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Specialist conference opens the door to the rewards of multi-unit franchising

Ambitious entrepreneurs will gather at the Multi-unit Franchise Conference at Birmingham’s NEC on 5 October 2018 to explore the lucrative world of multi-unit franchising.According to the British Franchise Association (bfa), nearly 30% of UK franchise units are owned by multi-unit franchisees. The statistics point to this to being a rewarding strategy, with a higher percentage of multi-unit franchises counting themselves as profitable or very profitable than single unit operators.[1]Sponsored by HSBC, the Multi-unit Franchise Conference is designed to support existing franchisees who are [...]

Franchise UK Launches New UK Sister Website

UK's largest franchise directory & information website launches new UK sister website Franchise UK, the UK's largest franchise directory and resource of free franchising information est 2004 announces the launch of it's new sister website the UK Franchise Opportunities Directory, https://uk-franchise-opportunities.orgThe new website has a completely different look and feel to the Franchise UK website and is less of a franchising information resource and more of an online brochure of franchises for sale in the UK. Franchise UK also claims [...]

A Fresh Look for The Franchising Centre

Today, the 28th June at the British Franchise Association conference, of which they are platinum sponsors, The Franchising Centre are proud to launch their refreshed branding and new website thefranchisingcentre.com. This is all part of the company looking to the future and building on their success.Chairman and founder, Brian Duckett, explains “I’ve spent the last eighteen months identifying and installing our ‘next generation’ management team who, with the energy and enthusiasm that I had twenty years ago, will take [...]

6 Reasons Why You Need To Join The Approved Franchise Association®

Are you a franchisor looking for accreditation and endorsement of your business? Accreditation is one of the key factors in the decision-making process for potential franchisees, as it provides them with the reassurance that your franchise is a worthwhile investment.However, gaining accreditation can be extremely costly and time-consuming. The Approved Franchise Association® provides a credible and affordable solution. What is the AFA®? The AFA® was set up in 2012 to support the rapidly growing UK franchise sector. We are a self-regulatory, [...]

Ouch! PPC franchise leads are SO expensive, why?

I have 13 years experience generating franchise recruitment leads via social media, SEO & PPC and I am amazed at some of the stories I hear from franchisors spending thousands each month on PPC and how expensive each lead is, one advertiser I spoke to last week each franchise lead was costing them over £250!Last month I generated 3,000 leads for our advertisers at an average Cost Per Lead ( CPL ) of £6. Yes that's not a typo [...]

Brokerplan recruits new franchisee thanks to Franchise UK

Franchise UK is delighted to announce that Brokerplan have recruited a new franchisee as a result of advertising their franchise opportunity on the site.Brokerplan, who have been advertising their franchise opportunity on Franchise UK since November 2016, decided to extend and upgrade their existing Franchise UK package for another 12 months."I'm delighted to say that after working the the team at Franchise UK for less than six months we were impressed with both the number and quality of leads provided. [...]

New partnership with Microsoft to drive free leads for franchisors & franchisee networks

Franchise UK are delighted to announce a new partnership with Microsoft to help franchisors and franchisee's drive more cost effective recruitment and core business leads. The partnership entitles all Franchise UK advertisers to claim free Bing ads coupons to drive free traffic & leads via the Bing paid search engine.Bing ads market share has seen in increase in the UK and Bing ads now has a market share of 25.5% of all UK searches, a total of 939 million [...]