North Yorkshire’s Hot Box Stoves is on the hunt for talented franchisees to help it spread its range of luxury stoves across the UK
Is 2015 finally the year to take quotas seriously as a means of getting more women into senior positions?
Guiding a business with a 120-year legacy into new territories may seem daunting but Wilkins Chimney Sweep has shown just what new management can do
Logistics has not typically been considered a female-friendly industry. But Kate Lester says her feminine traits have helped her create a business built on teamwork, ethics and respect
Most industries have struggled over the last decade but franchising has seen record growth. What makes it such a powerful economic force?
After fulfilling his mother’s wish and becoming a chartered accountant, Stephen Hemsley went on to become chief executive of Domino’s Pizza. He is now on an acquistion spree with latest venture, Franchise Brands
Earl Enterprises, the company that owns 1990s sensation Planet Hollywood, has turned to franchising to bolster expansion of its newer ventures
Richard Branson has announced he’s giving staff at Virgin’s UK and US headquarters an unlimited holiday allowance. No doubt they’re happy with the news but does it make good business sense?
While the awards won by dog-boarding franchise Wagging Tails are a real vindication of its approach, for co-founders Lisa and Jim Suswain, the company’s success is all about placing the needs of dogs first
Wok & Go’s fresh take on noodles and franchising is winning new fans at home and abroad