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5 Things You Didn't Know About Regus

Regus Offices Regus is a flexible workspace business that allows “people and businesses to work where they want, when they want and how they want”. Founded in Brussels in 1989, Regus has picked up an idea that has been around for a long time and taken it on [...]

Top 5 Dessert Franchises

Originally posted on 01/02/2018. Updated on 22/03/2019. Gone are the days when restaurants and pubs dominate the high street. There’s a new type of business in town and entrepreneurs are taking advantage of the growing dessert franchise industry. The market [...]

How and When Can You Resell Your Franchise?

Originally posted on 31/08/2017. Updated on 21/03/2019. When you’re excitedly researching franchise opportunities and considering your future as a successful franchisee, selling the business you haven’t even started yet is probably the last thing on your mi [...]

Home Based Franchises: How To Do It Successfully

Originally posted on 04/09/2017. Updated on 21/03/2019. While working from home has the obvious benefits of being easy, convenient and flexible, don’t assume that home-based franchises are an easier option. There are countless opportunities out there to sta [...]

How Much Money Will I Make as a Franchisee?

Originally posted on 05/02/2018. Updated on 21/03/2019. One of the key advantages to franchising is the ability to determine your own income. Rather than receiving a fixed salary like an employee, franchisees have the power to influence their own income. Th [...]

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Schmidt Kitchens

A Schmidt kitchen has the power to revolutionise the way you cook, dine, clean and socialise. The global brand strives to give its customers complete control and freedom in customising the design and functionality for their dream kitchen. Schmidt Kitchen [...]

The Best Fast Food Franchises in the UK

Originally posted on 02/10/2017. Updated on 20/03/2019. Burgers, fried chicken, fish and chips, pizza, curry – the UK is a nation of fast food lovers, and everyone has an opinion about which is the best. Consumer preference for cheap, on-the-go food has per [...]

Boots Franchise - Does It Franchise in the UK?

With 170 years of history, Boots is one of the most beloved retailers on the British high street. As a reputable and wide-ranging health and beauty retailer, Boots has around 2,500 stores across the UK - so many, in fact, that it is thought that 90 percent o [...]

Best Western Franchise in the UK

The UK hospitality industry is a vast category encompassing anything from lodging, to event planning, to food and drink services. According to UKHospitality, the lucrative sector is thought to be worth between £100 billion and £130 billion. This su [...]

Do Hertz Franchise in the UK?

In the UK, the vehicle rental and leasing industry comprises more than 3,500 businesses and employs over 37,000 people, contributing almost £50 billion to the economy every year. Opening a franchise in the rental industry, then, could be a highly lucrat [...]

Top Golf Franchise in the UK

Golf is a popular club-and-ball sport with many benefits. You can play it your whole life - you don’t have to be particularly fit and it’s low impact, so it doesn’t have a negative impact on the body. Also, golf is an outdoor sport so you can get plenty of f [...]

Enjoy a Booming Business with a Baby Franchise

Originally posted on 31/10/2017. Updated on 18/03/2019. Parent and baby classes are becoming increasingly popular and the choice of activities are more diverse than ever before. From ‘baby massage’ to ‘toddler yoga’, there are classes to suit every young ch [...]

Is There Such Thing As A Joint Venture Franchise Model?

Originally posted 23/10/2017. Updated on 18/03/2019. When you’ve made the decision to become the boss, franchising offers a great model of support, brand recognition and the ability to generate an immediate income. But this isn’t the only way that you can [...]

How Does the Franchise Model Differ from Other Business Models?

Originally posted on 01/09/2017. Updated on 17/03/2019. Franchising can be a great way to start your own business. By partnering with an established business, franchisees benefit from their systems and existing customer base. The popularity of franchising [...]

Car Rental Franchises for Sale in the UK

The car rental and leasing industry has grown immensely over the past five years. Car rental firms help keep us on the road when our own vehicles are unavailable, when we are away on business and if we simply don’t wish to buy a car outright. The UK car ren [...]

Chinese Food Franchises Opportunities in the UK - What's Available?

