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New appointment for Zenith

Zenith, the UK’s leading independent leasing, vehicle outsourcing and fleet management provider, announces the appointment of Martin Jenkins as group business development and strategy director with effect from 1 January 2018. Martin joins Zenith from professional services firm Deloitte where he has been for 28 years including 16 years as…

Read more 13 / 11 / 2017  |  Appointments

Autumn Budget 2017 – what does it mean for you?

Commenting on the budget Claire Evans, head of fleet consultancy at Zenith said: “The Chancellor claimed this budget aimed to help Britain embrace change, meet its challenges head on and seize opportunities. It set out to support innovation and encourage research and development by firms with new funding and tax…

Read more 02 / 11 / 2017  |  Consultancy

Zenith recognised as one of the fastest growing companies in the UK

Zenith was the highest rated fleet company in the annual Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250 round up of the UK’s most successful mid-sized private companies. In the prestigious table featuring a large number of car retail groups, Zenith ranked at 42. Zenith recently completed its sixth MBO in…

Read more 09 / 10 / 2017  |  Awards

Zenith appoints Lord Rose as chairman

Zenith, the leading specialist independent UK leasing and fleet management provider to some of the largest companies in the country, has appointed Lord Rose as its chairman. Lord Rose has over 40 years’ experience in the consumer and retail sectors during which time he served as Chief Executive at Argos…

Read more 18 / 09 / 2017  |  Appointments

Royal recognition for Zenith Vehicle Contracts

Zenith has won recognition from HRH Princess Royal for putting its employees first. Zenith joins major UK businesses including RBS, Barclays, and Waitrose in being commended for their commitment to training and skills development. The Princess Royal Training Award from the City & Guilds Group recognises businesses that create a…

Read more 22 / 08 / 2017  |  Awards

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