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First IAAF Industry Briefing is a success

Date: 21-Mar-2017

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has successfully hosted its first Industry Briefing of the year at sales–i in Solihull on Thursday 16th March. Sales-i were extremely supportive of the event, offering excellent facilities to all those who attended.

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First IAAF Industry Briefing Session of 2017 fully booked

Date: 10-Mar-2017

The IAAF is running a series of 7 Industry Briefing Meetings around the UK during 2017 and is extremely pleased with the interest in the first of these which is to be held at Sales-i in Solihull on Thursday 16th March. This is now fully booked.

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Why car servicing costs could be about to rise

Date: 02-Mar-2017

The BBC has published an interview with FIGIEFA's Neil Pattemore on how the discussions on who should have access to all the data new cars generate are becoming more heated.

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IAAF Golf dates announced for 2017

Date: 24-Feb-2017

The IAAF is pleased to announce the return of its popular Golf Team Challenge for 2017.

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IAAF hails early success on type approval revisions

Date: 24-Feb-2017

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has welcomed many of the amendments approved by the European Parliament’s Internal Market and Consumer Protection committee (IMCO), as part of the forthcoming type approval legislation.

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Wendy Williamson wins ‘Lifetime Achievement’ award

Date: 20-Feb-2017

Wendy Williamson, Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) chief executive, has received the ‘Lifetime Achievement’ award at the Car & Accessory Trader (CAT) Awards 2017.

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IAAF Chief Executive interviewed on Radio 4

Date: 20-Feb-2017

The IAAF's Chief Executive Wendy Williamson told the Radio 4 You and Yours programme that proposals to extend the MOT test from three years to four for newer vehicles are fraught with danger.

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IAAF to run series of Industry Briefing Sessions around the UK

Date: 09-Feb-2017

The IAAF will be running a series of 7 Industry Briefing Meetings around the UK during 2017

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Autotech Recruit joins IAAF

Date: 11-Jan-2017

IAAF has welcomed automotive recruitment specialist Autotech Recruit to its membership.

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IAAF Awards Ceremony celebrates aftermarket success

Date: 22-Dec-2016

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) Annual Awards & Dinner 2016 once again welcomed key aftermarket professionals to celebrate another successful year of business, growth and innovation.

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IAAF raises money for BEN at annual event

Date: 22-Dec-2016

Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has raised more than £8500 for automotive charity BEN at its Annual Awards and Dinner Ceremony held at the ICC on 15 December.

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IAAF announces new vice president and future president

Date: 22-Dec-2016

Andy Savva has been appointed the new Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) vice-president supporting president, Lawrence Bleasdale and chief executive, Wendy Williamson, before taking over as president in 2017.

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IAAF Conference leads discussion on aftermarket threats

Date: 22-Dec-2016

Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) successfully hosted its best Annual Conference to date on 15 December with the high turnout of members benefitting from numerous discussions exploring IAAF’s key theme, ‘How to survive and thrive – post Brexit’.

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IAAF Council supports BEN

Date: 10-Nov-2016

The IAAF Council members showed their support for BEN by donning their hats at their November Council meeting #Hatson4Ben.

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Autoparts UK offers ‘sail of the century” at awards

Date: 31-Oct-2016

Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) members will be offered the opportunity to win a full corporate day for 12 people on Yacht Drum worth £2500, courtesy of its IAAF Annual Conference sponsor, Autoparts UK.

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Improve your company credit rating

Date: 20-Oct-2016

You’ve found that your company has a poor credit rating, even though it has never defaulted on a payment. This is seriously affecting your supplier accounts - is there anything you can do to improve it?

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Hats on 4 Ben

Date: 14-Oct-2016

Supporting our colleagues with mental health challenges is something we can all get involved with.

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Voting begins for The IAAF Annual Awards

Date: 05-Oct-2016

Voting has begun for the IAAF’s Annual Awards, with winners set to be unveiled at the association’s annual gathering on 15 December.

