British Franchise Association appoint new CEO

The British Franchise Association (bfa) has appointed Philippa (Pip) Wilkins as its new chief executive with effect from 6 April, succeeding Brian Smart who is retiring after 27 years in the role. Pip Wilkins said: “I am delighted to have been appointed. There is no better time to be involved in franchising thanks to its strong…

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International Franchise Consultancy

We’ve recently completed 2 franchise development projects in Dubai and Franchise Consultant Ken Rostron had a great time visiting. ‘There is a huge demand for franchises in the Gulf, and there are many local businesses which want to expand by franchising. We’ve picked up another 3 projects in the few days I was out there…

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Franchising in 2016

After a buoyant 2015, The Franchise Company expect to see stronger demand in the franchise sector in 2016. The economy in general continues to expand, and we’ve had strong demand for our franchise consultancy services both in the UK and abroad. Business format franchising continues to be the most popular form of franchising, with many…

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