Opinion 12 Dec
Interviews with aspiring leaders often leave a ‘sense of dread’, opinion
There has been a lot of talk about leadership over the past few months and if one looks at the management bookshelves even more has been written.
Market Insight 27 Aug
NFDA HR survey shows positive trends for dealer recruitment
The percentage of dealers looking to recruit across all business areas is up from Q2 this year, according to the NFDA's latest HR survey.
Talent & People 14 Jun
8 Questions To...Ian Williams, LSH Auto UK head of human resources
Ian Williams, head of human resources at AM100 dealer group LSH Auto UK, answers AM's 8 Questions To interview.
Car Dealer News 30 Apr
Marshall ranked among Best UK Workplaces for the 7th year running
Marshall Motor Holdings is celebrating a seventh successive ranking in Great Place to Work UK’s annual Best Workplaces rankings after receiving praise for its “courageous and transformational” leadership.
Market Insight 12 Apr
NFDA and SMMT publish updated post-lockdown car showroom reopening guidance
The National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) and Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) have teamed-up to publish assets and advice to help car retailers re-open safely after COVID-19 ‘Lockdown 3’.
Market Insight 30 Nov
NFDA finds 54% of car dealers to recruit sales staff in next 3 months
A HR-themed survey of the UK’s franchised car retailers found that 59% intend to recruit in their sales departments and 63% plan to appoint new technicians over the next three months.
People News 23 Nov
Lack of opportunity remains key issue for women in automotive
A lack of opportunity has been highlighted as a key issue for women pursuing a career in the automotive sector, with 57% failing to see a career path to their desired post and 42% perceiving a bias towards men.
Talent & People 11 Nov
Spotlight falls on mental health in high-pressure car retail
Two advocates for mental wellbeing have called on the automotive industry to address what they believe are systemic flaws in car retail culture that exacerbate anxiety and depression.
Market Insight 21 Oct
NFDA HR survey seeks to understand car dealers’ employment issues
The National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) has launched a new HR survey in a bid to improve its support of car retailers through a greater understanding of the sectors’ employment issues.
Car Dealer News 24 Feb
Car dealers celebrated in Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For rankings
Porsche Retail Group, TrustFord and Motorpoint were all recognised among the UK’s top employers in the annual Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For rankings.
Market Insight 6 Feb
Carmakers and retailers celebrate National Apprenticeship Week 2020
Car dealers and their manufacturer partners have been highlighting their efforts to recruit the next-generation of automotive sector talent to mark National Apprenticeship Week 2020.
Market Insight 5 Dec
Automotive sector recruitment slows ahead of General Election 2019
Increased economic uncertainty in the run up to the UK’s upcoming General Election has been blamed for a slow-down in recruitment for automotive sector job roles.
People News 4 Dec
Marshall Motor Holdings appoints Pendragon HR director Jo Moxon
Marshall Motor Holdings has appointed Jo Moxon as its new HR director from fellow AM100 retail group Pendragon.
People News 11 Oct
Poor mental health could cost automotive sector £1.2bn a year
BEN is urging employers in the automotive sector to focus more resource to ensure the wellbeing of staff after finding that poor mental health could cost £1.2 billion-a-year.
Latest News 1 Oct
Motorpoint One Big Dream project hands 15,000 hours to staff
Motorpoint has handed more than 15,000 hours of paid time to its staff as part of the One Big Dream scheme launched a year ago to help employees “pursue their dreams”.
Car Dealer News 16 May
Roadside (Garages) record staff retention credited to AM Best UK Dealerships to Work For
Family-owned Kia dealership Roadside (Garages) has achieved the highest staff retention in its history as a direct result of getting involved in AM’s Best UK Dealerships to Work For.
Car Dealer News 14 May
Drayton Motors' Best UK Dealerships accolade is 'Jewel in the Crown'
Drayton Motors has entered AM’s Best UK Dealerships to Work For for the third consecutive year after it became an “invaluable” tool to gather honest opinions from staff about the business.
Car Dealer News 29 Mar
Ben launches online support for depression
Ben has launched new online support to help automotive industry people who are struggling with depression - an issue that affects 350 million people across the world.
Car Dealer News 27 Mar
Jardine Motors Group awarded for Armed Forces recognition scheme
Jardine Motors Group has achieved a bronze award from the Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) in recognition of its efforts to recruit veterans into its retail sites.
Car Dealer News 20 Mar
Record UK employment means dealers may struggle to recruit
Car retailers could find recruitment much tougher as UK employment reaches a record high, warns Coachwork Consulting.