Revive! News

14th January 2022
Revive! wins customer service brilliance award

A coveted silver at the annual International Brilliance Awards 2021 for Brilliance in Customer Service and Relationships has been awarded to Revive! UK. The Brilliance in Customer Service Award recognises organisations constantly striving to exceed customer expectations, industry-leading standards of service and innovation around customer experience. Brilliance Award judges concluded that Revive! offers a simple […]

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10th December 2021
Revive! named in Elite Franchise’s Top 25 for fifth consecutive year

Revive! UK are delighted to have placed in Elite Franchise magazine’s Top 25 British franchises for the fifth consecutive year after placing 21st in the EF100. The EF100, established in 2017 in association with HSBC, is the definitive list of top franchising opportunities in the UK. It recognises the sector’s brightest businesses and ranks them […]

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20th October 2021
Revive! raise over £2,200 for MNDA in memory of loved friend, Kebsi

Revive! have raised over £2,200 for the Motor Neurone Disease Association after our 2nd annual Moving for Kebsi challenge. Nearly 30 Revive! employees, franchise owners, friends and family got involved this year to run, walk, swim or cycle throughout the month of September – all to raise funds in memory of Kevin “Kebsi” Gartland. Kebsi, […]

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17th April 2021
Revive! renews partnership with Andrew Jordan

Revive! are delighted to re-sign with Andrew Jordan as the youngest ever BTCC champion begins his 2021 Mini Miglia programme. Jordan is currently on hiatus from the British Touring Car Championship due to difficulties created by the COVID-19 pandemic, but as one of the UK’s leading motorsport competitors he has maintained his status as a […]

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15th April 2021
Revive!’s Terry Mullen named in ABP’s Industry Influencers List

We are very proud to announce that our Managing Director (Finance & Operations), Terry Mullen, has been named as one of the top influencers in the automotive industry by the Auto Body Professionals (ABP) Club. The ABP’s Industry Influencers list represents the 120 men and women who are having the greatest influence on the UK […]

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29th March 2021
Revive! places 10th in Elite Franchising Top 100

Revive! are delighted to be named as one of the UK’s top franchise opportunities. From hundreds of entries across every sector, Revive! has been ranked 10th overall in the prestigious Elite Franchise Top 100. The EF100, established in 2017 in association with HSBC, is the definitive list of top franchising opportunities in the UK. It […]

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8th March 2021
International Women’s Day 2021

It’s fantastic to celebrate International Women’s day at Revive!, in a male-dominated sector Revive! stands apart with women representing two thirds of the Directors and Management Team. “What makes Revive! different are the processes and the people,“ says joint Managing Director, Mark Llewellyn. Revive! repairs minor damage on cars and the Revive! network totals close […]

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21st January 2021
Reflecting on 2020

Halfway through January, the third week back into the New Year and it feels like we have been back for months! Probably something to do with the lack of a real break over Christmas and the ongoing pressure of the third lockdown. Reflecting on the previous year is always useful and, despite the turbulent time, […]

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18th January 2021
Louise achieves double EWIF award

Accounts manager at Revive!, Louise Evans, has been named Woman Franchise Employee of the Year and Overall Woman in Franchising at the 2020 Encouraging Women into Franchising (EWIF) Awards. Earlier in 2020, she was also voted Revive! Employee of the Year at our annual conference. Although the official EWIF Awards were moved to an online […]

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5th January 2021
COVID-19 Update 5/1/22

Following the Government’s most recent notice of a third lockdown, Revive! is responding appropriately and will continuing trading safely and professionally where our customers need us. The guidance provided by the government is more explicit in that it details that tradespeople can work, indeed even inside of the homes of others, but at Revive! fortunately […]

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5th November 2020
Lockdown Lessons at Revive!

Revive! offers a service repairing minor damage to cars and has a national network of repairers covering the breadth of the country, working from customised vans, with a small but growing number of static sites. On the week of March 23rd, the Revive! business and the whole of its network – spanning some 60 franchisees […]

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19th October 2020
Award Winning Ways!

