The rise of franchising

One of the earliest and well known franchise operations derives from the United States and dates back as far as 1886 when a beverage comprising sugar, molasses, spices, and cocaine (which is no longer an ingredient) was licen...

Ashtons appoints three new partners

Ashtons Legal has appointed Colin Makin, Amy Richardson and Tom Bailey as partners in the firm. The firm now has 34 partners and 320 staff across East Anglia.Colin Makin joined the firm in 2015 and has been promoted to partne...

Ashtons Franchise Consulting welcomes new consultant

Ashtons Franchise Consulting has recently welcomed a new consultant to their team, Edinburgh based, extending Ashtons full service franchise support to clients in Scotland and beyond. Charlie Dickson, BA; MBA, has an extensiv...

Ashtons Legal appoints new Business Managers

Ashtons Legal has created and filled new Business Manager roles in a move designed to ensure that their experienced lawyers are able to concentrate on providing quality legal advice to clients while others support them to gro...