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How to Choose a Sports, Fitness, or Gym Franchise That's Right for You

How to Choose a Sports, Fitness, or Gym Franchise That's Right for You

Perhaps you know you’re interested in starting a business in the fitness sector, but aren’t quite sure how to narrow down your options. Here’s [...]

10 Tips for Marketing Your Sports, Fitness or Gym Franchise

10 Tips for Marketing Your Sports, Fitness or Gym Franchise

If you’re thinking about starting your own fitness franchise, you’ll be interested to know the creative ways that you can market [...]

Must-Attend Events and Conferences: Sports and Fitness Industry 2020

Must-Attend Events and Conferences: Sports and Fitness Industry 2020

Industry events and conferences can be a fantastic way to gain valuable insight and network with likeminded professionals. The sports and [...]

What to Look for When Hiring Employees for Your Sports, Fitness or Gym Franchise

What to Look for When Hiring Employees for Your Sports, Fitness or Gym Franchise

As people become more interested in maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle, the number of employees working in the fitness, sports and [...]

Day in the Life: What It Takes to Run a Successful Construction Business

Day in the Life: What It Takes to Run a Successful Construction Business

Next up in our ‘day in the life’ series is ‘what it takes to run a successful construction business’. By the end of this article, you should [...]

8 Advantages of Owning a Construction Business

8 Advantages of Owning a Construction Business

  If you’re on the fence about starting a construction business, it can be useful to remind yourself of the advantages of doing so [...]

8 Advantages of Running a Hair, Beauty, or Cosmetics Business

8 Advantages of Running a Hair, Beauty, or Cosmetics Business

If you’re on the lookout for a new business venture and are considering one in the beauty industry, this is the article for you. Today, [...]

Top 6 Hair, Beauty and Cosmetics Trends of 2020

Top 6 Hair, Beauty and Cosmetics Trends of 2020

Here in the UK, it’s estimated the average woman will spend up to £40,000 on their hair and £100,000 on beauty throughout their [...]

Top 8 Health and Wellness Trends of 2020

Top 8 Health and Wellness Trends of 2020

  Health and wellness is increasingly at the forefront of our minds as we actively take steps to live longer, happier lives. Today, we [...]

5 Advantages of Running a Sports, Fitness or Gym Franchise

5 Advantages of Running a Sports, Fitness or Gym Franchise

Fitness franchises are usually a sound investment, as they belong to a sector that’s on the up. But there are a number of advantages to [...]

Meet Jill McDonald, Costa Coffee CEO

Meet Jill McDonald, Costa Coffee CEO

Costa Coffee is an iconic part of the British high street and is the largest and fastest growing coffee shop chain in the UK. Due to there [...]

Q&A: Does Chipotle Franchise in the UK?

Q&A: Does Chipotle Franchise in the UK?

Mexican cuisine is a firm favourite across the world, so if you’d like to capitalise on rising demand, you may have considered joining the [...]

Mythbusters: Running a Franchise Will Automatically Make You Rich

Mythbusters: Running a Franchise Will Automatically Make You Rich

For first-time franchisees, there can be a substantial amount of ambiguity and misleading information when it comes to choosing a franchise [...]

Q&A: Does Vision Express Franchise in the UK?

Q&A: Does Vision Express Franchise in the UK?

With over half of the UK population wearing glasses, eyewear stores are big business in the UK. If you fancy a career change and can see [...]

Step-by-Step Guide for Writing an Effective Franchise Operations Manual

Step-by-Step Guide for Writing an Effective Franchise Operations Manual

Writing an operations manual is an important step when you’re starting a franchise. But it’s a lengthy document, and should give franchisees [...]

Q&A: Does Sports Direct Franchise in the UK?

Q&A: Does Sports Direct Franchise in the UK?

Most of us Brits turn to Sports Direct for new trainers, sports apparel and equipment, but does the brand offer franchising opportunities in [...]

Q&A: Does Bershka Franchise in the UK?

Q&A: Does Bershka Franchise in the UK?

If you’d like to start your own clothing store business, you might be interested in operating under the Bershka brand. But does Bershka [...]

Top 8 Construction Businesses in the UK

Top 8 Construction Businesses in the UK

  If you’re highly experienced in a certain trade and have dreamed of being your own boss, starting a construction franchise may be [...]

What is the Royalty Fee and Why is it Necessary?

What is the Royalty Fee and Why is it Necessary?

The world of franchise costs can be confusing for first time franchise owners. So, today we intend to demystify the royalty fee – what [...]

Everything You Must Know Before Starting an International Franchise

Everything You Must Know Before Starting an International Franchise

If you’ve established a successful network of business locations in your home country, you might be interested in taking it across the world. [...]

Q&A: Does BT Local Franchise in the UK?

Q&A: Does BT Local Franchise in the UK?

If you’re interested in joining the telecommunications sector, you may have looked into BT Local Business as a possible investment [...]

Paris Franchise Expo - The Biggest International Franchise Exhibition

Paris Franchise Expo - The Biggest International Franchise Exhibition

Save the date for the leading franchise event For its 39th edition, Franchise Expo Paris will take place from 22-25 March 2020. 4 days in [...]

What is the Marketing Fee and Why is it Necessary?

What is the Marketing Fee and Why is it Necessary?

It’s standard practice for franchisors to charge their franchisees a marketing or advertising fee – but what is this and why do you need to [...]

Q&A: Does Premier Inn Franchise in the UK?

Q&A: Does Premier Inn Franchise in the UK?

Does Premier Inn franchise? Read on to find out more about the leading hotel brand and how you can get involved. Premier Inn is the biggest [...]

Meet Tony Lowings, KFC CEO

Meet Tony Lowings, KFC CEO

KFC is one of the most loved chicken brands in the UK and across the world. But who’s behind the incredibly successful fast food chain, you [...]

Q&A: Does Holland & Barrett Franchise in the UK?

Q&A: Does Holland & Barrett Franchise in the UK?

  If you want to be part of Europe’s leading retailer of vitamins, minerals and herbal supplements, read on. We’re finding out [...]

How to Evaluate Whether a Franchise Opportunity Is Right For You

How to Evaluate Whether a Franchise Opportunity Is Right For You

Today we’re going to help you understand what’s involved in evaluating a franchise opportunity. Ultimately, this is incredibly important if [...]

6 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Deciding to Become a First-Time Franchisee

6 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Deciding to Become a First-Time Franchisee

Choosing to invest in a franchise can be a life-changing decision, so it’s important you don’t take it lightly. The business model can hold [...]

Spring Cleaning Your Business: 12 Tips for Setting Up Your Business for Year-Long Success

Spring Cleaning Your Business: 12 Tips for Setting Up Your Business for Year-Long Success

Before you know it, flowers will start blooming, temperatures will rise and days will get longer. With it coming up to spring, we thought we’d [...]

Franchising 101: The Official Franchise Start Up Checklist (Part 1)

Franchising 101: The Official Franchise Start Up Checklist (Part 1)

  Considering starting your own franchise? Look no further than our definitive franchise start-up check list. Follow this to be sure you [...]