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IGA Garage Guide released to give independents control of their online presence
02 September 2020
The Independent Garage Association (IGA) is releasing the Garage Guide to Online Presence to help independent garages promote their own image and online presence, negating the need to rely on third-party work provision companies.
IGA welcomes end to MOT extension
29 June 2020
The Independent Garage Association (IGA) welcomes the Department for Transport’s statement announcing that the MOT extension will end on 1 August 2020.
Now is the time to end the MOT extension, says IGA
23 June 2020
The Independent Garage Association (IGA) is urging the Government to remove the six-month MOT extension with immediate effect, following the Prime Minister’s announcement that further social distancing measures will be relaxed from 4th July.
IGA launching Covid-19 Compliance scheme for independent garages
21 May 2020
The Independent Garage Association (IGA) is launching a Covid-19 compliance certification scheme for garages wishing to demonstrate to their customers that the environment is safe.
IGA urges transport minister to end MOT extension
19 May 2020
The Independent Garage Association (IGA) has written to the Secretary of State for Transport, Grant Shapps, urging him to end the six-month MOT extension put in place on 30 March 2020.
IGA’s flexible furlough scheme proposal supported by Chancellor
12 May 2020
“We welcome the Chancellor’s update and extension to the furlough scheme, which will allow businesses to bring staff back to work on a part-time basis.” said Stuart James, Chief Executive of the Independent Garage Association (IGA).
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...
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.
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