New CarShop for Bristol

New Car Shop for Bristol Sytner, the parent company of the CarShop, will open it’s 10th site this weekend in Bristol and will be creating 65 new jobs in sales, service and management. Leo Nelson, marketing and digital director at CarShop said: “We are delighted to announce a new store in Bristol, and proud to be generating exciting new career opportunities to residents of the […]

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Motorpoint Profits Down 18%

Motorpoint Profits Down 18%. For the six months to 30 September the car retailer posted £534 million in revenue, 1% higher than the same period last year, while pre-tax profit dropped 18% to £9.4 million. The latter was hit by overheads which were £2 million higher than last year. Meanwhile, founder David Shelton will retire as a non-executive director at the end of December. He […]

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Sales Executive – Warrington

Sales Executive Warrington An experienced Sales Executive has registered with us today. He’s looking for a new position in the North West in commuting distance of Warrington. He lives in Warrington and is currently working for an independent volume used car sales operation, but has previous franchised experience and he is looking to get back into a main dealer environment. He is a consistent performer […]

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Audi Job Cuts

Audi Job Cuts Audi is set to cut up to 9,500 jobs at its German factories by 2025 in order to save €6bn (£5.1bn) to invest in electric cars and digital technology. Audi has said that the job cuts are part of its mission to “become lean and fit for the future”, but would be balanced out by other plans to hire 2,000 workers in […]

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Technician Available Huddersfield

Technician Available Huddersfield

Technician Available Huddersfield Newly registered this morning – technician in Huddersfield looking for a new role in Huddersfield. Leeds or Bradford. He has worked in both main dealerships and independents and has extensive manufacturer training. If you’re recruiting a technician in the areas mentioned and would like to see his CV, please email nl@arc-uk.net or call Nick Legge on 07739 176 311.

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Road Tax Evasion Increase

There has been a nearly 3-fold increase in Road Tax evasion since 2014. The old paper tax disc was abolished back in 2014, and since then Data from the Department for Transport shows that £34.51 million was lost due to untaxed vehicles in the 2013/14 financial year, compared to projected losses of £94.1 million for 2019/20. In fairness this is down from a high of […]

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Caffyns Profit Slumps

Shares in Caffyns reversed 17% to 345p today after the Eastbourne-based motor retailer reported a collapse in first half profits. Founded over 150 years ago, Caffyns has successfully traded through many an economic cycle, but hasn’t been able to swerve the short term supply challenges and Brexit-related uncertainties that continue to hurt the automotive retail sector. PROFITS SKID LOWER For the first half of the year […]

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Register Your CV

It’s easy to register your CV with us. Just click on this link and you can upload your CV in a few seconds and we’ll register your details. We always check with you before sending your CV out to a prospective employer, so your confidentiality is never going to be an issue. Many people think that with the advent of GDPR that their confidentiality is […]

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New Tesla Cyber Truck

The New Tesla Cyber Truck has been unveiled by Elon Musk in Los Angeles. There was some embarrassment when the armoured windows shattered after having a metal ball thrown at them, but when the top 3 selling cars in America are pick-ups any serious player in that market needs to be selling one. Not sure about the styling personally, but electric vehicles are becoming more […]

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Cambria Profits Up

Cambria Profits Up in a tough year for the motor trade. Cambria Automobiles pre-tax profit rose by 37 per cent to £12.5m for the year to August 31, it has reported.  In its final results for 2018/19, announced via the London Stock Exchange, the franchised motor retailer, which was established in 2006, said it had performed ahead of board and market expectations, enjoying gross profit […]

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New Aston Martin

A new Aston Martin has been unveiled. A £158,000 SUV aimed at wealthy women. The company’s shares slid a further 2.6% on Wednesday despite the launch of the new model, which the company hopes will start rolling-off its production line at St Athan in Wales in spring 2020. The DBX is apparently designed to compete against Bentley’s £133,000 Bentayga, Rolls-Royce’s £264,000 Cullinan, Porsche’s £101,000 Cayenne […]

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New Vacancies

Some of our New Vacancies: Oldham Car Sales Executive Excellent basic and ote Rochdale Panel Beater Competitive Salary plus Bonus, and benefits ILKESTON Sales Executive – Motor Trade OTE £40K UNCAPPED Burton on Trent Used Car Sales Executive Competitive Salary plus Bonus, and benefits  These are just a few of the roles we’re working on – check out the vacancy page for details on all […]

