People News 11 Mar
JCT600 marked International Women’s Day by promoting gender balance
JCT600 celebrated International Women’s Day (March 8) by talking to five women about working in a male dominated sector and promoting ‘gender balance’.
People News 7 Mar
Mission Automotive plan to get ex-military employed in automotive sector launches with royal backing
A charitable partnership that helps armed forces veterans get jobs in the car industry has been launched with the help of Prince William and Prince Harry.
Car Dealer News 25 Feb
TrustFord and Lookers listed in Sunday Times’ Best Big Companies to Work For
Ford retail group TrustFord has once again been listed as part of The Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For ranking of the UK's top employers.
Market Insight 5 Feb
Automotive graduates take pay hit amid demand for technicians
Automotive graduates were among the hardest hit by pay declines in the automotive sector as demand for technicians and logistics workers delivered a salary shift in 2018.
Latest News 1 Feb
JCT600 drives gender balance by joining Automotive 30% Club
JCT600 has announced that it has joined the UK Automotive 30% Club as part of its “ongoing commitment to attract more women into the automotive industry”.
Car Dealer News 3 Jan
Sytner Group launches equal opportunities Diversity Forum
Sytner Group has launched a group-wide Diversity Forum initiative to encourage and promote equal career opportunities within the business.
Supplier News 10 Oct
InAutomotive shortlisted for National Online Recruitment Award
InAutomotive has been shortlisted for a National Online Recruitment Award (NORA) in the Best Specialist Job Board Category.
Talent & People 1 Oct
When ‘banter’ in the workplace goes too far
Workplace banter is a HR grey area but if it crosses a line, it can be very costly to employers
Manufacturer 25 Sep
Renault and Dacia join NFDA’s Drive My Career initiative
Groupe Renault has become the first vehicle manufacturer to join the NFDA’s Drive My Career initiative through its Renault and Dacia brands.
Car Dealer News 23 Aug
Group 1 looks for efficencies through new staff fuel programme
Group 1 Automotive UK expects cost savings after the roll-out of TMC’s Fuel+ service across its 52 car dealerships.
Supplier News 14 Aug
BDO begins gathering evidence for 2018 Motor Salary Survey
BDO is urging car dealers to submit their payroll details for its annual Motor Salary Survey as it aims to help businesses fine-tune levels of remuneration across 27 industry job roles.
People News 24 Jul
Car dealers are using new vehicle market challenges as 'a blunt instrument' to reduce headcounts
Dealers are looking to cut costs by not replacing staff who leave, but this is having a knock-on effect to profitability, according to Coachworks Consulting.
People News 16 Jul
Alan Day Volkswagen master technician receives 37-year long service award
Alan Day Volkswagen master technician John Jackson said that customers “know I care” after receiving a long service award for 37 years with the car retail group.
Car Dealer News 10 Jul
Franchised dealer group ‘betrayed’ by thieving car salesman
Beechdale Motor Group bosses felt “betrayed” by a car salesman who stole almost £6,000 in customer deposits after they set aside similar offences at another franchised group to give him “a second chance”.
Car Dealer News 15 Jun
Car dealers warned of social media risks
Franchised car dealers using social media are being urged to implement a social media policy to avoid reputational damage.
Car Dealer News 5 Jun
Grenson Motor Company stops seven-day opening to improve employees' work/life balance
Grenson Motor Company will no longer open its showrooms on a Sunday, in a bid to improve the work/life balance of its employees.
Latest News 16 May
Ben’s blogs on anxiety and depression ‘most popular’ during Mental Health Awareness Week
Ben is showing support to the industry during Mental Health Awareness Week and announced that its blogs on anxiety and depression are the “most popular” among website visitors.
People News 14 May
Auto Trader and Ennis & Co to lead automotive sector diversity debate
Managing directors and chief executives from the automotive retail sector will “challenge and test best practice” surrounding diversity and inclusivity when they meet at a one-day collaborative seminar hosted by Auto Trader and Ennis & Co.
People News 8 May
Sawyer to step down from Marshall Motor Holdings' board
Christopher Sawyer will retire as a non executive director of Marshall Motor Holdings on May 23.
Opinion 22 Mar
Five key employment law developments car dealers must watch out for in April
Peninsula’s employment law director Alan Price outlines the five changes to employment law, the deadlines and how to prepare your business.