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5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Investing In Another Franchise

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Investing In Another Franchise

Thinking about investing in another franchise? Buying a second franchise unit can open up an exciting array of new opportunities, as well as [...]

Mythbusters: Franchising Is Only Relevant to the QSR Sector

Mythbusters: Franchising Is Only Relevant to the QSR Sector

Say the word ‘franchise’ and most people immediately think of the quick service restaurant (QSR) sector - brands like [...]

30 Interesting Stats About the Coffee Shop Sector

30 Interesting Stats About the Coffee Shop Sector

Lots of people dream of running a cafe business; you get to join the exciting food service industry, meet new people and serve up tasty [...]

Your Franchise's Employees are the Face of Your Business

Your Franchise's Employees are the Face of Your Business

Franchises come in all shapes and sizes, but they’ve got one thing in common: they’re defined by their staff. In today’s [...]

Sector Spotlight: The Hotel Sector Gets Ready for a Post-Covid Comeback

Sector Spotlight: The Hotel Sector Gets Ready for a Post-Covid Comeback

It’s official; the UK has started reopening the economy and the hospitality industry is gradually getting back up and running. There are [...]

How to Prepare Your Business for a Spring Post-Lockdown Reopening

How to Prepare Your Business for a Spring Post-Lockdown Reopening

Lots of restaurants and shops opened their doors after the government’s latest roadmap milestone on the 12th April, and many more are [...]

Growing Your Business Through International Franchising

Growing Your Business Through International Franchising

If you’ve hit a plateau growing your business in your own country, expanding your franchise into new markets in foreign territories [...]

City Spotlight: A Quick Guide to Franchising in Worcester

City Spotlight: A Quick Guide to Franchising in Worcester

Worcester is a historic city attracting almost three and a half million tourists every year. It also has busy automotive, cyber security and [...]

Q&A: Does The Little Gym Franchise in the UK?

Q&A: Does The Little Gym Franchise in the UK?

These days, parents understand the value of giving their children the chance to exercise in a fun and non-competitive environment, and [...]

Sector Spotlight: The Restaurant Sector Gets Ready for a Post-Covid Comeback

Sector Spotlight: The Restaurant Sector Gets Ready for a Post-Covid Comeback

As the UK celebrates the gradual reopening of the economy, businesses are navigating the changing rules and consumer buying patterns. [...]

Franchisor Tips: 10 Traits That Make a Good Franchisor

Franchisor Tips: 10 Traits That Make a Good Franchisor

As the franchisor, you have a significant influence over whether an entrepreneur chooses to invest in your business. The way you treat your [...]

Is Franchise Insurance the Answer to Your Business's Recovery Post-COVID?

Is Franchise Insurance the Answer to Your Business's Recovery Post-COVID?

Throughout the past year, businesses have been asking whether their insurance policies will cover them for damage done by the Covid-19 [...]

Franchisor vs. Franchisee: The Two Sides of Franchising

Franchisor vs. Franchisee: The Two Sides of Franchising

The franchise model is increasingly recognised as one of the most straightforward and secure ways to start a business. But for a franchise to [...]

12 Tips for Welcoming Customers Back Safely as the UK Economy Reopens

12 Tips for Welcoming Customers Back Safely as the UK Economy Reopens

Many businesses have found ways to adapt their working practices during the Covid-19 pandemic, but welcoming customers back as the economy [...]

How Has the Sugar Tax Affected Sweets Franchises?

How Has the Sugar Tax Affected Sweets Franchises?

The sugar tax was introduced back in 2018 to a mixed reception. Three years on, we explore how the levy has affected sweets franchises and [...]

Customer Success: How Fantastic Services' Founder Turned Tragedy into Triumph

Customer Success: How Fantastic Services' Founder Turned Tragedy into Triumph

We chatted with Anton Skarlatov, co-founder of Fantastic Services, and Jenny Farenden, Franchise Marketing Director, to find out how this [...]

5 Advantages of a Startup Franchise

5 Advantages of a Startup Franchise

Getting involved with a new franchise venture at the very beginning is a dream come true for many entrepreneurially-minded people. It’s [...]

Q&A: Does SureCare Franchise in the UK?

Q&A: Does SureCare Franchise in the UK?

Starting a care business can provide a high level of job satisfaction, as well as the chance to support your local community and generate a [...]

Franchisee Tips: How to Slash Your Bills and Run a More Efficient Business

Franchisee Tips: How to Slash Your Bills and Run a More Efficient Business

Seeing your money drip away through monthly bills can be demoralising, particularly if you’re trying to run an economically-efficient [...]

The Guide to Understanding Franchise Partnerships

The Guide to Understanding Franchise Partnerships

Starting a franchise unit with a business partner isn’t for everyone. But those who do choose this route to entrepreneurship can share [...]

How to Succeed as a Franchisor's First Franchisee

How to Succeed as a Franchisor's First Franchisee

When you think about franchising, the prospect of being a franchisor’s first franchisee doesn’t always spring to mind. But [...]

City Spotlight: A Quick Guide to Franchising in Leicester

City Spotlight: A Quick Guide to Franchising in Leicester

Over the past five years, Leicester has attracted a high level of investment and reported faster growth than London, Birmingham, Nottingham [...]

The 8 Primary Roles and Responsibilities of a Franchisor

The 8 Primary Roles and Responsibilities of a Franchisor

If you’re going to lead a network of franchisees to develop your brand, you’ll need to have a strong understanding of the [...]

8 Tips for Building a Business Plan for a Successful Sandwich Franchise

8 Tips for Building a Business Plan for a Successful Sandwich Franchise

Are you joining the food service industry by starting a sandwich franchise unit? If so, you’ll need to create a business plan. These [...]

How to Recover from Burnout Without Negatively Impacting Your Business

How to Recover from Burnout Without Negatively Impacting Your Business

Avoiding burnout seems to be the focus of a nationwide movement at the moment - but what happens if you’re already experiencing the [...]

City Spotlight: A Quick Guide to Franchising in Reading

City Spotlight: A Quick Guide to Franchising in Reading

Reading is home to the burial site for King Henry I of England, the school where Jane Austen studied and the jail where Oscar Wilde was kept [...]

5 Business Ownership Perks of Being a Franchisee

5 Business Ownership Perks of Being a Franchisee

Running your own business is a common career dream, but all too often it seems to be nerve-wracking, stressful and extremely time-consuming. [...]

Why Franchising is the Best Route to Entrepreneurship

Why Franchising is the Best Route to Entrepreneurship

If you’re interested in running your own business, it’s worth exploring the various types of entrepreneurship out there. [...]

The Menu for the Perfect Franchise

The Menu for the Perfect Franchise

Running your own business as part of a franchise can bring incredible rewards, from high levels of income to flexibility. But what makes a [...]

A Beginners Guide: Grow Your Franchise Through Investing

A Beginners Guide: Grow Your Franchise Through Investing

Looking to grow your franchise? Investing outside of your business could ultimately help you make your franchise even bigger and better. Here [...]