Lookers has been certified by the Top Employers Institute for its ‘exceptional employee offerings’, becoming the only motor retailer to be recognised with this accolade.
The Top Employers Institute recognises employers from around the world which provide excellent employee conditions, nurture and develop talent and strive to continuously improve and optimise employment practices that benefit people across the business.
Andrew Stephenson, people director at Lookers Group, (pictured) said: “The Top Employers United Kingdom 2017 Certification is a great honour. We are delighted to be officially recognised as a leading employer and provide ‘excellence in employee conditions’. Our people from across the business do amazing things every day and this award is recognition of their commitment of being excellent and delivering an outstanding customer retail experience.”
Lookers recently announced a comprehensive package of benefits for its people including one full year’s paid maternity leave, two years critical illness cover and enhanced holiday packages from year one of employment.
James Gooding, UK country manager for the Top Employers Institute, added: “Optimal employee conditions ensure that people can develop themselves personally and professionally. Our comprehensive research concluded that Lookers provides an outstanding employment environment and offers a wide range of creative initiatives, from secondary benefits and working conditions, to performance-management programmes that are well thought out and truly aligned with the culture of their company.”