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Our Star Contractor of the Year 2018 Is…

December 21st, 2018|

We are delighted to announce that Autotech Recruit's Star Contractor of the Year 2018 is Matthew Dann! Matt has been working as a contract vehicle technician with Autotech Recruit for over a year, and during this time we have received nothing but positive feedback from clients and fellow work colleagues. Matt has proved to be a consummate professional, whilst being [...]

Temporary Vehicle Technicians Cover 5,000 Days for Leading Car Manufacturers

December 17th, 2018|

The launch of a temporary vehicle technician recruitment programme, created to help leading UK car manufacturers overcome significant loss of revenue through the skills shortage across their dealer networks, has proved successful with almost 25,000 hours filled since the start of 2018. The figure demonstrates the dependence UK garages now have on temporary vehicle technicians to fulfil labour gaps. The [...]

Female Vehicle Technician Takes the Freelance Route to Support Studying

December 14th, 2018|

Historically, the UK had the lowest percentage of women engineers working in Europe, but it is not that the industry didn’t welcome females into these roles; girls were just not inspired into STEM subjects early on in their education. Also, many females were put off from choosing a career in the automotive industry, in part due to a lack of [...]

Happy 8th Birthday Autotech Recruit!

December 10th, 2018|

It began with first-hand knowledge of the skills shortage facing the automotive industry… “As a garage service manager, I knew all too well the effect a shortage of vehicle technicians and MOT testers had on a business,” Gavin White, Managing Director of Autotech Recruit explains. This was the catalyst for the beginnings of Autotech Recruit almost a decade ago. It [...]

Meet Richard – Our Star Contractor of the Month for November

December 6th, 2018|

Big congratulations to Richard who is our Star Contractor of the Month for November! Richard, who is a perfect example of reliability and dedication, has been a strong contender for this award for quite a few months now! As a Ford-trained contract vehicle technician, he has been part of our Manufacturer Led Programme since June 2018. He worked [...]