The chief executive of the British Franchise Association, Pip Wilkins, waxes lyrical about Andy Brattesani who is soon to leave his role after six years as Head of Franchising at HSBC Bank.
New Year can be an ideal time to think about what has worked particularly well for your business and to reflect on any areas that may benefit from being refreshed slightly or changed completely.
During a time for resolutions, reconsidering your work life may leave you pondering about what more you can do for yourself in order to achieve your goals.
While some businesses thrived through the pandemic, particularly those based around a remote element, for a franchise like Molly Maid, which is all about going into people’s homes, it could have been a difficult period.
A look through the online news archives suggests that the UK Government publishes a ‘name and shame’ list of employers not paying staff the minimum wage, about once every six months.
A lot is written in franchising circles about a franchisor’s search for the right franchisees. Indeed, a franchise can only thrive with the right franchisees delivering the business.
Starting a new business is costly, whether it is a stand-alone business or a franchise, the initial start up costs can be large.
With every month from February to November registering as a record-breaking month, 2021 has been a consecutive record-breaking year for lawncare franchise Greensleeves.
The fast-casual boom in the UK’s restaurant industry is becoming increasingly hard to ignore.
Whether it has been voluntary or involuntary redundancy, the pandemic or other difficult circumstances over the past 18 months, the UK is now seeing the largest ever proportion of people displaced in the employment sector.