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?

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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 …

QFA franchising seminar a big hit at Barclays, Canary Wharf

Ian Townsend Rebian QFA franchising seminar a big hit at Barclays, Canary Wharf Our first regional meeting & franchising seminar took place yesterday at Barclays, Canary Wharf. The day started with a networking session for QFA members ahead of the free public franchising seminar which ran from 12 noon – 2:30pm. We had a great turn out by ...

MD goes the extra mile for children’s charity

Nigel Toplis, managing director of multi-franchise operation, The Bardon Group, is gearing up for another gruelling charity challenge that will see him walk the infamous Inca Trail to Machu Picchu in Peru next spring. Nigel, who so far has raised over £60,000 for WellChild, will once again be joined by his friend and colleague Russell …

Franchise Brands announce a strong set of results for 2018

Franchise Brands plc announce a strong set of results for 2018 Franchise Brands plc, a multi-brand franchisor with four principal brands, is pleased to announce a strong set of final results for 2018. Stephen Hemsley, Executive Chairman commented: “Franchise Brands has made considerable progress in 2018. The investment we have made in Metro Rod to …

Social media helps challenges faced by rural workers

Social media helps challenges faced by rural workers and farmers A survey by Sussex company Konzepts has highlighted the fact that a lack of local jobs is the main barrier to those living in rural Britain gaining employment. Out of the 433 people who responded to the Twitter poll 56% of respondents said there was …

New digital franchise association off to a flying start

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Quality Franchise Association UK launch success The Quality Franchise Association ( QFA ) is a new, not for profit, digital franchise association. The QFA philosophy stands for encouraging franchising for all. The QFA provides free information for both prospective Franchisee’s & Franchisor’s. The QFA is a fully digital franchise association. It does not organise & …

Franchise UK parent company launches franchise consultancy brand & website

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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 …