Driver Hire celebrates silver at franchise awards

Driver Hire, has been nationally recognised at the prestigious 2015 bfa HSBC ‘Franchisor of the Year’ Awards, collecting this year’s Silver Award.

Franchisor of the Year 2015 winners revealed

Some of the UK’s most exceptional franchisors have been nationally recognised at the bfa HSBC Franchisor of the Year Awards

Ashton KCJ appoints Tracy Williamson to Associate

Ashton KCJ Solicitors is delighted to announce a number of new Associate appointments from within the firm.

Auditel showcase their 15th Supplier Exhibition

Auditel have just hosted their 15th Supplier Exhibition at the Trent Vineyard Conference Centre, Nottingham.

Four hot tips for franchise success

If you ever dreamed of being your own boss or owning your own business then you must look at franchising

Would you make a good franchisee?

Ever wondered whether you would make a good franchisee?

Going Back To Nature

Franchising offers hundreds of opportunities to work outdoors.

Right At Home franchisee, Christopher Tansley, talks about starting his business

The next stage after training is promoting your business

Ex-Director of EMI Music moves offstage with Auditel

Last month, Andy Clark joined the Auditel Cost Management franchise.

"Owning a franchise changed my life"

Following redundancy from a heating business, the last thing on 45-year old Phil Davidson’s mind was to set up his own business

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