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BREAKING NEWS - LKQ Corporation acquires Andrew Page

Date: 04-Oct-2016

LKQ Corporation today announced that its United Kingdom subsidiary, Euro Car Parts, has acquired substantially all the business assets of Andrew Page Limited, a distributor of automotive parts in the United Kingdom. As part of the transaction, Euro Car Parts will acquire 102 Andrew Page branch locations, its national distribution centre and corporate office.

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IAAF seeking views on historic vehicle MoTs

Date: 28-Sep-2016

The Dept. for Transport has just opened up a consultation on exemptions from annual roadworthiness testing for vehicles of historic interest.

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IAAF welcomes new member - Smart Garage Solutions

Date: 26-Sep-2016

Smart Garage Solutions provide car dealers and garages with the software and equipment to create, review and send personalised customer videos.

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IAAF-BEN 2016 Golf challenge - Bosch do the double

Date: 12-Aug-2016

The second round of this year’s IAAF-BEN Company Team Golf Challenge was held at The Forest of Arden near Birmingham.

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sales-i joins the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation

Date: 11-Aug-2016

The UK’s leading sales intelligence software provider, sales-i, has joined the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF).

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Bosal Automotive & Industrial Components joins IAAF

Date: 09-Aug-2016

Preston-based supplier Bosal Automotive & Industrial Components Ltd has become the latest supplier member to join IAAF, further underlining its position as one of the industry’s key players in the UK aftermarket.

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IAAF network meeting warns of cybercrime threat

Date: 13-Jul-2016

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) welcomed Iain O’Brien to promote cybercrime awareness and its growing threat at its Breakfast Network Meeting at Ring Automotive, Leeds on 7 July.

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John Sergeant to host IAAF Annual Conference and Awards Dinner

Date: 01-Jul-2016

The IAAF has revealed that renowned journalist, John Sergeant, will be hosting its 2016 annual conference and awards dinner.

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BEN bowled over by well-attended annual cricket match

Date: 27-Jun-2016

The annual BEN cricket match, co-sponsored by FPS and Comma, successfully took place Thursday 23 June at Dorridge Cricket club near Solihull, raising money for those in need within the independent aftermarket.

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New Member for the IAAF - WhoCanFixMyCar.com

Date: 27-Jun-2016

WhoCanFixMyCar.com, the online market place connecting drivers with locally rated garages, is pleased to announce a brand new partnership with the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation.

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HaynesPro, the No. 1 provider of technical data for your workshop

Date: 27-Jun-2016

HaynesPro is part of the Haynes Publishing Group, renowned worldwide for their automotive manuals. Since our launch in 1995, HaynesPro has served the automotive market with the latest technical data for cars, trucks and light commercial vehicles. We are committed to providing independent workshops with easily accessible data to enable them to maximise efficiency and profitability.

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EU Referendum Result

Date: 24-Jun-2016

“The British people have voted to leave the European Union following the EU referendum last night.

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Autoparts extends support of IAAF

Date: 01-Jun-2016

Autoparts UK is delighted to announce its sponsorship of the 2016 IAAF conference, held on 15 December at ICC Birmingham.

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IAAF network meeting to offer advice on cybercrime

Date: 20-May-2016

The IAAF will be focusing on cybercrime awareness during its next Breakfast Network Meeting at Ring Automotive, Leeds on 7 July, as well as offering up-to-date information from within the federation.

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IAAF adds to experienced team

Date: 11-May-2016

Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has appointed Tina Patel as its new financial coordinator, bringing a wealth of experience from within the financial sector to the team.

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IAAF golf challenge to raise money for BEN

Date: 21-Apr-2016

Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has announced it will once again be holding its Team Golf Challenge, which will take place on 6 July at Worsley Park, Nr Manchester, and 11 August at Forest of Arden in Meriden, Warwickshire in aid of automotive trade charity, BEN.

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United Aftermarket Network (UAN) joins IAAF

Date: 20-Apr-2016

170 UAN motor factors join IAAF

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New face at the IAAF

Date: 14-Apr-2016

Tina Patel joins the IAAF

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IAAF 2016 Golf dates

Date: 01-Apr-2016

The IAAF will once again be holding its Team Golf Challenge in aid of our automotive trade charity BEN.

