Tesco Night Manager Case Study

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Ashley started working as a Tesco night manager in 2005. He worked there for around three years until he decided to leave as he was not seeing his partner much and wanted to be his own boss. On a personal note, his promotion he had been promised was given to a new employee that used to go to the same private school as the store manager.

In 2008 he left Tesco and set up a concrete moulds for computers and ornaments business a small business where he sculpted garden ornaments and made moulds for them so they may be cast in concrete. He then moved on to making polyurethane, polymerized vinyl, fibreglass, and latex moulds for concrete ornaments and bird tables/baths. He initially lived off of his savings, but eventually approached his bank for an overdraft when he won a bigger contract from Manchester, at which point he moved to Rotherham and rented a works unit.
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It had very little overheads so it generated a good income. It was a steady income but due to technology advances i.e illegal movie downloads and movie streaming sites the demand for actual DVDs decreased, and yet again, Ashley had to quickly find a new area/industry in which to …show more content…
For example, I can earn around £5 to £6 per hour if I work for a full hour without stopping and produce around 800 to 1000 words. However, a new employee would need paying £7+, meaning I would need to find higher paying clients (which is very difficult because I am in a very competitive industry). I thought about taking on somebody on a commission basis where they were self employed, but the best I can do is offer them £5.10 per 1000 words, which leaves me a measly 5% profit, and leaves the writer with a pay rate as bad as my

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