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Dear Member,

As the summer draws to a close and the 2017/18 annual training for MOT Testers is now well underway, we are pleased to be able to offer members the new RMI e-learning platform. This is designed to be a no-frills, easy to use training system. As an initial offer for members only, the price is £45 inclusive of the assessment. This means the e-learning option is now the same price as the workbook giving you the opportunity to choose which option best suits your business. More details in the bulletin below.

As mentioned last month, the new IGA training catalogue will be landing on your doorsteps soon which enhances and extends our existing training portfolio and takes our member training offer to the next level. Please see the bulletin below for more details.

Since our article in July’s bulletin featuring the risks of using consumer supplied parts, many members have come forward with their experiences. We are monitoring the issue, and in the meantime an article has been prepared by RMI’s insurance broker (A J Gallagher) which considers the insurance implications.

The serious implications of General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) cannot be overstated. As a business that is dealing with consumer data, you must be compliant. The IGA is progressing with the development of the GDPR Garage Guide, which will be sent to all members when complete. If there is additional on-site support you need when the workbook arrives, please contact us to register your interest.

Applications for the first Workshop Awards close at the end of this month. The IGA is the headline sponsor for the event and we would be delighted to see IGA members on the podium. You can nominate yourself through a quick online application form, see the link in the bulletin below.

Lastly, it’s that time of year again where we raise money for our industry’s charity, BEN, with a trip across the Alps in a dubious banger. Visit our Bangers4Ben fundraising page at www.justgiving.com/IGA-B4B17 to donate what you can.

We are your trade body, we represent you. If you’d like to discuss any subject that affects your business, come and see us at a member event, post a new topic in the forum or give us a call.

Best regards,


Stuart James
Director

Stuart James

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