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Best Franchisees Shortlist from BFA

20 of the UK’s best franchisees have been announced as finalists for the bfa HSBC Franchisee of the Year Awards 2016. Recognising “the highest standards, performance and business excellence of entrepreneurs across the country”, the shortlist includes franchises such as O2, Tutor Doctor and McDonald’s. The 20 franchising entrepreneurs will present to a judging panel…

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Little Dessert Shop franchise

The Franchise Company are currently working with Wolverhampton based Little Dessert Shop, who offer a fantastic dessert range in their outlets. Incredibly the company already has a waiting list of franchisees before its even officially launched the franchise! Watch out for further news about this great franchise opportunity.

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Ministry of Dog launches franchise

Dorset based Ministry of Dog will soon be launching its franchise, and its not a moment too soon for owner Alison Williams. The hugely successful dog daycare and dog walking business has grown substantially over the years. As more and more people find it harder to look after pets, MOD provides a valuable service that…

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Growth of Distintive Brands in Franchising

The great thing about franchising is that it offers a route for expansion for a wide range of distinctive businesses and brands. And that the key to successful franchising is making sure those brands are promoted and continually developed. Brands values matter in franchising, and its an area that The Franchise Company has extensive experience…

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BFA Annual Conference

The BFA annual conference will take place at the East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham on 23rd and 24th June 2016. The theme of the event is The New Age of Franchising – Past, Present, Future. The keynote speaker at the event is Baroness Karren Brady CBE. She is a successful businesswoman who has served on…

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BFA/HSBC Franchisor of the Year Awards 2016 finalists

A diverse range of businesses will compete for the biggest accolades in UK franchising after the British Franchise Association (BFA) revealed the shortlist for the BFA/HSBC Franchisor of the Year Awards 2016. The 17 finalists come from diverse sectors such as swim schools, logistics, healthcare, and home improvement. Featuring up-and-brands alongside some of the biggest…

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Scottish Franchise Week

The BFA’s Scottish Franchise Week will take place from 16th to 20th May, with events in Glasgow and Edinburgh. HSBC and Platinum Wave will be sponsoring the week, which will offer networking opportunities and seminars to help raise the profile of franchising in Scotland. The flagship event is the Scottish Franchise Business Breakfast on the…

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Thank You John Pratt!

We’ve worked with John Pratt of Hamilton Pratt (one of Europes foremost franchise legal experts) for over 23 years, and his advice on franchise agreements has been invaluable. And we would like to thank him for his wonderful words on our 25th Birthday. “The Franchise Company has made a huge contribution to the development of…

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Newcastle Wine School receives top industry award for 25 franchise business

A Newcastle-based business owner has scooped the wine industry’s top award for education in recognition of the national success of his rapidly-expanding franchise network. Chris Powell, founder of localwineschool.com, the UK’s leading independent wine education network, has been presented with the Riedel WSET (Wine and Spirits Education Trust) Educator of the Year Award for the…

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