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UK franchisee stories
Interview with Scott Blyth of etyres, Edinburgh
Scott Blyth launched his etyres Edinburgh franchise in July 2014 and has already made a big impression on local businesses and securing sales on the back of word-of-mouth recommendations. Continued support from Head Office and other Franchise Owners based in Scotland has helped Scott get off to a great start. Read more..
Alison Dyke and her husband run a large and very successful childcare nursery in the Midlands called Nature Trails Day Nursery that is now recognised as one of the top 5 nurseries in the UK. Both Alison and her husband, Steve, are now fully focussed on developing a franchise network within the UK of high quality childcare nurseries. They passionately believe that, with their personal support and commitment, franchisees can replicate their high quality and highly profitable business. Alison has both a breadth and depth of knowledge in the Early Years sector that is second to none. She has exceptional hands-on and academic experience having previously worked as a health visitor, university lecturer and nursery manager.
Exciting new Scottish micro-site on whichfranchise.com
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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Why franchise your business?
With the British Franchise Association reporting records growth levels within the franchise sector it seems that franchising has never been so popular, but what motivates a business to expand into the franchise market and what are the considerations it needs to have regard to? Andrew Perkins, a Partner in the Franchising Team at law firm Ashfords LLP, takes a look.
Network connection: existing franchisees are vital to your research
Prospective franchisees should be familiar with the oft-repeated bfa refrain on what they should be doing: research. Along with online fact-finding, personal soul-searching and due diligence on the franchise in question and the people behind it, one of the best ways to research the realities of running a business under any brand comes from the people who are already there – existing franchisees.
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