Automotive supplier group Thurlow Nunn will shut dealership doorways on the night of December 22 and hold them closed till after Boxing Day to make sure all workers, from valeters to managers, get 4 days of relaxation this Christmas.
All its automobile shops, which maintain franchises for Vauxhall, Peugeot and MG at areas in Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Buckinghamshire and Bedfordshire, might be closed from December 23-Twenty seventh, and also will shut once more on New 12 months’s Day.
“Thurlow Nunn is a family-run enterprise, and as such, the wellbeing of our workforce is one thing we prioritise,” mentioned Will Tew, managing director of Thurlow Nunn, which was ranked the UK’s 68th largest automobile supplier within the newest AM100.
“With Christmas being such a particular time of yr, we wished to supply all our personnel with the prospect to spend some high quality time with their family and friends.
“We need to give our workforce a well-deserved break and allow them to recharge their batteries forward of what’s certain to be one other nice yr for the enterprise in 2024.”
When its groups come again to work in 2024, Thurlow Nunn is introducing a five-day working week for its gross sales workers, to once more guarantee they get correct breaks for leisure and household time via the course of the yr.
“We’re dedicated to creating Thurlow Nunn an excellent place to work,” mentioned Tew (pictured). “A part of that is guaranteeing each workforce member is ready to steadiness their house life and work life successfully.
“By giving the entire enterprise 4 days off over Christmas, and transferring our gross sales workforce to a 5 day working week in 2024, we hope to offer our valued workers the prospect to loosen up and unwind, understanding that they’re being sorted by the Thurlow Nunn household.”
Not too long ago Thurlow Nunn opened a brand new MG showroom beside its King’s Lynn Vauxhall dealership and it’s including Peugeot to its Norwich web site.
It was additionally offered with a buyer satisfaction award by Stellantis for gross sales and repair satisfaction.
A rising variety of supplier teams have just lately introduced initiatives targeted on workers’ work-life steadiness, from Burrows Motor Group closing on Sundays to Arnold Clark transferring gross sales workers to five-day working patterns.