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What is the Marketing Fee and Why is it Necessary?

What is the Marketing Fee and Why is it Necessary?

It’s standard practice for franchisors to charge their franchisees a marketing or advertising fee – but what is this and why do you need to pay it? Today [...]

Spring Cleaning Your Business: 12 Tips for Setting Up Your Business for Year-Long Success

Spring Cleaning Your Business: 12 Tips for Setting Up Your Business for Year-Long Success

Before you know it, flowers will start blooming, temperatures will rise and days will get longer. With it coming up to spring, we thought we’d put a [...]

Top 6 Valentine’s Day Promotions on the Point Franchise Network

Top 6 Valentine’s Day Promotions on the Point Franchise Network

With Valentine’s Day soon approaching, we thought it would be fun to look at the top promotions from the franchises on our network. In doing so, we will [...]

Swoon Over These 6 Franchises Perfect for Valentine's Day Shoppers

Swoon Over These 6 Franchises Perfect for Valentine's Day Shoppers

It’s not long now until Valentine’s Day. On the 14th February, loved ones across the globe will carry out romantic gestures and exchange cards and gifts. [...]

Top 5 Halal Food Franchises in the UK

Top 5 Halal Food Franchises in the UK

As the West becomes more and more culturally diverse year by year, the food market is changing with it. Halal and kosher meat is becoming increasingly [...]

5 Tips for Avoiding Franchise Conflict

5 Tips for Avoiding Franchise Conflict

Franchises are complicated business models, and tensions can arise if you’re not careful. In this article, we look at five of the most common causes [...]

Mythbusters: You Have No Room for Creativity

Mythbusters: You Have No Room for Creativity

The myth-busting series is back to debunk more ideas you may have about franchising. We discuss ideas people have about franchises that aren’t necessarily [...]

Mythbusters: You Have to Make a Huge Investment

Mythbusters: You Have to Make a Huge Investment

In our myth-busting series, we tackle all the myths you may have heard about starting a franchise. In this article, we focus on the common belief that [...]

Franchising 101: 6 Top Contributors of Franchise Failure

Franchising 101: 6 Top Contributors of Franchise Failure

Every businessperson wants to avoid failure. Here, we outline some of the main reasons franchises fail and how you can take steps to make sure your venture [...]

Franchising 101: The 8 Pitfalls to Avoid When Buying a Franchise

Franchising 101: The 8 Pitfalls to Avoid When Buying a Franchise

To avoid serious implications further down the line, make sure to avoid these eight pitfalls when buying a franchise.Buying a franchise is a huge [...]

Franchising 101: The Pros and Cons of Multi-Brand Franchising

Franchising 101: The Pros and Cons of Multi-Brand Franchising

If you’re an ambitious franchise owner that’s considering growing through multi-brand franchising, read on to discover its pros and cons, and whether [...]

Franchising 101: 10 Things You Must Know About Franchise Agreements

Franchising 101: 10 Things You Must Know About Franchise Agreements

Before you can kickstart your franchising journey you need to make sure that the franchise agreement you’re signing meets your expectations and doesn’t [...]

Starting a Franchise for Every Personality Type: The Creative

Starting a Franchise for Every Personality Type: The Creative

If you’ve always been creative but never had the chance to put your creativity to use in the working world, starting a franchise could be the perfect [...]

What's the Difference Between a Company and a Business?

What's the Difference Between a Company and a Business?

Starting a new entrepreneurial venture can sometimes feel daunting - and often, it’s hard to know, unless you’re a seasoned expert, what type of entity [...]

The Qualities You Must Have to Run Your Own Wedding Events Company

The Qualities You Must Have to Run Your Own Wedding Events Company

Weddings are often the most special event in an individual’s entire life. Consequently, anyone providing wedding services needs to ensure that they’re [...]

8 Questions to Ask When Choosing the Best Business Bank Account for Your Franchise

8 Questions to Ask When Choosing the Best Business Bank Account for Your Franchise

When you’re just starting out, hunting for the best business bank account can seem mystifying. While it’s tempting to simply use your own current account [...]

Who can own a franchise?

Who can own a franchise?

The word entrepreneur is used almost synonymously with business owner in the world of franchising, but what does it actually mean? Well, the word was [...]

Which food business is most profitable?

Which food business is most profitable?

If you’re looking to get into the food sector, franchising presents a unique opportunity. Depending on how much you’re willing to invest, there are [...]

Why you need a PR strategy for your business

Why you need a PR strategy for your business

Ask any business owner about the importance of having a robust business plan in place, and they'll tell you that it's essential to the success of every [...]

Gender pay gap in franchising

Gender pay gap in franchising

The pressure is on businesses to disclose how much they pay their employees by gender. Under new legislation, since Spring 2018, businesses with over [...]

Sources of business finance

Sources of business finance

Choosing to invest in a franchise is an exciting time. You've decided to become your own boss, and you've researched the franchise opportunity that's [...]

Do you need experience to be a franchisee?

Do you need experience to be a franchisee?

It’s very common to hear about entrepreneurs that have walked away from a seemingly ideal franchise opportunity because they feel as though they aren’t [...]

How to market your franchise

How to market your franchise

Marketing isn’t always the easiest thing to get right, but effective advertising is essential if a business is to grow and expand. Consequently, franchisees [...]

How to promote your business

How to promote your business

As a franchisor, creating consistent and dependable techniques to attract franchisees is crucial to your success. But enticing quality and committed [...]

Evaluating a franchise opportunity

Evaluating a franchise opportunity

The success of any franchise relies on having enthusiastic and driven franchisees on board. To guarantee that franchisees do their best to operate a [...]

Running a franchise in the family

Running a franchise in the family

Maintaining a successful franchise is a task that’s never complete. Franchisors will often spend decades perfecting their formula before they hand it [...]

Running a business with your sibling

Running a business with your sibling

Your brother or sister know you better than anyone else. They’ve seen you at your best and worst. You’ve laughed, cried, argued, fought, hugged and plotted [...]

How to use social media for your business

How to use social media for your business

64 percent of the UK population have got an active social media account. Whether you’re fanatical about Facebook, inspired by Instagram or transfixed [...]

Women in franchising: Why female franchisees are rising

Women in franchising: Why female franchisees are rising

It’s easy to see why franchising appeals to women. The flexibility and freedom that comes with being the boss are hard to find in more traditional employment. [...]

What do franchisors look for in a franchisee?

What do franchisors look for in a franchisee?

If you've always dreamed of owning your own business, then you might want to consider investing in a franchise. Franchises offer the independence of [...]