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IGA calls for flexible furlough scheme
29 April 2020
The Independent Garage Association (IGA) has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, requesting an enhancement to the furlough scheme so that employees can partially return to work as the country prepares for the next phase of lockdown...
Scam: Business Rate Relief Fraud
24 April 2020
A fraudulent email is being sent to garages asking them to pay fees for a contract they have for their business rates relief.
IGA urges Minister to clarify inconsistencies in business rate relief
23 April 2020
The Independent Garage Association (IGA) has written a follow-up letter to Robert Jenrick MP, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, regarding the inconsistency of local authorities’ classification of independent garages...
IGA urges garages to stop discounting MOTs
16 April 2020
The Independent Garage Association (IGA) is campaigning against the practice of discounting MOTs to help garages recuperate costs from the loss of revenue throughout the coronavirus pandemic.
IGA provides guidance to appeal business rate relief for independent garages
03 April 2020
The Independent Garage Association (IGA) has released guidance for members on how they can appeal business rate relief from their local council.
IGA urges Government to provide independent garages business rates relief
30 March 2020
Today, the Independent Garage Association (IGA) wrote to Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, urging him to provide independent garages business rates relief.
Extending MOTs will have a huge impact on independent garages, says IGA
26 March 2020
The Independent Garage Association (IGA) is raising concerns to the government about the huge impact of extending MOTs for six months.
IGA welcomes Chancellor’s support for small businesses in 2020 Budget
11 March 2020
The Independent Garage Association (IGA) is pleased by the changes being made to small business rates, as announced by the Chancellor in today’s 2020 budget.
Reminder: IGA 2020 Garage Labour Rate Survey
02 March 2020
The IGA is creating a new garage labour rate report to help you compare your prices to others both locally and nationally. Please complete this very short survey to help us compile accurate data.
Only one month left to complete your mandatory 2019/20 MOT Annual Training
02 March 2020
Testers will be suspended from testing if they do not complete their annual training, pass their annual assessment and ensure their results are recorded by March 31st. However, we still have last-minute training packages available – click here to book.
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