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Build a Bright Future with a Tutoring Franchise

Originally posted on 19/10/2017. Updated on 23/04/2019. According to the Tutor House there are no approximately one million private tutors shaping students’ futures in the UK. It is thought that at least 25 percent of pupils in the UK have used a private tu [...]

Does Audi Franchise?

Does Audi Franchise? Audi is one of the world’s leading car manufacturers, designing and manufacturing premium cars that are sold in markets across the globe. Audi champions ‘sporty vehicles, high build quality and progressive design’, which allows it to be [...]

Coffee Republic Franchise Opportunities in the UK

There’s something remarkably comforting about socialising with friends over a cup of coffee in a cosy coffee shop. For this reason - and our general love for coffee, cake and hot beverages of all sorts - the number and variety of coffee shops popping up on o [...]

Are All Franchises Turnkey Businesses?

Originally posted on 16/12/2017. Updated on 24/04/2019. ‘Turnkey’ is becoming an increasingly prevalent word in the world of franchising. Many prospective franchisees will notice that franchises are often described as ‘turnkey’ opportunities – but what does [...]

Betting Franchise Opportunities in the UK

The gambling industry in the UK is huge. Statistics show that between 2017 and 2018 the total gross gambling yield of the UK’s gambling industry was £14.4 billion, a 4.5 percent increase from the previous year (Gambling Commission). Also, in that year [...]

German Doner Kebab Franchise– Open a Kebab Franchise in the UK

Originally posted on 05/09/2018. Updated on 22/04/2019. Franchising lends itself well to fast food, as it’s the perfect business model to expand tasty treat restaurants quickly across a country (or even the world). However, in the past, fast food franchisin [...]

Eat - Do They Franchise?

The British sandwich market is valued at a staggering £7.85 billion, according to The Sammies (The British Sandwich Industry Awards). The Sammies is the main event in the UK sandwich and on-the-go food industry. It’s no wonder that sandwiches are such [...]

Is Game a Franchise?

The gaming industry is one of the most exciting and profitable industries to enter right now. In the UK, we love gaming so much that our own games industry is estimated to contribute around £3 billion to our country’s economy every year. But do the lar [...]

Why Should You Join the British Franchise Association?

Originally posted on 25/09/2017. Updated on 20/04/2019. The British Franchise Association (bfa) regulates the franchising industry to protect franchisees and customers who use the services of franchised businesses. The regulatory body ensures that those who [...]

Peet’s Coffee in the UK

Us Brits love a good cup of coffee. Although tea is widely considered our national drink, its punchier, caffeine-packed counterpart has grown in popularity over the last few decades. Whether it’s the first cup of the day to wake us up, a smooth blend for [...]

What is a Multi-Unit Franchise?

Originally posted on 25/09/2017. Updated on 20/04/2019. The franchising model was originally built on the idea that the business owner would become a franchisor to a number of franchisees who would each run a branch of the business in other territories. Thi [...]

BMW Franchise Opportunities in the UK

BMW AG is a German multinational company that manufactures automobiles and motorcycles. The acronym stands for Bayerische Motoren Werke in German, or Bavarian Motor Works in English. The multi-national company was founded in 1916 and the headquarters are in [...]

Meet Taco Bell's CEO

Taco Bell is an American restaurant franchise that serves Tex-Mex and Mexican-inspired food. This includes tacos, burritos, quesadillas and nachos, which can be eaten with a side of cheesy potatoes or black beans, and finished off with a ‘cinnamon twist’ or [...]

How Much Does it Cost to Start a Restaurant?

Starting a restaurant is an ambitious - yet incredibly exciting - business venture. The majority of start-ups begin with a dream; being your own boss, crafting your own menu and creating a beautiful space with an enticing atmosphere. However, there are many [...]

Top 5 Qualities of a Successful Franchisor

Originally uploaded on 25/10/2017. Updated on 18/04/2019. The franchisor is the person responsible for overseeing the various branches of a franchise. They have ultimate control over the business model employed throughout their network and must be comforta [...]