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Experienced Sales Exec Available – Nottingham/Derby

Experienced Sales Exec Available – Nottingham/Derby

Experienced Sales Exec Available – Nottingham/Derby due to relocation. We have been approached by an experienced sales exec who is relocating to the Nottingham Derby area and is seeking a new role. He is looking for an employer where he can progress into a management role and is keen to undergo the training that he appreciates he needs. If you’re interested in seeing his CV, […]

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Sytner VW

Sytner VW

Sytner VW reduces representation in the North West. Sytner is selling 4 of it’s Volkswagen dealerships in the North West to Johnsons and closing 1 other site. This represents a third of the brand in the group. The dealerships sold to Johnsons Cars are at Liverpool, Warrington, Stafford and Stoke-On-Trent. Sytner will be shutting the Volkswagen dealership in Halifax at the end of this month, […]

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Sales Executive Available – North Lincolnshire

A Sales Executive with nearly 3 years experience has registered with us thus afternoon and is actively seeking a new role. Currently employed in a volume main dealership, he is seeking a package where he can earn £30-35,000 (with a reasonable basic!).

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Norwich KIA Lifetime Achievement

Norwich KIA Lifetime Achievement

Norwich KIA Lifetime Achievement Grant Long, General Manager of NMG Kia in Norwich, has accepted a 20 year Lifetime Achievement award from Kia Motors. I had the pleasure of working with Grant many years ago, and he was one of the nicest people I ever worked with. He taught me many of the basics of selling with a great deal of patience and humour – […]

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Service Advisor Available – Grimsby

Service Advisor Available – Grimsby

Service Advisor Available – Grimsby An experienced Service Advisor in Grimsby has registered with us today. She has a stable career and is used to working in a fast paced environment where there is a focus on upsell via VHC, and on Service Plans. If you would like to see her CV, please email nl@arc-uk.net with details on the role you are looking to fill, […]

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Technician Available – Manchester

Technician Available – Manchester

Technician Available – Manchester We have a technician looking for a job on the eastern side of Manchester. He is currently employed by a main dealer, but is looking to reduce his travelling of an hours commute. Any potential employer interested in seeing his CV, please email Chris Highfield at ch@arc-uk.net If you have any other roles to fill please click here to complete our […]

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Sales Manager Available – Notts/Lincs Border

Sales Manager Available – Notts/Lincs Border

Sales Manager Available – Notts/Lincs Border. An experienced Sales Manager has registered with us today and is looking for a new role. Living near Grantham he is in commuting distance of Lincoln, Newark, Peterborough, Nottingham and Leicester (at a push!). He has worked in both volume and prestige franchises, but is more interested in the employer than the brand. He’s currently on a package of […]

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Aftersales Manager – Peterborough Area

Aftersales Manager – Peterborough Area

A very experienced Aftersales Manager based near Peterborough has approached us who is available for short term contract work. He has in-depth knowledge of current Vauxhall and Ford audit processes, with an emphasis on warranty processes, claims and audit. He also has extensive knowledge of video Vehicle Health Checks and maximising revenues in this area. If you’re concerned about this area of your business, or […]

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Experienced Dealer Principal

Experienced Dealer Principal

We’ve been approached by an experienced Dealer Principal living in South Lincolnshire looking for a new role. His experience is primarily in both the prestige sector and in volume, and his career has been very stable with very few moves. Due to his location he is looking at roles in Lincoln, Peterborough, Nottingham and Leicester. If you’d be interested in seeing his CV, please email […]

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FCA Investigating Lookers

FCA Investigating Lookers

FCA Investigating Lookers – The Financial Conduct Authority has begun its investigation into Lookers sales processes first announced in June 2019. The London-listed group, also announced that chief executive Andy Bruce and chief operating officer Nigel McMinn are both stepping down from the board. This will be an interesting indicator of how the FCA intends to operate when looking at the retail automotive sector, and […]

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Experienced Kerridge Project Manager

Experienced Kerridge Project Manager

We have been approached by an experienced Kerridge Project Manager looking for a new role. They’re available for short contract assignments, or for a permanent role in the South West of England. Experienced with Rev 7, 8 and Drive they have worked for both small and large dealer groups on single site implementation, multi-site roll outs and staff/management training programmes. Email nl@arc-uk.net or call Nick […]

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