowledge, and expertise embedded in the network and demonstrate the progressive culture inherent in its members.
Recyclus, leading battery recycling business, is pleased to announce that it has been selected by WMG, University of Warwick, to supply it with a bespoke lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery shredder.
Hayley Pells, Policy Lead of the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI), comments on the changes in government that will have an impact on the automotive sector
Environment Minister Therese Coffey has submitted her resignation to Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, expressing her desire to “step back from government” after serving as a minister since July 2014. The announcement comes amidst a significant cabinet reshuffle that includes the removal of Suella Braverman as home minister and the appointment of former Prime Minister David Cameron as foreign secretary.
Silverlake Automotive Recycling [Silverlake] won a trio of industry awards at the ATF Professional Vehicle Recycling Awards, held on November 9th at the British Motor Museum in Warwickshire. Judges of the national awards determined Silverlake leading the field in the Recycled Vehicle Parts Supplier Award and Salvage Company Award and recognised the company’s commitment to local community as winner of the Community Impact Award.
Copart has an exclusive partnership with Polygon Restoration Services, providing a unique vehicle recovery, restoration and resale service for flood or fire damaged vehicles.
SYNETIQ, an IAA company and the UK’s leading vehicle salvage, dismantling and recycling company, has been awarded a silver medal by EcoVadis, one of the most recognised independent sustainability assessment platforms.
Green Careers Week: Why encouraging the next generation of ‘Green Workers’ holds the key to meeting our net zero targets
ENCOURAGING more young people to embark on a green career is vital for the UK to meet its 2050 net zero targets, a leading recycling association says today.
As part of a new campaign to mark Green Careers Week, the British Metals Recycling Association (BMRA) also outlined five reasons why a career in the sector can prove to be life changing.
Transport for London (TfL) and vehicle breakers are currently grappling with an avalanche of applications, as a substantial number of London residents seek to take advantage of Mayor Sadiq Khan’s ULEZ grant and dispose of non-compliant vehicles in the wake of the expanded Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ).
ITAS, an IT and Automotive training provider, has recently unveiled a comprehensive proposal aimed at ushering the Institute of Automotive Engineer Assessors (IAEA) into a new era of modernisation and efficiency. With tailor-made services that align with the IAEA’s objectives and requirements, ITAS is dedicated to ensuring the seamless day-to-day operations of this pivotal organisation within the automotive industry.
Warranty Solutions Group Introduces a Cost-Saving Initiative for Dealers with Just Green Parts Partnership
Warranty Solutions Group recently unveiled an exclusive collaboration with Just Green Parts, a prominent provider of environmentally sustainable vehicle components. This initiative aims to deliver substantial cost savings to its dealer network and address the ongoing scarcity of automotive parts.
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