What Legal Franchise Opportunities Are There in the UK?

Legal businesses offer law-related services to individuals and businesses. Specialised professionals who are trained to deal with complex legal issues and processes can offer their exclusive services to those who do not have the knowledge or experience to p [...]

Kebab Franchise Opportunities in the UK

Kebabs are a popular food choice in the UK. They are a firm favourite after a boozy night out with friends, possibly due to their impressive ability to soak up alcohol. As well as being a classic takeaway treat, they can also be eaten in gourmet restaurants [...]

What Supermarket Franchise Opportunities Are There in the UK?

Supermarket franchises can be very profitable business ventures, primarily because people will always need shops to buy food and other daily essentials. While it is becoming more and more popular to eat out in the UK’s increasingly diverse range of restaura [...]

A Franchise Owner's Guide to Taxes

Originally uploaded on 11/10/2017. Updated on 17/04/2019. Franchising can take away some of the stresses that come with starting up a business. Entrepreneurs that invest in a new unit of an established business can benefit from a proven business model and t [...]

5 Things You Didn’t Know About BT Local Business

BT Local Business helps companies of all sizes to find the right kind of communication for them. Whether it be a small start-up or a household name, BT has a solution for all businesses that want to improve the way they interact with clients, colleagues and [...]

Does Lidl Franchise in the UK?

Lidl is a German supermarket chain that has over 10,000 stores in twenty different countries across Europe and the US. Alongside rival retailer Aldi, Lidl caters to consumers in the UK that want to get the most for their money. Its shelves are lined with bra [...]

Making Money As A Franchisor

Originally uploaded on 26/12/2017. Updated on 16/04/2019. If you run a successful business, franchising is a great way of boosting revenues. Not only will you receive income from franchise fees, but you will also experience the benefits of having a network [...]

Meet Growing Demand with a Halal Franchise

As the West becomes more and more culturally diverse year by year, the food market is changing with it. Halal and kosher meat is becoming increasingly in demand in the US and especially Europe, with many major supermarkets now stocking the products in their [...]

Perfume franchises: Start Your Own in the UK

Originally posted on 21/11/2017. Updated on 15/04/2019. If you’re passionate about perfume, you may have dreamed of one day opening your own fragrance business or even launching your own fragrance line. Getting off the ground in this industry is not easy, a [...]

The Biggest Franchises In The World

Originally uploaded on 10/11/2017. Updated on 15/04/2019. There are plenty of people out there with the cash and dedication to run their own business. However, what many of those people lack is an original idea to set them on the path to success, and even e [...]

Franchise Finance: How Do You Get it The UK?

Originally uploaded on 05/09/2017. Updated on 14/04/2019. The ability to use an established business model and benefit from the franchisor’s support are well-known advantages of the franchising system. However, there are even more advantages when it comes t [...]

Franchise Failures: Where Did It All Go Wrong?

Originally uploaded on 28/01/2018. Updated on 14/04/2019. Research from the BFA-NatWest survey shows that 97 percent of franchises run in profitability and fewer than five percent experience a change in ownership. But while only a small minority of franchis [...]

Unique Business Ideas You Might Not Have Thought Of

Originally posted on 17/11/2017. Updated on 13/04/2019. If you’ve always dreamed of starting your own business and being your own boss, there are so many different industries out there - each with their own pros and cons - which can make choosing the right [...]

Franchise Agreement: Can It Be Terminated Early?

Originally uploaded on 29/12/2017. Updated on 13/04/2019. A typical franchise agreement lasts for a fixed term of five or more years. The longevity of a franchise is in the best interest of both the franchisor and the franchisee but, from time to time, the [...]

Understanding Franchising Law: Top 5 Issues to Consider

Originally uploaded on 17/10/2017. Updated on 13/04/2019. The franchising industry is huge. According to the BFA-NatWest franchise report 2018, 710,000 are currently employed by an estimated 48,600 franchised units across the UK. In fact, the number of fran [...]