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A hugely successful six months in the automotive sector

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Recent figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) for June show that the first half of 2016 was the best six month period in terms of production for sixteen years. So far in the year 897,157 cars have been produced in the UK. This included 158,641 in June alone; a figure 10.4% higher than the same month in 2015.

The performance of the automotive sector at the moment comes after billions of pounds were invested in the previous years. A huge number of these investments are coming to fruition, driving up the quality of the vehicles and making the UK a more attractive place for manufacturing. Several more of them are set to have an impact in the comings years, making the outlook for future of the industry very positive.

British-made vehicles have a fantastic reputation all around the world. In fact an incredible 77.8% of the products that roll off the production lines are shipped overseas to be sold. They find their way to over 100 different destinations all around the world.

At John Gibson Associates we are very proud to be a part of the UK automotive industry. Although we don’t get involved with manufacturing or supplying parts we do have a very vital role to fill; we offer recruitment solutions for companies both large and small. We understand how tricky it can be to find the right candidates for automotive jobs but offer solutions to each client.

The thing that sets us apart from other recruiters is the fact that we have focused solely on the automotive industry since we set out. We now have a wealth of sector specific knowledge that no other provider can match. We can therefore work with clients very closely and understand their requirements.

We have a unique approach to recruiting that helps us to find the perfect candidates for various roles. If you need help we are on hand and you will work with a talented, professional advisor committed to finding the right service for you. We are confident you will be happy with the candidates we put forward for automotive jobs.