Funding Opportunities for MOT Testing Equipment

Pre-Covid 19 there is a good reason why just under 30% of all fixed capital investment is made using a leasing option.  In fact, there are several good reasons and collectively they make a compelling case for lease finance being an excellent alternative to outright cash purchase.  Equipment when you need it, not only when …

Types of MOT Test Bay for 2020 – Part Two: Lift Based MOT Test Bays

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In previous blog posts we have commented on the types of test bay that are available to new applicants and those existing test station operators who are already approved within the MOT scheme who may be seeking a new bay or an upgrade to an existing installation. The last article we published on this started …

What is Connected MoT Equipment, How it Will Improve Test Reporting & Reduce Fraud?

When the news broke earlier this month that as of October all new or replacement brake testing equipment to be used in the MOT scheme for either new applicants or to replace older equipment in existing testing stations would have to be "connected" we, not surprisingly, got lots of phone calls from existing and prospective …

An Introduction to GETECH Garage Equipment…

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Thank you for taking the time to read this introductory piece which tells you a little bit more about us: Garage equipment manufacturer GETECH. We have become one of the industries best kept secrets over the last 15 years of trading and have consistently been at the forefront of the development of the latest generations …

A Crash Course in Capital Equipment Leasing – Part One

If you are in the market for new equipment for your workshop in 2019 but prefer to reserve your cash and/or current credit lines? Perhaps that plain truth is that you can't afford to tie up your working capital to get the actual equipment you prefer and might be forced to not invest at all …

Guilty of Throwing Good Money Down the Drain?

No matter what repairs your garage might already be prepared to offer : Body Repairs, Tyres, Exhausts etc. there is no doubt that the one investment which is practically guarenteed to lift your workshop turnover is an MOT bay. Whilst the investment can be quite high when taken in isolation, the Return on Investment (ROI) …

Vehicle maintenance checks during winter

First published in 2016, this advice still holds true for the winter months ahead... Keeping your business on the road is always challenging and particularly so during winter when severe weather could strike at any time. It’s important to check the weather forecasts for the areas you’ll be operating in so that you can plan …

Getting Funding for an MOT Testing Bay Project

When you are looking at starting up a new business or moving into a new business area through expansion, one of the areas where the least effort is put in is with the funding to achieve the outcome (or equipment) that you want at a cost that is ultimately palatable. Many owners simply look at …