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What Insurance Do You Need for a Health Care Business?

What Insurance Do You Need for a Health Care Business?

  If you’re interested in launching a healthcare business, you’ll need to know which types of insurance to take out before you [...]

Franchising 101: The Ultimate Franchise Tax Checklist

Franchising 101: The Ultimate Franchise Tax Checklist

Franchising can take away some of the stresses that come with starting your own business. But it doesn’t mean that you’ve escaped from those [...]

Is There Really Such a Thing as a Joint Venture Franchise?

Is There Really Such a Thing as a Joint Venture Franchise?

Whether you’re new to the franchising world or a seasoned professional you might be interested if there is really such thing as a joint [...]

Top 7 Franchise Law Issues to Know

Top 7 Franchise Law Issues to Know

There are no laws specific to the franchise industry, but entrepreneurs should be aware of the general business regulations which extend into [...]

Thinking About Ending Your Franchise Agreement? Try This First

Thinking About Ending Your Franchise Agreement? Try This First

Leaving a franchise can be tricky, so it’s a good idea to think about how you can resolve common pain points. If you’re thinking about ending [...]

What is a Franchise Agreement?

What is a Franchise Agreement?

You’ve researched franchise ideas, chosen the right franchise for you and attended a discovery day. So, what happens next? Once you’ve been [...]

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 you’re [...]

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 you’re looking for ways to reopen your business safely, we’ve rounded up some of the most amusing ways other companies have done [...]

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 you’ve got with your franchisor. But if [...]

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’. Here’s everything you [...]

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, let’s learn [...]

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 don’t want the extra cost of hiring a franchise lawyer? Think again… Buying a franchise is a huge [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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

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

You’ve always wanted to run your own business, but you haven’t come up with that killer idea yet. A friend suggests, “How about a franchise?” [...]

Protecting intellectual property: A complete guide

Protecting intellectual property: A complete guide

Franchising your business offers you the chance to use your franchisee’s capital to grow your business much more rapidly than if you chose to [...]

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 [...]

Registering Your Health Care Business with the CQC

Registering Your Health Care Business with the CQC

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

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 you’ll need to [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 you’re excitedly researching franchise opportunities and considering your future [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

What You Should Expect From Your Franchisor

What You Should Expect From Your Franchisor

If you’re considering becoming a franchisee and don’t know what you should be looking for in a franchisor, we’re here to help. Below, we've [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Will My Franchise Agreement Be Automatically Renewed?

Will My Franchise Agreement Be Automatically Renewed?

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

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 [...]