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Latest Corporate articles

  • The Edinburgh effect – why it's all growth in our capital's investment world

    The Edinburgh effect – why it's all growth in our capital's investment world

    Edinburgh is renowned for its high standard of living and quality of life, however, it is also world-class when it comes to the amount of support available to young and growing businesses. So it's no wonder more and more people are waking up to the benefits of launching a business in the city and being part of it and Scotland's thriving ecosystem.

  • Impact Investing & Culture in the Workplace...Who cares?

    Impact Investing & Culture in the Workplace...Who cares?

    "Impact" is the buzzword of the moment, whether it is in relation to investing or company output, it is at the forefront of business.  At the recent Glasgow Chamber of Commerce event, a key discussion was surrounding impact investing and culture, and how this is now imperative to success and Scotland's growth.

  • How To Manage Franchise Disputes

    How To Manage Franchise Disputes

    “Franchising is one long conversation, chequered by disputes”. If Robert Louis Stevenson had pursued a career in the franchising industry, rather than becoming a poet and novelist, he may have penned these words. Stevenson was, in fact, referring to “marriage” but there are numerous similarities between the two relationships.

  • Advantages for selling a franchise and buying a franchise resale

    Advantages for selling a franchise and buying a franchise resale

    Making a profit might not be the only reason for a Franchisee selling their business. The Franchisee might be looking to retire, relocate, pursue other business interests or they might simply have realised that the business they chose is no longer for them. The best exit for such a franchisee is to sell their business as a “Franchise Resale”, but who do they sell it to?