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19 Oct 2021

This is the £200 threshold that determines the response by the police, and theft below this level does not always merit a police visit and offenders can plead guilty by post.

19 Oct 2021

The FCA have recently announced significant increases in their base ratefees that will have an unfavourable effect, particularly on smaller independent retailers.

18 Oct 2021

Cycling Industry News has announced the launch of its 2022 Market Data drive and once again invites UK-based independent bike retailers to participate.

18 Oct 2021

#BikeIsBest,the cycle industry campaign supported by leading brands, retailers, organisations and cycling advocacy groups, has launched its latest campaign: When more people cycle,...

18 Oct 2021

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Cycling & Walking (APPGCW) have an upcoming meeting on Monday the 18th October focussing on initiatives to promote walking

14 Oct 2021

Originally due to end on 31 December 2021, it has since been announced (4th October 2021) that the scheme has been extended until March 2022.

13 Oct 2021

Cytech continues to be in record-breaking demand as it now sees the highest ever number of technicians certified within one month in September 2021 - with over 115 in the UK alone!

13 Oct 2021

According to UK Finance, 'The new £100 limit is designed to balance security, convenience and consumer demand."

11 Oct 2021

With current incentives andfunding grants in place employers taking on new apprentices could receive up to £4,000 per apprentice.

11 Oct 2021

Your Business Journey to Net Zero, is a series of locally focused virtual events, designed to help small businesses who want to play theirpart in climate change, but don't know where is best...

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September breaks records for number of practical Cytech technicians certified within one month

Posted on in Business News , Cycles News

CytechCytech workshop group photo continues to be in record-breaking demand as it now sees the highest ever number of practical technicians certified within one month in September 2021 - with over 115 in the UK alone!

The Cytech technical e-bike course in particular has become increasingly popular and is seemingly the aspirational course for many technicians. Theory one, the online learning course delivering an introduction to bicycle maintenance, is also seeing an increase in demand as people across the UK are taking the opportunity to kick-start their career as a professional cycle technician.

Certified candidate numbers are up 60% ahead of last year despite Covid capacity restrictions and a lot of technical courses are still pre-booked months in advance. For those wanting to complete a Cytech technical course we recommend booking early to guarantee a place for your chosen date and location.

To find your nearest Cytech training centre you can use the map here.

Cytech expansion in the UK as demand continues

To accommodate the extra demand there are now even more Cytech training centres across the UK with 5 facilities open and operating; Milton Keynes, Oxford, Stafford, Bracknell and Guildford, with a new facility opening in Darlington in the autumn.

As a result of the increased capacity, Activate Cycle Academy (ACA) have been busy recruiting new members of staff and PJCS have moved into a more spacious workshop (in the same business centre).

In additional exciting news, at least 4 new Cytech training centres are opening in the next few months and new Cytech licence partners are being sought in Scotland and Northern Ireland.

More information about each of the developments above will follow soon! Keep an eye out for updates via the Cytech news page or on social media - Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Discover the online course Cytech Theory one

CytechlogoTheoryOneThe Cytech journey begins with Theory one, suitable for all shop staff working in the cycles trade.

With trade prices from only £41.67 (excl. VAT) getting your staff trained through the internationally recognised training scheme is more cost effective than ever!

 

Try a free demo of Theory one here

Get started on the full course here

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