Quick facts
  • What we do:
    online marketplace for car buying
  • Year established:
    2013
  • Website:
    http://www.carwow.co.uk
  • Contact
    • carwow, 6th floor, New Penderel House, 283-288 High Holborn, London, WC1V 7HP

About carwow

carwow is an online marketplace for car buying launched by Chief Executive Officer James Hind and Creative Director Alexandra Margolis in 2010.

Since then, carwow have secured a total of £48 million so far from leading venture capitals and have grown to more than 150 employees.

Their aim is to help buyers easily buy their perfect car, from the dealer they like best, at a price that’s right for them.

As part of their wellbeing programme, carwow allow dogs in the workplace. This not only reduces stress of the dog owner, as they don’t have to worry about organising day care, but also of everyone in the office as dogs are proven stress relievers.

Additionally, the company have many breakout spaces where people can work if they need a change of scenery.


What is it like to work for carwow

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
carwow are signed up to learning platform Leanerbly, which allows team members to browse resources and find out which areas they’d like to develop. Each employee has a £400 budget to spend on the platform within any area they would like development in.
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
carwow have partnered with mental health company Sanctus who provide regular mental health coaching sessions and lunch learns with their staff. They have recently signed the Sanctus mental health pledge, promising to treat mental health in the same way as physical health.
My Company
My Company
As a result of last year’s survey, carwow broadened their social events. They now run a film club and board game night and host a regular carwow quiz night with company-centric questions, improving relationships within the company.

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Benefits:

  • Holidays
    Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave to all employees

  • Gym
    Gym

    companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Staff:

    122

  • Staff Turnover:

    15%

  • Average Age:

    29

  • Earning £35,000+:

    48%

  • Male : Female:

    75% / 25%

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