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Dear Member,

As we enter the summer holiday period, school leavers will be looking to launch their careers. If you have been considering taking on an apprentice now is the time to start searching for a candidate. The IGA is on hand to support you through the process of hiring and managing an apprentice. We all know that skilled technicians are thin on the ground and taking on an apprentice will help your business increase productivity in the long term and breathe new life into your workforce.

We continue to hear from members about instances of them being caught out by various scams. Should you be concerned that you may have been a victim, you can find up-to-date scam information on the IGA website, at your local IGA member event, via the telephone helpline and on our Twitter and Facebook pages. Please let us know if your business has been targeted so we can raise awareness with other members.

I am delighted to announce that the IGA’s inaugural British Independent Garage of the Year Awards will be held on Friday 19th June 2020 at MK Dons Stadium. This high-profile event will celebrate the best of Britain’s independent garages and individuals in our sector, with winners receiving well deserved recognition from the UK’s largest trade body for independent garages. Find further details below and look out for entry information in our future communications.

If you have any industry concerns, business questions, or want to make sure you’re making the most of your membership, our friendly team are a phone call away on the direct member helpline or 0845 305 4230.

Best regards,


Stuart James
Director

Stuart James

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