CarShop UK Reviews

Updated Sep 15, 2021

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CarShop UK CEO Nigel Hurley
Nigel Hurley
102 Ratings
Pros
  • "All round great company to work for :)(in 13 reviews)

  • "Great team ethic and emphasis on one team(in 12 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "It is long hours but I do feel the rewards are competitive(in 23 reviews)

  • "The only con would be working every weekend if you work in the sales dept, a Sunday off would go a long way(in 15 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Fantastic company, fantastic colleagues

      Jul 6, 2021 - Head of Business in Bristol, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      There is a real team spirit amongst the company. The directorship are forward thinking and are genuinely trying to change the motor trade for the better, both for colleagues and importantly customers. The company cares for its colleagues and honestly wants them all to succeed. Career progression is second to none.

      Cons

      Hours and demands can be long and hard, but the rewards, both personally and financially are definitely worth it.

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      CarShop UK Response

      People Director

      Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review and for your fantastic feedback!

    2. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Overall very good, unfortunately It feels like CarShop are the poor relations of the Sytner group

      Sep 15, 2021 - Service Manager in Northampton, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good work life balance, good earning opportunities, no expense spared on the health and safety of colleagues, suppliers and customers.

      Cons

      Wholly inadequate H R department.

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      CarShop UK Response

      People Director

      Thank you very much for taking the time to leave this review. Please feel free to contact me directly at fiona.cottle@carshop.co.uk if you would like to discuss your concerns further.

    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Excellent company with great values

      Jul 2, 2021 - Technician in Sheffield, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great environment and friendly staff to work with. Always opportunity's to progress yourself and better your knowledge. Career progression is welcomed with development plans and coaching available.

      Cons

      If I had too choose one it can be very demanding in peak times when car sales are high. Working shifts on 12 hours during peak car sales times it can be demanding takes the right frame of mind

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      People Director

      Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review and for your fantastic feedback!

    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good company to work for.

      Jun 23, 2021 - Customer Service Representative 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Fun workplace and environment to be in.

      Cons

      Moody customers that are too cocky.

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      People Director

      Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review and for your great feedback!

    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Fantastic company to be apart of!

      May 11, 2021 - Deputy Retail Manager in Bristol, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      It’s a great company to work for with great opportunities. All managers and colleagues offer constant help and support to help you reach for goals. A competitive salary with a good work life balance makes it a great environment to work in. You get back exactly what you put in!

      Cons

      I have experienced nothing negative.

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      People Director

      Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review and for your fantastic feedback!

    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good fun place to work with a family feel

      May 11, 2021 - Customer Consultant in Bristol, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good opportunity to earn good money if you put the work in and fun place to work

      Cons

      Long hours and working weekends

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      Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review and for your fantastic feedback!

    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Fun environment with lots of progression opportunities

      May 11, 2021 - Customer Consultant in Bristol, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Management listen to feedback - Good opportunity to earn a lot of money - Excellent Bonuses - Recognition for good work - Amazing progression opportunities with lots of internal promotion

      Cons

      Long hours and work weekends.

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      People Director

      Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review and for your fantastic feedback!

    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to work

      May 11, 2021 - Deputy Retail Manager in Bristol, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great atmosphere Good pay and benefits Fantastic attitude towards both colleagues and customers Fantastic diversity of colleagues A real sense of belonging.

      Cons

      I don’t really have anything negative to say.

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      People Director

      Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review and for your fantastic feedback!

    9. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great Place To Work

      May 11, 2021 - Automotive Service Advisor in Bristol, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lots of different roles available and lots of opportunities to grow

      Cons

      Usual retail hours, working weekends and Bank Holidays depending on the job role

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    10. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great looking business, from

      May 25, 2021 - Retail Manager in Warrington, North West England, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Salary and Car Allowance are competitive Simple and easy sales process

      Cons

      Long hours as open until 8pm and beyond depending on customers needs. No such thing as a day off

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      CarShop UK Response

      People Director

      Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review and provide your feedback. Please feel free to contact me on fiona.cottle@carshop.co.uk if you would like to discuss anything further. Thank you.

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