Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Provision and maintenance of garage equipment
  • Year established:
    2007
  • Website:
    http://www.jdge.co.uk
  • Contact
    • Number One Technology Close, Newport, Brough, East Yorkshire, HU15 2FX

About JD Garage Equipment

Everard Group Limited) are an independent British company based in Newport, East Yorkshire, providing the garage-equipment world with a fresh, dynamic approach to workshop design and service.

The company has designed some of the most prestigious workshops in recent years for the UK’s leading dealer groups.
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Today, the turnover has increased from £2.3m in 2013 to a projected £15m by March 2018.

The company specialises in workshop design and installation, garage equipment, workshop service, engineering, maintenance, vehicle lifts, wheel alignment, roller-brake testers, air compressors and more.

The firm has a reputation for incredible service and value, with a website full of highly-satisfied testimonials and case studies. Customers include Audi, Volkswagen, BMW, Renault, Lamborghini and Porsche.


What is it like to work for JD Garage Equipment

Leadership
Leadership
The office is open plan and directors offices are glass-walled, which means they are always visible. All directors operate an open-door policy most of the time and walk the floor many times a day. They also frequently visit site-based employees.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
The business recently launched their first graduate scheme. One employee spent three months in each of the company’s four departments to gain a grounding in all areas of the business, combined with formal training in health and safety, first aid and products.
My Company
My Company
There was previously a lot of discontent about different salary levels so they introduced three levels based on number of years’ experience in the garage equipment industry, and then put all existing engineers on one of these levels. For most this represented a pay increase.

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Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to all staff

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Staff Turnover:

    29%

  • Average Age:

    37

  • Earning £35,000+:

    5%

  • Male : Female:

    81% / 19%

  • Staff:

    91

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