PAS 125 Newsletter November 2014

New clients achieve a BSI Kitemark

Welcome to the following clients who have achieved a BSI Kitemark since our last newsletter.

KM 616897 DWS Automotive Repair Solutions

KM 616895 Rye Street Coachworks Ltd (Braintree)

KM 615599 Cambria Automobiles (South East) Ltd

KM 618526 NRNC Nottingham

KM 620057 Auto Solution Centre

KM 617831 Alton Cars (Doncaster) Ltd

Ian Kitchin, Global Director commented: 

"We are very pleased to welcome our new clients into the BSI Kitemark group of bodyshops, With the development of PAS 125 into BS 10125 and the new standard being published before the end of the year it is a perfect time to join the group. Transition from the PAS to the BS 10125 will be structured and managed by the highly experienced BSI inspectors providing support to all BSI Kitemark bodyshops during the next 12 months. Linking a British Standard to the highly respected BSI Kitemark, which has over 72% consumer recognition will provide increased value to all of the Kitemark certified companies."

To view all clients with a BSI Kitemark for Damage repair, visit our products and services directory.

Complete our survey and win an iPad mini

Our annual survey is here again and we continue to value your feedback. If you have a few minutes to complete the survey we'd like to understand your business challenges, find out what achieving a BSI Kitemark means for your business and how else we might be able to support you.

If you complete the survey before 17 November we will enter you into our prize draw to win an iPad mini.

Please click here to complete the survey.


We have been at two events which have given us the opportunity to meet with clients and share with them news about the forthcoming British Standard. We exhibited for the first time at ABP's National Meeting & Expo event in Belfast, and at the One Vizion and Ford Impact Bodyshop conference at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. Our team answered technical questions and we presented to clients about what the forthcoming British Standard will mean to businesses, how transition phase will work, and our marketing support which is available for all bodyshops with a BSI Kitemark.

Above: Richard Meadowcroft, BSI’s Product Technical Manager, at ABP’s National Meeting and Expo event at the Belfast Titanic Quarter.

Above left: BSI's Commercial Engagement Manager, Rob Hine, at the One Vizion event speaking on the high level changes for the new British Standard BS 10125

Above right: BSI's UK Sector Propostions Manager, Charlotte Broady, guiding bodyshops through the marketing support for those with a BSI Kitemark

You can find us next at the ABP's 10th anniversary conference and Knight of Nights event at Hinckley Island hotel on 18 November and we'll be delighted to meet you. Whether you have a specific technical question or you want to talk through the fortcoming British Standard, please join us on our stand and we'll be happy to help answer your questions. 

Update on the new British Standard BS 10125 for Vehicle Damage Repair

The new British Standard is due to be published on 30 November 2014. We've created a useful document for all clients which talks you through the high level differences between PAS 125 and the new British Standard BS 10125. More information will become available after the standard is published.

Please click here to download your free copy and familiarise yourself with all the differences.

Future help and support to understand the changes and transition to the new British Standard

In order to support our clients through the transition we'd like to make sure that you have access to our technical team in the way which is most appropriate for your business and that you are fully up to speed with the differences. If you would like to attend an event, or would prefer to have access to an online webinar for example, please let us know your preference.


Register your preference here.

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