Archives for January 2016 | Franchise UK

Monthly Archives - January 2016

Tips For Choosing The Right Franchise

How do I choose the right franchise? The experts at Franchise UK are often asked this question. The choice is of course yours, but with so many tempting franchise opportunities available, how do you choose your ideal franchise?Franchises are ideal businesses for people that can follow a system. The best franchisees adhere to the system of which the franchisor will have perfected to ensure any bumps in the road, have already been ironed out. This is why investing in a [...]

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Family-Run Business Grows Thanks To Start-Up Franchise Loan

Caroline Bateman wanted to give her family the best financial future, without zero hour contracts and temporary positions.Launching Bateman Design & Print Ltd in Coventry, as part of the Minuteman Press franchise, Caroline established the business to provide her sons with financial stability. To help her set up the family’s business, Caroline and her son Richard applied for and received a 2 x £5,000 government-backed Start Up Loans from the Coventry and Warwickshire Reinvestment Trust (CWRT), which they used [...]

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Franchise UK Launch Franchise Suppliers Directory

Hot on the heels of the successful re-launch of the new look Franchise UK portal. Franchise UK would like to introduce the Franchise Suppliers Directory with a similar look and easy to use navigation, if you love the simplicity of Franchise UK you will love the new Franchise Suppliers Directory.The Franchise Directory has been created with Franchisors in mind, and it is kept up to date with exclusive special offers, a directory of potential suppliers, including a blog [...]

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The Magic Formula For Education

Children's educational franchises can be a highly rewarding business to run. Specialising in top-up educational sessions, these classes are popular with parents keen for their children to succeed in the classroom.Coupled with flexible working hours and ongoing support an educational franchise can be hard to beat for the right franchise seeker. Many franchise seekers have a keen interest in education but lack the qualifications required to teach in a school. You can operate an educational coaching business with the training and [...]

Save Money And Receive Expert Advice From The Forum of Private Business

If you run a small business, even if it is a franchise where you get certain business support from your franchisor, you will no doubt be well aware that you also have many compliance issues to deal with, the current cost of red tape and regulation to UK business runs to 18 billion pounds.Most businesses struggle to find reliable advice and back up.The Forum of Private Business have nearly 40 years of experience in providing solutions and support to [...]

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Happy Retirement?

Asset Management The Key To Successful Retirement Planning The experts at St Joseph's Asset Management have created for Franchise-UK an exclusive series of articles containing useful information about Asset Management.With our modern lifestyles, often we are so busy dealing with day to day pressures we put off focusing on the future. One thing for certain is that eventually retirement will draw closer and the earlier you plan for this milestone the better.Many people choose to seek professional advice from a [...]


CWRT launches Franchise Fund

It is a big step from deciding to start a franchise to actually opening your doors for business. For many, one of the biggest hurdles is raising the finance to start up your new business venture.To help overcome this barrier to setting up a new franchise, the Coventry and Warwickshire Reinvestment Trust has launched a new Franchise Fund, lending between £1,000 and £75,000, to help finance the purchase of franchise licenses and encourage employment.Franchising continues to be a dependable [...]

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Sandwich Franchise Review

Sandwiches are a favourite snack for us Brits. Convenient, handy and quick to grab on your way to the office and with a seemingly endless choice of fillings the sandwich market is continuing to enjoy growth.Freshly made sandwiches can be the golden key to a high profit franchise opportunity. According to The British Sandwich And Food To Go Association sandwiches are worth £7.85bn to the UK economy.There are many different sandwich franchises available in the UK ranging from budget [...]

Live Life Through A Lens With A Photography Franchise

Many creative people enjoy photography in their leisure time purely as a hobby, why not take that hobby to the next level and start your own photography business with a photography franchise.With a photography franchise your pastime could become an exciting, vibrant, career change. Professional photography has never been more popular. Recording key milestones in peoples lives can be a very rewarding experience. Family portraits are an investment that brings much joy over the years, other special events such [...]

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New Franchisee For Nationwide Cleaners Northamptonshire

Adrian, a taxi driver in Huntingdon, recently invested in a Nationwide Cleaners franchise in Northamptonshire. Having just completed his initial training, he is very keen to start building his business and is in the process of recruiting cleaners and leaflet delivery staff.Adrian's cleaning leaflets will be going out in multiple towns within the next few weeks which will produce his first cleaning clients. Selecting experienced cleaners will ensure that the clients are happy with the quality of the service and will remain with him for a [...]


Comprehensive Compliance Support for your Franchisees

To ensure that your Franchisees run their businesses without making expensive mistakes that can threaten their business and your reputation, an increasing number of Franchisors are partnering with The Forum of Private Business. They provide the most comprehensive legal support and insured protection to Franchisees on all areas of compliance, and with many other money saving advantages on every day business essentials. The Forum of Private Business was formed nearly 40 years ago as a Not-for-Profit organisation to protect and [...]