Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Motor Retailer
  • Year established:
    1908
  • Website:
    http://www.lookersplc.com
  • Contact
    • Lookers House, 3 Etchells Road, Timperley, Altrincham, WA14 5XS

About Lookers

Lookers offer a wide range of quality and prestige new and used cars alongside tailored after-sales and Motability services. Their divisions comprise automotive, agricultural and leasing.

Lookers have grown from humble beginnings as a bicycle retailer founded in 1908, to a high-performing business with a diverse commercial portfolio.

Today, the Manchester-based firm represents more than 30 leading car manufacturers across more than 160 dealerships, employing 9,000 people. They supply upwards of 200,000 vehicles annually throughout the UK and Ireland.

Chief Executive Officer Andy Bruce was recently named the 12th-highest-rated Chief Executive Officer in the UK by recruitment company Glassdoor - ahead of Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg.

The firm’s goal is to be recognised as providing the best customer experience in the UK retail motor sector.

The business is underpinned by a customer service-led philosophy that is delivered through an industry-leading experience. This is embodied in the ethos ‘For You, For Life’.


What is it like to work for Lookers

Leadership
Leadership
Chief Executive Officer Andy Bruce is widely considered to be very approachable, and is very active on the brand’s Workplace platform. He is often seen across Lookers’ branches, talking to team members and asking for their thoughts about any improvements to be made to the firm.
My Company
My Company
Lookers have moved away from limited statutory holidays and maternity leave, to offering generous holiday allowances of up to 35 days, which they are expected to take. Length of service awards have also been introduced to celebrate loyalty to the business.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
The company’s Excellence Awards celebrates outstanding performance and customer engagement. With over 20 award categories, finalists and their partners are taken to a five-star hotel in an exclusive resort. In 2017, the event was held in Vilamoura, Portugal.

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Benefits:

  • 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

  • Development
    Development

    Companies who provide support for non-work related training to all staff

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    162

  • Earning £35,000+:

    21%

  • Staff Turnover:

    22%

  • Average Age:

    39

  • Male : Female:

    76% / 24%

  • Staff:

    8123

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