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How to Build Your Professional Reputation as a Franchise

How to Build Your Professional Reputation as a Franchise

As a business owner, your professional reputation is one of your biggest assets. It can help you win new business, bring in the best talent [...]

5 Questions to Ask When Doing Market Research For Your Franchise

5 Questions to Ask When Doing Market Research For Your Franchise

Whether you’re taking a first look at business opportunities or thinking about how to develop your franchise, you should never [...]

Advice from the Experts: Why You Should Never Stop Learning About Franchising

Advice from the Experts: Why You Should Never Stop Learning About Franchising

Whether you’re a franchisee or a franchisor, the importance of learning never diminishes. You might think once you’ve researched [...]

Q&A: Does ActionCoach Franchise in the UK?

Q&A: Does ActionCoach Franchise in the UK?

Fancy running a franchise unit as a business coach? In this article, we put the spotlight on ActionCOACH, taking a closer look at its history [...]

Thinking About Investing in a Franchise? Here's What You Should Keep Top of Mind

Thinking About Investing in a Franchise? Here's What You Should Keep Top of Mind

Investing in a franchise can be a life-changing event. To give you the best possible chance of success we’ve outlined what you should keep top [...]

4 Things Franchisors Can Do to Boost Franchisee Engagement

4 Things Franchisors Can Do to Boost Franchisee Engagement

Having an informed, engaged and fulfilled franchisee network can give you a competitive advantage. There’s a handful of tactics proven to [...]

5 Ways to Combat Loneliness When Working Alone

5 Ways to Combat Loneliness When Working Alone

Whether you’re working alone for the first time or have spent years flying solo, some working days can feel lonely. We’ve put together a list [...]

Understanding the Franchising Code of Conduct

Understanding the Franchising Code of Conduct

Have you heard of the Franchising Code of Ethical Conduct? Developed by the British Franchise Association, the Code promotes ethical, [...]

How to Protect Your Mental Health During Tough Times

How to Protect Your Mental Health During Tough Times

Staying mentally healthy when you’re experiencing difficult times can be hard. Even if you’ve never struggled with your mental health, [...]

Overcoming ‘Imposter Syndrome’ as a franchisee

Overcoming ‘Imposter Syndrome’ as a franchisee

Doubting your ability to run a business? Worried you don’t actually have what it takes? You could have Imposter Syndrome – a phenomenon [...]

4 Reasons Why It's Important to Build a Strong Business Support Network

4 Reasons Why It's Important to Build a Strong Business Support Network

A good support network can help you overcome the challenges of running a business. It can even be the difference between failure and [...]

How to Launch a Franchise and Get Noticed

How to Launch a Franchise and Get Noticed

When it’s time to launch a franchise, you need to make sure all eyes are on you. But if you’re not sure what are the best franchise launch [...]

Easy Hacks to Solve These 4 Common Business Pain Points

Easy Hacks to Solve These 4 Common Business Pain Points

If you’re constantly blighted by the same business pain points, it can divert your attention from growing your franchise. In this article, [...]

9 Must-Read Books for Business Owners

9 Must-Read Books for Business Owners

The best franchise owners fill their free time with plenty of learning and development work, and books can be a fantastic way to grow as a [...]

Lessons Learned: Advice from Successful Hair, Beauty and Cosmetics Business Owners

Lessons Learned: Advice from Successful Hair, Beauty and Cosmetics Business Owners

Running a hair, beauty or cosmetics franchise business can be incredibly rewarding; you get to see your customers leave with a smile on their [...]

Lessons Learned: Advice from Successful Sports, Fitness and Gym Franchise Owners

Lessons Learned: Advice from Successful Sports, Fitness and Gym Franchise Owners

We’ve collected some of the best insights from those who have seen success in the fitness industry. Keep reading to find valuable advice from [...]

Franchising 101: 8 Essential Marketing Strategies for Promoting Your Business

Franchising 101: 8 Essential Marketing Strategies for Promoting Your Business

Implementing effective marketing strategies is essential if your business is going to thrive in a marketplace that is already crowded. So, [...]

Step-by-Step Guide for Writing an Effective Franchise Operations Manual

Step-by-Step Guide for Writing an Effective Franchise Operations Manual

Writing an operations manual is an important step when you’re starting a franchise. But it’s a lengthy document, and should give franchisees [...]

What is the Royalty Fee and Why is it Necessary?

What is the Royalty Fee and Why is it Necessary?

The world of franchise costs can be confusing for first time franchise owners. So, today we intend to demystify the royalty fee – what it is [...]

Point Franchise Infographic

Point Franchise Infographic

Franchising in the UK in 5 statistics! Are you thinking of becoming your own boss and starting a franchise in the UK in 2020? See our [...]

Franchising 101: Franchising and Professional Development

Franchising 101: Franchising and Professional Development

Professional development is a vital part of working life. Most employees look for it, and good employers provide it. Here, we take a look at [...]

Drive Sales With These 3 B2B eCommerce Franchise Opportunities

Drive Sales With These 3 B2B eCommerce Franchise Opportunities

As state-of-the-art apps and ecommerce websites are developed to offer robust sales platforms, consumers are becoming more confident making [...]

The 7 Reasons Why You Should Hire a Franchise Lawyer

The 7 Reasons Why You Should Hire a Franchise Lawyer

Franchise agreements are tough to work through, complex and full of legalese; therefore, it’s a good idea to seek the help of a legal [...]

Why You Should Ignore Your Reasons Not to Buy a Franchise

Why You Should Ignore Your Reasons Not to Buy a Franchise

Are you considering opening your first franchise, but you’re not sure whether you’re ready yet? It’s understandable. In life, we tend to talk [...]

What Does B2C Mean in the Franchise World?

What Does B2C Mean in the Franchise World?

The term ‘e-commerce’ generally tends to make us think of purchasing goods or services using the internet, but there are actually six basic [...]

5 Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Franchisor and Franchisee Relationship

5 Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Franchisor and Franchisee Relationship

Whether you’re attracted to franchising for the brand recognition, existing customer base or strong support network, none of these benefits [...]

B2B (Business 2 Business) - What does it mean?

B2B (Business 2 Business) - What does it mean?

The term "B2B" is regularly used to describe a specific type of company that specialises in inter-business commerce. Here, we [...]

What support do franchises offer?

What support do franchises offer?

One of the key advantages of the franchise model is the level of support, guidance and assistance franchisees can expect from the franchisor. [...]

A guide to recruiting staff for your franchise

A guide to recruiting staff for your franchise

When you run a franchise, your employees are the ones on the frontline, interacting with customers on a day-to-day basis. They're the [...]

Managing your wellbeing as an entrepreneur

Managing your wellbeing as an entrepreneur

Franchise investment can be both a financially and personally rewarding journey, but there’s no doubt that it can also be equally [...]