Today Deana Aldridge, Marketing Executive of CAP HPI joins Steph to discuss how she supports many industry experts and dealers with use of the CAP Extra's blog platform among many other services from the leaders in automotive data.
On episode 5 of the Leading Ladies of the Motor Industry podcast, Steph is joined by Lesley Wooley, Chief Operating Office of the Institute of the Motor Industry.
This week, join Derek and Philip, as they discuss the industry news headlines supplied by MotorTrader.com. The story with the biggest response this week is JLR boss backs higher salaries in the industry for sales staff plus much, much more
This week on #LeadingLadiesMTR, Steph caught up with Jane Russell FIMI, Director of Russell Automotive Centre and Garage Express, to find out what it's like being a female boss of a repairer in a male-dominated industry.
The ladies also discussed Jane's extensive career path, why she decided to open two businesses, the importance of repairers having the right accreditation, her involvement in the Work Ready scheme and potential Brexit implications for the repair sector.
In a rare interview, David Main, BEN's CEO talks to Derek Blair, to cover the progress BEN has made under David's guardianship. Daksh Gupta joins in to discuss his industry leader challenge 10,000 foot skydive for BEN and Curtis Hutchinson drops by to recap on the Motor Trader Awards on Wednesday night at London's exclusive Grosvenor House Hotel.
This week on #LeadingLadiesMTR, I caught up with Holly McAllister, head of customer service and quality at Motor Codes. Motor Codes is the government-backed, self-regulatory body for the motor industry, operating with the full support of the Trading Standards Institute.
As the third episode of Leading Ladies in the motor trade, Holly and I discussed her extensive role, the vital work that Motor Codes do in the automotive sector and their three codes of practice for new cars, service & repair and warranty products.
We also covered the reasons why almost 8,000 dealerships and garages have already subscribed to the codes, their Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) service and online training for the Consumer Rights Act 2015.
Join Derek and Philip this week, with an exclusive interview with David Quate, MD (Scotland) of DSG Financial Services Ltd, who talks them through the recent launch of an e-sign solution for the industry. They also discuss the results of the June Registrations and put them into context – and the growth, particularly of the Van market in the UK.
Industry news headlines of the week, supplied by MotorTrader.com; with further restructuring and investment in the JLR brand from both Vertu and Cambria, plus the results of analysis of the pre-registration market from cap hpi and insight gathered from a consumer survey carried by the NFDA.
Plus, a ‘massive’ shout-out to Daksh Gupta and his brave challenge for BEN’s Industry Leader Challenge on the 22nd July, last chance to book a place at the Motor Trader Awards on Wednesday 13th July and last but not least, tomorrows episode from #LeadingLadiesMTR.
This week, Steph is joined by Elly Harron, Sales Manager for Sky AdSmart in Scotland and NI. They discuss Elly's 20 years in the motor trade and the opportunity that SKY AdSmart offers car dealers. #LeadingLadiesMTR