Established consultant of over 11 years, Derek Hodd, won this highly regarded award at the Expense Reduction Analysts National Conference 2011. Read more.
Redundancies are one of the crosses more and more families are having to bear since we began our descent into economic uncertainty three years ago.We know the man down the road who would get up every morning, shoes polished and suit ironed purposefully walking off to the park or the local cafe, trying to hide the shame of redundancy from wives, children and neighbour. It doesn't have to be like th...
We've encountered some interesting statistics from the UK franchise market which proves that it is starting to show legitimate signs of growth while creating a massive amount of jobs. At a time of serious economic stagnation in Britain, a franchise organization called the Franchise Development Services claims that franchising can create over 500,000 job in the UK over the next 5 years.Professor Ra...
Nick Chessman joined the Financial Services Industry in 1986 in a direct sale role and soon after secured a position within Lloyds TSB Bank. Read more.
Three special Auditel Free Discovery Seminars have been arranged featuring guest speakers from Lloyds TSB, RBS and NatWest Read more.
The government is being urged to consider the benefits of franchising as a way to boost job creation over the next five years.According to Prof Roy Seaman, managing director of Norwich-based Franchise Development Services (FDS) “We are talking next year of creating 100,000 new jobs through franchises,” he said. “Franchises are a solid foundation with which companies can expand and new jobs can be...
The world’s largest mobile coffee franchise Cafe2U has had a superb first six months of 2011 in the UK despite the economic doom and gloom. Read more.
Australian-born Cafe2U, the world’s largest mobile coffee franchise has just signed a Master Franchise deal for the USA. Read more.
The UK’s leading automotive paintwork repair specialist ChipsAway is a victim of its own success, says Chief Executive Lloyd Evans. Following an extensive national marketing campaign, including high profile TV advertising, ChipsAway has seen demand for its repairs rocket up by 30% again this year, despite the prevailing economic climate. Read more.
Harrods and Selfridges have had their Christmas shops up and coughing up glitter since the end of July, selling over 2,000 baubles before the August evenings drew in. The brainboxes at these hugely successful chain stores are leading the way in cashing in on the 'Peking Pound', this is demand coming from China, spent by tourists in the UK. British decorations are viewed as perfect souvenirs.