Collision Repair Sector Crisis!

The collision repair sector appears to be in a crisis, factors are many and varied but the ultimate cause is highly constrained profitability.  The downward trend is continuing, and the following have contributed already this year   Gemini Group: A … Read More

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

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