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) …

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 …

Motorcycle MOT Testing Bays

Adding an MOT bay into an existing motorcycle repair workshop can pay big dividends. If you haven't already installed an MOT bay to your motorcycle repair business you are missing out on a massive opportunity to boost your companies turn-over and this is simply that an MOT is a yearly requirement for all riders. Thus …

Bye-Bye 4-2-2 (for the time being at least)

Welcome news at the end of last week was the announcement from the DVSA that the frequency of the first MOT inspection of a vehicles life would remain at 3 years and not 4 as had been originally proposed. Much has been written on this subject since the government originally tabled this proposal so there …