Andy Hook


Autolyne Limited

Independent, honest and transparent vehicle leasing

A bit about me...

I am Andy, and I live in Yatton with my wife (Sarah) and two kids (Grace & James). 

I enjoy listening to music (rock mainly), and watching & coaching Rugby (brizzle supporter).

Love good food and Craft Beers ( in moderation! :).

A bit more about me

What's the most enjoyable thing about your work?
Helping individuals & businesses to lease vehicles in a stress free way & working with businesses and helping them to use vehicles to grow!

What is your vision for your business?
To grow a team to allow us to help provide ethical & impartial automotive advice to more people throught the west country, and farther afield.

If you could give one single piece of advice to a new start up business, what would it be?
Know your WHY!

Which business person or company do you admire most and why?
Basecamp (formerly 37 Signals) as advocates for remote working and creating a level playing field in business!

Which one phrase or quote sums up your attitude to business life?
Treat people as you would like to be treated.

What made you join WMB and how do you plan to make the most of the network?
Covid 19. I plan to use the network to meet & get to know many new people and to build strong business relationships.

What do you do at week-ends?
Try to find time for a spot of mountain biking, as well as help coach rugby at Yatton & Nailsea & Backwell RFC.

If you were stranded on a desert island, what 2 luxury items would you take?
My Kindle & a solar charger!

What book are you currently reading?
Time and Time again by Ben Elton. Also constantly reading the Daily Stoics by Ryan Holiday

What book(s) would you recommend?
Tribes by Seth Godin (also pretty much anything by Seth Godin) Atomic habits by James Clear The 4 Hr Work Week by Tim Ferriss Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport It doesnt have to be crazy at work by Jason Fried (Basecamp)

What was your first ever job?
Bottling up in a Working Mens Club


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