Posted in June 2019


iRG Wins Family Business Of The Year 2019

So... this time last week something pretty special happened. We won FAMILY BUSINESS OF THE YEAR 2019!! We’ve  been lucky enough to win many industry awards but this award in particular has been quite special! 

Steve Peart,  Managing Director of IRG founded his smart cosmetic paint repair business back in 1999 after doing some research but he was in the red and needed a £500 deposit for a ChipsAway franchise followed by another £10,000. With his son Dale’s permission he sold his son's 2nd hand KX80 motorbike so he could put down the deposit needed to secure the franchise but still had to raise a further £10,000. Every bank manager turned down his loan applications so he had to secure a high interest loan from Lombard Finance. He worked for the following year holding down 2 jobs until falling asleep at the wheel driving home from a night shift and knew he had to give up one of the jobs.

Thankfully he made the right choice and threw everything I had into my new full time business working…

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iRG Apprentice's Celebrate Achievements at The Bodyshop Repair Industry Apprentice Awards 2019

iRG Apprentice’s Achievements Celebrated At The Bodyshop Repair Industry Apprentice Awards: BRIAA 2019. Congratulations to all the winners.

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