Best practice for starting and scaling a successful franchise

There are many misconceptions about the first year of franchising. One of the biggest is by opting to franchise you can fast-track sales. This...

Financial tips for franchise investors

Looking to become a franchisee? This is a lifelong ambition for many entrepreneurs as it can be incredibly rewarding and potentially lucrative work where...

Starting your own drainage company

The UK population has seen a continued growth within the last few years and this has correlated with the demand for industry services. Over...

Most profitable burger franchises to own right now

Opening a business franchise has gained much popularity worldwide. The ease of its startup process makes it very attractive to individuals who have an...

Why owning a fitness studio is more profitable than you might...

Starting a fitness studio is just like starting any business. You need to have passion for what you invest your time and money into,...

The easiest routes to entrepreneurship

You might want to give up your high flying career for something that will give you more job satisfaction. There can’t be many more...

What is a franchise?

Despite franchising being worth over £15bn to the UK economy many people do not understand what a franchise is or what sort of businesses...

5 things to consider before starting a franchise

The franchise industry is growing fast and currently stands at a record high, having increased by 10% in four years. The rapid acceleration and...

Benefits of investing into a franchise [infographic]

There are many different benefits of investing into a franchise, here are some of the main benefits and why they are so beneficial. Firstly, franchise...

The cost of running a franchise [infographic]

The cost involved with buying a franchised business changes a lot from one business sector to the next, as well as within each individual...

Starting your home business: The key to success

With the number of people working from home increasing by a fifth in the last ten years to reach a record 1.5million, it would...

5 mins with…Tracy Vardy, director of Sim Trava

We chat to Tracy Vardy, director of Sim Trava, the family run franchise business partners with Costa Coffee and Pita Pit. Please explain who you...

New initiative transforms route to self-employment in franchising

The route to self-employment has just been made easier thanks to a new joint e-learning initiative between the British Franchise Association (bfa) and Lloyds...

7 tips for investing in a franchise

With franchise-owned businesses driving a £15bn sector and becoming increasingly popular throughout the UK, investors in the Centros Unico franchise have seen significant success....

The benefits of buying a re-sale franchise

Buying a franchise business is popular with a diverse group of people but for some, the security of buying an existing franchise business is...

History of gambling regulations in the UK

Since it legalised gambling in 2005 the UK has built itself a reputation as one of the most lucrative markets in the industry. It...

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