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Growing Your Franchise

As everyone who has started their own franchise business knows, the start-up period can be a steep learning curve for a franchisee. The wait for that first deluge of customers can be stressful, but the key is marketing you and your new business. You may have had a few customers which incidentally makes you a…

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Franchising in 2016 – A Quick Review

For 2015 and 2016, the franchise sector is expected to be valued at more than £15 billion in the UK economy, according to the bfa NatWest Franchise Survey 2015. That is a 10% increase from the 2013 survey and a 46% increase in the past decade. In 2015, 97% of franchisees reported profitability, a statistic…

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Operations Manuals

Ever thought about your franchise operations manual? If you haven’t, then maybe its time you did. Many franchisors simply create their manual and then make no effort to review it on an ongoing basis. And the manual plays a crucial part of the business operations, and without the latest information, you may just find franchisees…

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Franchise Workshops

There are many businesses that want to look at franchising but are often deterred because of their lack of understanding about the whole franchising process. The Franchise Company have been offering a very successful One Day Franchise Workshop which aims to provide lots of information about franchising and how it would affect businesses. We do…

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Bfa and Lloyds Bank offer up free e-learning for Aspiring Franchisees

A new e-learning initiative aimed to help aspiring franchisees has been launched by the British Franchise Association (bfa) and Lloyds Bank. The Prospect Franchisee Certificate (PFC), is a free modular, video-based course and aims to deliver a ‘comprehensive overview’ of what it takes to succeed in the £15bn franchise sector. Each module includes an assessment…

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Spark4Kids franchise

Spark4Kids will be launching the franchise opportunity in January 2017. The business provides coding sessions for children, teaching them about programming and coding. Its a fantastic business model that gives children a great opportunity to prepare for the modern world. Coding and IT is now a huge part of the business environment, and many see…

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New Franchises to be Launched Soon

We’ve been working with a number of businesses over the last few months so keep an eye out for some great new franchise opportunities that will be launched in the New Year. Franchising continues to be a robust method of expansion for many businesses, and we’re looking forward to working with many more clients in…

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Meet us at The Franchise Exhibition

We’re going to be at the NEC this Fri & Sat exhibiting at the National Franchise Exhibition. We’ll be there from 10am, talking to existing franchisors and to new businesses that want to look at franchising as a expansion strategy. Julie Waites, Ken Rostron and Mashud Choudhury will all be there on hand to give…

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