Hello and welcome to

EWIF Midlands.


I’m Fiona Boswell, the EWIF Midlands Regional Chair. I am a Partner at the Nottingham branch of Knights plc,  we have a dedicated multidisciplinary franchise team.  I have been advising businesses in the franchising sector for over 10 years both in private practice and in businesses that franchise on all aspects of owning, running, growing and exiting franchises.  I am a Qualified Franchise Professional, a member of the Association of Franchise Attorneys and enjoy sharing my knowledge as a speaker at franchise events; and in articles in franchise media.

I decided to start the Midlands EWIF region to help business in the region have a local forum to discuss all things franchising.  As a women in franchising with female clients and clients with franchises that encourage female franchisees it is great to be part of an organisation that can support and help their businesses grow.

The Midlands meetings are held at various venues throughout the region and we also host virtual meetings.

If you would like to attend a Midlands meeting please click the link below or if you would like some more information about the Group, please contact me on 0115 9888741 or email me at fiona.boswell@knightsplc.com.

2022 Meeting dates

Date: Tuesday 5th July 2022

Time: 10am – 12:30pm

Venue: Nottingham Knights PLC Offices

Date: Thursday 17th November 2022

Time: 10am – 12:30pm

Venue: Birmingham HSBC Offices

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What our attendees say…

“It’s a fabulous way of meeting like-minded people and sharing best practice in the franchising industry” – Jo Stone, Puddle Ducks Franchising

“Helpful and useful” – Bobs Broadbent, Dog Knows

“The event was well organised and very helpful in giving an overview of GDPR” – Kieran James, Paykeeper

“I thought it was really helpful and just a brilliant way to network with other franchisors and franchisees. I was blown away with how honest and helpful other businesses were in sharing ideas and best practice.” – Annette Firth, Phonics Bear


Photos of our EWIF Midlands Regional Meetings