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Diversity in Business: Be the Change You Want to See

Diversity in Business: Be the Change You Want to See

Diversity in business is a bit of a hot topic right now, as employers start to re-evaluate their recruitment processes and eliminate any bias or prejudice [...]

Amazing Ways UK Franchises Are Supporting Charities During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Economic...

Amazing Ways UK Franchises Are Supporting Charities During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Economic...

At a time when switching on the news can always feel disheartening, we thought we’d share some of the uplifting ways UK franchises are supporting charities.While [...]

6 Ways to Improve Your Digital Marketing Skills

6 Ways to Improve Your Digital Marketing Skills

As the world adapts to the aftermath of the COVID-19 crisis, it’s likely the ways in which we communicate and operate as businesses will remain digital [...]

Top 8 Telecommunications Industry Trends for 2020

Top 8 Telecommunications Industry Trends for 2020

This year, the telecommunications industry has come under scrutiny like never before. Technology is helping us work remotely as the coronavirus lockdowns [...]

9 Ways Small Businesses Can Access Financial Support During the COVID-19 Crisis

9 Ways Small Businesses Can Access Financial Support During the COVID-19 Crisis

For many small businesses, including restaurants and hair salons, re-opening on 4 July 2020 will be a welcome relief. However, not every business has [...]

The Importance of Recruiting with a Diversity Mindset

The Importance of Recruiting with a Diversity Mindset

It can be tricky to know how to approach recruitment with a ‘diversity mindset’, but it could be the best thing you ever do for your franchise. And [...]

How Adapting to the Challenges of the COVID-19 Crisis has Helped Businesses Thrive in New Ways

How Adapting to the Challenges of the COVID-19 Crisis has Helped Businesses Thrive in New Ways

To survive the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses have had to adapt and fast-track their use of technology. But the benefit could be better ways of working, [...]

5 COVID-19 trends likely to stay and change the way we do business

5 COVID-19 trends likely to stay and change the way we do business

COVID-19 has changed the way we live, work, shop, travel and interact. But it’s not all gloom. Trending consumer and business behaviours could improve [...]

The Definition of a Franchise Today

The Definition of a Franchise Today

You’ve heard the term franchise thrown around, but do you know its definition? In this article, we’re going to explain the difference between a franchise [...]

What Kind of Franchisee Are You: Entrepreneur or Intrapreneur?

What Kind of Franchisee Are You: Entrepreneur or Intrapreneur?

What is an ‘intrapreneur’, you ask? And how is it different from an entrepreneur? In this article, we’re going to explain the difference between intrapreneurs [...]

5 Tips for Switching to a Growth Mindset

5 Tips for Switching to a Growth Mindset

A growth mindset can be the difference between giving up and reaching success for many entrepreneurs. In this article, we’re going to answer the question [...]

4 Things Franchisees Never Have Time for But Are Essential for Running a Successful Business

4 Things Franchisees Never Have Time for But Are Essential for Running a Successful Business

Running a successful business can be hard work and you might feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day. But if you’ve suddenly found yourself with [...]

5 Tips for Developing Your Employees into Future Franchisees

5 Tips for Developing Your Employees into Future Franchisees

Spotting the future franchisees within your franchise can be tricky, whether you’re planning on handing the business on soon or just want to help [...]

7 Common Habits of Successful Franchisees

7 Common Habits of Successful Franchisees

Ever wondered what the recipe for a successful franchisee is? There are lots of common franchisee traits that are found in those who start a franchise [...]

Keeping It in the Family: Family-Run Business Success Stories

Keeping It in the Family: Family-Run Business Success Stories

Always dreamed of starting a family-run franchise? Here are four success stories from the world of business that show how exciting and financially rewarding [...]

Keeping It in the Family: 5 Advantages of Owning a Business With Family

Keeping It in the Family: 5 Advantages of Owning a Business With Family

Always dreamed of running a franchise with your family? Here are five reasons why it might be the best decision you’ll ever make, whether you’re a parent [...]

Keeping It In the Family: How to Pass Down Your Business to a Family Member

Keeping It In the Family: How to Pass Down Your Business to a Family Member

You’ve spent years building up your family-run franchise from the ground. Now, as you approach retirement, or as a new challenge looms, you might be [...]

Everything You Need to Know about the New Government Guidelines on COVID-19

Everything You Need to Know about the New Government Guidelines on COVID-19

We’ve put together an overview of the government’s latest guidance on COVID-19, covering everything from reopening your business, to social distancing [...]

10 Tips for Creating Work-Life Balance When Working From Home

10 Tips for Creating Work-Life Balance When Working From Home

Working from home is a luxury enjoyed by many franchisees up and down the country. But things can quickly unravel when you get the urge to check social [...]

Why Running a Values-Driven Business Makes a Difference

Why Running a Values-Driven Business Makes a Difference

Now, more than ever, consumers care about supporting businesses that share their own values. In fact, it’s critical for long-term business success. So, [...]

How to Boost Employee Morale During Tough Times

How to Boost Employee Morale During Tough Times

Every business should always be working to keep its employees’ spirits up. But when tough times hit, it’s more important than ever you look after your [...]

Top 8 Apps for Reducing Stress During the COVID-19 Crisis

Top 8 Apps for Reducing Stress During the COVID-19 Crisis

If you’re struggling to cope during this difficult period or would just like a happiness boost, there are so many brilliant apps out there that are great [...]

The 7 Building Blocks of Franchising

The 7 Building Blocks of Franchising

Today, we take you back to basics and outline the building blocks of franchising. If you’re considering investing in a franchise, you can use this article [...]

Is the Franchise Model Right For Me?

Is the Franchise Model Right For Me?

Today, we help you figure out if franchising is the right career move for you. In this article, we provide a rundown of the franchise model, which we [...]

When's the Right Time to Start a Franchise?

When's the Right Time to Start a Franchise?

We believe you should be able to start a franchise unit, no matter your personal circumstances. We know the thought of launching your own business can [...]

The Best Soft Skills That Every Entrepreneur or Business Owner Should Learn Now

The Best Soft Skills That Every Entrepreneur or Business Owner Should Learn Now

If you find yourself at home with more time on your hands due to the COVID-19 crisis, you can use this as an opportunity to brush up on your soft skills. [...]

10 Tips for Managing Conflict as a Franchisee

10 Tips for Managing Conflict as a Franchisee

When you’re a franchisee, you operate your own business, with the franchisor above you and your employees below you. To keep things running smoothly, [...]

8 Tips for Managing Conflict as a Franchisor

8 Tips for Managing Conflict as a Franchisor

No franchisor wants to waste time and risk damaging their reputation as a result of disagreements within their business. Here are our top tips for managing [...]

5 Common Sources of Franchise Conflict

5 Common Sources of Franchise Conflict

Want to minimise disruption to your business? Check out these five common sources of franchise conflict so you can work to prevent them before they become [...]

The Diverse and Influential Faces of Franchising in 2020

The Diverse and Influential Faces of Franchising in 2020

When you look at franchising in 2020, you see indicators of a diverse industry. Let’s find out more about successful franchise professionals from a [...]