IMI publishes new strategy

Published:  07 March, 2019

The  Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI)  has published a new strategy document. Launching last night (Wednesday 6 March)  at the IMI Annual Dinner in London.

‘Campaigns for Change’ is based on broad industry feedback from IMI members and from employers generally about the key challenges they face which they believe the Institute can help with.   Broken down into four chapters, the document looks at where the IMI can help with attracting and retaining talent, ensuring the industry has effective management, working with government to ensure the continued success of the sector, and helping to raise standards and public confidence in the automotive sector.   Steve Nash, Chief Executive at the IMI, said: “Our industry is well served and supported by many highly effective trade and industry bodies and it is not our job to duplicate their efforts. Our role as the industry’s professional body is distinct and 'Campaigns for Change' aims to help clarify where we can bring our specific expertise to bear in supporting individuals and businesses.

Steve added: “2019 is already proving to be a year of change and challenge, both on a global scale with Brexit and at a more individual business level.  Some businesses are struggling to adapt to the apprenticeship reforms; others are working out how they can integrate new technology into the way their workplaces operate. These factors will require attention from all areas of the industry, and the IMI is determined to drive change while providing solutions, supporting individuals and businesses, and supporting the sector with appropriate skills solutions.”

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