Since Oscar season in February 2014, movie and entertainment stocks have been outperforming and continuing to advance. In the first days of May 2015, however, the tide has turned with every stock in the sector except for Disney posting a loss.
We are asked frequently by franchisors how far they can go to restrict a franchisee from competing with their businesses during and after termination of the franchise agreement. Paul Cox uses a recent court battle as a case in point.
Rik Hellewell, franchising expert and founder of oven valeting business Ovenu, talks about the advantages of setting up a franchise compared to growing a business organically.
Franchise businesses across the UK have reported record highs in turnover and full-time employment according to the 2013 NatWest British Franchise Association (bfa) Franchise Survey.
Caroline Gowing and Vicky Matthews, founders of personal assistant company Pink Spaghetti, on why they’re growing their business slowly.
Whilst it is true that there are some dishonest and unreliable business franchises around, there are also some tried and tested models that can help you to create a tangible, profitable business when used correctly.
We all know the McDonalds and Subways of the franchise world, but have you ever heard of fast-food cereal? Anti-snore devices? Here are some franchises that didn't go with the flow.
One of the UK’s best-kept financing secrets is gaining momentum as a funding source for the franchise sector, after securing funding for Sevenoaks Sound.
With UK turnover from franchise networks achieving £13.4bn, the franchise community has a lot to be happy about
Getting closer to Everyman Legal's listing on Sharemark, James Hunt realises why process engineering is essential for business.
Considering franchising a retail business? Follow these eight rules to assess the opportunity.
Thinking of franchising your business? Jim Zockoll, founder of pedigree franchise Dyno Rod, offers top tips for new franchisors.