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How to Start Your Own Perfume Shop

How to Start Your Own Perfume Shop

Whether you’ve always wanted to launch a perfume shop, or you’ve never even considered it, you can find out all you need to know about the fragrance [...]

How to Start Your Own Chocolate Shop

How to Start Your Own Chocolate Shop

If you’re a chocolate fanatic who’s always dreamed of being your own boss, you might have wondered how to start your own chocolate shop…Chocolate [...]

The COVID-19 Crisis May Be Your Best Reason to Join a Franchise. Here's Why.

The COVID-19 Crisis May Be Your Best Reason to Join a Franchise. Here's Why.

Would you like to join a franchise? Are you waiting for the right moment? Chances are, you’re in a better position to launch your own business right [...]

How to Start Your Own Human Resources Consulting Franchise

How to Start Your Own Human Resources Consulting Franchise

Whether you’ve always dreamed of starting a human resources consulting franchise or you’re completely new to the idea, if you follow these tips, you [...]

Top 3 Self Storage Franchises in the UK

Top 3 Self Storage Franchises in the UK

Self-storage facilities are used around the world by people who need extra space to temporarily store their belongings. Here, we take a closer look [...]

6 Ways to Improve Your Digital Marketing Skills

6 Ways to Improve Your Digital Marketing Skills

As the world adapts to the aftermath of the COVID-19 crisis, it’s likely the ways in which we communicate and operate as businesses will remain digital [...]

Top 8 Telecommunications Industry Trends for 2020

Top 8 Telecommunications Industry Trends for 2020

This year, the telecommunications industry has come under scrutiny like never before. Technology is helping us work remotely as the coronavirus lockdowns [...]

4 Reasons Why Investing in a Franchise Is Worth It

4 Reasons Why Investing in a Franchise Is Worth It

Investing in a franchise could be your route to self-employment, even if you have no experience or little money to invest. In fact, a franchise investment [...]

Top Three Swimming School Franchises

Top Three Swimming School Franchises

A swimming franchise can give you the opportunity to run a lucrative business, whether you love to swim or prefer to stay on dry land. Even though the [...]

How to Start Your Own Healthcare Franchise

How to Start Your Own Healthcare Franchise

If you’re interested in healthcare and would love to be self-employed, you could start your own healthcare business. Demand for private healthcare is [...]

9 Ways Small Businesses Can Access Financial Support During the COVID-19 Crisis

9 Ways Small Businesses Can Access Financial Support During the COVID-19 Crisis

For many small businesses, including restaurants and hair salons, re-opening on 4 July 2020 will be a welcome relief. However, not every business has [...]

4 Advantages of Running a Kitchen Cleaning Business

4 Advantages of Running a Kitchen Cleaning Business

Passionate about kitchens and cleaning? A professional kitchen cleaning business could suit you. With a focus on commercial kitchens, you could also [...]

Is Mental Health Support Part of Your Franchise Package? (It Should Be)

Is Mental Health Support Part of Your Franchise Package? (It Should Be)

Do you offer mental health support to your franchisees? If you have more than six, statistics show that at least one of them battled a mental health [...]

The Importance of Recruiting with a Diversity Mindset

The Importance of Recruiting with a Diversity Mindset

It can be tricky to know how to approach recruitment with a ‘diversity mindset’, but it could be the best thing you ever do for your franchise. And [...]

8 Tips for Balancing Childcare with the Demands of Your Home Based Business

8 Tips for Balancing Childcare with the Demands of Your Home Based Business

With today’s economic pressures, many households need two incomes and a home-based business could be the perfect flexible solution. But childcare and [...]

Get Yourself Ready to Invest in a Franchise in 12 Months

Get Yourself Ready to Invest in a Franchise in 12 Months

If the franchise world appeals to you, but you don’t feel ready to become a franchisee just yet, we can help. Below are some steps you can take to be [...]

The art of delegation: how to recruit franchisees you can trust

The art of delegation: how to recruit franchisees you can trust

As a franchisor, your focus should be on big-picture thinking and strategy, leaving the daily running of the business to your franchisees. But do you [...]

How to Start a Kitchen Design Business

How to Start a Kitchen Design Business

54% of Brits consider the kitchen the heart of their home, says Kenwood. So when it comes to redecorating, this room often gets first priority – making [...]

Top 3 Laundromat Franchise Opportunities in the UK

Top 3 Laundromat Franchise Opportunities in the UK

Could the laundry business be for you? There’s still a market for it, and technology could reinvent the industry altogether, making it more attractive [...]

4 Things Franchisors Can Do to Boost Franchisee Engagement

4 Things Franchisors Can Do to Boost Franchisee Engagement

Having an informed, engaged and fulfilled franchisee network can give you a competitive advantage. There’s a handful of tactics proven to boost engagement [...]

How Adapting to the Challenges of the COVID-19 Crisis has Helped Businesses Thrive in New Ways

How Adapting to the Challenges of the COVID-19 Crisis has Helped Businesses Thrive in New Ways

To survive the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses have had to adapt and fast-track their use of technology. But the benefit could be better ways of working, [...]

5 Ways to Combat Loneliness When Working Alone

5 Ways to Combat Loneliness When Working Alone

Whether you’re working alone for the first time or have spent years flying solo, some working days can feel lonely. We’ve put together a list of five [...]

The 3 Primary Types of Franchise Systems

The 3 Primary Types of Franchise Systems

Did you know there’s more than one type of franchise system? Here in the UK, most franchises use one of three formats: the business format franchise, [...]

Understanding the Franchising Code of Conduct

Understanding the Franchising Code of Conduct

Have you heard of the Franchising Code of Ethical Conduct? Developed by the British Franchise Association, the Code promotes ethical, sustainable and [...]

5 COVID-19 trends likely to stay and change the way we do business

5 COVID-19 trends likely to stay and change the way we do business

COVID-19 has changed the way we live, work, shop, travel and interact. But it’s not all gloom. Trending consumer and business behaviours could improve [...]

The Definition of a Franchise Today

The Definition of a Franchise Today

You’ve heard the term franchise thrown around, but do you know its definition? In this article, we’re going to explain the difference between a franchise [...]

How to Protect Your Mental Health During Tough Times

How to Protect Your Mental Health During Tough Times

Staying mentally healthy when you’re experiencing difficult times can be hard. Even if you’ve never struggled with your mental health, challenging circumstances [...]

Overcoming ‘Imposter Syndrome’ as a franchisee

Overcoming ‘Imposter Syndrome’ as a franchisee

Doubting your ability to run a business? Worried you don’t actually have what it takes? You could have Imposter Syndrome – a phenomenon experienced [...]

What Kind of Franchisee Are You: Entrepreneur or Intrapreneur?

What Kind of Franchisee Are You: Entrepreneur or Intrapreneur?

What is an ‘intrapreneur’, you ask? And how is it different from an entrepreneur? In this article, we’re going to explain the difference between intrapreneurs [...]

5 Tips for Switching to a Growth Mindset

5 Tips for Switching to a Growth Mindset

A growth mindset can be the difference between giving up and reaching success for many entrepreneurs. In this article, we’re going to answer the question [...]