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8 Reasons Why Starting a Franchise Is a Great Way to Boost Your Local Economy

8 Reasons Why Starting a Franchise Is a Great Way to Boost Your Local Economy

Theres no denying that the UK economy is not at its strongest right now. But if youre looking for a career change, starting a franchise is a fantastic [...]

4 Reasons Why Investing in a Franchise Is Worth It

4 Reasons Why Investing in a Franchise Is Worth It

Investing in a franchise could be your route to self-employment, even if you have no experience or little money to invest. In fact, a franchise investment [...]

The 3 Primary Types of Franchise Systems

The 3 Primary Types of Franchise Systems

Did you know theres more than one type of franchise system? Here in the UK, most franchises use one of three formats: the business format franchise, [...]

4 Elements of a Successful Franchise

4 Elements of a Successful Franchise

There isnt one recipe for a successful franchise, but many of the worlds biggest and most successful franchises have lots of things in common. In this [...]

How to Start a New Business on a Shoe-String Budget

How to Start a New Business on a Shoe-String Budget

You dont need a six-figure budget to start a business or even to start a franchise. There are plenty of low-cost franchise opportunities out there that [...]

10 Tips for Building Truly Effective Social Media Marketing Campaigns

10 Tips for Building Truly Effective Social Media Marketing Campaigns

Social media marketing is an invaluable tool to businesses of all shapes and sizes. So today we present a practical guide to help you deploy and manage [...]

How to Choose the Right Digital and Social Media Channels to Promote Your Franchise Business

How to Choose the Right Digital and Social Media Channels to Promote Your Franchise Business

Whether youve been a business owner for years and years or are an entrepreneur just starting out on your franchising journey, reading this article will [...]

A Big Thank You to the NHS for Protecting the UK During the COVID-19 Crisis

A Big Thank You to the NHS for Protecting the UK During the COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 crisis has had an enormous impact on the lives of people in every corner of the globe. Here in the UK, we are only able to recover from [...]

6 Reasons Why Starting a Franchise is a Smart Idea During a Recession

6 Reasons Why Starting a Franchise is a Smart Idea During a Recession

When the economy is struggling, its likely that the last thing on your mind is launching a business. Today, we aim to give you a different perspective [...]

Top 11 Podcasts to Help You Master the Art of Working From Home

Top 11 Podcasts to Help You Master the Art of Working From Home

With restrictions imposed to control the spread of coronavirus, lots of people are working from home for the very first time. To help you get through [...]

It's Never Too Late to Start a New Business

It's Never Too Late to Start a New Business

If youre fed up with your current job but think its too late to start a new business, think again. The reality is, its never to late to start a franchise [...]

Business Stories: 6 Ways Businesses Have Overcome Economic Crisis

Business Stories: 6 Ways Businesses Have Overcome Economic Crisis

With the spread of COVID-19 set to turn the UK economy on its head, we thought wed use this opportunity to highlight how businesses have overcome economic [...]

10 Tips for Working From Home Like a Pro

10 Tips for Working From Home Like a Pro

With the UK Government advising everyone who can work from home to do so, millions are going to be adapting to the new working environment for the very [...]

How Franchising Has Historically Weathered the Storm of Global Recessions

How Franchising Has Historically Weathered the Storm of Global Recessions

Today we provide an overview of the franchising industry and how its been set up to fare well during tough economic times like a global recession.Many [...]

Starting a New Business Doesn't Always Lead to Immediate Success: Here Are 5 Ways to Change...

Starting a New Business Doesn't Always Lead to Immediate Success: Here Are 5 Ways to Change...

Its safe to say that starting a new business doesnt always lead to immediate success, but there are some things you can do to make sure it stands the [...]

Mythbusters: Running a Franchise Will Automatically Make You Rich

Mythbusters: Running a Franchise Will Automatically Make You Rich

For first-time franchisees, there can be a substantial amount of ambiguity and misleading information when it comes to choosing a franchise and expectations [...]

5 Tips for Protecting Your Franchises Reputation During a Brand Crisis

5 Tips for Protecting Your Franchises Reputation During a Brand Crisis

In this series, we provide tips on starting a franchise and the process of running your own business. This article focuses on how important it is for [...]

Mythbusters: You Cant Be Autonomous

Mythbusters: You Cant Be Autonomous

Our Mythbusters series focuses on clarifying any misconceptions you may have about starting a franchise. In this article, we focus on debunking the [...]

Mythbusters: You Need to Be an Expert

Mythbusters: You Need to Be an Expert

The mythbuster series tackles any misconceptions people tend to have about starting a franchise. In this article, were going to debunk the belief that [...]

Day in the Life: What It Takes to Run Your Own Home Care Franchise

Day in the Life: What It Takes to Run Your Own Home Care Franchise

In this article well look at what you can expect when youre running a home care franchise on a daily basis, the advantages and challenges of the industry [...]

Starting a Franchise for Every Personality Type: The Multi-Tasker

Starting a Franchise for Every Personality Type: The Multi-Tasker

In this article well look at how many franchise opportunities can fit perfectly into an already busy work schedule, supplement a part-time career or [...]

Franchising 101: Approaching Your Franchise Investment as a Retirement Plan

Franchising 101: Approaching Your Franchise Investment as a Retirement Plan

There are lots of ways to save for retirement but did you know that starting a franchise is a particularly lucrative one? Here we explore some of [...]

Day in the Life: What It Takes to Run Your Own Fast Food Franchise

Day in the Life: What It Takes to Run Your Own Fast Food Franchise

Consumers increasingly opt for eateries that feed into busy lifestyles, making now a great time to open your own fast-food franchise. In this article [...]

Mythbusters: Youre Guaranteed to Succeed

Mythbusters: Youre Guaranteed to Succeed

In the Mythbuster Series, we tackle the misconceptions surrounding starting a franchise and tell you what the reality really is. In this article, were [...]

Starting a Franchise for Every Personality Type: The Host(ess) With the Most(est)

Starting a Franchise for Every Personality Type: The Host(ess) With the Most(est)

Today were going to discuss which franchise opportunities work best for the natural hosts among us. Were also going to take a look at our top franchise [...]

New Year, New Career: No Better Time Than Now to Start a Franchise Today

New Year, New Career: No Better Time Than Now to Start a Franchise Today

In this article, well look at why the world of franchising may be exactly what you need to get your new year off to a great start. If youre thinking [...]

Franchising 101: The Official Franchise Start Up Checklist (Part 2)

Franchising 101: The Official Franchise Start Up Checklist (Part 2)

Want to start your own franchise? Read on to learn everything you need to know about the process, from getting your companys name out there to making [...]

Starting a Franchise for Every Personality Type: The Maths Whizz

Starting a Franchise for Every Personality Type: The Maths Whizz

If numbers are your thing and you love putting logic into action, starting a franchise would be the perfect opportunity to make the most of your mathematical [...]

Franchise Success Stories: Inspiring Franchisees with Disabilities

Franchise Success Stories: Inspiring Franchisees with Disabilities

Your disability doesnt need to hold you back, and a franchise is a fantastic way of running your own business with flexibility around your needs. Read [...]

Millennials and Franchising: Becoming a First Time Franchise Owner After Uni

Millennials and Franchising: Becoming a First Time Franchise Owner After Uni

Just finished university and dont know what to do next? Read on to see how franchising could be the answer for you.Finishing university can leave [...]