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Franchise training and support

Franchise training and support

One of the biggest questions facing an investor trying to find a franchise is whether the franchisor offers the support you need to succeed. Here, we [...]

Creating a business plan for your franchise

Creating a business plan for your franchise

The franchise business plan is a crucial document in the franchise set-up process. Get it wrong, and your dream of managing a business will suffer a [...]

The best B2B examples to look at

The best B2B examples to look at

In the world of franchising, the most common demographic to aim at is the general public. By choosing a franchise that appeals to everyone, you have [...]

Reasons not to start a franchise

Reasons not to start a franchise

Many aspiring entrepreneurs dream of becoming their own boss, but they often find a reason to stop themselves taking the next step. Sound familiar? [...]

Employee to entrepreneur: The 10 steps

Employee to entrepreneur: The 10 steps

There are lots of benefits of working for someone else. Regular wages, paid holidays, set working hours and generally less stress. But there are some [...]

A Guide to Choosing the Perfect Location for Your Franchise

A Guide to Choosing the Perfect Location for Your Franchise

In most cases, location is key to business success. If youre working to establish the most successful franchise possible, you'll need to work out the [...]

Franchise metrics - What to measure

Franchise metrics - What to measure

If youre hoping to imitate top performing franchisees and build yourself a profitable and sustainable franchise empire, youll need to ensure that youre [...]

How to run a business with your spouse

How to run a business with your spouse

For better or worse, your wedding vows can certainly be tested when you choose to run a franchise with your life-long partner. Thats not to say that [...]

Finding apprenticeships for your business

Finding apprenticeships for your business

Hiring an apprentice is a costly way to fill a position, isnt it? Its much better to simply hire a candidate with all the necessary experience and [...]

ActionCoach: 6 things you didn't know

ActionCoach: 6 things you didn't know

ActionCOACH was founded in 1993 by Brad Sugars and was developed into a franchise opportunity in 1997. This fast-growing company now has over 1,000 business [...]

Are Franchise Agreements Non-Negotiable?

Are Franchise Agreements Non-Negotiable?

When you become a franchisee, you buy into the franchisors business model. Although this undoubtedly has many benefits, it also means you must observe [...]

Franchisee Training  What should be provided?

Franchisee Training What should be provided?

So, youve finally taken the leap and invested in a franchise. Youve researched it thoroughly and picked an industry that youre interested in, but [...]

Achieving The Ultimate Work / Life Balance As A Franchisee

Achieving The Ultimate Work / Life Balance As A Franchisee

Franchises offer entrepreneurs a unique opportunity to become their own boss whilst enjoying the benefits of an established business with a proven track [...]

5 Things A Good Franchisor Will Never Say

5 Things A Good Franchisor Will Never Say

If it looks too good to be true, it probably is. And this is certainly the case when youre researching opportunities to become a franchisee. Be cautious [...]

B2B Enterprise: Create a Franchise

B2B Enterprise: Create a Franchise

B2B or business-to-business enterprises sell products or services to other business owners and companies to help them run smoothly and efficiently. [...]

Our Top 5 Tips for Marketing Your Franchise

Our Top 5 Tips for Marketing Your Franchise

Implementing a great marketing strategy is essential if a franchise is going to thrive in a marketplace that is often already crowded. Today, well look [...]

Leadership Assessment  How to Evaluate Leadership Skills

Leadership Assessment How to Evaluate Leadership Skills

Leadership skills are crucial if you are to manage a successful business. Even if youre self-employed and youre the only employee in your business, [...]

Corporate Training - Tips to Help Your Business

Corporate Training - Tips to Help Your Business

Corporate training is a way of improving the overall productivity and profitability of a business by providing those involved in the company with additional [...]

Tips for Managing Employee Turnover

Tips for Managing Employee Turnover

Every employer has been there youve poured time and money into training one of your employees up but just a short while later, their resignation letter [...]

How to Develop an Effective Employee Development Plan

How to Develop an Effective Employee Development Plan

As humans we are often motived by our own personal development. If this self-development is aligned with organisational goals, you help to tackle the [...]

Top 5 Reasons Franchises Fail

Top 5 Reasons Franchises Fail

Originally posted on 04/11/2017. Updated on 17/05/2019. There is an abundance of benefits to choosing the franchise route when starting your own business. [...]

Top B2B Franchises in the UK

Top B2B Franchises in the UK

Originally posted on 12/10/2017. Updated on 06/05/2019. While many people might not understand the full significance of the B2B industry, it plays [...]

Understanding the Franchising Code of Conduct

Understanding the Franchising Code of Conduct

Originally posted on 03/01/2018. Updated on 07/04/2019. Franchising is an increasingly popular way of expanding a business in the modern world, but [...]

Point Franchise Infographic

Point Franchise Infographic

Originally posted 05/01/2018. Updated 09/04/2019. Franchise for sale UK Are you thinking of becoming your own boss and starting a franchise in the UK [...]

Will Owning A Franchise Make Me Rich?

Will Owning A Franchise Make Me Rich?

Originally uploaded on 31/12/2017. Updated on 08/04/2019. There are so many questions people ask about franchising: What are the most successful franchise [...]

What Is A Royalty Fee And Why Do I Need To Pay It?

What Is A Royalty Fee And Why Do I Need To Pay It?

Originally posted on 14/12/2017. Updated on 06/04/2019. A royalty fee is an ongoing payment that franchisees make to franchisors after buying into a [...]

Franchise Investment: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Franchise Investment: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Originally uploaded on 13/12/2017. Updated on 01/04/2019. Buying a franchise can be a life-changing event. The opportunity to be your own boss and in [...]

The Truth About Making Money As A Franchisee

The Truth About Making Money As A Franchisee

Originally uploaded on 15/01/2018. Updated on 28/03/2019. Becoming a franchisee allows you to be your own boss without the inherent financial risk of [...]

Preparing For Franchise Success In 2019

Preparing For Franchise Success In 2019

Whether you're considering opening your first franchise or expanding your franchise portfolio, the market in the UK is thriving. Despite the political [...]

B2B Sales: Start Your Own Business

B2B Sales: Start Your Own Business

B2B franchising is something of a buzzword at the moment. Take a look at any franchising website or industry publication, and you're likely to find [...]