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IAAF introduces new medical benefits scheme

Date: 30-Mar-2016

The IAAF has launched Priority Plus in partnership with APRIL UK, a medical cash plan designed for individuals working within the automotive industry.

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Steve Dunn appointed as IAAF CV Committee Chairman

Date: 14-Mar-2016

The commercial vehicle section of the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has appointed Exol Lubricants sales director Steve Dunn as its new Committee Chairman.

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IAAF Website News

Date: 23-Feb-2016

New video gives greater understanding of IAAF's work

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Breakfast network meeting attracts largest audience to date

Date: 12-Feb-2016

Breakfast network meeting attracts largest audience to date

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IAAF says guilty verdict against Kia is a major victory for the Aftermarket

Date: 04-Feb-2016

At the end of last year the Supreme Court in Stockholm dismissed Kia Motor’s petition to appeal against their conviction in December 2012 for breach of competition in the Swedish market on its 7 year new car warranty.

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Annual BEN Cricket Match date set

Date: 02-Feb-2016

The IAAF annual BEN Cricket Match, co-sponsored by FPS and Comma, has been announced and will take place on Thursday 23 June at Dorridge Cricket club near Solihull, with hopes to raise as much money as possible for the automotive industry charity.

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Leading credit insurance broker to provide free advice to IAAF members at breakfast meeting

Date: 12-Jan-2016

The IAAF’s latest breakfast network meeting on Thursday 4 February 2016 will provide members with essential advice on retention of title (ROT), as well as corporate fraud given the recent increase in fraud cases.

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‘Survive and Thrive’ – 2015 IAAF conference explores the future of the independent aftermarket

Date: 24-Dec-2015

The IAAF Annual Conference, sponsored by Autoparts UK, addressed some of the major issues affecting the industry, as well as considering the level of impact ever-changing technology will have on the aftermarket in the future with its ceaseless development at the IAAF’s most invigorating conference to date.

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IAAF dinner brings independent aftermarket together

Date: 22-Dec-2015

The IAAF Annual Awards & Dinner 2015 made a successful return at its most prestigious ceremony to date, bringing the industry together to celebrate the hard work carried out by the independent aftermarket.

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Autoparts UK sponsors annual IAAF conference

Date: 09-Dec-2015

Autoparts UK, an IAAF distributor member, is sponsoring the IAAF conference at ICC, Birmingham taking place on 17 December 2015.

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IAAF overhauls web offering with member-friendly website

Date: 24-Nov-2015

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has launched a brand new website designed to substantially highlight its activities in the trade and also exclusive range of member only benefits.

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Voting begins for The IAAF Annual Awards

Date: 24-Nov-2015

Voting has begun for the IAAF’s Annual Awards, with winners set to be unveiled at the association’s annual gathering on 17 December.

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IAAF unveils 2015 conference theme

Date: 14-Oct-2015

The IAAF has unveiled the theme of this year’s conference: “How to survive and thrive – Now and in the future” and will include an exclusive talk on how 3D printing is billed as the “future of manufacturing.”

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IAAF appoints Mike Smallbone

Date: 16-Sep-2015

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has appointed Mike Smallbone as Membership Development Manager.

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IAAF golf day “one of a kind”

Date: 28-Aug-2015

The IAAF has concluded its most popular summer golf day programme ever with one golfer achieving a “hole in one”.

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Leading credit insurance broker to provide free advice to IAAF members at breakfast meeting

Date: 27-Aug-2015

The IAAF’s latest breakfast network meeting will provide members with essential advice on corporate fraud, given the recent increase in fraud cases.

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John Inverdale to host IAAF Conference & Awards

Date: 03-Jul-2015

Leading British sports presenter John Inverdale will be the guest host and compère at the IAAF Annual Awards Dinner & Conference on 17 December 2015.

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Wendy Williamson appointed to FIGIEFA board

Date: 03-Jul-2015

​Wendy Williamson, chief executive of IAAF, has been appointed to the board and made treasurer of FIGIEFA, the association representing the needs of the European independent automotive aftermarket to governments and legislators of the European Union.

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