January 2018 - Franchise UK

Monthly Archives - January 2018

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Top Sandwich Franchises Trending Today

What are the top sandwich franchises to own? A selection of tasty ingredients bookended by slabs of bread, the sandwich is one of the most popular dishes in the UK. According to British Sandwich Week, between us we manage to consume an impressive 11.5 billion sandwiches a year. That’s enough to go around the world about 44 times – more if everyone opted for a baguette. From egg mayo to tuna, and cheese to ham, Brits love sandwiches in every [...]

What are the advantages of a franchise?

The advantages of buying a franchise Purchasing a franchise is a great way to start a business without having to build it from the ground up. In the UK today, there are thousands of different franchise opportunities covering a range of industries. Following a boom in the franchise industry in the 1980s and ’90s, countless brands offering franchise opportunities became household names. Today, everything from hairdressing to pet care businesses offer franchises, with numerous advantages over starting similar businesses from [...]

What is the history of the car wash franchise?

History of the car wash Since the first customer bought the very first automobile, cars have been washed, polished and waxed on a regular basis. As the rate of car ownership increased and the automobile became within reach of the average worker, increasing numbers of professional car washes began to spring up along our roadsides and in petrol stations and service stations around the country. These days, most people will have their car washed by an automated machine or a [...]

What is the history of the Krispy Kreme Donut Franchise?

History of the Krispy Kreme Donut Franchise Although it’s one of the smaller food franchises on the high street – the brand has 824 branches around the world, down from a peak of 987 in 2014 – Krispy Kreme is still a household name, especially among those with a weakness for sweetness. Having grown slowly and steadily over the years, the Krispy Kreme donut franchise has earned itself a reputation for quality, stability and great-tasting products. A good example of [...]

What is the history of Burger King & how did Burger King start?

History of the Burger King Franchise Although Burger King has never reached the global dominance and almost universal brand recognition of its main rival McDonalds, the fast food franchise chain is still a staple in many of the towns, cities and service stations across the country. In fact, the UK alone is home to around 500 Burger King locations, compared to around 800 for KFC and an impressive 1,200 for McDonalds. Known for the Whopper Sandwich, the Quarter Pound King [...]

Metro Rod Aberdeen franchise expand into 2018

Metro Rod Aberdeen Franchisees expand into surrounding franchise territories Just a handful of months after taking over the Metro Rod Aberdeen area, Nick and Angela Langan, who also run hugely successful safety and compliance business ‘Safetest Compliance Services’, have started 2018 as they mean to go on, with expansion into Dundee and Perth, and the Highlands and Islands areas.Since becoming the new owners of Metro Rod Van Based Franchise for Aberdeen last September, Nick and Angela got straight to work [...]

What is the history of the Pizza Hut Restaurant & Take Away Franchise?

History of the Pizza Hut Restaurant & Take Away Franchise One of the most instantly recognisable chains on the high street, Pizza Hut has been serving cheese-smothered pizza pies for almost 60 years. Although the brand started life as a family run restaurant, it quickly grew, using the franchise model to expand its operations across the US and around the world.Throughout its history, the brand has continued to innovate. Its delivery service has fed millions of people in their own [...]

Creating time and balance to be the best Dad

Half a million pounds from 12 ½ hours per week! Here Andy Hemming reveals his ‘warts ‘n’ all’ story of his decade with his ActionCOACH Franchise, overcoming the 2008 recession and how he grew his coaching business to £60,000 income a month on just three days’ work a fortnight, so he could free up time for his family.“After four years working in Hamburg on the global strategy for Nivea, I needed to move back to the UK to support my [...]

Business Coaching Professional Revitalised By ActionCOACH Franchise Opportunity

Getting the buzz back Danayal Zia had been advising clients for more than 17 years with Standard Chartered Bank (SCB). He enjoyed the work but had lost the passion he once felt. When he found ActionCOACH, the buzz came back and he knew this was the business for him.“My last assignment with the bank was in the City of London. The City culture just wasn’t for me and I started to look around for something different. When I came across [...]

First double Outstanding rating for Home Instead’s franchisee caring Clare

First double Outstanding rating for Home Instead franchisee Hot on the heels of topping the Elite Franchise 100 list at No 1 – Home Instead Senior Care is celebrating another ace achievement thanks to its Wimbledon franchisee.Wimbledon and Kingston owner Clare Jefferies has achieved two Outstanding ratings in succession - the first time it’s happened in London.Clare is also the network’s first territory to have received a second top rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC). She has devoted the [...]

What is the relationship between franchisor and franchisee?

What is the relationship between a franchisor and franchisee?

What is the difference between a franchisor and franchisee? The franchise has helped to shape the modern business landscape. Without franchises, there wouldn’t be McDonalds, Subway, Pizza Hut, KFC, Europcar or Burger King and high streets in our towns and cities would look very different. The franchise model has enabled these companies to expand quickly and efficiently, allowing them to take full advantage of gaps in the market and meet growing customer demand.By minimising financial risk for the original business [...]

What are the most profitable franchises?

What are the most profitable franchises in the UK?

The most profitable franchises in the UK Some of the best-known brands on Britain’s high streets are franchises. From food and drink to health and fitness, franchises are slowly taking over our towns and cities. If you’re considering starting a franchise of your own, finding out which areas are the most profitable will help you to narrow down the opportunities available and find the business that’s right for you. Food retail franchises Food and drink-based franchises continue to be incredibly popular in [...]