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Make a move with a Century 21 estate agency franchise

Make a move with a Century 21 estate agency franchise

In Orange County, California way back in 1971, two real estate agents, Art Bartlett and Marsh Fisher, founded Century 21. Demonstrating innovation right [...]

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Go green with a FiltaFry franchise

Go green with a FiltaFry franchise

FiltaFry is a franchise opportunity that has little or no competition. By introducing micro-filtration to the UK in 1996, FiltaFry is firmly established [...]

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Weighing up the pros and cons of a part-time franchise

Weighing up the pros and cons of a part-time franchise

For many people, the idea of owning a part-time franchise is incredibly appealing. For others, the arrangement poses its own unique set of problems. [...]

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How to develop an effective relationship with your franchisor

How to develop an effective relationship with your franchisor

The relationship between franchisor and franchisee can be a complex one. It’s often been compared to a marriage because both parties are dependent on [...]

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Franchising and profitability: How it works

Franchising and profitability: How it works

For the franchisor If you’re a successful business owner and you have ambitions of growth, franchising can be the perfect solution if you do it right. [...]

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Invest in a franchise or go it alone?

Invest in a franchise or go it alone?

Fear, anticipation, excitement. These are just some of the feelings that many entrepreneurs have experienced when they’ve considered becoming their own [...]

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Jargon buster: 10 common franchising terms explained

Jargon buster: 10 common franchising terms explained

Over the years, those involved in franchising have developed their own specific terminology to describe different types of processes, roles, agreements, [...]

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How franchisee satisfaction could signal the right opportunity for you

How franchisee satisfaction could signal the right opportunity for you

When you’re looking to buy a franchise, there’s an enormous number of things to think about. Amongst other things, potential franchisees must consider [...]

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Keeping mum: know your rights about maternity leave

Keeping mum: know your rights about maternity leave

As a franchisee, your relationship to your work is often considerably different to those who pursue more traditional working arrangements. While you’re [...]

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Are you ready to become a franchisee? Check out our checklist

Are you ready to become a franchisee? Check out our checklist

If you’re thinking of becoming a franchisee, there are a few things you'll need to consider before you sign up. The decision to start a new franchise [...]

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Go barking mad for a PetStay franchise

Go barking mad for a PetStay franchise

If you've always loved dogs and are considering ways you can translate this affection into a well-paying job, a PetStay franchise may be the ideal solution. [...]

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How to find fantastic franchisees

How to find fantastic franchisees

Becoming a franchisee often requires balancing skills. On the one hand, a franchisee needs to successfully operate their own business while, on the other [...]

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Run your digital franchise from absolutely anywhere

Run your digital franchise from absolutely anywhere

The benefits of working from home are becoming increasingly appreciated by small business owners all over the UK. In fact, according to research from [...]

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Train the next generation with a Progressive Sports franchise

Train the next generation with a Progressive Sports franchise

Progressive Sports is a well-established and proven sports franchise that provides physical education to children between the ages of three and 13-year-olds. [...]

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Top 10 frequently asked questions about franchising.

Top 10 frequently asked questions about franchising.

1. What is franchising? Franchising is the granting of certain rights by one party (the franchisor) to another (the franchisee), which enables the franchisee [...]

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Start A Gem Of A Franchise With Diamond Logistics

Start A Gem Of A Franchise With Diamond Logistics

Kate Lester was working for a courier company back in 1992 when she had a lightbulb moment. She thought “I can do better than this”, and so she decided [...]

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How self-confidence can equal success for franchisees

How self-confidence can equal success for franchisees

Self-confidence is an integral factor in the success of most entrepreneurs. It allows individuals to believe in their decision-making abilities and push [...]

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Go Digital with Activ Net Marketing

Go Digital with Activ Net Marketing

Opening a franchise with Activ Net Marketing gives you the opportunity to run a successful and profitable web marketing business from the comfort of [...]

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Join the UK’s Number 1 Commercial Finance Network with Brokerplan

Join the UK’s Number 1 Commercial Finance Network with Brokerplan

 Brokerplan A Unique Opportunity to Launch Your Own Commercial Finance Brokerage£4,995 Minimum investmentFinance [...]

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Start An Environmentally Friendly Franchise With Green Square.

Start An Environmentally Friendly Franchise With Green Square.

When starting a franchise, it's important to look for a business that demonstrates excellent potential for growth. Green Square – a renewable energy [...]

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Should you buy a franchise with your head or your heart?

Should you buy a franchise with your head or your heart?

Buying into a franchise is a big decision. There’s a large number of factors to consider before you sign up and pay your franchise fees. It’s also important [...]

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How to Buy a Franchise with a Limited Budget

How to Buy a Franchise with a Limited Budget

Have you always dreamed of being your own boss but are afraid that you won’t be able to afford the costs involved? While it’s true that the upfront costs [...]

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The Three Big Reasons Why Franchisees Fail and How to Avoid Them

The Three Big Reasons Why Franchisees Fail and How to Avoid Them

The 2015 NatWest and British Franchise Association survey on the franchising industry shows that, of the 44,200 franchisees in the UK, a record 97% [...]

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Our Top 5 Franchise Concepts Which Are a Break from the Norm

Our Top 5 Franchise Concepts Which Are a Break from the Norm

When most people think of a franchise business opportunity, they instantly conjure up images of McDonald’s, Subway and Starbucks. But not all franchises [...]

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Who Will Win Natwest’s EWIF Awards?

Who Will Win Natwest’s EWIF Awards?

Each year, EWIF have an annual award ceremony to acknowledge the critical role that women in franchising play and to celebrate their successes. The 2018 [...]

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Top 5 Tips for Reducing the Stress of Being a Busy Franchisee

Top 5 Tips for Reducing the Stress of Being a Busy Franchisee

When you first start out on your franchising journey the feelings of excitement and anticipation get you through those tough early days. But this can [...]

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Prince Louis Has Been Named But What Will You Call Your New Franchise?

Prince Louis Has Been Named But What Will You Call Your New Franchise?

Born on 23rd April 2018, the third child of William and Kate has now been named. Little Louis Arthur Charles will formally be known as His Royal Highness [...]

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Messi wins fight to trademark his name: What you need to know

Messi wins fight to trademark his name: What you need to know

Arguably, Lionel Messi is the world's most talented football player. He has scored over 600 professional goals, and he holds the record as the highest [...]

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Why it’s Important for Franchisors to Visit Franchisees.

Why it’s Important for Franchisors to Visit Franchisees.

A good franchisor will try and visit their franchisees as regularly as they can. While it’s not always possible to do it as often as we’d like, there [...]

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Own a Retail Franchise That Helps Your Customers to Make Money

Own a Retail Franchise That Helps Your Customers to Make Money

If you've been looking to invest in a franchise with high potential for growth but haven’t yet found the ideal business, take a look at Cash Convertors [...]

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