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Management Styles: Are You a "Hands-Off" Franchisor?

Whats your leadership style? Not sure? This article series will help you work out which management style best encapsulates your approach to business. [...]

Franchisor Tips: How to Create a More Sustainable Business

Franchisor Tips: How to Create a More Sustainable Business

Every business owner should be thinking about how they can make more responsible choices when it comes to running day-to-day operations and growing [...]

Franchisor Tips: How to Keep Your Mission and Values Up-to-Date

Franchisor Tips: How to Keep Your Mission and Values Up-to-Date

The business world is constantly evolving. To make sure that your franchise brand stands the test of time its important to keep your mission and values [...]

Know Your 'Why': 3 Tips for Building a Business with Purpose

Know Your 'Why': 3 Tips for Building a Business with Purpose

With COVID-19 forcing many business owners to overcome huge challenges, Its more important than ever to know your why. In this article, we explore [...]

Franchisor Tips: How Often Should I Check In With My Franchisees?

Franchisor Tips: How Often Should I Check In With My Franchisees?

In our latest Franchisor Tips article we explore how and when you should check in with your franchisees to get the best results.If youre new [...]

How to Start a New Business That Can Grow Into a Franchise

How to Start a New Business That Can Grow Into a Franchise

If youre in the process of launching an independent start-up and want to build a franchise network, its important you keep your goal in mind from [...]

How to Organise a Successful In-Person or Virtual Franchisee Event

How to Organise a Successful In-Person or Virtual Franchisee Event

Organising a franchisee event can take a lot of time and effort and you need to get the formula right if you want to motivate the business owners working [...]

Franchisor's Corner: How to Terminate a Franchise Agreement

Franchisor's Corner: How to Terminate a Franchise Agreement

Can a franchisor terminate the franchise agreement? The answer is yes, if you stick to the official process set out within it. Keep reading to find [...]

9 Effective Cost Cutting Strategies for Franchisors

9 Effective Cost Cutting Strategies for Franchisors

In todays economic climate, its more important than ever that business owners can keep costs down. To help ensure your business survives and thrives [...]

The Top Interview Questions to Ask When Recruiting Franchisees

The Top Interview Questions to Ask When Recruiting Franchisees

Finding the right franchisee for your franchise brand can be extremely challenging. To help make sure you make a smart business decision, which doesnt [...]

Is Mental Health Support Part of Your Franchise Package? (It Should Be)

Is Mental Health Support Part of Your Franchise Package? (It Should Be)

Do you offer mental health support to your franchisees? If you have more than six, statistics show that at least one of them battled a mental health [...]

The art of delegation: how to recruit franchisees you can trust

The art of delegation: how to recruit franchisees you can trust

As a franchisor, your focus should be on big-picture thinking and strategy, leaving the daily running of the business to your franchisees. But do you [...]

5 Qualities of a Successful Franchisor

5 Qualities of a Successful Franchisor

While there isnt one right way to be a successful franchisor, many of the worlds all have a few key qualities that have contributed to their success. [...]

Heres How Franchisors Can Be Mentors During Tough Times

Heres How Franchisors Can Be Mentors During Tough Times

When times get tough, your franchisees will be relying on you to guide them through the storm. If youd like some pointers on how to be a good franchisor, [...]

5 Ways to Keep on Learning as a Franchisor

5 Ways to Keep on Learning as a Franchisor

The best franchisors know that learning and development doesnt stop just because youve established a franchise network. In this article, were going [...]

Creative Ways For Maintaining Customer Relationships When Business Isn't "As Usual"

Creative Ways For Maintaining Customer Relationships When Business Isn't "As Usual"

During the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis or any other time when business isnt running as usual, it can feel like youre losing touch with your customers. [...]

11 Ways Franchisors Can Mitigate the Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis on Franchise Operations

11 Ways Franchisors Can Mitigate the Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis on Franchise Operations

The COVID-19 crisis is having a devastating effect on people across the globe. But one things for certain, were all in this together. As a franchisor, [...]

Create a Crisis Management Plan for Your Business...Now!

Create a Crisis Management Plan for Your Business...Now!

A crisis can strike your business any time, anywhere. If you didnt have a contingency plan in place and you find yourself in crisis, having an effective [...]

How the COVID-19 Crisis Makes Online Advertising More Important Than Ever

How the COVID-19 Crisis Makes Online Advertising More Important Than Ever

Today we consider how the COVID-19 crisis and the UK population being told they need to stay at home makes online advertising more important than ever.With [...]

12 Tips to Help Your Business Survive the COVID-19 Crisis

12 Tips to Help Your Business Survive the COVID-19 Crisis

This is a very difficult time for business owners. As the COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis continues to impact companies across the world, we understand [...]

Whats the Difference Between Franchising and (Brand) Licensing? (And How to Choose Whats...

Whats the Difference Between Franchising and (Brand) Licensing? (And How to Choose Whats...

Business development and growth can be achieved through franchising or brand licensing. As both routes allow you to expand your business while handing [...]

Franchising 101: The Pros and Cons of Franchising Your Business

Franchising 101: The Pros and Cons of Franchising Your Business

Are you unsure whether to franchise your business? Making the decision to start your own franchise is a tricky one, as the move comes with its advantages [...]

Franchising 101: 7 Steps You Must Take to Franchise Your Business

Franchising 101: 7 Steps You Must Take to Franchise Your Business

Are you interested in expanding your independent business? Perhaps youve thought about using the franchise model for some time but arent quite sure [...]

Franchising 101: 8 Reasons Why You Should Franchise Your Business

Franchising 101: 8 Reasons Why You Should Franchise Your Business

Franchising can be a fantastic way to grow a business. But perhaps youre in two minds about whether its the right expansion method for you? If youre [...]

Franchising 101: What is a Franchisor?

Franchising 101: What is a Franchisor?

If youre new to franchising and arent quite sure what a franchisor is, this article is your go-to guide. Or, if you are a current business owner looking [...]

Franchising 101: 7 Signs You're Ready to Expand Your Business as a Franchisor

Franchising 101: 7 Signs You're Ready to Expand Your Business as a Franchisor

Looking to expand your business? Franchising can be a great option - if youre ready. Today, we consider the seven signs that your business can be expanded [...]

Franchising 101: 4 Advantages of a Pilot Franchise

Franchising 101: 4 Advantages of a Pilot Franchise

Franchising is a fantastic way to expand a business but not every organisation is suited to the franchise model. Thats why we recommend you start [...]

What Is Two-Way Communication? (Hint: It's the Secret to a Strong Franchisor-Franchisee Relationship)

What Is Two-Way Communication? (Hint: It's the Secret to a Strong Franchisor-Franchisee Relationship)

In any walk of life, effective communication can build trust, encourage the sharing of ideas and help make sure concepts and issues are understood. As [...]

Improving your franchise recruitment strategy

Improving your franchise recruitment strategy

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

Online Marketplaces: How to Increase Brand Awareness and Generate Quality Leads for Franchisee...

Online Marketplaces: How to Increase Brand Awareness and Generate Quality Leads for Franchisee...

Marketplaces, or online portals, are digital platforms that connect sellers and buyers. While the model has gained a foothold in B2C and B2B markets, [...]