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If I think of my life as a jigsaw puzzle, Lingotot is the missing final piece!


Reaching a pivotal point in her career, Priya Purryag was looking for a new business opportunity where she could become self-employed while also in a role that she could use her linguistic skills. For this a route into franchising ticked all the boxes. Discovering the Lingotot franchise allowed Priya to have the security of working with a successful business model, run and grow her own business while still using her skills and creativity.

"I was really impressed by the award winning and high quality Lingotot brand and the different revenue streams available for franchisees. What made Lingotot even more appealing was the accredited teacher training qualifications for new franchisees to complete." Learn more about Priya's journey into franchising with Lingotot here...

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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

Lingotot helps children to learn languages from an early age via interactive, multi-sensory classes for children aged 0-12. Learning is through songs, stories, games, drama and play. You don’t need to have a teaching qualification or be multilingual to be a Lingotot franchisee; it is an advantage but not a requirement.
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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

Top questions to ask a franchisee

Undoubtedly one of the most beneficial steps in your research to buying a franchise in London is speaking to existing franchisees. Not only will it help to clarify the role of a franchisee for a specific franchise opportunity, but it allows to you to ask valuable questions to identify what it is REALLY like being a franchisee. Who else can tell it better than someone who has been through the same franchise journey as you? Questions to ask a franchisee...