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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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World beaters when it comes to international franchising

Its been another amazing year for The Franchise Company, and our projects have lead us to Spain, Greece, France, Burma, Congo and Egypt with our numerous international clients, taking part in numerous international franchising ventures. We’ve also been busy on the national front, working with a wide range of clients throughout the UK. Franchise development…

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The Conservation Volunteers project uses social franchising

The Conservation Volunteers, which is an umbrella organization that has over 1800 members, specialises in reclaiming green spaces. The Franchise Company have been working to enhance its capabilities and its services, including replicating key business models within the organisation, by using social franchising. Its an excellent example of social enterprise replication, which is growing in…

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Saudi Arabia office gets its first franchise project

The Franchise Company have just won their first project in their recently launched office in Saudi Arabia. Run by Eyad Najjar, the office brings franchising expertise to one of the biggest economies in the Middle East. ‘Franchising is becoming a great way to transfer Western business models into developing economies in the Middle East’ says…

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Ecig Wizard – a franchise thats smoking hot!

After some extensive franchise development work with The Franchise Company, Ecig Wizard are now looking to launch their exciting new franchise. Its a great opportunity for those looking to get into the electronic cigarette market, and The Franchise Company will be helping market and recruit franchisees over the coming months.

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Economy grows and franchising grows with it.

As the economy grows, we also see an increase in franchising activity by a number of business sectors. Over the last few months The Franchise Company have been advising clients throughout the UK and abroad on franchise strategies, and will continue to work closely with our numerous clients

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