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Home Instead multi-unit franchisees going from strength to strength

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Suhail and Tasnim Rehman are a glowing example of how to build a successful franchise business. In fact, the couple haven’t built just one franchise but three, having successfully decided to centralise some key functions, such as finance, recruitment and training. Meanwhile, each franchise has been able to focus on providing a local service of tailored care and companionship. The couple are continuing their expansion plans in the future.

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Scottish franchise news

Personal touch drives growth for Recognition Express South Scotland

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David Mitchell teamed up with employees Moira Ashby and Mark Everingham to purchase the Grangemouth franchise in 2014 when his father reached retirement age. Father, Graham Mitchell, had owned the franchise for 15 years and so it’s now been in the Mitchell family for two decades. David was attracted to the business as he could see that it was a reliable and low-risk route to becoming his own boss.

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Looking to franchise your business?

If you are running a successful business in Scotland, the time may be right to look to expand it. Franchising is an excellent method of expanding an already successful business but that's not to say that it is right for every business. In our Franchise Your Business section we look at the benefits of franchising a business, we help you to identify if your business is franchiseable and we outline the steps to franchising a business. You can also contact franchise consultants to enquire about franchising your own business. Read More

Why chose a bfa franchise opportunity

Deciding to become a franchisee is not an easy decision, nor is finding one to meet your expectations, skills and personality. However, the British Franchise Association (bfa) aims to make the journey of those looking to buy a franchise in Scotland both smooth and enjoyable. Formed in 1977, the bfa is a non-profit trade association for ethical franchising in the UK, providing guidance to prospective franchisees as to what ethical opportunities are available, and offering impartial advice every step of the way. Read more on why bfa membership is important...

Why buy a franchise in Scotland

Scotland is a country known worldwide for its beauty and tradition. And despite our geographical size, we tend to attract attention above what our size might ordinarily warrant. We are a country fascinated by the past, but equally one that looks to the future and new opportunities. And franchising in Scotland is no different.

Franchising provides a strong source of opportunity here in Scotland. Popular franchise brands such as McDonalds, Costa, Dominos, kfc, Pizza Hut, Subway all have franchise owners operating in Scotland, and in recent years we have seen the emergence of well-known international brands choosing Scotland to help launch and expand their UK operation including Five Guys, Dennys, Krispy Kreme, Tim Hortons and Flip out.

And not all franchises are food and drink, successful franchise brands such as Molly Maid, Minuteman Press, Servicemaster, Kumon, Home Instead, Snap-on Tools, Right at Home are also all successful in Scotland.

If you are interested in finding out about buying a franchise in Scotland, you've certainly come to the right place. whichfranchise Scotland provides you with advice on buying a franchise in Scotland, it highlights franchise opportunities specifically focused on recruiting in Scotland (new and existing franchises for sale), legal advice, financing a franchise and highlights just some of Scotland’s franchise success stories.

SCOTLAND OPPORTUNITIES SPOTLIGHT

Existing franchises for sale in scotland

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Buying and selling a franchise resale in Scotland

Developing a business presence in a new Scottish territory can be time consuming and costly so the advantage of taking on an existing franchise, that is already known in the area and which has current customers and clients, is clear. That is not to say growing any business is easy - far from it - but it is easier to move on and drive a process that is already underway. In this section we look at the benefits of buying a franchise resale and also provide advice on the steps to take if looking to sell your own franchise business in Scotland. Read More

Financing a franchise in Scotland

By Richard Holden, Lloyds Bank

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Small business is the lifeblood of the Scottish economy and plays a fundamental role in the country’s success. Confidence is growing amongst business owners in Scotland according to recent reports that indicate the availability of affordable finance is now considered to be significantly higher than twelve months ago. Read More

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