Tag: IGA

Trust My Garage Code approval ‘stirs up interest’

10th November 2015 | 0 Comments

The Independent Garage Association’s (IGA) Trust My Garage (TMG) has described a “flurry of interest” following the announcement that it received final approval from The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI).

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Code Approval for IGA’s Trust My Garage scheme

Code Approval for IGA’s Trust My Garage scheme

23rd October 2015 | 0 Comments

The Independent Garage Association’s Trust My Garage (TMG) Consumer Code of Practice has received final approval from The Chartered Trading Standards Institute’s (CTSI) Consumer Code Approval Scheme (CCAS).

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IGA works with DfT on MOT fee review

26th February 2015 | 0 Comments

The Independent Garage Association (IGA) is assisting the Department for Transport (DfT) with a project to reassess statutory MOT test fees. The DfT is analysing garage running costs to validate the justification for an increase in MOT test fees to present to the next government, but to make this happen it needs financial costings for MOT test stations as a starting point to the project.

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IGA hails repair information step forward

1st December 2014 | 0 Comments

Findings from the European Commission’s review into the process of access to vehicle repair and maintenance information have been welcomed as ‘another major step forward’ by the Independent Garage Association (IGA). At the end of 2013, the Commission appointed Ricardo-AEA, a UK based agency, to carry out a study on access to vehicle repair and maintenance information for independent operators, and the results have confirmed the IGA’s stance that although the situation has improved in recent years, we are still some distance from a “level playing field”.

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IGA to promote motor industry careers in schools

6th October 2014 | 0 Comments

The Independent Garage Association (IGA) will employ a dedicated person to promote a career in the motor industry to school leavers. The national campaign will see the IGA’s Trade & Local Authority Liaison Officer aiming to change the consumer perception of the garage trade and show pupils the diverse career opportunities the industry offers.

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IGA to employ liaison officer tasked to change perception of garage careers

29th September 2014 | 0 Comments

Following the pledge from the Labour party to increase apprentices, and the Independent Garage Association’s (IGA) own promise to promote the garage industry in schools, the IGA has announced that it will employ a dedicated person to promote a career in the motor industry to school leavers.

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IGA woos school leavers

IGA woos school leavers

8th September 2014 | 0 Comments

After millions of teenagers received their GCSE results this summer, the Independent Garage Association (IGA) is working alongside its members to increase the number of school leavers choosing a career in the motor industry.

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IGA launches Car Repair Plan

IGA launches Car Repair Plan

24th June 2014 | 0 Comments

The Independent Garage Association has launched its Car Repair Plan, with the message to consumers to ‘shield yourself from unexpected repair costs’.

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