Man From Mars Takes Over Guildford Recruitment Business

Richard Bradshaw, who started his business career as a management trainee at Mars UK, is the new franchisee of specialist transport and logistics recruiter, Driver Hire, at the Guildford office.

Bradshaw, who hails from Southampton has, over the past 25 years, built an interesting and varied CV, largely in the hospitality industry. Most recently he spent over a decade in Florida as an award-winning owner-manager for two of the world’s largest hotel companies.

He is now relishing the prospect of running his own Driver Hire business back in the UK. “I was manager and franchisee of a Comfort Inn and a Day’s Inn hotel in Sarasota, so I know all about the many benefits of franchising,” says Bradshaw. “When I came back to the UK, I started looking for another franchised business. Driver Hire ticked all the boxes; it’s got a proven business model, it’s reputable and highly regarded and, above all, has growth potential."

The UK’s largest specialist supplier, Driver Hire provides temporary and permanent drivers and other logistics staff to local and national organisations in both the public and private sector. If they’re short of staff – perhaps because of illness, holidays or seasonal demand – Driver Hire will supply them with a suitable replacement.