Marshall Motors and Vertu Motors bosses Daksh Gupta and Robert Forrester have recognised the efforts of their car retail workforce to support the NHS and other key workers during the coronavirus lockdown period.
Coronavirus-prompted car dealership closures resulting from Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s lock-down of non-essential retail businesses will see ‘80% of car dealership employees’ placed on Government salary support.
Members of the National Franchised Dealers Association’s (NFDA) Drive My Career reached over 350,000 potential automotive industry employees of the future with an ‘Apprentice Takeover’ publicity campaign during National Apprentice Week 2020.
Jardine Motors Group has confirmed to AM that it has made the decision to seven Volkswagen franchised dealerships and one Skoda site, with Marshall Motor Holdings believed to be poised to acquire the businesses.
Marshall Motor Group is celebrating a decade of success in the annual Great Place to Work survey after 82% of its workforce contributed to a result which showcased the car retail group as “a shining light” in the sector.