Revive! are delighted to be in contention for a number of prestigious awards in 2020. Later in the year, we will hear if we have been successful in the British Franchise Association Franchisor of the Year Awards, sponsored by HSBC. These prestigious awards are widely acknowledged as the ‘Oscars’ of the franchise sector and we […]

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24th January 2020
Revive! sponsored Andrew Jordan signs with WSR and Team BMW for 2020 BTCC Season

After Pirtek, his primary sponsor, pulled out in 2019, Revive! sponsored Andrew Jordan was expected to bow out of the British Touring Car Championship in 2020. However, due to his success in 2019 and legacy as one of the best to ever race in the BTCC with the 2013 championship and 26 career race wins […]

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15th October 2019
Reconditioning cars slows used car turnaround

Feedback from a dealer sentiment survey carried out by Mannheim shows that only 19% of car dealerships are able to get newly-sourced stock on sale within two days. The majority (42%) of dealers get new stock on sale within 3-4 days, but 10% reported a turnaround time of nine or more days. Of those surveyed, […]

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17th September 2019
Revive! raise funds for The Franchise Trust

Twelve members of our Head Office team took to cycling as many miles as they could throughout August as part of this year’s Great British Franchise Cycle (GBFC). The challenge was organised by The Franchising Centre, HSBC and the bfa to raise money for The Franchise Trust as well as promoting franchising in local communities. […]

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6th September 2019
Leave your repair to the experts!

When it comes to carrying out bodywork repairs on our motor vehicles it is a job best left to the experts. But as a nation of DIY enthusiasts, it’s no surprise that many of us will attempt to do the job ourselves, sometimes with quite disastrous results! While bodywork repairs can often appear simpler than […]

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23rd August 2019
Can scientists predict the colour of cars?

Have you ever been driving along only to pass five of the same coloured cars in a row? Or find yourself parked in between two cars the identical colour to yours at the supermarket? Well, it might be more than just a coincidence. It could be down to some very clever scientists having predicted colour […]

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6th June 2019
Celebrating 25 Years in SMART Repair

In addition to remembering the heroism of the allied forces in Normandy, our very own Managing Director, Mark Llewellyn has another special reason to mark the date of 6th June 2019. He is celebrating 25 years in SMART repair. A quarter of a century ago, Mark set up his first SMART repair business in Rugby […]

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24th May 2019
Revive! achieve Gold Investors in People status

We have been awarded Gold status in the Investors in People (IIP) accreditation following a recent IIP re-assessment. Only 16% of all companies holding IIP status achieve Gold status which puts us in the top tier nationwide. We were accredited as an Investor in People in 2015, however under the IIP framework companies must be […]

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16th May 2019
Revive! refurbished 2CV and world’s smallest food truck gets a rebrand

Last year Revive! were asked to help transform a 35-year-old 2CV into a state-of-the-art mobile kitchen – referred to as Dolly. Rob Latham, a senior Revive! technician took on the exciting project and removed Dolly’s original wheels and cleaned, prepped and sprayed each wheel to match the wrap supplied by 3M wraps. Fast forward a […]

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13th May 2019
Revive! UK’s Charity Challenge Raises over £1,300

Our Managing Director Mark Llewellyn challenged himself to run 5k everyday throughout April to raise money for the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA). We’re proud to announce that Mark completed his grueling challenge and covered over 150 miles in his final running distance! As his job takes him all over the UK visiting our Revive! […]

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10th May 2019
Managing Director named in AGP Club’s 40 Women of Influence

The Auto Body Professionals Club (ABP Club) is the leading industry resource for the UK Body Repair Industry with over 2,500 members from all sectors of the industry. Women of Influence is a brand new event from the ABP Club to celebrate inclusion and advancement and to encourage more women into the body repair industry […]

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15th April 2019
Your car is twice as likely to get hit in a supermarket car park

New research by Which? has revealed that your car is twice as likely to get hit in a supermarket car park, compared to a shopping-centre car park. At some point we all park and leave our cars whether that be to do our weekly supermarket shop, drop the kids off to school or simply parking […]

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8th April 2019
Andrew Jordan claims first win in new BMW 330i M Sport

Andrew Jordan got off to a flying start at the opening round of the 2019 Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship season with a first win in his new BMW 330i M Sport. It was quite the win seeing as his new car had only been out on track for the first time at the […]

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