Sytner Group receives the Sunday Times Top 25 Best Big Companies to Work for Award

The UK's leading prestige motor retail group is the only company in the UK to have maintained a top six position for five years in succession in a league dominated by high street retailers and blue chip corporations.

The Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For guide was created twelve years ago in recognition of the challenges faced by organisations striving to maintain motivated employees. Sytner Group has been recognised for excellent workplace policies, with a focus on attracting, retaining and developing the very best people, whilst delivering outstanding business performance.

Gerard Nieuwenhuys, Managing Director of Sytner Group, said: "It is a great credit to all of our employees to see us maintain 3rd position for three years in succession in this coveted league.  Our team's response to the challenges in the business and the wider economic climate has been outstanding. The strength of our business is the difference our teams make on a daily basis - they are passionate about delivering world class service for all our customers and having fun while doing it."

"I just wanted to congratulate and thank every one of our team for making Sytner the best, most consistent Best Big Company to Work For in the UK for the last 3 years!"

Sytner displays strong leadership (3rd place), excellent working conditions, good rewards and plenty of opportunities for staff to develop professionally. Employees believe they can make a valuable contribution to the success of the firm (84%) as well as a difference within it (81%) and are excited about the way it is going (75%). The workforce is proud to work for Sytner as it was awarded 1st place in the category for "My Company." Benefits for employees, almost half of whom have put in more than five years' service, include performance related pay, staff discounts, an employee car scheme and industry leading career development.