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Why Running a Values-Driven Business Makes a Difference

Why Running a Values-Driven Business Makes a Difference

Now, more than ever, consumers care about supporting businesses that share their own values. In fact, it’s critical for long-term business [...]

Franchising 101: The Art of Making Tough Business Decisions During a Recession

Franchising 101: The Art of Making Tough Business Decisions During a Recession

When crisis strikes, business owners have to make considered, sensible choices, judging the situation and finding the most effective outcome. [...]

How to Boost Employee Morale During Tough Times

How to Boost Employee Morale During Tough Times

Every business should always be working to keep its employees’ spirits up. But when tough times hit, it’s more important than ever you look [...]

Top 8 Apps for Reducing Stress During the COVID-19 Crisis

Top 8 Apps for Reducing Stress During the COVID-19 Crisis

If you’re struggling to cope during this difficult period or would just like a happiness boost, there are so many brilliant apps out there [...]

8 Advantages of Starting an Online Tutoring Franchise Unit Today

8 Advantages of Starting an Online Tutoring Franchise Unit Today

More and more parents are turning to private tutors to help their children improve their academic performance. Here are eight reasons why you [...]

The 7 Building Blocks of Franchising

The 7 Building Blocks of Franchising

Today, we take you back to basics and outline the building blocks of franchising. If you’re considering investing in a franchise, you can use [...]

How to Master the Two Most Challenging (and Most Important) Aspects of Starting a...

How to Master the Two Most Challenging (and Most Important) Aspects of Starting a...

When you’re starting a franchise unit, it’s important to get the basics right. So, we’ve laid out two of the most complex aspects of the [...]

Is the Franchise Model Right For Me?

Is the Franchise Model Right For Me?

Today, we help you figure out if franchising is the right career move for you. In this article, we provide a rundown of the franchise model, [...]

When's the Right Time to Start a Franchise?

When's the Right Time to Start a Franchise?

We believe you should be able to start a franchise unit, no matter your personal circumstances. We know the thought of launching your own [...]

Q&A: Does Uber Franchise in the UK?

Q&A: Does Uber Franchise in the UK?

After exploding into the UK taxi market eight years ago, Uber has become many people’s go-to service when they need to catch a ride somewhere. [...]

8 Reasons Why Franchising Is a Good Alternative to Retirement

8 Reasons Why Franchising Is a Good Alternative to Retirement

Franchising is an incredibly popular route to business ownership for ambitious entrepreneurs of all ages. In today’s article, we discuss the [...]

6 Advantages of Running a Tea Franchise Unit

6 Advantages of Running a Tea Franchise Unit

  Tea has long been a grocery essential here in the UK – in fact, our national stereotype was born out of our love for the calming [...]

7 Advantages of Opening a Commercial Cleaning Franchise

7 Advantages of Opening a Commercial Cleaning Franchise

Like making sure your house is spick and span and possess a strong entrepreneurial spirit? You might be interested in starting a commercial [...]

6 Tips for Running a Successful Commercial Cleaning Franchise

6 Tips for Running a Successful Commercial Cleaning Franchise

Whether you’re already operating a commercial cleaning franchise or are still thinking about starting one, follow these tips to make sure your [...]

The Best Soft Skills That Every Entrepreneur or Business Owner Should Learn Now

The Best Soft Skills That Every Entrepreneur or Business Owner Should Learn Now

If you find yourself at home with more time on your hands due to the COVID-19 crisis, you can use this as an opportunity to brush up on your [...]

10 Tips for Managing Conflict as a Franchisee

10 Tips for Managing Conflict as a Franchisee

When you’re a franchisee, you operate your own business, with the franchisor above you and your employees below you. To keep things running [...]

8 Tips for Managing Conflict as a Franchisor

8 Tips for Managing Conflict as a Franchisor

No franchisor wants to waste time and risk damaging their reputation as a result of disagreements within their business. Here are our top tips [...]

5 Common Sources of Franchise Conflict

5 Common Sources of Franchise Conflict

Want to minimise disruption to your business? Check out these five common sources of franchise conflict so you can work to prevent them before [...]

Q&A: Does Wiltshire Farm Foods Franchise in the UK?

The UK has an ageing population, with more than nine million people in the country aged 65 or over. So, with the customer base for frozen meal [...]

8 Steps for Opening a Car Repair Garage

8 Steps for Opening a Car Repair Garage

If you’ve always been interested in cars and want to turn your passions into a profitable business venture, starting a car repair garage [...]

Conquer Your New Business Fears By Starting a Franchise Unit Instead

Conquer Your New Business Fears By Starting a Franchise Unit Instead

It’s completely natural to be nervous when it comes to running your own business. But starting a franchise unit can offer you the chance [...]

5 Most Common (But Unfounded) Excuses for Not Starting a Franchise

5 Most Common (But Unfounded) Excuses for Not Starting a Franchise

Many aspiring entrepreneurs dream of becoming their own boss, but often find a reason to stop themselves taking the next step. If this sounds [...]

6 Signs Your Local Area Is Ready to Welcome Your Franchise Business

6 Signs Your Local Area Is Ready to Welcome Your Franchise Business

You may be ready to launch your new franchise business, but is your local area ready to welcome it? In this article, we run through the signs [...]

Why Franchising in the UK is More Popular Than Ever Before

Why Franchising in the UK is More Popular Than Ever Before

The franchise model has been around for hundreds – possibly even thousands – of years, but, as time goes on, more and more people are [...]

5 Advantages of Franchising for Young People

5 Advantages of Franchising for Young People

Many people are put off starting their own business because they believe they don’t have enough experience. That’s where the franchise model [...]

Q&A: Does Leonidas Belgian Chocolate Franchise in the UK?

Q&A: Does Leonidas Belgian Chocolate Franchise in the UK?

If you have a sweet tooth, opening a chocolate business might be a tempting career change. So, today we find out whether you can start your [...]

Creative Ways For Maintaining Customer Relationships When Business Isn't "As Usual"

Creative Ways For Maintaining Customer Relationships When Business Isn't "As Usual"

During the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis or any other time when business isn’t running as usual, it can feel like you’re losing touch with [...]

The Diverse and Influential Faces of Franchising in 2020

When you look at franchising in 2020, you see indicators of a diverse industry. Let’s find out more about successful franchise professionals [...]

8 Steps Young People Can Take to Start a Franchise Unit

8 Steps Young People Can Take to Start a Franchise Unit

The thought of running your own business at any age can be daunting. But the franchise world can be particularly bewildering if you’re just [...]

Franchising 101: How Franchising Began

Franchising 101: How Franchising Began

The franchise model provides an incredibly popular way of building a successful business in record time – but have you ever wondered how [...]