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Exclusive Interview: "The great thing about the sign industry is its diversity"
Nick Dawes previously worked in retail management but came across a sign franchise which greatly appealed to him. After looking into Signs Express, Nick knew it was the right route into business ownership for him as it combined his interest in graphics and design with a management business model. To get an unique inside view into this franchisee's life... Read more..
UK Courier and Shipping Market - the Commercial Opportunity
When considering franchise options, apart from considering what you feel you will be happy doing, the first step is to assess which markets are showing positive commercial trends. In this exclusive article, industry leaders, PACK & SEND, share their inside knowledge of this thriving sector and why a franchise which offers a unique concept puts you ahead of the game. Read more..
Are you looking to expand your investment portfolio? Are you interested in becoming a master franchisee for an international brand? If so we will help you to understand how you can be involved in this exciting investment opportunity. Read more about buying a master franchise
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Franchising can be a very complex area and to make sure you find the right franchise for you, or set up your own franchise correctly, is it imperative that you do as much research as possible. This includes seeking professional help and advice. Our Ask the Expert section allows you to post questions regarding funding a franchise, legal issues, accountancy, consultancy and general franchise advice. Post your questions to our panel of experts
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Why buy a franchise resale
You do not always have to start a franchise from scratch. Many existing franchisees across the UK are looking to sell their business. And as the UK market matures, this is becoming an increasingly more popular way of buying a franchise. In this article, whichfranchise looks at why franchises are for sale, resale considerations and the main benefits of buying a resale over a new franchise opportunity.Read more..
UK Franchisor Interviews
Exclusive Interview: "Changing the face of the mobility sector"
In this interview, Paul talks to us about Ableworld’s franchising journey to become the UK’s largest mobility retailer. He describes their achievements to date as well as challenges they have had to overcome including helping to bring the mobility sector into the 21st Century. Paul’s interview gives further insight into this booming industry.Read more..
Franchising your business
Are you considering franchising your business? If yes, we can help. Our "Franchise Your Business" section will help you to decide if franchising is the right expansion route for your business, and if so, how to franchise your business. Read more about franchising a business
You don't have to start a franchised business in the UK from scratch; many existing franchisees are looking to sell their franchise. In our resale section you will find advice on buying and selling a franchise resale, stories of those who bought a resale as well as listings of existing franchises for sale across the UK.Read more about existing franchises for sale
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. Read more about funding a franchise
Settle down in the USA
Every year more and more people move to the United States of America and are successful in the immigration process. One of the most successful methods to achieve a permit to work and stay in the USA is through buying a business and creating employment.