How to successfully franchise a small business

By Mike Ryan, Chief Executive, PACK & SEND Franchising is a well-established and successful model for growing a business. In fact, many famous brands in the UK use franchising as a means of growing their brand. [...]

What The @*!$ ? New research, funded by pain experts Nurofen, shows swearing is effective for helping us tolerate pain

New study carried out by Dr Richard Stephens, funded by Nurofen, provides further evidence on the power of swearing to increase pain tolerance Study shows that the f-word can be effective at helping us tolerate pain [...]


B2B Marketing & Communications agency, FIG, has bolstered its Marketing Partner Programme portfolio after being appointed by national Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) & Assistive Technology charity, Ace Centre. The High Peak based integrated agency is [...]

What will fleet management look like in 10 years?

By Tom Preston, Managing Director, Hippo Leasing The commercial fleet sector is yet to experience the full force of digital disruption, unlike other industries such as retail, travel and entertainment which were among some of the [...]

World-first partnership puts defibrillators at the heart of motorhomes

Two Stafford based businesses have joined forces to make motorhomes safer than ever before. The world-first partnership between Abacus Training and Erwin Hymer Centre Travelworld means that customers can now have their motorhome supplied with life-saving [...]

Charity-toy vending company partners with Lidl GB

CharityPodz, the company behind the UK’s first charity-toy vending machines, has announced a new partnership with Lidl GB after raising over £400,000 for UK charities. The fundraising business has sold more than 1.6 million toys from [...]