Tracks of Exeter has seen a marked expansion in the reach of its recruitment marketing for staff after taking part in AM’s Best UK Dealerships to Work For initiative.
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.
BDO’s eighth motor salary survey has revealed that the average car retail employee’s annual remuneration package has increased from £40,000 to £41,000 in 2018.
RRG Group has rewarded the long service of 68 employees who have been employed by the North West-based car retail group for a combined 1,850 years.
Vertu Motors has delivered recognition to its “huge amount of talented game changers” at its annual CEO Awards.
National motor retailer Lookers has beat companies including Apple UK in an industry list that recognises the Best Places to Work in 2018.
Vertu Motors has recognised 13 colleagues with a collective 350 years of service with a celebration lunch at Chateau Impney.
Lookers is the only car retailer in the UK to be listed as one of the best employers to work for by the Chartered Management Institute and jobs site Glassdoor.
Vertu chief executive Robert Forrester has hailed as “astounding” the commitment of long-serving staff in the group’s northern dealerships which have amassed over 500 years combined service.
Hendy Group has continued its long-standing scheme to recognise the contribution of its most loyal staff by welcoming two new members to its ‘25 Year Club’.
Pendragon has raised the salaries of its technicians as part of a wider program to retain talented team members and attract 300 new workshop employees amid a push to grow aftersales revenues.
Motor finance provider Moneyway has been awarded the Investors in People (IIP) gold accreditation for its commitment to employee satisfaction.
Picador plc stalwart Betty Williams decided it was now or never if she was to fulfil her ambition of retiring and paying a pilgrimage to Nashville – after working at the same dealership for 54 years.
Staff retention is one of the key areas where car dealers can improve their processes according to a business which has spent a decade analysing the science behind car sales and customer behaviour.
Mitchell Group looked to praise its loyal staff and "market-leading" return on sales after recording a 10.8% rise in its annual turnover to £51.3 million.
First-class staff collaboration and participation at JCB Group has been recognised with an Engagement Leader of the Year award for HR manager Anna-Lisa De Voil.
JCT600 granted staff an extra day’s holiday as teams from the group’s 50-strong roll-call of dealerships gathered to celebrate the business’ 70th anniversary.
CarShop is committing £60,000 to improve the health, wellbeing and morale of its workforce as part of its reinvigorated 'people strategy'.
CarShop, a used car retailer and MG franchise, has been accredited with the Investors in People Silver standard.
Automotive Management Live: Where franchised and independent dealers will find everything they need to know about operating a modern showroom and service and repair facility fit for the digital age.
When: November 12 2020
Where: Birmingham NEC
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