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IGA donates £20,000 to Ben
15 December 2021
The Independent Garage Association (IGA) has made a donation of £20,000 to automotive charity Ben on behalf of its members, to help the charity provide vital support to people in the automotive sector.
Entries open for IGA’s British Independent Garage of the Year Awards 2022
04 November 2021
Entries are open for the Independent Garage Association (IGA)’s inaugural British Independent Garage of the Year Awards (BIG Awards); a night to give Britain’s garages the recognition they deserve by showcasing the outstanding skills, passion and...
EV training heavily subsidised for IGA members
02 November 2021
The Independent Garage Association (IGA) is offering a second round of heavily subsidised Hybrid/EV Level 3 courses to its members, to help improve the shortage of EV trained technicians as EVs become more prevalent.
IGA urges Chancellor to clarify garage eligibility for new rates discount
27 October 2021
The Independent Garage Association (IGA) is calling for the Chancellor to confirm that independent garages are eligible for the new one year 50% business rates discount for retail, hospitality, and leisure sectors announced in today’s Budget statement.
IGA opposes Northern Ireland’s biennial MOT testing proposal
21 October 2021
The Independent Garage Association (IGA) has responded to the Northern Ireland (NI) Government’s Call for Evidence on changing the frequency of MOT testing, opposing the idea on road safety grounds.
Local MP opens new RMI Academy of Automotive Skills Lincoln site
27 September 2021
Today (Monday 27 September), local MP Karl McCartney officially opened the fourth RMI Academy of Automotive Skills training site in Lincoln. This new facility is part of the RMI’s commitment to address the skills shortage in the automotive industry by...
IGA calls on Government to provide ongoing financial support for independent garages
24 August 2021
The Independent Garage Association (IGA) has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Transport Secretary and other Ministers, urging them to put a financial support package in place for garages over the next five years.
IGA offering subsidised EV training to upskill the sector
28 June 2021
The Independent Garage Association (IGA) is offering heavily subsidised Hybrid/EV Level 3 training to its members to help improve the shortage of EV trained technicians.
RMI Academy of Automotive Skills opening new site in Lincoln
26 May 2021
The RMI Academy of Automotive Skills is opening a new training facility in Lincoln to broaden the reach of its high-quality automotive training.
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...
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