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14 12, 2018

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 [...]

10 12, 2018

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 [...]

6 12, 2018

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 [...]

4 12, 2018

Contracting With Us Means Consistency of Work

December 4th, 2018|

Understandably, making the leap from permanent employment to temporary can be daunting for many, particularly for those who are responsible for keeping a roof over their families' heads, and some may be apprehensive about not knowing where the next position, and pay packet, will come from. However, the automotive industry has for some time now suffered from a shortage of [...]

17 11, 2018

Meet Paul – Our Star Contractor of the Month for October

November 17th, 2018|

A huge congratulations to Paul who was recognised as our Star Contractor of the Month for October! Paul, from Croydon, Surrey, has been contracting with us continuously as a Tester/Tech since June. From day one he has been a pleasure to work with. Paul always gets on well with our clients and [...]

12 11, 2018

Autotech Recruit Appoints Graham Palfery-Smith

November 12th, 2018|

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Graham Palfery-Smith as a non-executive director of Autotech Recruit. The move follows unprecedented demand for Autotech Recruit to fill temporary placements with skilled technicians in garages and car dealerships nationwide. With almost 40 years of recruitment industry experience, Graham Palfery-Smith is an accomplished, and highly experienced, strategic senior manager who has run a [...]