Unit 1 P2 Business Analysis

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P1 & P2- what is the purpose of these four businesses? NHS- Originally stands for national health service, that being said there purpose is to work on behalf of the primary care trust to ensure all of the people in the West Midlands receive the highest quality and most effective specialist health care within the allocated resources. Size and scale of the business The NHS employs more than 1.7m people. Of those, just under half are clinically qualified, including, 39,780 general practitioners (GPs), 370,327 nurses, 18,687 ambulance staff and 105,711 hospital and community health service (HCHS) medical and dental staff. Ownership- they currently cover up to 63.2m people, the NHS remains free for anyone who is resident in the UK, each…show more content…
They also advertise new products weekly to keep the market intrigued on what they’re selling next. Size and scale of the business McDonald's is the leading global foodservice retailer with more than 34,000 local restaurants serving nearly 69 million people in 118 countries each day. Ownership – McDonald’s cooperation is one of the largest chains of fast food restaurants in the world, headquartered in the United States operated by Richard and Maurice McDonald, the company began in the 1940’s as a barbeque restaurant until they changed the whole menu to hamburgers and fries in 1948. Businessman Ray Kroc joined the franchise in 1955; he decided he wanted to purchase the chain from the McDonald brothers as he oversaw its worldwide growth, serving around 68 million customers daily in 119 countries. A franchise is a legal authorization granted by the company to sell or distribute its goods or services in a certain area, there are different methods of operations depending on the product, but basically you can use the companies name and their logo, McDonalds is a public traded company, which means anyone can buy shares in McDonalds with limited…show more content…
Broadway tattoo - To make money by giving people tattoos of their choice, they make their own prices by the size of the tattoo and where you want it. Size and scale of the business For the reason that this is a small business the size and scale of the business seems to be quite low, there are 2 tattoo artists in this shop for the simple reason that the shop is very small. The ownership comes down to a man called Tony Phillips who owns the broadway tattoo shop, because of how small the business is, he runs it on his own, this means he handles the customers, the products and money. There is another tattoo shop on broadway who tried to use his business name, but because he isnt a big buisness there was nothing he could do about it, where as if it was McDonalds the other business would need to be in partnership with them. P3-Local Primary and National Primary
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