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7 tips for running a financially efficient workshop

We asked automotive industry experts for their hacks for running a financially efficient business. Here’s what they had to say.

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8 elements you must include on your workshop’s website

Websites are an essential part of marketing for your workshop. Make it easy for people to trust you and book a service.

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How great workshop managers balance the demands of their role

Knowing how to balance the competing demands of your role is the key to success for any workshop manager or owner. Here’s what you need to know.

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Capricorn Service Data repair times explained

The increasing complexity of vehicles makes having access to independent repair times a must – not just to get a sense of how long the technician is likely to spend on a job or to provide an up-front quote but also to pre-screen work after an initial conversation with the customer in order to gauge whether it’s right for you and your customer.

Succession Planning

The one big thing you probably haven't done (but should)

What will happen to your business when you’re no longer around to run it? What will happen to it when you retire? What happens to it if you can suddenly no longer work?

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Upskilling your technicians for workshop benefit

One of the common gripes of workshop owners is that many of their staff don’t have the skills required to handle more complex jobs. The answer seems obvious – staff skill levels have to improve. But how to begin?


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