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Zenith moves to address the automotive skills shortage

In a record year for its apprenticeship scheme Zenith Vehicle Contracts has hired 100% of its interns into permanent roles as the business moves to address the automotive industry’s skills shortage. The SMMT has warned more than 50,000 skilled jobs in the motor industry must be created to stop Britain…

Read more 16 / 08 / 2017  |  Careers

Charities benefit from Zenith three peaks challenge

A team of 60 from Zenith Vehicle Contracts raised over £4,000 when they tackled the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge. The gruelling 26-mile walk in poor conditions saw the team climb three peaks in the Yorkshire Dales, Pen-Y-Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough, in just 12 hours. Commenting on the challenge, Marisa Waddington,…

Read more 28 / 06 / 2017  |  CSR

Leeds set for jobs boost

Zenith Vehicle Contracts will recruit over 85 people this year as the company continues to expand. The career opportunities will range from customer service to digital and sales. The company is the fastest growing independent vehicle leasing company in the UK. Zenith is working with schools across the city to…

Read more 02 / 06 / 2017  |  Careers

Car Share inspires Zenith employees to a greener commute

Peter Kay and the award-winning TV show Car Share has inspired employees at Zenith Vehicle Contracts to a greener commute. Zenith has seen participation in its new car sharing scheme soar following the popularity of the TV series with over 240 staff signing up since launch. 68% of its employees…

Read more 28 / 05 / 2017  |  Careers

Zenith goes green with new headquarters

Zenith Vehicle Contracts aims to lead the industry with its new low carbon headquarters. The new 45,000 sq ft offices will enhance the company’s environmental credentials. The building is designed to a BREEAM excellent rating and is working toward a low or zero carbon rating. Solar panels are installed on…

Read more 10 / 05 / 2017  |  Careers

Recognition for Zenith management team

The management team of Zenith Vehicle Contracts has received recognition in the British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA) Management Team Awards. Now in their ninth year, the BVCA Management Team Awards recognise leading businesses that are backed by UK private equity and venture capital investors. Zenith recently completed…

Read more 20 / 04 / 2017  |  Awards

Zenith inspires next generation

A team from Zenith has visited a Leeds school to inspire young people to pursue a career in the automotive industry. Zenith visited the Crawshaw Academy school careers fair in Pudsey and talked to students from a range of years about the opportunities available in the industry. Commenting on the…

Read more 02 / 03 / 2017  |  Careers

National Recognition for Zenith Vehicle Contracts

Zenith has achieved national recognition in the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For, for the fourth year running. Zenith is the UK’s leading independent leasing, fleet management and vehicle outsourcing business. It offers its 500+ employees a range of flexible benefits from private medical insurance and access to a…

Read more 27 / 02 / 2017  |  Awards

New equity partner for Zenith

Zenith announced today that funds managed by Bridgepoint have signed definitive agreements to acquire a majority shareholding in Zenith from HgCapital, subject to regulatory approvals.

Read more 30 / 01 / 2017  |  Economy

Cancellor’s announcement on salary sacrifice

Zenith, the UK’s leading provider of salary sacrifice cars to UK businesses, welcomes the Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond’s decision to give the green light to salary sacrifice schemes during his Autumn Statement on Wednesday 23 November.

Read more 01 / 12 / 2016  |  Economy