Benefits of FER membership
membership of the FER brings prestige to member companies
and is a real differentiator for bona fide companies. It can assist those
interested in their industry to influence its future and so represents real
value for money with these and the following member benefits
Technical support is
provided through the FER technical committee and members' knowledge.
Technical data sheets regularly issued and members forum for discussion of
topical technical points.
The Federation holds a list of approved consulting engineers who will carry
out engineering inspections and write full reports in the event of disputes
over engine or component failures.
Code of Practice
The Federation has a Code of Practice, compliance with which is mandatory
for members. This not only helps to position the FER in the forefront of the
industry but also to protect the consumer by including a comprehensive
Approved Warranty plus a Complaints, Conciliation and Arbitration service.
Through its legal and business helpline,
members have free access to a range of advisory services on legal,
personnel, VAT, health and safety, tax, payroll and employment matters.
Marketing and Public Relations
The Federation is committed
to promoting the interests of its members by informing the trade and public
of the benefits of using an FER member through trade shows and other
activities. We also take a wider view in lobbying government over issues
that affect our members, and are in discussion with colleagues in Europe to
ensure we are abreast of the European perspective on our industry.
The FER produces the house journal
"New & Views" to keep members informed of latest topics, news & views, personnel
changes in the industry and events / meetings.
Organisation and Meetings
Each FER region organizes regular
meetings for technical discussion, technical lecture programmes, work visits
and social events. These also afford the opportunity to discuss issues with
Use of FER logo
This may be used by members in advertising and promotional material to
differentiate their services from competitors.
Courses on specific aspects of engine
re-manufacture are run regularly for staff of member companies.
Special rates for FER members