Auto Retail Live – Reopening the dealership

  07 May 2020


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BROADCAST: 11:30am, 12 May

This Auto Retail Live webinar analyses the Government’s plans to get businesses back up and running while maintaining worker and customer safety as lockdown starts to ease.

Join us as we  chat to Robert Forrester, CEO of Vertu Motors, Sandra Martins, head of employment at Radius Law, Catherine Faiers from Auto Trader and Jeremy Evans, founder of Marketing Delivery, who answer your questions.

Working through these unprecedented challenges and coming out as strong, and as positive, as possible is vital. With all our webinars we aim to help you achieve this

Join Robert, Sandra, Catherine and Jeremy to see how you can start to get your business back to a new normal

Key topics for discussion include:

  • What the Government has confirmed you can do
  • What the Government has confirmed you can’t do
  • Analysis of the grey areas
  • How to bring staff back to work
  • Messages for customers

REGISTER NOW to join us to watch for free and you can submit your own questions to get the inside knowledge to help you ensure opportunities are not missed. But if you miss the live broadcast, we will send you a link to catch up with a recording in your own time.

Auto Retail Network has teamed up with Marketing Delivery to present this latest Auto Retail Live broadcast to give you hands-on advice and initiatives that can be actioned in YOUR dealership right away. Please do contact us on 01572 724687 if you have any questions.



Robert Forrester, CEO, Vertu Motors

Robert was a director of Reg Vardy plc between 2001 and 2006 where he held the roles of finance director and managing director. Robert qualified as a chartered accountant with Arthur Andersen. He was also a member of the Economic Growth Board of the Confederation of British Industry. Robert founded Vertu Motors in 2006.


Sandra Martins, Head of Employment, Radius Law

Sandra Martins is the head of the employment department at Radius Law, specialists in advising businesses in the automotive sector.  Sandra has particular experience of advising businesses on TUPE (including in an insolvency context), corporate transactions, business restructures, redundancies, executive exits and settlement negotiations.


Jeremy Evans, founder, Marketing Delivery

Jeremy set up Marketing Delivery to keep car, bike and van dealerships in touch with their customers. An innovative, social eCRM and Social Media agency, we operative exclusively in the automotive sector. We consider ourselves to be the UK’s leading automotive eCRM and Social Media agency with interactive, bespoke customer communications programmes to improve conversion, retention and reputation.


Catherine Faiers, COO, Auto Trader



Al Clarke, programme host, Auto Retail Network

Al has held senior executive roles with Ferrari, Maserati and the SMMT. Al started his career as a journalist and presenter with a decade working for the BBC and in commercial radio. He has a particular interest in the application of digital technology and connected car services in the automotive industry and regularly speaks at, and chairs events on, these issues.



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