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Interview with Frank Sutherland of Autosmart International, Aberdeenshire
Frank launched an Autosmart franchise business in Aberdeenshire and hit the ground running due to the tried, tested and trusted formula of the business system. Frank is celebrating after being shortlisted for franchisee of the year award by the British Franchise Association.That he loves cars is icing on the cake. Read more..
MOLLY MAID is one of the world’s largest professional domestic cleaning services carrying out 1.8 million home cleans every year worldwide. Pam Bader’s successful business career originated from “humble” rather than “high-flying” beginnings - as a nursery school teacher and a boutique owner - before becoming Chief Executive, pioneer and inspiration behind Molly Maid UK - Britain's largest professional maid service company.
The British Franchise Association (bfa) is delighted to announce the results of their recent election for their 2015 board of Directors, Chair positions and Committee chairs. This election system ensures that the bfa is run by its members so as to benefit the franchise industry and allow all parties to contribute to the bfa’s governance structure and direction. Read more..
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Why disputes arise in franchise relationships
A surprising number of franchise relationships can end in dispute. Franchise Dispute Lawyer Andrew Perkins looks at why this happens and what can be done to avoid it. The starting point is to follow the timeline of a typical franchise to see what goes wrong, when it happens and to understand why.
Owning a business: franchise or independent start-up?
With entrepreneurial spirit at record levels going by the number of SMEs created, starting a business and moving into self-employment has never been more popular. It’s important to consider the key differences between buying into a franchised brand and starting up a business on your own when looking to branch out into the exciting business world for yourself. Let’s look at some of the considerations to bear in mind about the two models.