News

23 02, 2018

Follow These 3 Tips to Find the Best Candidates for Your Automotive Business

February 23rd, 2018|

To find the most skilled and suitable candidate for your business as quickly as possible, it’s critical to have a strong hiring strategy in place - before the vacant role starts to affect business operations. Our Managing Director, Gavin White, advises: “Business owners should be working to market their roles effectively, as well as tailoring each advertisement to appeal to [...]

22 02, 2018

Autotech Recruit Launches Bespoke Manufacturer-Led Recruitment Programme

February 22nd, 2018|

Autotech Recruit is rolling out a Manufacturer-Led Recruitment programme – which is set to significantly cut the time it takes to employ temporary technicians, counteracting the significant loss of revenue through empty servicing ramps.  The move responds to growing calls from leading car manufactures for highly skilled technicians to take on temporary roles, to ensure every one of their workshops across [...]

20 02, 2018

Counter Offers: What Would It Take for You to Stay in Your Current Role?

February 20th, 2018|

Have you ever offered a pay raise or new benefits to your employee to stop them from leaving their current job? Or maybe your employer in the automotive industry increased your salary to prevent you from taking up a new job at a different company? How would you react if that situation ever arose? We invite both automotive Candidates and [...]

13 02, 2018

We Are MKBAA 2018 Finalists!

February 13th, 2018|

We’re excited to announce that we've been shortlisted for the Milton Keynes Business Achievement Awards 2018 (MKBAA 2018) in the Small Business category. The awards presented by Milton Keynes Business Leaders Partnership (MKBLP), in association with Interdirect and Evolution, have seen a record number of entries for 2018. John Southby Bt, Head of Judging for MKBAA 2018 commented: “We’ve been overwhelmed with [...]

6 02, 2018

Cambridge Coachworks Owner Maintains Efficiency and Saves £££s By Enlisting Temporary Technicians

February 6th, 2018|

Through the loss of manpower, as a consequence of summer holidays, training and sick days, an unmanned bay could set garage owners back by thousands of pounds and risk losing customers to competitors if they don’t arrange cover to keep their workshop running. This was the case with Krunel Patel, Managing Director of Cambridge Coachworks. An independent garage specialising in [...]

5 02, 2018

You Asked Autotech: Limited Business or Umbrella Company – Which Route Is Best?

February 5th, 2018|

Before you start contracting, each MOT Tester or Vehicle Technician needs to decide the way they will get paid for their freelance work. There are two established options: setting up your own limited business or registering with an umbrella payment company. In this ‘You Asked Autotech’, Jake Betts, our Recruitment Consultant explains both payment options and their pros and cons [...]