Nigel Hawkin, owner of Recognition Express Wakefield is donating gifts to the Laura Crane Trust, a youth cancer charity which sends gifts to the 400 young people aged 13-24 across the UK that are suffering from cancer and who will be spending their Christmas day in hospital, often miles away from home, family and friends. Read more.
Paul Bentley, owner of FASTSIGNS® in Hammersmith had no hesitation in helping Tom Booth and Ollie Pollard when they asked him to brand their canoe and print a sponsors banner, ready for their 685 mile canoeing challenge to raise £20k for Help for Heroes. Read more.
As we prepare to take a break for the Christmas holidays, we would like to reflect on what has been a tough year for many individuals across the UK who may have lost their jobs, or suffered pay cuts. In light of this, we feel that the franchise industry offered many individuals the opportunity to keep their career alive by starting their own business. Many franchises offered much needed services t...
Oscars Pet Foods have exciting news coming up to Christmas including their new TV advert, new franchisees, upcoming discovery days as well as helpful tips and advice for making sure your pet enjoys Christmas as much as you! Read more.
This week, two notable care franchises announced their receipt of full membership of the bfa. Both Bluebird Care, as well as ERA Healthcare announced that they have received full bfa membership and accreditation.
So, what is the importance of franchise association membership and why should any franchise be bothered to apply, or why should any franchisee pay any attention to association accreditat...
Recognition Express has voted Listawood, a manufacturer of promotional products based in Fakenham, their Supplier of the Year 2009. Read more.
Criminals had better beware as children from Carmyle Primary School in Glasgow are becoming mini Taggarts! The chidren are learning all about Crime Scene Investigation during their after school ComputerXplorers classes. Recently they even had PC Steven Docherty, a member of their local Community Policing Team, who joined in the class to see how they were shaping up. Read more.
The Times ran an article focusing on shocking statistics published by the Care Quality Commission on the state of the UK elderly care industry.
The Commission, the regulator for health and social care, has threatened to close 400 homes unless they are improved immediately. The Commission also described a further 3,500 homes, in which 70,000 people live, as “adequate”, thus giving these homes the...
Click here to find out more about Jason Donegan's experience with Additional Resources. Read more.
Watch out Steven Spielberg! Pupils at St Therese’s Roman Catholic Primary School in Port Talbot are becoming writers, directors, special effects creators, animators and editors of their own movies thanks to ComputerXplorers South West Wales! Read more.