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The Motability Scheme: How it Works and the Benefits

The Motability Scheme: How it Works and the Benefits

Under the Motability Scheme, people with disabilities can exchange their mobility allowance for an accessible vehicle, to gain more independence and freedom when travelling. The organisation aims to make transportation as simple, comfortable, and safe as possible. So...

Jardine Motors Group set to axe over 500 jobs

Jardine Motors Group set to axe over 500 jobs

Jardine Motors Group has confirmed that it has opened consultation over redundancies as part of a restructure, following the damaging effects of the coronavirus outbreak.   The business is believed to be making 521 redundancies, according to Car Dealer Magazine....

Hyundai says EV delivery is strong post delivery delays in 2019

Hyundai says EV delivery is strong post delivery delays in 2019

Hyundai has overcome its electric vehicle production issues and says it wants to be ‘one of the nation’s biggest providers of electrified cars over the next few years’.   Buyers of EV cars were added to waiting lists when Hyundai couldn’t satisfy demand.  ...

Trade body warns one in 6 UK car jobs could be lost

Trade body warns one in 6 UK car jobs could be lost

One in 6 jobs are at risk of redundancy without the government’s support in restarting production, said the UK car industry’s trade body.   The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) said emergency funding, permanent short-time working, business rate...

Jaguar Land Rover to cut temporary factory-floor roles

Jaguar Land Rover to cut temporary factory-floor roles

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is set to cut the number of contract-agency workers it employs on its factory floor, after seeing a drop in sales.   The car giant has not confirmed how many roles are affected, but it is understood that over 1,000 jobs could be at risk,...

Car buyers cautious about visiting dealerships

Car buyers cautious about visiting dealerships

Auto Trader released a survey recently that revealed how confident car buyers were about visiting a dealership.   Out of more than 6,300 survey respondents, 36% said they would feel more comfortable purchasing a car over the phone or online with home delivery. ...

How can employer branding gain you more job applications?

How can employer branding gain you more job applications?

When you’re working in a competitive industry like the motor trade, the way in which you position yourself against other companies in your market is essential - particularly if you want to be the number one choice for potential employees. The best brands are unique,...

What should my hiring process look like?

What should my hiring process look like?

Do you have a recruitment process in place that works? Or are you spending alot of time and money on recruitment with very little in return? A strong recruitment process is critical to every company. Your staff are your business, so if you don;t have the right steps...

The car companies battling coronavirus

The car companies battling coronavirus

The spread of the coronavirus is affecting all businesses in various ways, including the car industry. Production facilities across the globe have closed, vehicle sales have dropped and motorsport events across the world have been cancelled.    While vehicle...

Should your business be holding virtual events?

Should your business be holding virtual events?

In the current situation we as a globe are facing, businesses are searching for alternative methods to reach their audience.  Virtual events have peaked the interest of many, purely for increased reach and continuing to connect and network despite the obstacles...

“The roughest seas make the strongest sailors”

“The roughest seas make the strongest sailors”

Rebecca Sides is the General Manager at Inchcape Mercedes Benz. Today she joins us once again to speak about the challenge businesses are facing with of Covid-19 and how we can change your mindset to adapt to the situation:   After twelve years in the motor...

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