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Top 10 things you should know before you become a franchisee

Top 10 things you should know before you become a franchisee

The decision to become a franchisee can be a great one if you're a budding entrepreneur but don’t want to create a new business from scratch. It’s easy [...]

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The kids that made the royal wedding: Our top 5 children’s franchises

The kids that made the royal wedding: Our top 5 children’s franchises

At 12 pm on Saturday 19th May, all eyes were on the beautiful bride, Meghan Markle and her dashing groom, Prince Harry. People from all over the world [...]

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The nine inspiring EWIF award winners have been announced

The nine inspiring EWIF award winners have been announced

EWIF stands for Encouraging Women into Franchising, and that's precisely what this not-for-profit organisation does. Run entirely by volunteers, the [...]

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Traits of a successful franchisee

Traits of a successful franchisee

If you’re wondering whether now is the time to become a franchisee, there are several things you need to consider. As a franchisee, you’ll have to make [...]

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Invest in your future with a Platinum Property Partners franchise

Invest in your future with a Platinum Property Partners franchise

If you’re interested in the property industry and are searching for a franchise that boasts an outlook that reflects your ambition, look no further than [...]

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Make a move with a Century 21 estate agency franchise

Make a move with a Century 21 estate agency franchise

In Orange County, California way back in 1971, two real estate agents, Art Bartlett and Marsh Fisher, founded Century 21. Demonstrating innovation right [...]

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Collect the keys for our top 5 automotive franchises

Collect the keys for our top 5 automotive franchises

Franchises in the automotive industry are typically considered a safe bet. There's enormous demand for their services, and anyone able to maintain high [...]

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Franchise agreements and the law

Franchise agreements and the law

The franchise agreement is possibly the most important document in the entire franchise system. It provides franchisors and franchisees with a means [...]

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Go green with a FiltaFry franchise

Go green with a FiltaFry franchise

FiltaFry is a franchise opportunity that has little or no competition. By introducing micro-filtration to the UK in 1996, FiltaFry is firmly established [...]

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Step by step guide to becoming a franchisee

Step by step guide to becoming a franchisee

If you’re contemplating becoming a franchisee but aren’t sure what the process is for doing so, you’ve come to the right place. Our handy, ten step guide [...]

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Weighing up the pros and cons of a part-time franchise

Weighing up the pros and cons of a part-time franchise

For many people, the idea of owning a part-time franchise is incredibly appealing. For others, the arrangement poses its own unique set of problems. [...]

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How to develop an effective relationship with your franchisor

How to develop an effective relationship with your franchisor

The relationship between franchisor and franchisee can be a complex one. It’s often been compared to a marriage because both parties are dependent on [...]

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Franchising and profitability: How it works

Franchising and profitability: How it works

For the franchisor If you’re a successful business owner and you have ambitions of growth, franchising can be the perfect solution if you do it right. [...]

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Tell-tale signs that a franchise isn’t worth your effort

Tell-tale signs that a franchise isn’t worth your effort

A franchise business opportunity can be an attractive way for budding entrepreneurs to become business owners. And it’s easy to understand the appeal. [...]

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Invest in a franchise or go it alone?

Invest in a franchise or go it alone?

Fear, anticipation, excitement. These are just some of the feelings that many entrepreneurs have experienced when they’ve considered becoming their own [...]

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Franchises fit for a royal wedding

Franchises fit for a royal wedding

The wedding of the year has taken place. On Saturday 19th May at 12 pm, Ms Meghan Markle married Prince Harry at St George's Chapel in Windsor. Opting [...]

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How to tell if a franchise opportunity is too good to be true

How to tell if a franchise opportunity is too good to be true

Though there is an enormous number of legitimate, successful franchises out there, there is also a small minority that only wants to make some quick [...]

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Jargon buster: 10 common franchising terms explained

Jargon buster: 10 common franchising terms explained

Over the years, those involved in franchising have developed their own specific terminology to describe different types of processes, roles, agreements, [...]

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How franchisee satisfaction could signal the right opportunity for you

How franchisee satisfaction could signal the right opportunity for you

When you’re looking to buy a franchise, there’s an enormous number of things to think about. Amongst other things, potential franchisees must consider [...]

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Keeping mum: know your rights about maternity leave

Keeping mum: know your rights about maternity leave

As a franchisee, your relationship to your work is often considerably different to those who pursue more traditional working arrangements. While you’re [...]

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Are you ready to become a franchisee? Check out our checklist

Are you ready to become a franchisee? Check out our checklist

If you’re thinking of becoming a franchisee, there are a few things you'll need to consider before you sign up. The decision to start a new franchise [...]

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Go barking mad for a PetStay franchise

Go barking mad for a PetStay franchise

If you've always loved dogs and are considering ways you can translate this affection into a well-paying job, a PetStay franchise may be the ideal solution. [...]

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How to find fantastic franchisees

How to find fantastic franchisees

Becoming a franchisee often requires balancing skills. On the one hand, a franchisee needs to successfully operate their own business while, on the other [...]

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Run your digital franchise from absolutely anywhere

Run your digital franchise from absolutely anywhere

The benefits of working from home are becoming increasingly appreciated by small business owners all over the UK. In fact, according to research from [...]

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Why buying a franchise is a good choice in times of economic uncertainty.

Why buying a franchise is a good choice in times of economic uncertainty.

The last 12 months have seen some significant political changes taking place in the UK. This can create uncertainty and apprehension for all business [...]

BUYING A FRANCHISE RESALE
Train the next generation with a Progressive Sports franchise

Train the next generation with a Progressive Sports franchise

Progressive Sports is a well-established and proven sports franchise that provides physical education to children between the ages of three and 13-year-olds. [...]

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Top 10 frequently asked questions about franchising.

Top 10 frequently asked questions about franchising.

1. What is franchising? Franchising is the granting of certain rights by one party (the franchisor) to another (the franchisee), which enables the franchisee [...]

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Make do and mend: Our top 5 home improvement franchises.

Make do and mend: Our top 5 home improvement franchises.

A new study by Queen’s University Belfast, based on census data over 40 years, has shown that renters and homeowners in England and Wales are far less [...]

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Tips on how to be innovative as a franchisee

Tips on how to be innovative as a franchisee

One of the biggest myths about franchising is that creativity and innovation cannot be achieved by franchisees. Many people believe that for a franchise [...]

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Start A Gem Of A Franchise With Diamond Logistics

Start A Gem Of A Franchise With Diamond Logistics

Kate Lester was working for a courier company back in 1992 when she had a lightbulb moment. She thought “I can do better than this”, and so she decided [...]

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