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Exclusive interview: Franchising makes business sense


After a varied career in finance and retail, Jeremy Wasden had no doubt in his mind that launching and building up a business would give him a freedom and responsibility. In researching franchising as a route into business, Jeremy discovered Belvoir, one of the leading lettings and estate agents franchises in the UK. In this exclusive interview, Jeremy talks through his experiences with 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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bfa London and South East Forum Dates

bfa forumThe bfa forums are the ideal platform for franchisors and affiliates (from any region) to discuss any issues and concerns they have relevant to franchising and their business. The next dates for the bfa forums in London and the South East are:

  • 26th May - Kingsway Hall Hotel, Covent Gardens
  • 14th September - Kingsway Hall Hotel, Covent Gardens

To book a place or find out more click here