Franchise Advice

Top Ten Tips for a Prospective Franchisee

About the author: Provided by Karen Sherr, Managing Director of Musical Minis  There are a number of do’s that any prospective franchisee should consider: DO meet with the franchisor. This is the beginning of a relationship and it is important that you trust and...

Q&A’s For People Looking To Be a Franchisee

About the Author: Written by Sally Findlay, Recognition Express Franchisee – Mid Surrey Area since 2004 Where do I start? Other people, books, magazines, exhibitions, the British Franchise Association, search the internet. I read a couple of books and spoke to...

Looking to Franchise your Business?

A case study written by Mandy Bagot, Founder of Cloud Bookkeeping which she franchised in 2010 Where do you start? Visit the franchise shows, look at the British Franchise Association (bfa) website, search the internet for franchising information, we suggest you go to...

IPR and Franchisors

The key to a successful franchise is a strong brand. In order to have a strong brand it needs to be distinctive and well protected and have an ethos which is supported by all that the franchise does. The key to protection is through intellectual property rights. Trade...

Franchising a Business Internationally

Building on local success- is your next move overseas? Franchising is an excellent way to expand internationally. It is an affordable way of accelerating growth, achieving development goals more quickly and with far less risk. Franchising provides the widest...

1 Minute Presentation Guide for Networking

Networking Tips *Put your name label on the right-hand side of your jacket, just below your shoulder. Why? When you shake hands with someone your eye naturally falls to that point, rather than peering over their chest to the left-hand side- unless of course you want...

Becoming a Franchisee

Have you always dreamt of having your own business, but concerned as to whether you have the skills or knowledge to make it work. Instead of going it alone and learning by your mistakes, why not franchise? Obtaining a franchise allows you to run your own business (as...

Franchising a Business in the UK

Franchising can be the route to rapid, successful growth for many small and medium-size companies. It is also a route that may have many pitfalls that can cost a lot of time, effort and money if not done correctly. What is Franchising? Franchising is a method that...