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Professor Jim Saker appointed as new President of the Institute of the Motor Industry

Linda Jackson and Sandy Burgess also confirmed as Vice Presidents as automotive professional body extends experience to support sector for challenging times ahead

IMI announced as FAB Awards finalists

Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) has been announced as a finalist for the FAB Awards 2017, in the 'Innovation of the Year' category for its MOT products.

Automotive charity receives over £2000 from IMI’s 100 challenge

BEN benefits from @The_IMI’s extra mile  Throughout most of October, IMI employees and the wider automotive community rode their bikes, ran and walked to raise vital funds for the industry charity BEN. Over £2,000 was raised and the amount is contributing towards the IMI’s efforts of fulfilling its £100,000 Centenary target for the charity.

Motor Industry Body Calls for Businesses to Embrace Apprenticeship Levy

Weighing up the options: Take on an EQA role, or become an EPAO?

Developing our #EPAO business: A view from @The_IMI  Just over three years ago, I took on a secondment to map out what part the IMI would play in the apprenticeship reforms. As an organisation containing a professional body, awarding body and sector skills council, there were a couple of options… take on the EQA role for automotive standards, or become an EPAO.

Apprentice Guarantee will only work if employers are supported now

@The_IMI repeats its call for two year pause on Apprenticeship Levy clawback  Steve Nash, CEO of the Institute of the Motor Industry responds to Boris Johnson’s announcement last night that 16-24 year olds should be guaranteed an apprenticeship route:

The Institute of the Motor Industry extends diversity of experience on its board with two new Non-Exec appointments

#ALD20 - Dr Esther Hills and Rachel Leech bring engineering and membership experience to help @The_IMI professional body remain relevant. 

WHAT’S NEEDED TO INJECT ENGAGEMENT IN APPRENTICESHIPS?

 

IMI launches Employability Week

@The_IMI launches Employability Week 12th – 16th October 2020  As the furlough scheme winds down, but social distancing remains a challenge for many communities, putting continued pressure on employers in the automotive sector, the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) is setting out to help those facing potential job loss. IMI Employability Week, taking place 12th – 16th October 2020, will comprise a series of online resources focused on arming those facing unemployment with the tools to put them in the best possible position for their next job. From refreshing a CV and building an online profile to interview and communication techniques in the virtual world, the dedicated IMI Employability Week web page will also include helpful resource packs, ‘how to guides’, tips and advice, short videos, talks and presentations, and more.  “There is no doubt that the pandemic has seriously affected the UK’s workforce in many ways”, said Steve Nash, CEO of the IMI. 

3m New Apprenticeships By 2020 Unrealistic

With the news that the target of creating 3m new apprenticeships by 2020 is now unrealistic - the professional body for the motor industry, Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI), has warned of the damaging repercussions for businesses:

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