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Interview with John Turner of All Trades Network, Manchester

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

After a career in property development, John Turner launched an All Trades Network franchise in Manchester and is already enjoying an immensely busy business. Read more..

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UK property agency franchise owners flourish despite economic downturn

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

Throughout the recent economic decline, the property market saw a dip in house prices and sales. However, Martin & Co franchise discuss how they have continuously defied market conditions and taken market share, developed their businesses and increased profits. Read more..

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.

Latest news and advice from the bfa

The bfa: what it means for you


In the 27 years since the BFA was establsihed, the not-for-profit association has become the voice of franchising across the UK and a cornerstone of franchising around the world. So what does that mean for prospective franchisees? It means a lot. For franchisors, gaining bfa membership involves accreditation against a strict set of criteria, which primarily relate to their franchise agreement; financial sustainability; franchisee support offered; and a full and fair disclosure of relevant information to prospective franchisees.

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Marketing tips from Dee Blick

Traditional marketing is here to stay!


Trust me; there’s more to marketing than just the shiny shoes of social media. The role of marketing is to communicate our products and services effectively to the people that have a deep underlying need for our products or services. This means we have to identify the communication channels that lead us to our prospects. This may or may not include social networking and online advertising.

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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.