NZ Women Leading in Panelbeating and Car Painting

We’re pleased to see the significant profile showcasing women in the panelbeating and car painting trades in the current Collision Repair Assoc mag PanelTalk. We’ve featured women in the collision repair trades before, most recently at http://crashmanagement.nz/collision-repair-industry-tradeswomen/ but women are … Read More

Quality Panelbeating Shop Fined $31million for Substandard Job

A driver and passenger were seriously injured after their 2010 Honda Fit collided with a hydroplaning Toyota and a previous substandard roof repair by quality panelbeating shop John Eagle Collision Center was blamed  for  the severity of the crash. The court … Read More

NZI Car Accident Claims – Affected by Mass Redundancies ?

It’s a fickle world in the corporate shark-tank. It was reported yesterday that IAG’s new Australian Division has adopted a new strategic approach and simplified its structure, sparking a shock-wave of redundancies. http://insurancenews.com.au/…/iag-restructure-results-in-ke….  Perhaps we can look forward to faster NZI … Read More

Changing Times for the Car Accident Repair Industry in New Zealand

There has been significant (and many would say detrimental) aggregation in the car insurance sector recently, both in NZ and globally. This has resulted in an extreme concentration of power and control affecting both customers and suppliers. As a natural … Read More

1 in 4 Company Vehicles Will Crash This Year – NZ Needs to Get Fleet Fit Now!

New Zealand’s often overlooked road crash statistics received more profile this week including WorkSafe’s CEO Nicole Rosie in the Herald Business Section and the leading H&S publication SafeGuard magazine. Both highlight that car accidents are a leading cause of work-place … Read More

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