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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

How can businesses protect their brand?

How can businesses protect their brand?

If you are a franchisor that is considering franchising your business, or one that wants to expand their current franchise network, you need [...]

How to start a retail business

How to start a retail business

Before we get into the main article, let’s take a look at why you might want to set up a retail business. Advantages You can develop a [...]

5 unusual franchise opportunities

5 unusual franchise opportunities

Let’s face it – some franchise opportunities are more well-known than others. Many people think franchising only exists in the retail sector. [...]

Profitable franchises that could make you rich

Profitable franchises that could make you rich

There’s an incredible number of franchises to research before you make your final investment decision. For most franchisees, the ultimate aim [...]

How to use social media for your business

How to use social media for your business

64 percent of the UK population have got an active social media account. Whether you’re fanatical about Facebook, inspired by Instagram or [...]

Franchising 101: The basics

Franchising 101: The basics

If you've always dreamed of starting your own business, the thought of starting a franchise may already have crossed your mind. After all, [...]