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What Japanese Restaurant Franchises Are There?

What Japanese Restaurant Franchises Are There?

First, it was ramen, then sushi, and finally katsu. Over the last two or three decades, Japanese cuisine has emerged as a growing force in the UK culinary [...]

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Opening A Juice Bar

Opening A Juice Bar

Many of us are becoming increasingly health conscious and want better food options when we’re out and about. This desire for healthy options extends [...]

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Sell Small Clothes for Big Returns: Start a Children's Fashion Franchise

Sell Small Clothes for Big Returns: Start a Children's Fashion Franchise

The fashion industry is worth £66 billion in the UK, and offers plenty of opportunities for budding entrepreneurs and prospective business owners. [...]

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Take Your Advice Online: Start an Online Mortgage Business Today

Take Your Advice Online: Start an Online Mortgage Business Today

Worth a huge £1.4 trillion, the UK’s mortgage market is the biggest in Europe. While most Britons cannot afford to be cash buyers, a large majority [...]

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Are there any BMW franchise opportunities in the UK?

Are there any BMW franchise opportunities in the UK?

BMW AG is a German multinational company that manufactures automobiles and motorcycles. The acronym stands for Bayerische Motoren Werke in German, or [...]

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Starting a web development business

Starting a web development business

The digital industries are often recognised as the future of the UK economy. If this is true, now is the time to invest in a web design and development [...]

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How to Open a Tyre Shop Franchise: The Best Franchise Opportunities

How to Open a Tyre Shop Franchise: The Best Franchise Opportunities

With car production triumphing at a 17-year high this year, the tyre market in the UK has soared after a tough few years. From 2016, sales figures have [...]

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Starting an Organic Food Franchise is a Healthy Choice. Here’s Why.

Starting an Organic Food Franchise is a Healthy Choice. Here’s Why.

The organic food sector holds some of the most exciting investment opportunities around but, so far, no franchises have emerged to capitalise on the [...]

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Who can own a franchise?

Who can own a franchise?

The word entrepreneur is used almost synonymously with business owner in the world of franchising, but what does it actually mean? Well, the word was [...]

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Improving your franchise recruitment strategy

Improving your franchise recruitment strategy

Finding the right franchisees can be difficult. Often, it’s hard to find skilled candidates that display the right personality. And when it comes to [...]

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Starting a construction business

Starting a construction business

Construction businesses offers employment to approximately 10 percent of the country’s workforce and are collectively worth an estimated £110 billion [...]

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Owning a security franchise

Owning a security franchise

With the need to protect our homes and businesses being more prevalent than ever, the UK security industry has been performing well. According to ADS [...]

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Electrical supply business

Electrical supply business

The electrical supplies sector is a massive industry that generates substantial amounts of revenue every year. Here, we take a look at the state of [...]

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How to start a beauty franchise

How to start a beauty franchise

Many of us in Britain are happy to part with much of our hard-earned cash in order to look and feel good. In fact, a survey commissioned by Fragrance [...]

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Personal benefits of franchising

Personal benefits of franchising

Like any business venture, buying a franchise and making it successful requires lots of hard work. From hiring and training staff to aligning your franchise [...]

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5 steps to buy a franchise

5 steps to buy a franchise

Buying a franchise is a significant commitment and one that you should enter into well informed and aware of what will be expected of you. If you've [...]

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Which food business is most profitable?

Which food business is most profitable?

If you’re looking to get into the food sector, franchising presents a unique opportunity. Depending on how much you’re willing to invest, there are [...]

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What qualifications do you need to start a consulting business?

What qualifications do you need to start a consulting business?

In the UK, consultancy services are very much in demand. More and more people are looking to develop their skills, and consultancy franchises have responded [...]

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10 steps to open a pet business

10 steps to open a pet business

For some, owning and managing a pet store is a dream career. For some lucky franchisees, it's a reality. If you've always wanted to run a business, the [...]

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How much money do you need to start a courier business?

How much money do you need to start a courier business?

Convenience, choice and being able to compare prices easily are reasons often cited for the increase in online shopping. In fact, according to the Office [...]

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How can you start an Asian restaurant?

How can you start an Asian restaurant?

  While traditional fast food chains have been at the forefront of the franchising movement for many years, there’s been a relatively recent explosion [...]

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How to start a wedding business

How to start a wedding business

T With a growing industry to serve, wedding businesses are making lucrative returns. With everything from catering franchises to fitness franchises [...]

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Starting a Fine Dining Restaurant

Starting a Fine Dining Restaurant

It’s a tough time for restaurants at the moment with more casual-dining outlets and fine dining chains closing than any time in the last decade. [...]

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What qualifications do you need to run a home repair business?

What qualifications do you need to run a home repair business?

The cost of moving house is becoming increasingly expensive in the UK. In fact, the average deposit put down is now £33,127 (Halifax). In London, [...]

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Why you need a PR strategy for your business

Why you need a PR strategy for your business

Ask any business owner about the importance of having a robust business plan in place, and they'll tell you that it's essential to the success of every [...]

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B2B (Business 2 Business) - What does it mean?

B2B (Business 2 Business) - What does it mean?

The term "B2B" is regularly used to describe a specific type of company that specialises in inter-business commerce. Here, we take an in-depth [...]

TRAINING AND FRANCHISEE SUPPORT
World Franchise Council: What do they do?

World Franchise Council: What do they do?

The World Franchise Council (WFC) is a non-political association formed in 1994 of more than 40 franchise associations from all over the world. The main [...]

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How to start a home repair business

How to start a home repair business

The home improvement industry is a profitable and sustainable sector in which to operate. In recent years, there’s been a significant increase in the [...]

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How much does it cost to start a carpet cleaning business?

How much does it cost to start a carpet cleaning business?

Have you ever considered starting your own carpet cleaning business? If not, you should give it some thought. There are plenty of compelling reasons [...]

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What is the BFA prospect franchisee certificate?

What is the BFA prospect franchisee certificate?

Investing in a franchise can be a great decision for entrepreneurs. Rather than building a business from scratch, you benefit from the brand recognition [...]

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