Back to Clients

The History of Charles Hurst

Charles Hurst group was founded in 1911 and has gone from strength to strength to become Northern Ireland's leading Motor Group, a business that now employs over 800 people. By offering customers a wide choice of vehicles, both new and used, and providing them with a total quality service, the Charles Hurst Group has become one of the great success stories of business in Northern Ireland.

A Top 100 Northern Ireland company for several decades, the Group's headquarters are located in Belfast on a 30-acre site; the largest automotive park in Europe. The award-winning firm operates across eight sites in Northern Ireland and two in the Republic of Ireland, representing major brands including Jaguar Land Rover, Audi, Vauxhall, Nissan, Renault and Peugeot. Every taste is catered for in motor vehicles with some of the world's most prestigious cars on display.

Why Work For Charles Hurst?

As one of the UK’s leading motor retail businesses Charles Hurst is recognised for our outstanding business performance. Their successful business has been built on the hard work, commitment and contribution of all their employees.

  • Dedicated and specialised training department. The company strongly believes in staff development and we nurture and provide employees with opportunities for further training and career development.

  • Celebrate and encourage success at all levels with annual Excellence Awards which rewards achievement.

  • Share company strategy and welcome suggestions and ideas from within the business via the annual Conference.

  • Value their people, their ideas and opinions.

  • A successful company with a great record of recent profit and growth.

Benefits of working for Charles Hurst

  • Competitive salaries with clear pay scales in place

  • Generous annual leave allowance that increases with length of service

  • Eligibility to join one of the car plans and cycle to work scheme

  • Enhanced maternity leave, adoption leave (6 months full pay) and paternity leave (2 weeks full pay)

  • Critical illness cover after 2 years plus life assurance and free will writing service

  • Techscheme where you can get the latest tech for less and spread the cost, Eyecare scheme and Discounted shopping vouchers

  • Employee assistance programme and free access to Smart Health