People News 26 Oct
IMI opens nominations for 2022 awards
The Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) has opened nominations for its 2022 awards, with the winners to be announced at the IMI Dinner on March 17, 2022.
People News 4 Nov
Mission Motorsport secures IMI's EV training centre approval
Mission Motorsport is able to equip ex-services personnel for a new career in the automotive sector after gaining electric vehicle (EV) training centre approval from the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI).
People News 22 Oct
Ben battles funding issues to support people facing job losses
Ben is extending its support to industry people who have lost their jobs or are at risk of losing their jobs as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.
People News 9 Oct
IMI launches Employability Week for workers facing COVID-19 job losses
The Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) is set to help employees facing potential job losses as a result of the COVID-19 crisis with the launch of its first Employability Week.
People News 19 Aug
IMI analysis predicts 7,000 automotive redundancies by September
The IMI’s analysis of the latest ONS data predicts there will be approximately 7,000 redundancies across the automotive sector by the end of August.
Aftersales 26 Nov
Just 3% of UK technicians are qualified to work on EVs, says IMI
Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) analysis shows that only 3% of all vehicle technicians are currently qualified to work safely on electric vehicles (EVs).
Supplier News 27 Jun
IMI supports Automotive Management Live 2018 with dedicated IMI People Insight Theatre
Recruitment, motivation and skills development will be hot topics for the IMI People Insight Theatre at Automotive Management Live this November.
People News 4 Jul
Learn how to tackle the automotive sector talent gap at the 2017 AM People Conference
Exploring new ways of attracting the best candidates to the sector and developing and retaining them will be the central themes of this year’s AM People Conference.
Opinion 8 Jun
Guest opinion: Political uncertainty threatens future success of the UK motor industry
Doubt has been cast over the UK motor industry ahead of the General Election today, with the majority of businesses in the sector finding it increasingly difficult to fill job vacancies.
Market Insight 17 May
Management ignorance of new data rules threatens companies with financial and reputational damage
A widespread ignorance of new data protection rules could be leading businesses into severe financial penalties and loss of reputation.
Market Insight 20 Apr
Apprentice levy delays for small and medium dealers due to £1.2bn oversubscription
Small to medium sized dealer groups may experience a delay in receiving their apprenticeship funding due to the number of companies applying to access levy money.
Market Insight 7 Apr
Diesel scrappage scheme judged a 'fairer' incentive for drivers
A diesel scrappage scheme would be a “fairer” incentive to get drivers out of older, more polluting, diesel cars.
Market Insight 3 Mar
Chancellor told 'stop beating up motorists', use financial sweetners to increase EV take-up
The Chancellor of the Exchequer is being urged to stop ‘beating up’ motorists for driving the ‘wrong’ cars, but do more to encourage the adoption of new technologies.
Supplier News 10 Oct
NFDA awards for Mercedes, Allianz and charity boss
The National Franchised Dealers Association presented three awards to industry members during its Autumn Ball this weekend.
Market Insight 3 Oct
Government proposals to cut apprenticeship funding branded a 'ticking time bomb'
Government proposals to cut apprenticeship funding are a “ticking time bomb” for the sector.
Market Insight 11 Apr
Government urged to invest in electric cars for £51 billion economic boost
This needs an abstractThe Government should make a significant investment in electric vehicle charging infrastructure and industry skills improvement - or the UK risks missing out on major economic benefits.
Market Insight 16 Mar
JCT600 and industry suppliers unite with the IMI to champion innovation
JCT600 has united with sector suppliers to provide a look at their innovative approach, online technologies and solutions that manufacturers and retailers are adopting to meet consumer demand.
Market Insight 22 Feb
Is the end nigh for ‘low basic, high commission’? Industry leaders reveal their thoughts
It is indicative of the steps to which dealers have to go to fill vacancies that Spire Automotive advertised in The Caterer when it needed a reception host.
People News 11 Dec
Renewed government commitment to generating new talent 'can't come soon enough'
The latest government initiative to boost the number of apprenticeships has been welcomed by the Institute of the Motor Industry.
Car Dealer News 30 Nov
RMI welcomes 0.5% apprenticeship levy to boost apprenticeships by 3 million
The RMI has welcomed the Government’s plans for a 0.5% apprenticeship level in April 2017 to raise funds for 3 million apprenticeships by 2020.