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More franchises than ever to choose from in the UK

The franchise sector continues to evolve and diversify, creating new and exciting opportunities for enterprising individuals to own a business. The National Franchise Exhibition, on 5 & 6 October at Birmingham’s NEC, is the perfect opportunity to find out more.It’s a well-cited trend that British consumers are spending less on belongings and more on experiences, including fitness, entertainment and eating out. The variety of franchises on offer to support these changing consumer trends, provides potential franchisees with a range [...]

Franchise UK parent company launches franchise consultancy brand & website

New franchise consultancy brand & website launched by Franchise UK parent company Infinity Business Growth Network Ltd, the parent company of leading portals including Franchise UK, Franchiseek & UK Franchise Opportunities has annouced the launch of a new franchise consultancy brand using the brand name Infinity Business Growth Network ( IBGN ).IBGN is a network of independent franchise consultants working under the IBGN brand to deliver unrivalled support to new franchisors.  IBGN has huge franchising internet presence with 50 websites [...]

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Benefits of a Franchise Discovery Day

Making that final decision on a Franchise can be a difficult time filled with anxious questions and what if’s, particularly if there’s more than one on your short list.There’s only so much reading and research you can do in weighing up your options before you feel like you’re going round in circles.So the next best thing is to consider attending a Discovery Day.Usually a Discovery Day is an informal morning or afternoon you spend with the Franchisor. It’s the [...]

Business Coaching Franchises – A Review

Could A Business Coaching Franchise Be Right For You? A quick search of the internet or browse of a specialist magazine will show you just how varied the world of franchising is. From fast food outlets to after school clubs and retailers to service providers, there are franchises available in almost every sector and industry.One of the fastest growing types of franchise around at the moment is business coaching. The perfect choice for anyone with extensive experience in business and [...]

Infinity Business Growth Network Launch

Sussex franchise consultants and marketing company launch Infinity Business Growth Network ( IBGN ) launch! IBGN helps small businesses grow both organically via providing quality marketing services and by helping them franchise their business. Franchise consultant Sussex For further information visit Franchise consultants UKShould you have a Sussex based business or Franchises For Sale Sussex, and would like to advertise your business for free or browse local Sussex businesses or businesses for sale Sussex

Welsh water franchise launch in the UK

Since its humble beginnings in 2005, Natural Welsh Water has significantly expanded its operations and is now in a position to offer water cooler franchise opportunities.UK-based Natural Welsh Water, renowned for the value it delivers with its commercial water supply business, recently announced the launch of their water cooler franchises. Scores of entrepreneurs have expressed interest in joining its water franchise network of independently owned and operated Natural Welsh Water delivery service. In October, Natural Welsh Water presented their [...]

BFA honours for McDonald franchisee

A McDonald's franchise owner was announced as the overall winner of the 2010 BFA HSBC Franchisee of the Year awards.Gerald Thompson of McDonald's in Manchester and Oldham was the overall winner, picking up the 2010 BFA HSBC Franchise of the Year Gold award. Thompson was chosen as the Gold winner because of the outstanding success of his franchise alongside his dedication to local community projects.The BFA HSBC Franchisee of the Year awards, which is supported by Express Newspapers, are [...]

Tatem Earns Certified Franchise Executive Credentials

SIGNARAMA (West Palm Beach, FL) announces its president, Jim Tatem, has received his Certified Franchise Executive (CFE) credentials from the Institute of Certified Franchise Executives.The CFE program is designed to help franchise executives build expertise and expand their knowledge of franchising. Candidates meet CFE requirements by attending seminars on a wide range of franchising topics, going to franchising conferences and events and completing online educational courses within a period of three years."The CFE is well-respected among franchise leaders," says Tatem. "Obtaining my CFE gives me the [...]

McDonald v McCurry rumbles on

McDonalds has over 185 restaurants thoroughout Malaysia and have been in a legal dispute with McCurry, a Malaysian restaurant owner who's specialities include fish head curry.This has been so far an eight-year legal battle between the two parties over copyright. The case will be heard at the High Court. 

By Georgia, Its An Exovations Franchise!

Exovations launches franchise business throughout Georgia.While celebrating its ten year anniversary, EXOVATIONS announced today its official plans to franchise its business in the fastest growing metros in the Southeast. The first franchise opportunities include territories of Albany, Athens, Augusta, Chattanooga, Columbus/Auburn, Dalton, Macon, Savannah and Valdosta. The company expects to grant twenty-four franchise units in the Southeast within one year.EXOVATIONS currently operates in the Metro-Atlanta area and has developed a significant customer base in a relatively short period of [...]

Reduce Franchise Labour Costs With Smart Software

Restaurant franchise uses software to cut fat from labour.Can a restaurant cut labour costs without cutting guest service? Yes, if they can maximize the efficiency in the weekly crew schedule. Kona, Inc., an Arby’s franchisee in Idaho Falls, Idaho, has been using the RTIconnect Labour system for about seven months. The result, says manager Amanda Roberts, is reduced crew labour and a significant cut in time spent creating employee schedules.Can a person cut labour costs without cutting guest service? [...]

Shape of things to come in franchising

Geographic information systems helped develop a franchising dream reports the Sydney Herald.The average Australian mum struggles to find time to exercise but thinks he has a solution in the form of Contours, a franchise scheme in which operators set up small gyms where women do two circuits of a set of fitness machines.He also knows the best chance of success for the average franchisee comes from knowing where to establish their business. That is why David Hundt, CEO of [...]