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Eight ways you can improve your franchise

Eight ways you can improve your franchise

When you first started your own business, its likely that your immediate concern was getting through the first couple of months. The early days of business [...]

How can businesses protect their brand?

How can businesses protect their brand?

If you are a franchisor that is considering franchising your business, or one that wants to expand their current franchise network, you need to know [...]

The ideal franchisee

The ideal franchisee

When people talk about successful franchises, they usually attribute them to things like their business model, brand image or marketing strategy. For [...]

Guide to becoming a franchisee

Guide to becoming a franchisee

If youre contemplating becoming a franchisee but arent sure what the process is for doing so, youve come to the right place. Our handy, 10-step guide [...]

5 key reasons to start a business

5 key reasons to start a business

You may have always considered starting a business, but maybe it never felt like the right time. Or maybe you have some worries and doubts that are stopping [...]

Guide to writing a Restaurant Business Plan

Guide to writing a Restaurant Business Plan

If you're considering opening up a new restaurant, you'll need to write a high-quality business plan if you're to attract investment and ensure you're [...]

Home business ideas: How to make money from home

Home business ideas: How to make money from home

You want to run your own business, but you don't know where to start. You don't have any business ownership experience, know what business would best [...]

Refreshing your business brand

Refreshing your business brand

Choosing to rebrand any business is a decision that shouldnt be taken lightly, but for franchise brands, there are even more considerations to take [...]

How to choose the right franchise

How to choose the right franchise

Finding the right franchise may be one of the most challenging decisions in your entire career. There are so many franchises to choose from that it [...]

Keep it in the family: Top 5 tips for running a franchise with family

Keep it in the family: Top 5 tips for running a franchise with family

The thought of working with your family, let alone starting a franchise with them, may be enough to fill you with dread. But for many, the comfort [...]

Conflict Resolution: 5 strategies you can use

Conflict Resolution: 5 strategies you can use

As a franchisor, you'll have to learn how to deal with conflict in a quick, practical and polite way. A good working relationship between franchisees [...]

Basic guide to franchising

Basic guide to franchising

If youre new to franchising, there can be a lot to learn before youre ready to take your first steps and begin thinking of buying a franchise. However, [...]

Expanding your business abroad

Expanding your business abroad

If youre interested in taking your business to different territories, youll need to know how to effectively prepare your franchise for international [...]

Brand awareness: How do you build it?

Brand awareness: How do you build it?

If you're looking to build brand awareness, there are a few different things you need to be doing. Here, we look at how you can develop your franchise [...]

A Guide to Business Interruption Insurance

A Guide to Business Interruption Insurance

It's easy to think that disaster will never strike. If you're running a successful franchise, you probably want to push the prospect of disaster to the [...]

How to hire staff for your business

How to hire staff for your business

Recruiting employees is a big moment for you and your business. The staff that you employ will play a big part in your franchise development and may [...]

What does a franchise owner do?

What does a franchise owner do?

Before you decide to become a franchisee, you need to fully understand the role. The relationship between the franchisor and franchisee is a unique one [...]

Franchise Funding and Finance

Franchise Funding and Finance

Before you invest in a franchise, its important to get as much financial information as possible so you can get a realistic idea of how much you could [...]

Developing Your Franchise Business

Developing Your Franchise Business

When you consider the most successful franchises in the UK, youd be right to think about brand giants such as McDonalds, KFC and Wimpy. But what is [...]

Franchise Interview Questions

Franchise Interview Questions

When youre testing the suitability of prospective franchisees, its important to focus on more than just their financial situation. To find the right [...]

What are the qualities of a good real estate agent?

What are the qualities of a good real estate agent?

Estate agents manage the processes involved in buying and selling property and land. The role covers a number of responsibilities, including reviewing [...]

How much can you earn running a cleaning business?

How much can you earn running a cleaning business?

With families and businesses having more on their plate than ever before, cleaning businesses all across the world are sweeping up a healthy profit. [...]

Start Your Own Cake Business

Start Your Own Cake Business

Starting your own cake business is a dream come true for many amateur bake-off enthusiasts. The franchise system gives you the best possible chance [...]

How to write a business plan for milkshake bar

How to write a business plan for milkshake bar

Its no secret that the key to a successful milkshake bar is a fool proof business plan. Getting your ideas down on paper can help you to anticipate [...]

How Can You Start Your Own Watch Business?

How Can You Start Your Own Watch Business?

With the high street in freefall, youd be forgiven for thinking that the clock is ticking for the watch industry. But the facts suggest the opposite. [...]

5 Effective Employee Engagement Strategies for Your Business

5 Effective Employee Engagement Strategies for Your Business

A winning employment engagement strategy is vital for a healthy business. Keeping your workforce happy is as beneficial to you as it is to your staff. [...]

Tips on Starting an Instagram Business Profile

Tips on Starting an Instagram Business Profile

As a social media platform with over 800 million active users, Instagram has the potential to boost brand recognition for any business. The site has [...]

Why SEO For Your Business Website Is Important

Why SEO For Your Business Website Is Important

SEO can have a huge impact on a business success. But first of all, lets refresh our knowledge on what SEO is exactly. What is SEO? When you type [...]

Open a QSR (Quick Service Restaurant) Franchise: Have You Got What It Takes?

Open a QSR (Quick Service Restaurant) Franchise: Have You Got What It Takes?

Everyone loves eating out. Food with friends with no washing up is the perfect evening for many Brits. Consumer spending in restaurants and cafes came [...]

Franchise Finance: Enterprise Finance Guarantee (EFG)

Franchise Finance: Enterprise Finance Guarantee (EFG)

Being turned down for a finance facility can be disheartening, particularly when you feel you have a strong and viable business plan that you cant realise. [...]