Every now and again we hear that the service sector of the appliance industry is doomed, largely from trade members in our forums, and until recently this is not a view that has been especially popular however the events of recent times may push that view back to the fore.
Dear this is your latest news from the UK whitegoods website and the appliance industry.
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Digital Fault Code Guide
Yes the fault code guide has been made all nice and digital, available for download on iOS devices with Android to follow soon, more on that here
Manufacturer Seeks Repair Agents
We cant' tell you who it is, but we can tell you that it si refrigeration (for now), is premium and is only open to WTA and DASA members, more details here
Gas Safe To Work On Dual Fuel?
Once again this topic comes up and is, once again, clarified for all those that are unsure about whether you require to be Gas Safe registered to work on dual fuel appliances here
Domestic & General Under Fire Over Contract
DAG take some heat over their new contract, rates and terms in this thread
More Jobs Go At Comet
The latest on the grapevine about the other big"C" is here
The Enhanced Job Process
Speaking of Comet, it seems that they are subcontracting work through Repaircare and, wanting rather a lot, more here
KnowHow Delivery With Service
We dont' know how accurate that these reports are but, it's worth mentioning all the same (the thread is here) that there is a feeleing that KnowHow, Currys' shiny new service and logistics operation, is going to deliver and repair, in the same 7.5 tonne wagon.
In case you didn't already know it, Graffters entered into administration the full story is here but, don't expect anything back