News

  • Don’t get too fruity

    There is no doubt that Health and Safety combined with Nanny State thinking are in many cases just making our lives a joke. The problem seems to be that people cannot always make a clear judgement, so everything has to be black or white and, to be on the safe side, let’s make it all […]

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  • J&S Autos buy a new transporter from Recovery World

    John Yirrell founded J&S Autos in 1992 and he did so with the firm belief that customer service and value for money would help him to grow and prosper in a competitive marketplace. Now 24 years later he is still growing and provides a full range of garage services to the public including full body […]

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  • Thank Goodness for the Nanny State

    There have always been times when we have gone to Recovery jobs and then said “That was a bit unnecessary”. I recently mentioned a call to a job to fit a number plate light bulb because the driver, to quote him, “Had had one or two glasses of wine.” At least he had thought it […]

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  • ANS Network – Important Changes to the Way You Receive Job Information from the Motoring Organisations

    If you receive your work from the Motoring Organisations electronically, via the ANS Network these imminent changes may well affect your business. The ANS Industry Forum comprises; all of the UK’s Motoring Organisations, representatives of the Recovery Industry and the Software Suppliers to the industry, namely Apex Networks (RMS), MTT (Garage Manager) and Laser Byte […]

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  • IVR confirms Army contract

    The Institute of Vehicle Recovery (IVR) has confirmed that in December 2015 it signed a three year contract with the Ministry of Defence (MOD) to carry out training and accreditation of REME recovery mechanics. Training will begin in 2016 when ten REME instructors will be trained to civilian recognised standards and receive the ITSSAR CAT […]

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  • Stop Talking: Start Doing

    I hope Recovery Operators are as impressed as I am with Richard Goddard’s excellent article in last month’s Professional Recovery magazine. Everything was well explained and well written and once again sums the job up. The only trouble is that like some other people and me several times, he is raking over old coals. We […]

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