Where Have They All Gone?

By Brian Duckett. Published in Franchise World Magazine (Dec/Jan issue) When I attended the recent European Multi-Unit and Master Franchise Conference in London, one of my consultant colleagues from the U.S. made an interesting statement which he followed with an...

Culture – what does this word actually mean?

Having been asked to present at the BFA conference recently on culture, gave me the opportunity to stop and think about what culture, in a business context, actually means. I’ve read around the subject of Culture within businesses and observed both positive and...

Just how long does it take to recruit a new member of staff?

Most people think it takes just a few weeks to employ a new member of staff, (after all you either advertise the position and see the best people who reply to your ad or you use your usual agency or have to spend time looking for one and instruct them and wait for the...

Zees and Zors: How to Rock that Relationship

The relationship between franchisor and franchisee is often fraught with misunderstanding. BRIAN DUCKETT of The Franchising Centre offers a clear view of what each party can expect from the other. Anyone working in franchising knows that the relationship between the...

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