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Interview with Joggy Dhillon of Domino's Pizza, Coleraine and Omagh

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

Domino’s franchisee Joggy Dhillon, opened his first Domino’s store in 2004 and has built up a second successful franchise in 2010. Find out how Joggy discovered the Domino's opportunity and his experience of building up his franchise businesses. Read more..

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TOPC's guide: Investigating franchising with confidence

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

When choosing a franchise, it is important to carry out extensive research on the reputation of the franchisor, the market they operate in as well as the product or services that they provide. The Original Poster Company discuss the ins and outs of this investigative process. Read more..

Franchise resales

Existing franchises for sale

resales

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.

Latest news and advice from the bfa

Why a franchise could be the right family fit

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The UK’s franchise sector has never been in better health; overall revenues, employment and numbers of franchisees all rose throughout the recession, while other parts of the economy struggled. With business confidence and growth now firmly on the rise, franchising can be expected to continue its substantial forward trajectory, which makes it a great time to get involved.

It’s also a sector that has nearly double the rate of female ownership (30 percent) compared to all other UK SMEs, and one that is a statistically safer route to self-employment with its model of ongoing support and established ways of doing things.

Those factors help make it perfectly suited to family life, with more and more parents taking on a franchise after starting a family.

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Marketing tips from Dee Blick

Why prospective franchisees have to feel warm and welcomed

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When did you last analyse your prospect- to- franchisee conversion process to determine if it really is as good as it gets and that you’re creating an abundance of warm feelings? Let's say you exhibit at an event and give out many franchisee prospectuses. Several of these potential franchisees contact you, what do you do now?

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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.