The best HR joke in the world?

There aren’t that many HR jokes around, but this one not only takes the biscuit, but raises a number of issues about attracting candidates! An HR manager was knocked down (tragically) by a bus and was killed. Her soul arrived at the Pearly Gates, where St.Peter welcomed her. More…

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Used Car Dealer Jailed

A used car dealer already convicted of tax avoidance after failing to pay £1.1 million in taxes from his home-based retail operation has been jailed for three years. Glenville John Hill, of Spout House Lane, Bromely, South Yorkshire, admitted tax fraud in December 2015 after HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) discovered he sold more than 1,300 cars from his driveway, but failed pay any Income Tax, […]

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Business Manager Training

Business Manager Training

The first group of business managers to be successfully assessed against the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) Accreditation for Finance and Insurance (FI) standards have been recognised by Inchcape Retail. The 10 managers undertook a training programme developed by Group FI Training Manager Ian Woodward to test their capabilities. More on this from MotorTrader.com

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Car Sales Apprentice

Car Sales Apprentice

Think of apprenticeships and trainee electricians, rookie carpenters and novice plumbers probably come to mind. But car sales executives? More on this story at Auto Express…

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Parts Account Executive – Fantastic Opportunity

Parts Account Executive – Fantastic Opportunity

Our client, an award winning international distributor of performance, luxury and supercar components is searching for an Account Executive to work in their American Retail Sales Division at their offices near Egham in Surrey. Excellent basic salary and bonus package Uncapped commission scheme Excellent working environment Dynamic exciting team environment Winner of Queens Award for Enterprise 2016 Monday – Friday More details…

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This weeks featured pooch

This weeks featured pooch

Every week we’re changing the featured image in our header, and this week it’s Freddie’s turn to be the face of ARC. If you’d like your dog to have 5 minutes of fame, email us a picture (2mb max size) and, if we all like it, we’ll feature your pet!

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Weekly News Digest from the Motor Trade

Weekly News Digest from the Motor Trade

Your latest news and features in the trade Full Edition

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Bodyshop repair costs set to rise

Bodyshop repair costs set to rise

Bodyshop repair costs are set to rise over the next five years as the number of bodyshops continues to decline. That’s the conclusion of a report on the UK Car Body Repair Market, published by Trend Tracker. The number of UK accident repair centres has fallen by 20% over the last decade from 3,950 in 2008 to 3,162 in 2018 and Trend Tracker predicts a […]

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Custom Nugget???

What were they thinking? It sounds like some teenage euphemism! Nice looking piece of kit though. https://www.topgear.com/car-news/weird/fords-rival-vw-california-called-custom-nugget

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Account Executive – Prestige Car Aftermarket

Our client, an award winning international distributor of performance, luxury and supercar components is searching for an Account Executive to work in their American Retail Sales Division at their offices near Egham in Surrey. Excellent basic salary and bonus package up to £45,000pa Uncapped commission scheme Excellent working environment Dynamic exciting team environment Winner of Queens Award for Enterprise 2016 Monday – Friday more info…

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Pictures of your dog?

Pictures of your dog?

We’ve updated our website and, amongst other things, we’re all dog lovers at ARC – hence the dog pictures! If you’d like us to feature your pooch, you can email us a picture to nl@arc-uk.net with “Pooch” as the subject line. If we like the picture, it’ll be on the website along with the others already on there and rotated during the day. Your dog […]

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Ford Volkswagen Alliance

Ford Volkswagen Alliance

VOLKSWAGEN AG and Ford Motor Company today announced the first formal agreements in a broad alliance to boost competitiveness.

The manufacturers say the move will also better serve customers in an era of rapid change in the industry.

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Local Business Development Manager

Local Business Development Manager

Must be VAG accredited or working towards the accreditation Our client, a Mutli Vehicle Franchised Main Dealer group, is looking for a motivated Local Business Development Manager to this role is for a Major Brand in the BROMSGROVE area. The role will be based at the dealership, cover the surrounding area, and be active for mainly passenger cars. I am particularly seeking a well-presented and […]

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Car Sales – high basic salary

Car Sales – high basic salary

Amazing Opportunity for a New and Used Car Sales Executive. Our client, a professional Motor Vehicle Retailer is offering a class leading package for a New and Used Car Sales Executive to join their successful team in the Burton area. You need to be currently working in a Motor Industry for at least 3 years in a retail role. https://www.arc-uk.net/vacancies/Vacanciesview.php?ID=13029

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Sales Manager – Automotive Parts

Sales Manager – Automotive Parts

Our client, an award winning international distributor of performance, luxury and supercar components is searching for a Digital Content and CRM Executive to join their successful team at their offices in Surrey. Excellent basic salary and bonus package Excellent working environment Dynamic exciting team environment Winner of Queens Award for Enterprise 2016 Monday – Friday Previous experience of a similar role within the Motor Trade is essential […]

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New Board Members at Stoneacre

New Board Members at Stoneacre

Stoneacre Motor Group has appointed Shaun Brookhouse and Paul Vozbutas as main board directors. The pair have a combined 30 years’ automotive experience working within Stoneacre, most recently as operations directors. Vozbutas joined as a sales executive in 2003, before moving steadily through the ranks from sales manager, regional manager to operations director in 2017. Brookhouse started his career at Stoneacre as a general manager […]

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Pentagon Goes with Ford

Pentagon Goes with Ford

THE Pentagon Motor Group has completed its acquisition of three Ford dealership sites from TrustFord. The sites – at Warrington, St Helens and Runcorn – have been rebranded as Pentagon Ford and became fully operational under their new ownership at the start of the new year in the deal for an undisclosed sum. Warrington is a full Ford Store operation, offering customers the complete Ford […]

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