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Jargon Busters: Understanding the Most Common Accounting Lingo in Franchising

Jargon Busters: Understanding the Most Common Accounting Lingo in Franchising

Whether you’re running your own business offering financial services or not, you’ll need to have a good understanding of [...]

Top 4 High Investment Franchises in the UK

Top 4 High Investment Franchises in the UK

From low-cost opportunities under £5,000 to high investment franchise packages priced at over £500,000, there’s something to [...]

Q&A: Does Optic-Kleer Franchise in the UK?

Q&A: Does Optic-Kleer Franchise in the UK?

Interested in starting a car repair business? Franchising could help you realise your dream; here, we’re looking at one of the best [...]

2021 Outlook: The State of Franchising in the Hair, Beauty & Cosmetics Sector

2021 Outlook: The State of Franchising in the Hair, Beauty & Cosmetics Sector

The Covid-19 outbreak has had an effect on almost every business in Britain. Here, we’re taking a magnifying glass to the hair, beauty [...]

Starting a Franchise Requires More Than Just the Franchise Fee

Starting a Franchise Requires More Than Just the Franchise Fee

Starting a franchise can be both exciting and scary. While you’ll have the support of an experienced franchisor, it’s important [...]

Franchisee Tips: How to Take Time Off as a Franchisee (Without Stressing)

Franchisee Tips: How to Take Time Off as a Franchisee (Without Stressing)

If you’re busy running your own business, it can be difficult to find the time for a prolonged break. But taking time off as a [...]

Everything You Need To Know About The New Government COVID Roadmap On Covid-19

Everything You Need To Know About The New Government COVID Roadmap On Covid-19

The Prime Minister Boris Johnson has unveiled his much-anticipated ‘roadmap’ to ease restrictions across England. As more and more [...]

City Spotlight: A Quick Guide to Franchising in Edinburgh

City Spotlight: A Quick Guide to Franchising in Edinburgh

With rich history and architecture, a network of research facilities and a high proportion of skilled workers, the Scottish capital is a [...]

Jargon Busters: Understanding the Most Common Sales Lingo in Franchising

Jargon Busters: Understanding the Most Common Sales Lingo in Franchising

Whether you’re a franchisor planning to sell business units or a new franchisee targeting customers, understanding sales terms can help [...]

10 Tips for Preparing for a Franchise Discovery Day

10 Tips for Preparing for a Franchise Discovery Day

You’ve considered your budget, done some research and narrowed down your ideal franchise opportunities - it’s time to take things [...]

Q&A: Does Rooster Shack Franchise in the UK?

Q&A: Does Rooster Shack Franchise in the UK?

Rooster Shack offers a trendy alternative to the many chicken shop outlets currently in operation. It serves up fresh piri piri and grilled [...]

The 10 Best Books About Franchising (Written by Franchisors)

The 10 Best Books About Franchising (Written by Franchisors)

The prospect of running a franchise unit can induce feelings of confusion, uncertainty and even inadequacy, but there are lots of books about [...]

Top 4 Outdoor Franchises in the UK

Top 4 Outdoor Franchises in the UK

The thought of running your own business probably brings to mind images of toiling away at a desk, perhaps making phone calls and dashing out [...]

4 Unique Franchise Opportunities You May Not Have Considered Before

4 Unique Franchise Opportunities You May Not Have Considered Before

The franchise industry is overflowing with lucrative and fulfilling investment opportunities across countless industries, from food and retail [...]

Does a Franchise Agreement Automatically Renew?

Does a Franchise Agreement Automatically Renew?

Are you coming to the end of your franchise agreement term? If you are - or if you’re just thinking ahead - it’s worth considering [...]

City Spotlight: A Quick Guide to Franchising in York

City Spotlight: A Quick Guide to Franchising in York

Whether you live in the city or outside of it, choosing York as your business location of choice could be a wise move. It’s a hub of [...]

Q&A: Does Boots Opticians Franchise in the UK?

Q&A: Does Boots Opticians Franchise in the UK?

Looking for a business opportunity with consistently high demand and fantastic brand reach? You could partner with one of the UK’s [...]

Mastering These 6 Soft Skills Will Lead to Franchise Success

Mastering These 6 Soft Skills Will Lead to Franchise Success

It’s easy to overlook the importance of soft skills when you’re busy running a business - but they play a key role in franchise [...]

The Challenges of Expanding Outside of Your Native Market

The Challenges of Expanding Outside of Your Native Market

Expanding your franchise concept beyond your native country can bring a whole host of challenges to franchisors. We spoke with Tony and Louis [...]

Q&A: Does Wilkins Franchise in the UK?

Q&A: Does Wilkins Franchise in the UK?

If you’re thinking of running your own business, it’s a good idea to find a market with as few competitors as possible. Often, [...]

Entrepreneur’s Circle’s Top 5 Tips for Overcoming a Crisis

Entrepreneur’s Circle’s Top 5 Tips for Overcoming a Crisis

The Covid-19 crisis turned most businesses on their heads. Fortunately, that wasn’t the case for Entrepreneur’s Circle. Founder [...]

New Franchisees: What Does Success Look Like in the First Year?

New Franchisees: What Does Success Look Like in the First Year?

Being approved for a franchise opportunity, securing funding and setting up a business are achievements in themselves - but what about once [...]

Q&A: Does Wimpy Franchise in the UK?

Q&A: Does Wimpy Franchise in the UK?

Wimpy is one of America’s most famous burger restaurants. A product of the thirties, it has an extensive history behind it, and is now [...]

Top 3 Sandwich Franchises in the UK

Top 3 Sandwich Franchises in the UK

The food industry is one of the franchising world’s most profitable sectors, and many ambitious entrepreneurs have seen success by [...]

Join Our Webinar to Find Out Why Now is the Right Time to Become a Franchisee

Join Our Webinar to Find Out Why Now is the Right Time to Become a Franchisee

Thinking about becoming a franchisee? Find out more by joining our free webinar on Friday 5th March, where we’ll be speaking to some of [...]

10 Tips for Making a Good First Impression When Meeting a Franchisor

10 Tips for Making a Good First Impression When Meeting a Franchisor

Franchise meetings can be just as nerve-wracking as standard job interviews; you need to be a convincing entrepreneur, investor, [...]

City Spotlight: A Quick Guide to Franchising in Newcastle

City Spotlight: A Quick Guide to Franchising in Newcastle

Have you overlooked Newcastle as a location for your next venture? The thriving city is home to the infrastructure needed to support fast [...]

Franchise Resales: Pay Attention to These 10 Things When Buying a Previously Owned...

Franchise Resales: Pay Attention to These 10 Things When Buying a Previously Owned...

Looking into franchise resales? Don’t forget to ask these important questions before handing over your money for a previously owned [...]

6 Tips for Dealing with Difficult Employees

6 Tips for Dealing with Difficult Employees

When you imagine running your own business, you probably picture tasks like financial planning and organising marketing campaigns - but [...]

2021 Outlook: The State of Franchising in the Gym, Fitness & Sport Sector

2021 Outlook: The State of Franchising in the Gym, Fitness & Sport Sector

Interested in joining the gym, fitness and sport sector? The industry has seen some fairly significant challenges and changes over the past [...]