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Interview with Morag Readman of Bright & Beautiful, East Lothian

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Morag Readman launched her own Bright & Beautiful business in East Lothian after looking into franchising as a way to be in business for herself but not by herself. In this exclusive interview, Morag shares her experiences of setting up a franchise, the training and support she received, as well as the challenges and benefits of such a venture. Read more..


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UK Franchisor Interviews

Interview with Sean Taylor, Ecocleen


Sean Taylor left paid employment in 2010 and, with business partner Paul Smith, invested life savings into Ecocleen. Founded over 20 years ago, since their investment, the turnover has doubled and they manage a strong network of franchisees. In this exclusive article, Sean gives us a unique insight into this rapidly expanding franchise business.

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UK Franchisor News and Advice

Exciting new Scottish micro-site on

Franchie News brings you all the latest developments in the UK Franchise industry

whichfranchise is delighted to have recently re-launched our Scottish micro-site which now contains new and exciting content, a dedicated Scottish resales area, Scottish legal and financial advice, and a whole host of information and advice for those looking to start up a franchise north of the border. Read more..

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Franchise resales

Existing franchises for sale


You don't have to start a franchised business in the UK from scratch. Many existing franchisees are looking to sell their franchise. There are many reasons why existing franchises are for sale.


Why use a specialist franchising solicitor?

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As part of Scottish Franchise Week, 28th of April – 1st of May, Wright, Johnston and MacKenzie (WJM) are facilitating a prospective franchisee seminar to provide all the necessary legal information you will need to consider if you are looking into buying a franchise. As a taster of what you can expect, this exclusive article from Martin O’Neill advises why it is important to use a lawyer who specialises in franchising.

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Marketing Tips from Dina Dwyer and Dee Blick

Know Your Customer


After more than three decades in franchising, there is one lesson that I’ve learned personally and shared professionally. It goes like this: It’s one thing to know your business. It’s another to know your customer. If you can master both of these things, you will be exponentially successful as a result.

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Raising finance

Funding a franchise

It is a big step from deciding to start a franchise to actually opening your doors for business. For many, one of the biggest hurdles is approaching the bank for finance.