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IT IS OUR PEOPLE THAT MAKE OUR BUSINESS SO SPECIAL

Press Release: March 15, 2022

It’s a story of staff success at Mercedes-Benz South West, where the family-run Company regards their people as the driving force behind the success of the business. With a belief of investing in their staff to create a highly engaged, satisfied and productive workplace, this has proved to be the key ingredient to not just the continuous achievement of the business but also its people. It is clear to see the Mercedes-Benz brand promise of ‘The best or nothing’ applies to both its customers and people alike and this has been recently recognised by Best Companies – the employee engagement specialists who work with a vast number of different businesses all across the UK.

Best Companies deliver accurate, powerful insight data to facilitate positive change across a number of sectors. Every quarter, Best Companies host Best Companies Live, an awards ceremony where organisations are hand-picked and shortlisted in a range of categories to recognise and celebrate an engaged workforce. In what marks a positive start to 2022, Mercedes-Benz South West took home top spot in the industry category, Automotive Best Companies to work for 2022, as well as placing 17th in Regional Best Companies to work for 2022 category, and 51st in The UK’s Best Large Companies to work for 2022 category.

Mike Wickins, Managing Director of Mercedes-Benz South West comments:

“It is our people that make our business so special. Through our employee engagement programme, facilitated by Best Companies, we aim to identify how our people feel about working for the business and take tangible steps to improve their working lives. The true measure of our success is how engaged our people feel, which makes our financial performance self-fulfilling”.

The continuous growth of the business brings new employment opportunities to the South West area. Mercedes-Benz South West welcomes a diverse set of skillsets and personalities to fill the wide range of vacancies that are available. Vacancies currently being hired for include, but are not limited to, Light Commercial Vehicle Technicians, Passenger Car Technicians, Sales, Service Team Managers, Marketing, Finance and Administration.

Richard Syree, Head of Human Resources at Mercedes-Benz South West comments:

“Our people are at the heart of everything that we do and we therefore place a huge emphasis on their engagement, ensuring that we are able to offer an environment within which why they can thrive. To be recognised by Best Companies in this way is something that we are immensely proud of”.

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