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Do You Need a Licence to Repair Cars?

Do You Need a Licence to Repair Cars?

By the end of 2016 there were around 37 million vehicles licence d for use in Great Britain (Department of Transport). So long as there are cars on the [...]

Registering Your Health Care Business with the CQC

Registering Your Health Care Business with the CQC

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is Englands independent health and adult social care regulator and it makes sure businesses that provide care uphold [...]

Regulations and Licences Required to Open a Restaurant

Regulations and Licences Required to Open a Restaurant

Opening your own restaurant brings plenty of challenges along with it, from the cost of the initial investment, to the time youll need to dedicate [...]

What is the Franchise Agreement?

What is the Franchise Agreement?

Originally posted on 03/08/2017. Updated on 24/05/2019. Youve researched franchise ideas, chosen the right franchise for you and attended a discovery [...]

What Is A Pilot Franchise?

What Is A Pilot Franchise?

Originally posted on 06/12/2017. Updated on 13/05/2019. Franchising is a cost-effective way for a successful business to expand. When you adopt the [...]

Selling A Franchise - How To Do It The Right Way

Selling A Franchise - How To Do It The Right Way

Originally posted on 24/01/2018. Updated on 10/05/2019. When you first bought your franchise unit, you were probably more concerned with getting it [...]

A Franchise Owner's Guide to Taxes

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 [...]

Understanding Franchising Law: Top 5 Issues to Consider

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 [...]

Franchise Territory Defined

Franchise Territory Defined

Originally uploaded on 02/12/2017. Updated on 04/04/19. The benefits of the franchising model are clear to see, but some of the issues that can affect [...]

What Is The Marketing Fee And Why Should I Pay It?

What Is The Marketing Fee And Why Should I Pay It?

Originally posed on 28/02/2018. Updated on 31/03/2019. Its standard practice for franchisors to charge their franchisees a marketing or advertising [...]

How and When Can You Resell Your Franchise?

How and When Can You Resell Your Franchise?

Originally posted on 31/08/2017. Updated on 21/03/2019. When youre excitedly researching franchise opportunities and considering your future as a successful [...]

Is There Such Thing As A Joint Venture Franchise Model?

Is There Such Thing As A Joint Venture Franchise Model?

Originally posted 23/10/2017. Updated on 18/03/2019. When youve made the decision to become the boss, franchising offers a great model of support, [...]

Small Business Insurance

Small Business Insurance

According to the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), 5.6 million small businesses existed in the UK at the start of 2018. Small and medium-sized businesses [...]

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 [...]

Do You Know Your Rights When It Comes To Your Franchise Renewal?

Do You Know Your Rights When It Comes To Your Franchise Renewal?

As with all good things, there will be a point when your franchise agreement comes to an end. When you initially signed your franchise contract the term [...]

What You Should Expect From Your Franchisor

What You Should Expect From Your Franchisor

If youre considering becoming a franchisee and dont know what you should be looking for in a franchisor, were here to help. Below, we've compiled [...]

Saying Goodbye to Your Franchise

Saying Goodbye to Your Franchise

When you start your franchising journey, you won't give much thought to how it's all going to end. But at some point, it will be time to say goodbye [...]

A Franchisors Guide to Protecting Intellectual Property

A Franchisors Guide to Protecting Intellectual Property

Franchising your business offers you the chance to use your franchisees capital to grow your business much more rapidly than if you chose to take a [...]

How Will Your Franchise Be Affected By The New Data Privacy Law?

How Will Your Franchise Be Affected By The New Data Privacy Law?

Anyone investing in a franchise business will know that customer data can be one of their greatest assets. Understanding how to take care of this data [...]

Will My Franchise Agreement Be Automatically Renewed?

Will My Franchise Agreement Be Automatically Renewed?

Under normal circumstances, its standard practice for a franchise contract to be renewed, especially if it has a shorter than average term. However, [...]

The Franchise Rules That Really Matter

The Franchise Rules That Really Matter

The whole franchise model is based on buying into an established brand. The reason why the franchisor chose to franchise their business is because they [...]

5 Things To Consider Before Leaving Your Job And Opening A Franchise

5 Things To Consider Before Leaving Your Job And Opening A Franchise

Youve always wanted to run your own business, but havent come up with that killer idea yet. A friend suggests How about a franchise? and suddenly [...]

A Guide To Setting Franchise Fees

A Guide To Setting Franchise Fees

So, youve worked hard to build your business and have chosen the franchising route to expand your brand. Being able to offer exciting franchise investment [...]

The Power Of Networking For Your Franchise

The Power Of Networking For Your Franchise

There are many keys to franchise success, with believing in your brand and following the franchise system just two of them. But what about networking? [...]

Franchise Resales: Legal Issues to Consider

Franchise Resales: Legal Issues to Consider

Many UK franchises have been around for long enough that their businesses have matured, resulting in a greater number of franchise resale opportunities [...]

Brexit And Franchising: What Does It Mean For You?

Brexit And Franchising: What Does It Mean For You?

The Brexit vote in June 2016, and the subsequent triggering of Article 50 in March 2017, has prompted considerable uncertainty for the business world, [...]

Do you need franchise lawyers?

Buying a franchise is a huge decision to make. Even with the many benefits that franchising offers for budding entrepreneurs, if things dont go according [...]