Car showrooms are likely to join “non-essential” retail businesses in re-opening on June 1 if infection rates remain under control, Government’s 50-page ‘COVID-19 Recovery Strategy’ document indicates.
Car dealers across the UK are hoping that Prime Minister Boris Johnson delivers clarification on the easing of certain COVID-19 coronavirus lockdown measures in an address to Parliament today (May 11).
Cambria Automobiles chief executive Mark Lavery has conceded that “over 100 redundancies” are possible within his car retail group when the Government's coronavirus job retention scheme’s (CJRS) furlough period ends.
The Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) is launching a new programme of webinars to give automotive individuals and businesses practical support as the impact of COVID-19 continues to challenge the sector.
Car retailers would benefit from more flexibility from Government’s coronavirus job retention scheme (CRJS) as the financial balance of returning furloughed staff to work becomes businesses' "biggest challenge".
The National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) has said that it is vital that Government and car manufacturers “evaluate a support package that stimulates the market” following April’s 97.3% sales slump.
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