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What type of franchise suits me? Try our diagnostic tool to help you find out

question marks - franchise self test Franchising isn't for everybody as it involves a particular mind-set and attitude, and with so many different franchise companies on the market how do you choose the right franchise to invest into?

Our diagnostic tool, the Franchise self test, has been designed to help you identify a starting point from which to commence your own research.

The following 25 questions will help identify whether franchising is the right way into self-employment for you and will find the best type of franchise match for you.


Q1. I have excellent physical stamina
Definitely Yes Not sure No Definitely not
 
Q2. People think I'm a very straightforward person.
Definitely Yes Not sure No Definitely not
 
Q3. I am willing to do what it takes to make a lot of money.
Definitely Yes Not sure No Definitely not
 
Q4. Those close to me recognise that I'm very much a "people" type of person.
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Q5. Colleagues at work let me know that I'm a very orderly type of individual.
Definitely Yes Not sure No Definitely not
 
Q6. I could still meet my financial commitments if the franchise income was lower than expected.
Definitely Yes Not sure No Definitely not
 
Q7. I find my feelings going up and down frequently.
Definitely Yes Not sure No Definitely not
 
Q8. As a youth at the weekends I went from door to door offering to wash cars or similar money making things.
Definitely Yes Not sure No Definitely not
 
Q9. I like to find out for myself the best way of doing things.
Definitely Yes Not sure No Definitely not

Q10. In my current job I'm not accustomed to taking financial decisions.
Definitely Yes Not sure No Definitely not
 
Q11. People who know me say I'm a natural salesman.
Definitely Yes Not sure No Definitely not
 
Q12. It gives me much more pleasure to finish a project than to start it.
Definitely Yes Not sure No Definitely not
 
Q13. My spouse or partner is happy to share the risks involved in a franchise.
Definitely Yes Not sure No Definitely not
 
Q14. Given a bad situation, my approach is to see what good can come from it.
Definitely Yes Not sure No Definitely not
 
Q15. If I were in charge, my priority would be looking after my staff rather than the customers
Definitely Yes Not sure No Definitely not
 
Q16.I find it very satisfying doing two or three things at the same time
Definitely Yes Not sure No Definitely not
 
Q17. To be honest, I find quite a lot of life stressful.
Definitely Yes Not sure No Definitely not
 
Q18. Training people up for the job gives me a big buzz.
Definitely Yes Not sure No Definitely not
 
Q19. In my franchise I'll be employing mainly non-skilled staff.
Definitely Yes Not sure No Definitely not
 
Q20. High street premises will probably not be essential for me.
Definitely Yes Not sure No Definitely not
 
Q21. I see my franchise as dealing more with other businesses than with the public
Definitely Yes Not sure No Definitely not
 
Q22. Working from home, rather than having to operate out of business premises, is preferable.
Definitely Yes Not sure No Definitely not
 
Q23. I'll operate the franchise as a one man business, certainly in the initial years.
Definitely Yes Not sure No Definitely not
 
Q24.Office type of work is preferable to non-office work.
Definitely Yes Not sure No Definitely not
 
Q25.In my franchise I would not have to wear a uniform at work.
Definitely Yes Not sure No Definitely not

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