Dealer Resource Hub
The world is facing unprecedented impacts from the 2019 Coronavirus (COVID-19). The information below explains how we're supporting our dealer partners through this difficult time.
A strong and secure partner when you need it most
We understand this is a challenging and unprecedented time for you, your business, and our industry as a whole. Whilst businesses are operating again, strict rules and restrictions are still in place, and new government guidelines are being issued. The way that vehicles are bought and sold has therefore changed for the foreseeable future. We'd like to reassure you that during, and after the COVID-19 outbreak, we're here to support you and your customers in navigating the 'new norm' together, so you can continue to sell vehicles.
Below, we’ve compiled a series of information that we hope you’ll find useful in navigating the latest news and advice surrounding Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Managing our business
How we're continuing to operate through COVID-19
Published 8 April 2020.
We understand this is a challenging and unprecedented time for you, your business, and our industry as a whole and we'd like to reassure you that during, and after the COVID-19 outbreak, we're here to support you and your customers.
Managing your business
How to carry out a COVID-19 risk assessment in your business
Published 16 June 2020.
As lockdown restrictions continue to ease, many businesses that had been forced to close may have now re-opened, or they may be considering how to safely re-open. Social distancing measures are likely to be with us for some time which means that the majority of businesses will need to rethink their workspaces to ensure they are safe.
Getting ready to re-open your business to the public
Published 28 May 2020.
With the relaxation of lockdown restrictions in England coming into force, and the rest of the UK sure to follow closely behind, we've put together some suggestions on how to get stock moving again as well as keeping your staff engaged and safe.
Developing you and your staff
Published 6 May 2020.
If your business was previously closed, you may have used the time to develop yours and your team’s knowledge and understanding of motor finance regulation. If you've not yet taken a look at this development opportunity, and your business has since re-opened or is preparing to re-open, why not do so now to further improve the knowledge and skillsket within your business?
Keeping in touch with your customers
Published 30 April 2020.
If your forecourt or showroom has re-opened, you’ve likely put measures in place to make it safe for visiting customers. If it's still currently closed or is in preparation to re-open, we’ve created some top tips on how you can use this time to keep in touch with your customers.
How to maximise your digital footprint
Published 16 April 2020.
During earlier stages of the pandemic, when your business may have been closed, you may have used the time to review and improve your online presence. If you've now re-opened your business, why not continue to improve this important element? We’ve put together some top tips on maximising your digital footprint.
Government updates and information
VAT payment deferrals for business – how does it work?
Published 1 May 2020.
The government has announced that it will allow businesses to defer certain VAT payments with the intention of easing cashflow pressures on businesses over the peak of the pandemic. Find out how it works and how to take advantage of it.