Overseas enquiries for new Franchisors?

Nowadays franchise enquiries from overseas are quite common because of the range of websites that are used by franchisors to advertise their franchise opportunity. So what do you do? Expanding overseas can be exciting and very rewarding in equal measure and usually depends on how well established your UK franchise network is. However, no matter…

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Franchise Exhibitions

Franchise exhibitions are an excellent melting pot and source of information for all things to do with franchising. Would-be franchisees can find and evaluate franchisors by visiting their stands.You can visit the British Franchise Association stand for information and speak with the banks exhibiting. There are also seminars on all aspects of franchising, from how…

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Franchising Grants

Franchising grants are now available for businesses that are already franchised that wish to develop further, or for businesses wishing to expand by becoming franchised businesses. Growth Accelerator  is part of the Business Growth Service (see here) and is a government-backed grant scheme designed to help businesses with growth potential to access external professional expertise…

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Franchise Recruitment

One of the questions we at The Franchise Company get asked is how can a franchise be marketed? Franchise recruitment and  marketing a franchise opportunity is not always as straightforward as marketing a business opportunity. Remember, you are looking for individuals who are specifically looking for a franchise, and its the franchise opportunities sector that…

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Social Enterprise Replication

The growth of social enterprises and projects has been phenomenal over the last 10 years and many have matured to the stage where they can now look at expansion strategies.  Replication is increasingly a popular method. Replication tends to be the term used for ‘franchising’ with the social enterprise and not for profit sector. It…

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Setting Franchise Fees

Setting Franchise Fees Article. One of the more emotive aspects of any franchisor/franchisee relationship is that of the franchise fees. The setting of fees, both initial and ongoing, is very much a balancing act to ensure that both the franchisor and the franchisee achieve the rewards they deserve for their respective contributions to the business.…

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