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How to start an e-cigarette business

How to start an e-cigarette business

If you're looking to invest in an e-cigarette franchise, there's an increasing number of businesses to consider. As with all franchising decisions, new [...]

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How to start a food delivery business

How to start a food delivery business

As TV screens get larger and the choice of home delivery food increases, it’s no wonder Brits often choose to stay at home to eat, rather than dining [...]

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Sources of business finance

Sources of business finance

Choosing to invest in a franchise is an exciting time. You've decided to become your own boss, and you've researched the franchise opportunity that's [...]

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The best crepe brands in London

The best crepe brands in London

Many of us Brits enjoy crepes as sweet or savoury treat. The very thin pancake is versatile and can be topped with everything from Nutella and banana, [...]

CREATING A FRANCHISE – CITIES IN FOCUS
How big is the signage industry?

How big is the signage industry?

If you’re interested in signage and the role it plays in the retail environment, you may want to consider joining a sign-making franchise. But first, [...]

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Why You Should Attend the 2019 National Franchise Exhibition

Why You Should Attend the 2019 National Franchise Exhibition

Whether you’re a seasoned franchisee looking for your next venture, an existing business owner considering expanding through franchising, or just starting [...]

EVENTS AND MEETINGS
Managing your wellbeing as an entrepreneur

Managing your wellbeing as an entrepreneur

Franchise investment can be both a financially and personally rewarding journey, but there’s no doubt that it can also be equally time-consuming and, [...]

TRAINING AND FRANCHISEE SUPPORT
Franchise training – how to provide support for franchisees

Franchise training – how to provide support for franchisees

For prospective franchisees, the best franchises are the ones that prioritise the development of their franchise units and invest in quality support. [...]

TRAINING AND FRANCHISEE SUPPORT
Franchise relationship management: 5 key ways to manage it

Franchise relationship management: 5 key ways to manage it

In successful franchises, the franchisor and franchisees must develop robust relationships. A franchise relationship management system is important for [...]

TRAINING AND FRANCHISEE SUPPORT
Breach of contract notice - How to respond

Breach of contract notice - How to respond

Franchises offer entrepreneurs the chance to be part of a tried and tested business model without taking some of the risks associated with starting an [...]

TRAINING AND FRANCHISEE SUPPORT
Do you need experience to be a franchisee?

Do you need experience to be a franchisee?

It’s very common to hear about entrepreneurs that have walked away from a seemingly ideal franchise opportunity because they feel as though they aren’t [...]

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Guide to selling your franchise

Guide to selling your franchise

If you’re looking to sell your franchise before the end of your contract, there are a lot of factors to consider. As well as finding an investor, you’ll [...]

DEVELOPING YOUR OWN BUSINESS IN FRANCHISING
The franchise application process

The franchise application process

Franchising has become a popular career goal, and it’s easy to see why. Buying a franchise offers the unique opportunity to be your own boss while benefitting [...]

DEVELOPING YOUR OWN BUSINESS IN FRANCHISING
Quick guide to the franchise system

Quick guide to the franchise system

When you're running your own business, it can be easy to let it take over your life. Focusing on the business 24/7 can make it seem like there aren’t [...]

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How to market your franchise

How to market your franchise

Marketing isn’t always the easiest thing to get right, but effective advertising is essential if a business is to grow and expand. Consequently, franchisees [...]

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The benefits of a franchise

The benefits of a franchise

As a business model, franchising is well-known for offering a route into ownership that is less risky and provides more support than any independent [...]

DEVELOPING YOUR OWN BUSINESS IN FRANCHISING
Five things not to do when buying a franchise

Five things not to do when buying a franchise

Buying a franchise is a huge decision to make. Even though you’re investing in an established brand name and have the support of the franchisor, you [...]

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5 Reasons to Attend the 2020 International Franchise Show

5 Reasons to Attend the 2020 International Franchise Show

Next Spring, the highly anticipated International Franchise Show returns to ExCeL London on April 3-4. The highly respected event is attended by thousands [...]

EVENTS AND MEETINGS
Can a franchise make you rich?

Can a franchise make you rich?

Starting any business involves risk, a lot of hard work and dedication. To become a successful franchisee, you’ll be expected to roll up your sleeves, [...]

CHOOSING A FRANCHISE
What is a retail franchise?

What is a retail franchise?

Franchising is big business. There are currently around 48,600 franchisee-owned businesses in the UK which is an increase of 10 percent since 2015. The [...]

BUYING A FRANCHISE RESALE
Operating a franchise: What happens?

Operating a franchise: What happens?

Considering running your own franchise? When you choose the franchise you want to invest in, you’ll have to decide whether or not to go for one that’s [...]

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3 things you didn't know about Revive! Auto Innovations

3 things you didn't know about Revive! Auto Innovations

The UK automotive industry contributes a great deal to the UK industry, employing more than 856,000 workers in a wide range of roles. It’s also home [...]

FRANCHISE BUSINESS PROFILES
When not to franchise

When not to franchise

A franchise business opportunity can be an attractive way for budding entrepreneurs to become business owners. And it’s easy to understand the appeal. [...]

CHOOSING A FRANCHISE
Eight ways you can improve your franchise

Eight ways you can improve your franchise

When you first started your own business, it’s likely that your immediate concern was getting through the first couple of months. The early days of business [...]

DEVELOPING YOUR OWN BUSINESS IN FRANCHISING
Questions to ask when buying a franchise

Questions to ask when buying a franchise

If you're looking to become a franchisee and manage your own business, there are several questions you need to ask yourself before signing any contracts. [...]

CHOOSING A FRANCHISE
When to consider starting your own business

When to consider starting your own business

Have you always dreamed of owning your very own business, but don’t know where to start? This is probably the position that the UK’s 44,000 existing [...]

BECOME A FRANCHISEE
How to promote your business

How to promote your business

As a franchisor, creating consistent and dependable techniques to attract franchisees is crucial to your success. But enticing quality and committed [...]

VARIOUS TOPICS – TRENDS IN FRANCHISING
Evaluating a franchise opportunity

Evaluating a franchise opportunity

The success of any franchise relies on having enthusiastic and driven franchisees on board. To guarantee that franchisees do their best to operate a [...]

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How to become a property agent

How to become a property agent

There are dozens of real estate franchising opportunities available to those considering starting their own property business. However, choosing between [...]

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Running a franchise in the family

Running a franchise in the family

Maintaining a successful franchise is a task that’s never complete. Franchisors will often spend decades perfecting their formula before they hand it [...]

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