The number of Chinese food outlets in the UK has grown drastically ever since the opening of the UK’s first Asian food restaurant over 100 years ago. Chinese cuisine has long offered Brits quick and nutritious food options and the sheer versatility of the ma [...]

Franchisor and Franchisee: The Importance of a Strong Relationship

Originally posted on 24/12/2017. Updated on 16/03/2019. Forging an effective franchisor-franchisee relationship is the key to most successful franchises, but there’s so much more to it than just the franchise agreement. The franchisee and franchisor need t [...]

Top 5 Most Profitable Franchises For Under Ł20k

Originally posted on 13/02/2018. Updated on 16/03/2019. Affordable franchises do exist if you’re prepared to think outside the box a little. Rather than going for franchises that require a substantial initial investment and plenty of working capital such as [...]

Home Care Franchises: Start One in the UK in 2019

Originally posted on 21/01/2019. Updated on 15/03/2019. The UK population is living longer and longer thanks to improvements in healthcare and lifestyle changes. As of 2017, more than 18 percent of people in the UK are aged 65 and over, and in 25 years’ tim [...]

5 Ways to Get Franchisee Ready

Originally posted on 14/04/2018. Updated on 15/03/2019. Becoming a franchisee is an attractive proposition for many business-minded individuals who dream of managing their own organisation. When considering the possibility of entering into a partnership wit [...]

Bar Franchises: Start Your Own in 2019

Originally posted on 29/01/2019. Updated on 15/03/2019. If you’re considering investing in a franchise, you may have only explored traditional ‘safe bets’ such as restaurants, fast food outlets, convenience stores and retail outlets. However, there are now [...]

Open a Travel Franchise in the UK!

Originally posted on 22/09/2017. Updated on 14/03/2019. Disappointing UK summers have led to sun-seeking Brits travelling to warmer climates in record numbers. According to ABTA’s 2018 Holiday Habits Report, 86 percent of the UK population took a holiday ei [...]

Who is the CEO of M&S?

M&S is a staple of the British high street. Its shelves are stocked with a range of food, clothing and home products that are known for their signature quality. In recent years, the brand has focused on a strategy of global growth that has taken it into [...]

Starting a Food Business: How to do it with a Franchise

Orginally posted on 09/10/2018. Updated on 14/03/2019. If you’re considering starting a food business, you may be contemplating opening a restaurant, launching a new type of takeaway kiosk or investing in a food truck. An online food business is often a fra [...]

What is a Master Franchise? A Complete Guide.

Originally posted on 07/09/2017. Updated on 13/03/2019. A master franchise is one managed by a master franchisee – an investor who pays the franchisor a large initial fee to secure the rights to develop the business under the brand name in a specified regio [...]

Ichiran Ramen in the UK

In recent years, there has been an explosion of Japanese cuisine and culture all over the UK. From quick, lunch-break ramens to the emergence of Japanese designers in London, the UK’s hunger for Japanese inspired cooking and exports has grown way beyond sush [...]

The Best Chicken Franchises in the UK

Originally posted on 05/10/2017. Updated on 13/03/2019. Half of your average Brit’s meat consumption is chicken, which is a clear indication that chicken is a universal and incredibly popular foodstuff. Whether enjoyed for its comforting properties as frie [...]

Itsu Franchise UK

Itsu is an international restaurant and takeaway brand that serves fresh, Asian-inspired food. With more than 20 years of experience in the food industry, Itsu offers a diverse range of menu options for those looking for a healthy meal or snack, including su [...]

Best Pizza Franchises in the UK: The Top 5

Updated on 12/03/2019 Pizza is a popular and versatile food choice in a range of situations. During a girly sleepover or whilst watching the football, more often than not, Brits will reach for the pizza takeaway menu over another cuisine – the UK has fallen [...]

How to Start a Franchise in the UK

Originally Posted 07/07/2017; Updated on 11/03/19Starting a business by working under a successful brand identity and an established business model has obvious advantages, but the process is not as simple as it might seem. So, here are five pieces of key [...]