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17 10, 2018

MOT Manager Training Course Winner Announced!

October 17th, 2018|

Congratulations to Darren from Dawn to Dusk Autos Ltd, the winner in our competition held for the visitors of Autotech Recruit's stand at the Motor Factor/Garage Trade Show in Liverpool on 4-5 October 2018! Darren wins a free place on a 2-day MOT Manager Training course delivered by Autotech Training worth £399 + VAT. Thanks to everyone who submitted their entry! Stay tuned [...]

15 10, 2018

Freelance Vehicle Technicians Are on the Rise

October 15th, 2018|

Freelancing was once considered something which only marketing, IT and accounting execs could do, but today this new way of working is creeping across all industries, with reports stating that one in seven of us will be self-employed by 2020, and the motor trade is certainly not exempt from this. In fact, demand for temporary technicians in the UK, to [...]

3 10, 2018

National Work Life Week (1-5 October 2018)

October 3rd, 2018|

This week is National Work Life Week (1st – 5th October 2018) which encourages companies to think about their employees’ wellbeing and happiness. A recent survey has revealed that while money is still the biggest motivator in career choices, 55% of us cite good working hours and flexibility as a major contributing factor. Increasingly, in our culture of always being [...]

21 09, 2018

Meet Richard – Our August’s Star Contractor of the Month!

September 21st, 2018|

Congratulations to our dedicated contractor, Richard, who was recognised as Autotech Recruit’s Star Contractor of the Month for August 2018! Richard joined Autotech Recruit as a freelance vehicle technician 18 months ago. Since then, he has mainly worked on longer term contracts, impressing both new and existing clients with his efficiency and professionalism. As his regional consultant pointed out, "he is [...]

5 09, 2018

Why We Need to Change the Perception of a Career in the Motor Trade Amongst School Leavers

September 5th, 2018|

Recent reports released by the IMI have painted a bleak outlook for the motor trade in the recruitment of school leavers and apprentices. Just a quarter of parents reported that they would be happy for their child to take the vehicle technician route, compared to 59% who favoured their offspring pursuing an engineering career. These somewhat damning figures illustrate the [...]