Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Supporting you through the COVID-19 disruption.

The disruption caused to small businesses by the COVID-19 crisis has come as a shock to us all but please be reassured that, Garage Services Online are here to support you. We are still working away in the background ensuring that everything our end is running smoothly so that you can concentrate on looking after your business.

We’re happy to post updates on your website if your working hours or practices have had to change due to the COVID outbreak. Just give us a call on 01423 855902 or email us at

New Scrappage Scheme Threatens Car Sales Aftermarket

Car showrooms are back open in England but 10 weeks of closure have really taken their toll with car sales down by almost 90% during the month of May. Car manufacturers are calling for a scrappage scheme similar to the one in 2009. Not surprisingly, this has met with strong opposition from the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) whose members are already struggling due to the COVID crisis.

Read full article here.

Retaining Customer Loyalty when your Business is Closed

Just like you, your customers are trying to cope with the current situation and when this crisis is behind us, they will remember the companies that stayed connected during this tough time.

So, what can you do?

Read our article here.

We’ll get through this together.

We understand that you may be faced with a completely new way of working during these challenging times and the team at Garage Services Online want you to know that we are here to support you.

We’ve put together some ideas on how to manage the challenges we face when suddenly forced to be working from home. Click here to read the full article.

Action we’re taking:

  • Website editing resources: Now is a good time to brush up on your website editing skills to keep your customers updated as the situation develops. We have a range of how-to videos which we will be uploading over the next few weeks onto a dedicated page on our website. If we don’t have a video for the page you’d like to edit, we’ll happily make you one.
  • Remote work guide: We are writing a series of blog guides on how to adapt your business practices to the current situation. We’ve started with the most urgent need many of you have which is working effectively from home. Click here to read the article.
  • Template email: We have produced a template email which you may want to send out to your customers to reassure them during the COVID disruption. Please contact us if this is of interest to you.

If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact us at

Best wishes and stay safe, The Garage Services Team