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These 5 Children's Businesses Make Running Your Own Business Feel Like Fun and Games

These 5 Children's Businesses Make Running Your Own Business Feel Like Fun and Games

They say never work with children or animals. But actually, both can offer great business opportunities. They’ll provide you with [...]

Drive Foot Traffic With a Sign Making Franchise

Drive Foot Traffic With a Sign Making Franchise

Sign-making franchises are in higher demand than ever. Signs are incredibly important to businesses as they are used to fulfil a number of [...]

Help Yourself to a Vending Machine Franchise

Help Yourself to a Vending Machine Franchise

Unbelievably there is one vending machine for every 139 people in the UK. That’s a lot of tea and coffee – ten million cups a day [...]

What you need to know to start an optician franchise

What you need to know to start an optician franchise

If you're looking for business opportunities, you may want to consider the optical industry. There are plenty of profitable companies within [...]

How to start a care agency business

How to start a care agency business

If you’re looking to start a potentially very profitable franchise, the home care business is a good place to start. Here, we discuss the [...]

Is starting a clothing store franchise the right fit?

Is starting a clothing store franchise the right fit?

 Though the franchising sector is traditionally associated with the fast food industry, there are a growing number of businesses looking [...]

Make a healthy profit owning a fitness franchise

Make a healthy profit owning a fitness franchise

Owning a fitness business is a great way to get paid for doing what you love. Once your business is up and running, you’ll encourage others [...]

Sell Small Clothes for Big Returns: Start a Children's Fashion Franchise

Sell Small Clothes for Big Returns: Start a Children's Fashion Franchise

The fashion industry is worth £66 billion in the UK, and offers plenty of opportunities for budding entrepreneurs and prospective [...]

Starting a web development business

Starting a web development business

The digital industries are often recognised as the future of the UK economy. If this is true, now is the time to invest in a web design and [...]

Improving your franchise recruitment strategy

Improving your franchise recruitment strategy

Finding the right franchisees can be difficult. Often, it’s hard to find skilled candidates that display the right personality. And when it [...]

Owning a security franchise

Owning a security franchise

With the need to protect our homes and businesses being more prevalent than ever, the UK security industry has been performing well. According [...]

Electrical supply business

Electrical supply business

The electrical supplies sector is a massive industry that generates substantial amounts of revenue every year. Here, we take a look at the [...]

How to start a beauty franchise

How to start a beauty franchise

Many of us in Britain are happy to part with much of our hard-earned cash in order to look and feel good. In fact, a survey commissioned by [...]

Personal benefits of franchising

Personal benefits of franchising

Like any business venture, buying a franchise and making it successful requires lots of hard work. From hiring and training staff to aligning [...]

5 steps to buy a franchise

5 steps to buy a franchise

Buying a franchise is a significant commitment and one that you should enter into well informed and aware of what will be expected of you. If [...]

What qualifications do you need to start a consulting business?

What qualifications do you need to start a consulting business?

In the UK, consultancy services are very much in demand. More and more people are looking to develop their skills, and consultancy franchises [...]

10 steps to open a pet business

10 steps to open a pet business

For some, owning and managing a pet store is a dream career. For some lucky franchisees, it's a reality. If you've always wanted to run a [...]

How can you start an Asian restaurant?

How can you start an Asian restaurant?

  While traditional fast food chains have been at the forefront of the franchising movement for many years, there’s been a [...]

How to start a wedding business

How to start a wedding business

T With a growing industry to serve, wedding businesses are making lucrative returns. With everything from catering franchises to fitness [...]

Starting a Fine Dining Restaurant

Starting a Fine Dining Restaurant

It’s a tough time for restaurants at the moment with more casual-dining outlets and fine dining chains closing than any time in the last [...]

What qualifications do you need to run a home repair business?

What qualifications do you need to run a home repair business?

The cost of moving house is becoming increasingly expensive in the UK. In fact, the average deposit put down is now £33,127 (Halifax). [...]

Why you need a PR strategy for your business

Why you need a PR strategy for your business

Ask any business owner about the importance of having a robust business plan in place, and they'll tell you that it's essential to the success [...]

B2B (Business 2 Business) - What does it mean?

B2B (Business 2 Business) - What does it mean?

The term "B2B" is regularly used to describe a specific type of company that specialises in inter-business commerce. Here, we [...]

World Franchise Council: What do they do?

World Franchise Council: What do they do?

The World Franchise Council (WFC) is a non-political association formed in 1994 of more than 40 franchise associations from all over the [...]

How to start a home repair business

How to start a home repair business

The home improvement industry is a profitable and sustainable sector in which to operate. In recent years, there’s been a significant [...]

What is the BFA prospect franchisee certificate?

What is the BFA prospect franchisee certificate?

Investing in a franchise can be a great decision for entrepreneurs. Rather than building a business from scratch, you benefit from the brand [...]

How to start a consulting business

How to start a consulting business

As long as there are businesses in the UK, there is always going to be a demand for the services of consulting businesses. Consulting is one [...]

Gender pay gap in franchising

Gender pay gap in franchising

The pressure is on businesses to disclose how much they pay their employees by gender. Under new legislation, since Spring 2018, businesses [...]

What qualifications do you need to start an automotive business?

What qualifications do you need to start an automotive business?

  Are you a car lover? Do you love to drive, have a passion for the craftsmanship of cars and are curious about the engineering that goes [...]

How to start a recruitment business

How to start a recruitment business

If you think you’ve got what it takes to identify unrealised talent, nurture it to its full potential and then direct it towards a suitable [...]