Franchising is really quite simple: it involves a franchisor effectively selling a business idea, along with a number of supporting materials and resources, to someone else – aka the franchisee, who wants to run an identical business but in a different geographical area.
In their first column, the Secret Salesperson reveals their advice for the first time you meet a new client.
With the post-recession economic upturn gathering pace, organisations are finding themselves back in the recruitment game. However, in this climate, with so many companies fighting to recruit and retain the finest talent, it can seem more like a war than a game.
As the CTO of Affectv, I have a fairly good handle on what the recruitment process is, I’ve had to learn the hard way. Through (many) mistakes, I have been able to create the following interview stages which we currently use.
Charlie Fletcher, partner in the tech investment team at Taylor Vinters, takes a look at the global innovation economy.
A new survey by Glassdoor, a jobs and careers community, reveals that one in five UK employees fear losing their job in the next six months.
Small and medium businesses are at risk of being left behind in the economic recovery because of limited access to finance, overtrading and increased competition, according to research published today.
A clear majority (72 per cent) of the UK's newly self-employed workforce are happy with their situation, but more than a quarter want a more stable job, according to research published today.
It’s known as the moment of truth – that split second when people who are confronted with a myriad of choices decide what to buy.
If you run a business , then you are in the business of persuading people, says Christina Hession.
The internet economy currently accounts for around 8.3 per cent of British GDP according to Boston Consulting Group’s latest study.