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Franchising Continues to Grow

We had a very exciting time at the London franchise exhibition, and with numerous new clients on board, we’re pleased to say that franchising continues to grow. We spoke to over 40 businesses at the exhibition, as well as countless individuals who wanted to buy a franchise. If franchising is on the cards, then now…

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Huge Response to Award Leisure Franchise

We’re really pleased with the progress Award Leisure are making and from the response they got at Londons recent franchise exhibition, it looks like its going to be a busy few months. Award Leisure had a huge response to their stand and we expect them to be appointing their first franchisee in the coming months.…

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£50M Franchise Fund Launched

Franchise Finance Ltd has launched a £50m fund that aims to “transform thousands of franchise businesses across the UK” by providing franchisees with access to sufficient finance.The fund will supply loans of between £5,000 and £500,000 to existing and prospective franchisees looking to “fulfil the potential of existing operations or expand into new locations”. With…

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Brexit – Implications for UK franchising

Brexit – Implications for UK franchising This will largely depend on the nature of the UK’s future trading relationship with the EU. It is yet to be seen which route is chosen, but the following are likely to be most impacted: Staff – The ability (or lack of it) to restrict EU workers played a…

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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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