The rise of virtual franchising events, a new beginning?

Does the rise of virtual franchising events herald a new era for the franchising sector? Since the start of the global pandemic & first UK lockdown in March 2020 the franchising sector, like many sectors had to adapt to the challenge & embrace new technology. But is this something that’s been created by the pandemic …

Pink Spaghetti Win ‘Best Franchise – Under 2m’ Award

Pink Spaghetti Win ‘Best Franchise – Under 2m’ Award Pink Spaghetti is absolutely thrilled and honoured that we have WON ‘Best Franchise – Under 2m’ at the prestigious Best Franchise Awards 2020/21, sponsored by Lloyds Bank.  The awards were developed to recognise the top franchises within the UK.  What makes these awards unique is they …

How to run a successful franchise

How to run a successful franchise The franchising concept has been around for a while now, but there are many misconceptions about what exactly it entails. If you want to run a successful franchise, you need to understand the unique aspects of this arrangement and how they differ from a regular non-franchise business. Below are …

Adil Group scoops top franchise award

Adil Group scoops top franchise award Raja Adil, CEO of the Adil Group one of the largest franchise companies in the UK, has been presented with the bfa HSBC Multi-Unit Leader award at The British Franchise Association (bfa) awards, the most prestigious in the franchise sector. The Adil Group which owns 155 franchises across the …

Love children? Then an education franchise is for you

Education Franchises

Love children? Then an education franchise is for you If you love working with kids, but want to do something a little bit different from traditional teaching, then an education franchise could be just what you are looking for. Education franchises come in many different forms and guises and there’s a lot more out there …

Why Covid shouldn’t stop you from starting a franchise

Why the pandemic shouldn’t stop you from starting a franchise It may seem mad starting a business at the current time, but if you choose the right business and have a solid plan, you could do very well. Franchising is a great way to open your own business without all the traditional pitfalls. Franchise UK …

Fantastic Services a finalist in this year’s Virtual Franchising Awards

Fantastic Services Nominations

Fantastic Services a finalist in this year’s Virtual Franchising Awards QFA shortlisted Fantastic Services in three categories in Virtual Franchising Awards 2021. After being nominated in September, this week the judging panel acknowledged the property-maintenance franchisor as a potential winner in: Franchisee of the Year for our inspiring female franchisee – Ivanka Obreshkova, who drastically …

5 new Board members announced as QFA continues rapid growth

5 new Board members announced as QFA continues rapid growth The Quality Franchise Association is pleased to announce that, as part of its ongoing growth, it has appointed its first board of directors. The new Board draws on the expertise from an experienced team of franchisors and franchise professionals. The new Board comprises of James Pink (Pink …

IR35 Rule and its Impact on Franchises

IR35 Coming to Force in the UK Market and its Impact on Franchises Introduction: IR35 is a tax law in the UK; it is a tax legislation designed to tax ‘Disguised Employment’ at a rate similar to employment. The IR35 will address workers who receive payments for work via an intermediary, for instance, their limited …

The end of traditional franchising events post COVID-19?

International Franchise Show

Is this the end of traditional franchise exhibitions & events post COVID-19? There is no denying that the Coronavirus pandemic has in a short period of time completely changed our lives at home & work. Many of these changes will remain for a long period of time, some forever but how will this effect franchise …

Tips when exhibiting at a franchise exhibition

Tips when exhibiting at a franchise show Franchise exhibitions can be a good way to meet new prospective franchisees but it’s vital you maximise your potential returns. Whether you like or loath trade shows the general consensus seems to be that franchise shows have dwindled over the last 5 years or so. This is understandable …

The Bardon Group Brands in Top 100 UK Franchises

The Bardon Group Brands in Top 100 UK Franchises Once Again All four brands from the specialist franchising stable, The Bardon Group, have been named in the prestigious 2020 Elite Franchise Magazine Top 100 annual league table (EF100) for the third year running. Kall Kwik, Recognition Express, techclean and ComputerXplorers have been placed amongst the …