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Day in the Life: What It Takes to Run a Successful Construction Business

Day in the Life: What It Takes to Run a Successful Construction Business

Next up in our ‘day in the life’ series is ‘what it takes to run a successful construction business’. By the end of this article, you should have a [...]

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8 Advantages of Owning a Construction Business

8 Advantages of Owning a Construction Business

If you’re on the fence about starting a construction business, it can be useful to remind yourself of the advantages of doing so and to explore the [...]

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8 Advantages of Running a Hair, Beauty, or Cosmetics Business

8 Advantages of Running a Hair, Beauty, or Cosmetics Business

If you’re on the lookout for a new business venture and are considering one in the beauty industry, this is the article for you. Today, we look at the [...]

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Top 6 Hair, Beauty and Cosmetics Trends of 2020

Top 6 Hair, Beauty and Cosmetics Trends of 2020

Here in the UK, it’s estimated the average woman will spend up to £40,000 on their hair and £100,000 on beauty throughout their lifetime – [...]

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Top 8 Health and Wellness Trends of 2020

Top 8 Health and Wellness Trends of 2020

Health and wellness is increasingly at the forefront of our minds as we actively take steps to live longer, happier lives. Today, we show how and why [...]

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5 Advantages of Running a Sports, Fitness or Gym Franchise

5 Advantages of Running a Sports, Fitness or Gym Franchise

Fitness franchises are usually a sound investment, as they belong to a sector that’s on the up. But there are a number of advantages to running a sports, [...]

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How to Avoid Burnout as a First-Time Franchisee

How to Avoid Burnout as a First-Time Franchisee

Starting a business of any kind can be tough. We’re here to help, with our handy guide for how to avoid burnout as a first-time franchisee.If you [...]

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Meet Jill McDonald, Costa Coffee CEO

Meet Jill McDonald, Costa Coffee CEO

Costa Coffee is an iconic part of the British high street and is the largest and fastest growing coffee shop chain in the UK. Due to there recently being [...]

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Q&A: Does Chipotle Franchise in the UK?

Q&A: Does Chipotle Franchise in the UK?

Mexican cuisine is a firm favourite across the world, so if you’d like to capitalise on rising demand, you may have considered joining the Chipotle [...]

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Mythbusters: Running a Franchise Will Automatically Make You Rich

Mythbusters: Running a Franchise Will Automatically Make You Rich

For first-time franchisees, there can be a substantial amount of ambiguity and misleading information when it comes to choosing a franchise and expectations [...]

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Q&A: Does Vision Express Franchise in the UK?

Q&A: Does Vision Express Franchise in the UK?

With over half of the UK population wearing glasses, eyewear stores are big business in the UK. If you fancy a career change and can see yourself working [...]

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Step-by-Step Guide for Writing an Effective Franchise Operations Manual

Step-by-Step Guide for Writing an Effective Franchise Operations Manual

Writing an operations manual is an important step when you’re starting a franchise. But it’s a lengthy document, and should give franchisees and employees [...]

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Q&A: Does Sports Direct Franchise in the UK?

Q&A: Does Sports Direct Franchise in the UK?

Most of us Brits turn to Sports Direct for new trainers, sports apparel and equipment, but does the brand offer franchising opportunities in the UK? [...]

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Q&A: Does Bershka Franchise in the UK?

Q&A: Does Bershka Franchise in the UK?

If you’d like to start your own clothing store business, you might be interested in operating under the Bershka brand. But does Bershka franchise and [...]

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Top 8 Construction Businesses in the UK

Top 8 Construction Businesses in the UK

If you’re highly experienced in a certain trade and have dreamed of being your own boss, starting a construction franchise may be a good option for [...]

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What is the Royalty Fee and Why is it Necessary?

What is the Royalty Fee and Why is it Necessary?

The world of franchise costs can be confusing for first time franchise owners. So, today we intend to demystify the royalty fee – what it is and why [...]

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Everything You Must Know Before Starting an International Franchise

Everything You Must Know Before Starting an International Franchise

If you’ve established a successful network of business locations in your home country, you might be interested in taking it across the world. But how [...]

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Q&A: Does BT Local Franchise in the UK?

Q&A: Does BT Local Franchise in the UK?

If you’re interested in joining the telecommunications sector, you may have looked into BT Local Business as a possible investment opportunity. Here, [...]

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Paris Franchise Expo - The Biggest International Franchise Exhibition

Paris Franchise Expo - The Biggest International Franchise Exhibition

Save the date for the leading franchise event For its 39th edition, Franchise Expo Paris will take place from 22-25 March 2020. 4 days in Paris for [...]

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What is the Marketing Fee and Why is it Necessary?

What is the Marketing Fee and Why is it Necessary?

It’s standard practice for franchisors to charge their franchisees a marketing or advertising fee – but what is this and why do you need to pay it? Today [...]

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Q&A: Does Premier Inn Franchise in the UK?

Q&A: Does Premier Inn Franchise in the UK?

Does Premier Inn franchise? Read on to find out more about the leading hotel brand and how you can get involved.Premier Inn is the biggest hotel [...]

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Meet Tony Lowings, KFC CEO

Meet Tony Lowings, KFC CEO

KFC is one of the most loved chicken brands in the UK and across the world. But who’s behind the incredibly successful fast food chain, you ask? Today [...]

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Q&A: Does Holland & Barrett Franchise in the UK?

Q&A: Does Holland & Barrett Franchise in the UK?

If you want to be part of Europe’s leading retailer of vitamins, minerals and herbal supplements, read on. We’re finding out whether there are any Holland [...]

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How to Evaluate Whether a Franchise Opportunity Is Right For You

How to Evaluate Whether a Franchise Opportunity Is Right For You

Today we’re going to help you understand what’s involved in evaluating a franchise opportunity. Ultimately, this is incredibly important if you are to [...]

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6 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Deciding to Become a First-Time Franchisee

6 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Deciding to Become a First-Time Franchisee

Choosing to invest in a franchise can be a life-changing decision, so it’s important you don’t take it lightly. The business model can hold fantastic [...]

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Spring Cleaning Your Business: 12 Tips for Setting Up Your Business for Year-Long Success

Spring Cleaning Your Business: 12 Tips for Setting Up Your Business for Year-Long Success

Before you know it, flowers will start blooming, temperatures will rise and days will get longer. With it coming up to spring, we thought we’d put a [...]

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Franchising 101: The Official Franchise Start Up Checklist (Part 1)

Franchising 101: The Official Franchise Start Up Checklist (Part 1)

Considering starting your own franchise? Look no further than our definitive franchise start-up check list. Follow this to be sure you don’t miss any [...]

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8 Tips for Building a Business Plan for a Successful Hair, Beauty, or Cosmetics Franchise

8 Tips for Building a Business Plan for a Successful Hair, Beauty, or Cosmetics Franchise

Starting a business involves a lot of careful consideration and planning. To make life easier, we’ve complied the top eight tips for building a business [...]

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6 Tips for Building a Business Plan for a Successful Sports, Fitness, or Gym Franchise

6 Tips for Building a Business Plan for a Successful Sports, Fitness, or Gym Franchise

Planning ahead is a key part of becoming a franchisee and the success of your business will be significantly influenced by your decisions in the early [...]

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Sector Spotlight: The CEOs Creating New Trends in the Hair, Beauty, and Cosmetics Industry

Sector Spotlight: The CEOs Creating New Trends in the Hair, Beauty, and Cosmetics Industry

In this article, we look at the four CEOs creating new trends in the beauty sector. Three of these are from our franchise network and the other is from [...]

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