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Confused About How to Reopen Your Business in a Covid-Safe Way?

Confused About How to Reopen Your Business in a Covid-Safe Way?

Want to reopen your business, but not sure where you stand with the current COVID-19 situation? This article will set out what youre currently allowed [...]

Fun and Practical Ways to Reopen Your Business in a Covid-Safe Way

Fun and Practical Ways to Reopen Your Business in a Covid-Safe Way

If youre looking for ways to reopen your business safely, weve rounded up some of the most amusing ways other companies have done just that. [...]

5 Tips for Overcoming Franchise Legal Issues During Tough Times

5 Tips for Overcoming Franchise Legal Issues During Tough Times

Tough times have the potential to uncover the ugly side of every relationship including the one youve got with your franchisor. But if youre [...]

How To Make Sure Your Franchise is Covid Secure

How To Make Sure Your Franchise is Covid Secure

The new UK Government guidelines have set out what employers should be doing to keep their workplaces Covid secure. Heres everything you need to [...]

Franchising 101: Can You Terminate a Franchise Agreement Early?

Franchising 101: Can You Terminate a Franchise Agreement Early?

Franchises are complex business models and it can take a while to get your head around all the technicalities surrounding it. So, lets learn more about [...]

Franchising 101: 6 Reasons Why You Should Hire a Franchise Lawyer

Franchising 101: 6 Reasons Why You Should Hire a Franchise Lawyer

Considering buying a franchise but dont want the extra cost of hiring a franchise lawyer? Think againBuying a franchise is a huge decision to make. [...]

Franchise Resales: The 6 Legal Issues You Must Think About Upfront

Franchise Resales: The 6 Legal Issues You Must Think About Upfront

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

What Happens When a Franchisor Goes Out of Business?

What Happens When a Franchisor Goes Out of Business?

You did everything right. You followed advice and performed your due diligence before signing the franchise agreement. You entered the franchise contract [...]

Understanding a lease agreement

Understanding a lease agreement

Most franchises require franchisees to find suitable premises before they can carry on planning the unit launch. If you can't find a property that meets [...]

Quit your job to start a business? What you should know

Quit your job to start a business? What you should know

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

Protecting intellectual property: A complete guide

Protecting intellectual property: A complete guide

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 [...]

Franchisee fees - How are they set?

Franchisee fees - How are they set?

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 [...]

What Insurance Do You Need for a Health Care Business?

What Insurance Do You Need for a Health Care Business?

If youre compassionate and want to make a difference to peoples lives, starting a health care business could be the next business venture for you. [...]

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 licenced 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]