Arnold Clark has ranked seventh in the Sunday Times Top Track 100 of private companies with the largest sales. This year’s league table is the 19th edition and is a Covid-19 edition that shows how

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The Corporate Governance and Insolvency Bill has become law. Similar to US Chapter 11, it helps support struggling but viable companies by giving them a moratorium of 20 days (extendable to 40) to

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson will in a statement on Tuesday rejecting austerity and promising a ‘decade of investment’ to help the economy recover – but chancellor Rishi Sunak has indicated

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Franchising Report 2020

Lookers is undergoing a board reshuffle which includes Tony Bramall, Lookers’ biggest shareholder and the man who effectively saved the business from a hostile takeover by Pendragon in 2006,

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The lifting of lockdown has heralded a long-awaited upturn in auto retail activity. Consumers are returning to showrooms and, as well as taking delivery of pre-ordered vehicles, have also resumed

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Lookers is advertising for four experienced big 4 auditors who are immediately available to “complete a complex audit and accounting investigation”. The four recruits, who must be ACA qualified

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Lookers shares are expected to be suspended from 1 July as the group has revealed it is not expecting to be able to publish its results for 2019 by the end of the month – the last permitted date for

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Retailers have reported a rebound in sales during the first week of showrooms being open in England after being shut since the last week of March. Several retailers who spoke to Auto Retail Agenda

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Lookers is aiming to cut 1,500 of its 8,100-strong workforce as it enters a restructuring plan. The move comes as dealer group has experienced a host of difficulties in the past year including an

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Vertu Motors has used its latest full-year results to set the scene for the year ahead and has even hinted that it could be acquisitive as it was “well-positioned to take advantage of the

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