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The Car Buying Group appoints apprentices

The Car Buying Group's new apprentices, Amy Crowther and Rebecca Potter

Digital car buying firm The Car Buying Group has appointed two apprentices to its team as it looks to continue its recent growth.

Wakefield and Bradford-based The Car Buying Group has made the appointments to support the company’s continued growth following a multi-million-pound investment from motor giants Greenhous Group earlier this year.

Apprentice Amy Crowther and Rebecca Potter join the team in the businesses customer service department.

Crowther, originally from Wakefield and having studied at Wakefield College, brings an energy and enthusiasm for all things automotive.

She said: “My apprenticeship allows me to not simply work but equally gain my level two in customer service. The company has a good work ethos and it is a pleasure to be part of their team.”

Crowther and Potter’s roles cover the telephone valuation of vehicles, negation of price and organisation of car collection services.

Crowther also sets herself daily targets of calls and purchases to make alongside handling customer queries.

Tom Marley, owner and managing director of The Car Buying Group, said: “It is an exciting time in a business when you have the opportunity to not simply employ but equally train new members of staff.

“We pride ourselves on our customer service and it is a fantastic time to develop our dedication further with the recruitment of Amy and Rebecca. They have fitted in well and are flourishing in their new roles.”

The Car Buying Group claims to be the fastest-growing online car buying service, having enjoyed growth over the last two years’ and growing turnover to in excess of £20m per year.

Parent company DAS Ltd was set up in 2014 by four shareholders: Tom Marley (Group chief executive), Khalid Sheikh (director) Andy Birt (director) and Ben Neve (director).

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