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Launching repair workshops for insurance clients

We are delighted to have recently launched our training workshops to our insurance clients. The purpose of the workshops is to educate about the work that we at Plastic Surgeon can do, to ensure we are constantly promoting the restoration vs replace message. The workshops are

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Top 5 repairs for your caravan and how to fix them

Replacing items that are cracked, chipped, burnt or scratched inside of your caravan or motorhome can be a real pain. Finding materials or replacements that exactly match your make and model can be complex and time-consuming. Here at Plastic Surgeon we have more than 200

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Project managed claims from start to finish

Many insurers are realising the benefits of the restoration services we provide and can see the huge value on offer by involving us as early in the process as possible. As our insurance division continues to grow we’re working on an increasing number of challenging

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Should consumers have the ‘right to repair’?

We’re strong believers that as a society we should repair more rather than simply throwing away and replacing. But often manufacturers of household products make it difficult, pushing us to buy new instead. Not only does this reduce the lifetime of products and cost the

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Helping insurers drive down subsidence costs

Last summer’s prolonged hot and dry weather may be a distant memory, as the colder weather sets in, but the legacy of 2018’s record-breaking summer, is being felt through a surge in insurance claims due to subsidence. Rising costs for subsidence claims An unbelievable, 10,000

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Landmark landfill savings… once again

We’re toasting another landmark year of landfill savings at Plastic Surgeon, as we’ve surpassed our previous year’s achievements once again. Through our repair capabilities – where we advocate a repair over replacement approach – we succeed in preventing thousands of tonnes of waste heading for

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How will innovative insurers evolve in 2019 to boost customer retention?

As the majority of the UK workforce get back to full swing this week, the industry is looking ahead to 2019 after what was a somewhat challenging 2018. So, what’s instore for 2019, and how is Plastic Surgeon assisting insurers to reduce costs, improve sustainability

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What can the construction industry expect in 2019?

With Britain set to make big political decisions in 2019, the construction industry should be ready to adapt to the changing landscape. So, what can we expect in 2019? Changing our relationship with Europe Well, let’s look at Brexit first. Whatever the eventual outcome of

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Reducing the impact of a claim on policyholders this Christmas

Making an insurance claim at any time can be stressful for a policy holder. At Christmas the impact can be even greater. Today we look at ways a restoration approach can help deliver a better all-round solution during the holiday period. Getting back to normal

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Technology key to reducing lifecycle times for accidental damage claims by 80%

Accidental damage is one of the top three insurance claims and in 2017 accounted for almost 20% of all claims. Using custom-built technology and automated processes we’re supporting insurers in reducing claim costs and driving down the claim lifecycle time for accidental damage. In many

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Plastic Surgeon shortlisted for national construction award

We’re delighted to reveal that we’ve been shortlisted for a national construction award – having been named as a finalist in the Construction News Specialist Awards. We’ve been shortlisted in the category of Finishing & Fit Out Specialist of the Year thanks to our exceptional

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