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Why Franchising Will Continue To Grow In 2021
Even the most optimistic of us will accept that this year has had it’s challenges, off the back of the Brexit debate and, the turmoil that followed, and then somewhat of a (hopefully) once-in-a-lifetime Pandemic piggy-backing on the tail-end of that too, then, as this article is being written a second national lockdown being enforced in the coming days, it would be [...]- Article published on 20/11/2020
How To Buy A Franchise In 7 Easy Steps
As we slowly but surely progress towards the end of 2020, despite the economy, franchising remains incredibly buoyant, with some franchisors recording record levels of enquiries from potential franchisees, so it appears that there is still good news to be had! No doubt you will already have a keen interest in franchising and buying a franchise, and the aim of this quick [...]- Article published on 14/10/2020
2021 And The Boom Year For Work From Home Franchises
It is a myth that franchising is reserved just for the bigger players with the deepest pockets, however, it is often a justified opinion because those companies are indeed the ones who usually have the marketing power to shout about their franchise offer, and the great news for you is that franchising is certainly something you can be part, whether you would like a small [...]- Article published on 01/09/2020
Buy A Franchise OR Independent Business For Business...
You might be looking to venture into the business world for the first time, I wish I knew this before I did! One of the common mistakes when individuals are looking to explore something new in business, is to compare either a franchise opportunity or stand-alone business, and (in my opinion) this is a very fatal mistake, I can assure you they are definitely not the same, [...]- Article published on 07/08/2020
Lending our support to the franchising boom
Driven by the UK’s entrepreneurial spirit and with 90% of franchisees reporting profitability1, it's easy to understand why franchising is experiencing significant growth. Latest figures show franchising contributes £17.2bn a year to the country's economy, while also employing 710,000 people, and Barclays is lending its support to continue the sector's [...]- Article published on 20/11/2019
Minimising Risk – Disciplinary Hearings
HR Solutions recently presented a free webinar providing guidance on how to conduct the perfect disciplinary investigation. If during a disciplinary investigation meeting the employee was unable to provide a satisfactory explanation for their behaviour and there is a case to answer, then a disciplinary hearing is probably on the horizon. In this article, we look at [...]- Article published on 07/11/2018
What’s the point of a Franchise Agreement?
Franchise Agreements: Franchise solicitor John Pratt discusses the need for the vital part of the relationship between franchisee and franchisor. It is a fundamental part of franchising that franchisees do not do their “own thing” and adapt the franchisor’s system in whatever way suits them. Consistency and brand reputation are basic principles and if you allow a [...]- Article published on 23/02/2018