Kate Matthews of Boddy Matthews solicitors again chaired the regional South Meeting of Encouraging Women Into Business hosted in the beautiful surroundings at the Old Council Chamber of Reigate and Banstead Council’s offices. The members and guests from the franchising industry discussed developments in 2019 including Making Tax Digital, the results of the comprehensive 2018 survey of the franchising industry in the UK by NatWest Bank and the British Franchise Association and recruitment of franchisees by Pam Gordon of the Franchising Centre.