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5 Great Reasons to Become a Franchisee

5 Great Reasons to Become a Franchisee

Want to start a franchise but not sure if it’s going to fit with your lifestyle or career ambitions? Turns out, franchising is more flexible and lucrative [...]

Here’s How Franchisors Can Be Mentors During Tough Times

Here’s How Franchisors Can Be Mentors During Tough Times

When times get tough, your franchisees will be relying on you to guide them through the storm. If you’d like some pointers on how to be a good franchisor, [...]

9 Must-Read Books for Business Owners

9 Must-Read Books for Business Owners

The best franchise owners fill their free time with plenty of learning and development work, and books can be a fantastic way to grow as a business owner. [...]

5 Tips for Overcoming Franchise Legal Issues During Tough Times

5 Tips for Overcoming Franchise Legal Issues During Tough Times

Tough times have the potential to uncover the ugly side of every relationship – including the one you’ve got with your franchisor. But if you’re [...]

Meet Paul and Lori Hogan, Home Instead Founders

Meet Paul and Lori Hogan, Home Instead Founders

Today, we’re going to look at Home Instead’s founders, Paul and Lori Hogan, and break down the recipe for their success as the head of one of the [...]

Keeping It in the Family: Family-Run Business Success Stories

Keeping It in the Family: Family-Run Business Success Stories

Always dreamed of starting a family-run franchise? Here are four success stories from the world of business that show how exciting and financially rewarding [...]

Franchising 101: Are You Ready to Become a Franchisee?

Franchising 101: Are You Ready to Become a Franchisee?

One important question you should ask yourself if you’re wondering how to become a franchisee is ‘Am I Ready?’. Today we’re going to explore exactly [...]

Franchising 101: 6 Things to Know Before Becoming a Franchisee

Franchising 101: 6 Things to Know Before Becoming a Franchisee

If you’re wondering how to become a franchisee, it’s important you uncover the hidden truths about the world of franchising. From bad opportunities to [...]

Keeping It in the Family: 5 Advantages of Owning a Business With Family

Keeping It in the Family: 5 Advantages of Owning a Business With Family

Always dreamed of running a franchise with your family? Here are five reasons why it might be the best decision you’ll ever make, whether you’re a parent [...]

Keeping It In the Family: How to Pass Down Your Business to a Family Member

Keeping It In the Family: How to Pass Down Your Business to a Family Member

You’ve spent years building up your family-run franchise from the ground. Now, as you approach retirement, or as a new challenge looms, you might be [...]

How To Make Sure Your Franchise is ‘Covid Secure’

How To Make Sure Your Franchise is ‘Covid Secure’

The new UK Government guidelines have set out what employers should be doing to keep their workplaces ‘Covid secure’. Here’s everything you need to [...]

5 Ways to Keep on Learning as a Franchisor

5 Ways to Keep on Learning as a Franchisor

The best franchisors know that learning and development doesn’t stop just because you’ve established a franchise network. In this article, we’re going [...]

Everything You Need to Know about the New Government Guidelines on COVID-19

Everything You Need to Know about the New Government Guidelines on COVID-19

We’ve put together an overview of the government’s latest guidance on COVID-19, covering everything from reopening your business, to social distancing [...]

Keeping It In the Family: Top 4 Franchise Opportunities for Families

Keeping It In the Family: Top 4 Franchise Opportunities for Families

Thinking about running a franchise with family? There are lots of franchise opportunities that are ideal if you’d like to start a family-run franchise, [...]

Q&A: Does Patisserie Valerie Franchise in the UK?

Q&A: Does Patisserie Valerie Franchise in the UK?

Always find yourself salivating at the sight of Patisserie Valerie’s cakes? Then you’ve probably wondered if you could open your very own location. We’re [...]

Keeping It In the Family: Top 7 Tips for Running a Successful Business With Family

Keeping It In the Family: Top 7 Tips for Running a Successful Business With Family

Running a franchise with family can be very rewarding. But there are plenty of unique challenges that crop up when working with those closest to you. [...]

Meet Steve Rowe, Marks & Spencer CEO

Meet Steve Rowe, Marks & Spencer CEO

M&S (Marks & Spencer) is one of the UK’s biggest retailers and has been a high street favourite for more than 135 years. But what about the man [...]

10 Tips for Creating Work-Life Balance When Working From Home

10 Tips for Creating Work-Life Balance When Working From Home

Working from home is a luxury enjoyed by many franchisees up and down the country. But things can quickly unravel when you get the urge to check social [...]

Does Millie's Cookies Franchise in the UK?

Does Millie's Cookies Franchise in the UK?

If you’ve got a sweet tooth and an entrepreneurial spirit, you might be interested in finding out whether Millie’s Cookies franchises in the UK. Read [...]

Meet Taco Bell's CEO

Meet Taco Bell's CEO

Taco Bell is a huge brand in America – so huge, in fact, most of us here in the UK have heard of it. Let’s find out more about the man behind the business, [...]

Q&A: Does Goodyear Franchise in the UK?

Q&A: Does Goodyear Franchise in the UK?

If you’re passionate about cars and are considering a new business venture, you might be interested in whether Goodyear franchises in the UK. In today’s [...]

Meet Frank Milner, Tutor Doctor CEO

Meet Frank Milner, Tutor Doctor CEO

Who’s behind one of the UK’s most successful educational franchises? Today, we find out all about Tutor Doctor CEO, Frank Milner.The private tutoring [...]

Why Running a Values-Driven Business Makes a Difference

Why Running a Values-Driven Business Makes a Difference

Now, more than ever, consumers care about supporting businesses that share their own values. In fact, it’s critical for long-term business success. So, [...]

Franchising 101: The Art of Making Tough Business Decisions During a Recession

Franchising 101: The Art of Making Tough Business Decisions During a Recession

When crisis strikes, business owners have to make considered, sensible choices, judging the situation and finding the most effective outcome. This can [...]

How to Boost Employee Morale During Tough Times

How to Boost Employee Morale During Tough Times

Every business should always be working to keep its employees’ spirits up. But when tough times hit, it’s more important than ever you look after your [...]

Top 8 Apps for Reducing Stress During the COVID-19 Crisis

Top 8 Apps for Reducing Stress During the COVID-19 Crisis

If you’re struggling to cope during this difficult period or would just like a happiness boost, there are so many brilliant apps out there that are great [...]

8 Advantages of Starting an Online Tutoring Franchise Unit Today

8 Advantages of Starting an Online Tutoring Franchise Unit Today

More and more parents are turning to private tutors to help their children improve their academic performance. Here are eight reasons why you should [...]

The 7 Building Blocks of Franchising

The 7 Building Blocks of Franchising

Today, we take you back to basics and outline the building blocks of franchising. If you’re considering investing in a franchise, you can use this article [...]

How to Master the Two Most Challenging (and Most Important) Aspects of Starting a Franchise...

How to Master the Two Most Challenging (and Most Important) Aspects of Starting a Franchise...

When you’re starting a franchise unit, it’s important to get the basics right. So, we’ve laid out two of the most complex aspects of the business set-up [...]

Is the Franchise Model Right For Me?

Is the Franchise Model Right For Me?

Today, we help you figure out if franchising is the right career move for you. In this article, we provide a rundown of the franchise model, which we [...]