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Exclusive interview with Northwood multi-unit franchisee Stuart Williams


Stuart Williams knows all about what a landlord wants from a letting agent having been a landlord himself. In fact, it was due to the poor service he was continuously receiving at the hands of letting agents that frustrated him enough to make him decide that he could do it better, and that’s just what he did!  After exploring the market in more detail, Northwood was the franchise that stood out from the rest. He is now the owner of two Northwood franchises in Bromley and Dulwich. To discover why he chose Northwood... read more

Franchising in London

Tony Bowman QFP, managing director of etyres and chair of the London regional forum of the British Franchise Association (bfa), talks to us about franchising in the capital city

London is arguably the economic powerhouse of Europe and its influence radiates out across the UK, which is why there are few places better to be involved in franchising.

As chair of the London forum of the British Franchise Association (bfa) it is my role to host the quarterly regional meetings, which bring our members together to share knowledge and provide a lively networking environment.

It is a role I thoroughly enjoy as the members who attend are from a diverse range of businesses, but all share a common bond to ensure their franchise and the industry in general, continues to flourish and grow.

Our region has more leading franchise brands than most others across the country and historically a large number of these industry professionals have regularly attended the quarterly regional meetings, which has made them key events in the franchising calendar.

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Featured Franchise of the Week

Rainbow International is at the forefront of residential and commercial disaster restoration. We are the people you call to provide a restoration cleaning service when you have had a fire or flood, or have accidently caused damaged to your property. The Rainbow brand has been operating in the UK for over 28 years, with our franchisees supplying damage restoration to many of the UK’s leading insurance companies. Read more about Rainbow
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Featured master franchise

Chili's Grill & Bar
A leader in casual dining and part of the successful Brinker International group, is looking to bring a flavour of America to the UK. They are looking for an entrepreneur with experience in the UK hospitality industry, to invest in and develop their successful restaurant brand throughout the UK market; adding to their 1600 restaurants worldwide.Read more

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bfa London Forum

bfa forumThe next bfa South East /London Forum is taking place on the 14th September at the Kingsway Hall Hotel . The forum is open to franchisors and affiliates from all regions and is an opportunity to get together to discuss issues and/or concerns relevant to franchising and their businesses in the South East/London area. To find out more about attending

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