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IGA appoints a new Chairman
24 March 2021
The Independent Garage Association (IGA), which represents the independent garage sector in the UK, is pleased to announce the appointment of Rob Collison as Chairman effective from March 2021. Rob succeeds Colin Parlett, who recently stepped down from...
IGA welcomes Chancellor’s small business support measures in 2021 Budget
03 March 2021
“We are pleased to see that financial support for small businesses is being extended in today’s Budget, and thank the Chancellor for responding to our request to continue the Retail Business Rate Relief Scheme into the 2021/22 tax year,” said Stuart...
88% of independent garages offer vulnerable MOT customers pick up service
15 January 2021
A survey carried out by the Independent Garage Association (IGA) has revealed that 88% of independent garages are currently offering an MOT collection and delivery service for clinically extremely vulnerable and self-isolating people.
IGA launches new COVID-19 Garage Guide to support independents
11 January 2021
The Independent Garage Association (IGA) has released the Garage Guide to Working During COVID-19, to help independent garages easily find the guidance they need to support them through the current lockdown.
IGA donates £20,000 to Ben
30 November 2020
The Independent Garage Association (IGA) has donated £20,000 to automotive charity Ben on behalf of its independent garage members, following Ben’s urgent appeal for support.
IGA comments on sales ban of new petrol and diesel cars by 2030
18 November 2020
“Whilst the Independent Garage Association (IGA) supports the government’s green agenda, the desire to push to a full Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) car parc by 2030 is very ambitious considering there are many issues still unresolved,”...
IGA study proves independent garages offer the best value for money
09 November 2020
The latest study by the Independent Garage Association (IGA) indicates that independent garages provide consumers with outstanding value for money, unrivalled by any other sector in the automotive aftermarket.
IGA supports government decision not to enforce another MOT extension
03 November 2020
“We fully support the government’s decision to allow garages to remain open as normal, and not to enforce another MOT extension,” said Stuart James, Chief Executive of the Independent Garage Association (IGA).
IGA shortlisted for COVID Champion Award
27 October 2020
The Independent Garage Association (IGA) has been shortlisted for the ‘COVID Champion Award’ at the 2021 Learning Awards, for the support they have given to garages throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
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