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IMI welcomes apprentice pay increase

IMI CEO Steve Nash has welcomed Government plans, announced in today’s papers, to implement a 57p an hour increase for apprentices under 20 years old. The IMI Chief last week called on employers in the motor industry to increase the starting rate for junior apprentices to £4 hour, a 70% rise on the current rate, to help the industry attract […]

Autogas calls for reforms

Autogas Limited is calling on the Government to rectify its investment removal mistakes of the past in order to help the UK achieve its low carbon future. The calls are being made after a House of Commons Transport Select Committee report criticised the way the Government withdrew grants supporting the purchase of LPG autogas vehicles too early and warned it […]

Shortlist revealed for ULEV funding

Today, government announced details of 12 UK cities shortlisted to share £35 million of funding to promote ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs). Bidding to be the UK’s first ‘Go Ultra Low Cities’, the shortlisted authorities have until 31 August 2015 to finalise their submissions, with the winning cities announced in the autumn. Set up by The Office for Low Emission Vehicles […]

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