Chapelhouse Motor Group has grown its turnover by 27.2% and pre-tax revenue by 50.5% in a yr which noticed the enterprise ease the cost-of-living burden on workers and enhance charitable giving.
Turnover elevated to £95.1 million as revenue earlier than tax elevated from £3.3m to £5m on the Warrington-based retail group which reported “robust demand for each new and used automobiles” in its monetary yr to the tip of July 2022.
And the enterprise was in a position to make modifications to its remuneration of workers in response to inflation because it delivered development.
A press release issued to AM stated: “Inside the yr the group rewarded its workers, which they recognise because the teams greatest asset with wage will increase above the nationwide common.
“This was additionally along with elevated vacation entitlement and improved working patterns to help in a extra balanced work-life sample.
“A price-of-living assist fee may even be made this yr to assist workers with elevated outgoings.
“Charitable donations have been maintained all through this era and included sizeable donations to native charities and wider for the Ukraine enchantment.”
Chapelhouse represents Kia (3), Suzuki (8), MG (4) and Fiat (1) at its community of Merseyside franchised retail operations and has authorized aftersales franchises with Citroen and Peugeot.
This yr it has opened the doorways to new Suzuki and MG dealerships in Blackpool.
AM reported on basic supervisor Richard Lillywhite’s bid to embrace Suzuki GB’s #GoodDifferent philsophy following the openings, with he and his team performing a self-penned musical performance for patrons.
The group’s final vital development got here in 2019 when it accomplished the acquisition of three motor retail sites from Bolton Car Company for an undisclosed sum, with two MG showrooms added in 2020.
In its assertion detailing developments in its final monetary yr the group stated it had launched new dealership software program and telephone programs as a part of efforts to make the group extra environment friendly.
It added: “The corporate strives for enchancment consistently and has the energy and stability to proceed delivering a efficiency for its workers and prospects, Serving to to keep up a robust relationship with its quite a few manufacture companions.”