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Our people



We recognise that our people are fundamental to our
success. In order to attract, retain and develop the best
people we focus on creating a highly collaborative
culture where people feel motivated, valued and
supported to succeed in their careers.


We prioritise building diverse teams, inclusive culture, employee engagement, and support for positive health and wellbeing. We also partner with charities and community groups to make a difference in our communities.







  • Have a representative workforce across all levels of our business.
  • Foster an environment where everyone feels included.
  • Continue to make progress on our gender & ethnicity pay gaps.
  • Maintain high levels of employee engagement.
  • Support the physical, mental and financial wellbeing of all our employees.
  • Positively contribute to the communities we operate in through local and national charities.




  • Three more cohorts (26 employees) completed our Diverse Talent Accelerator programme during the year, developing our next level of leadership talent.

  • Launch of our all-employee share award.

  • Awarded The Race Equality Matters Bronze Trailblazer status.

  • Manchester Pride’s All Equals Charter granted us ‘Role Model’ accreditation.

  • Alison Ross, MBE, our Chief People & Operations Officer, was awarded the Automotive 30% Club’s Inspiring Woman of the Year Award.

  • Hosted the second Mind the Gap event in Parliament, campaigning for Ethnicity Pay Gap reporting alongside other FTSE 100 companies.

  • We were once again named as one of the Inclusive Top 50 companies in the UK.

  • Launched the No Driver Left Behind report which highlights the gender gap in the electric transition.

  • Refreshed our policies for retirement and long service recognition.

We pride ourselves on being a workplace
where differences are celebrated and where
everyone can thrive and progress in their
careers based on their true potential. Diverse
teams are key to our success, fuelling
innovation, driving engagement and
attracting talent, which benefits our people,
our local communities, and our industries.

We are committed to supporting the communities and industries in
which we operate and we actively engage with charities, community
groups and industry bodies to support their goals.

Our values shape our culture and underpin everything we do.
Our culture is an important part of our strategy as we know it
makes us a stronger, more dynamic and collaborative business.


Diversity & inclusion

Diversity & inclusion

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work community that enhances our culture and improves our business through our ability to attract, identify and develop talent.
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Pay gap reporting

Pay gap reporting

We report not only our gender pay gap, but also our ethnicity pay gap, and actively campaign for other large companies to follow suit.
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Our culture & values

Our values underpin everything we do, from the delivery of our products and services, to recruitment, career development and recognition.

Investing in our people

Investing in our people

We recognise that our people are fundamental to our success. Our ambition is to make sure that everyone has the time and opportunity for development. We pride ourselves on having a community focused on development where everyone can be successful.
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Making a positive impact

Making a positive impact

Our Auto Trader Community shapes our culture and we are committed to making a difference and having a positive impact on the communities we operate in.
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Other sections in ESG

Our environment

Protecting our business from the impact of climate change and reducing our own emissions.

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Our governance & compliance

Always upholding the values of good corporate governance and risk management.

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Policies & reports

Our commitment to being a responsible and transparent organisation.

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