Sales executives at Arnold Clark are now working a five-day week, in a first for the car dealer group.
It is claiming an "industry-leading move to a five-day working week for sales staff", which has been initiated following feedback from staff.
Arnold Clark said it will help employees develop their career and give a flexible two days a week for the important things in life.
Arnold Clark group HR manager Lynne McBurney said, ‘The new five-day week commission structure has been introduced after discussions with our 11,000-strong workforce. The move lets those within sales enjoy a more flexible working pattern, allowing for a better work life balance.’
The company is recruiting sales executives throughout many of its 200 branches across the UK, and hopes the move will help it fill vacancies..
Jacquie Sherry, Arnold Clark group recruitment manager added: "We are confident that the more beneficial working pattern within our sales departments will attract those who are looking for a career in sales but have previously been discouraged by the long hours."