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How to run a safer garage

For many of us, motors are a passion from a young age. Some are beguiled by their styling and performance, others fascinated by how they work. Whatever your passion, it’s a privilege to work on them and managing a garage is a rewarding vocation.

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However, despite the number of vehicles on the roads, the garage business is a very competitive market. Car manufacturing is dominated by international companies, and economies of scale trickle down making it hard for independents and new start-ups.

If you’re going to make it in this market, efficiency and organisation are paramount. Organised garages are safe garages.

Protective apparel

The welfare of employees is a matter of life and death in more ways than one. Can you afford for them to be injured, sick, or so uncomfortable they’re looking for another job? Providing personal protective equipment is EU law, but can you make them …

Turning your garage into the ultimate DIY workshop

The idea of doing some DIY is often more attractive than the reality. It is easy to find a YouTube video that will show you how to put up a shelf; however, once you try to do it yourself, you realise that it is not easy without a workshop. A well-equipped workshop is a must for any budding DIY enthusiast.

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According to Véronique Laury, CEO of B&Q’s parent company Kingfisher, it can be a shock when people move into their first home and realise that they don’t have a landlord! Suddenly they are faced with expensive tradesperson bills or they quickly have to learn how to do it themselves.

Here is how you can turn your garage into the ultimate DIY workshop and get started on those household jobs yourself.

Arrange your storage space

Start by having a clear out, as it is impossible to organise a …