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What is a Master Franchise and what are the benefits of a Master Franchise?

Master franchise Opportunites: What are they and why you should consider investing Although the basic concept of franchising is relatively simple, the model can become somewhat more complex when implemented in a real-life business setting. Different businesses use the franchise model in slightly different ways, with many adapting the basic principles of franchising to suit their needs. One way in which the franchise business model can be modified is by introducing master franchisees to the business’s hierarchy. Ideal for certain [...]

From corporate finance to senior care in South Lanarkshire

Featured Image: Alan Barr in his Home Instead Senior Care office (right) with son Alistair (left).After two decades working in corporate finance, father-of-three Alan Barr walked away from a six figure salary to become his own boss as a franchisee with Home Instead Senior Care in South Lanarkshire.Having held senior roles including CFO of £350m turnover Peel Ports, Alan was also the former FD then MD of Glasgow Airport. His corporate career involved UK and international travel and ‘working all [...]

What is required to become a SkyCam Aerial Photography Franchisee?

SkyCam franchise review, background and requirements to become a SkyCam franchisee Technology is an incredibly important part of many businesses. As well as using computers, online software, printers, scanners and other gadgets to carry out everyday operations, a lot of businesses rely on technology for their income. These businesses have to survive in a fast-paced world, adapting to changing technological trends and new innovations whenever they occur.Although the rapidly changing world of technology can make professional life a challenge, it [...]

Your chance to shine with a MAX WAX Franchise

Do you have what it takes to become the newest member of the MAX WAX family?  This established valeting brand are seeking franchisees to come on board with this exciting, new franchise opportunity. The History MAX WAX, based in Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex, have been leading the way in valet services across the South of England for the past 14 years.  Whether you require a valet service for your car, prestige sports or classic model, boat or even your helicopter, an experienced [...]

How much does an ActionCOACH Business Coaching Franchise Cost?

What is ActionCOACH Business Coaching Franchise and How Much Does an ActionCOACH Franchise Cost? Although many of the franchises you’ll come across as you search for a business opportunity will sell physical products or offer a tangible service, there are some that are a little harder to categorise. These franchises sell an idea rather than a specific product and so are completely dependent on the enthusiasm, skill and commitment of the franchisees that invest in them.One such franchise is ActionCOACH. [...]

Franchisor Stephen discusses the Nippon Inn franchise opportunity and past business experiences

Where did the idea for The Nippon Inn come from?The idea for the Nippon Inn first came while I was teaching in Japan. I spent many evenings frequenting ‘Izakaya’ restaurants or Japanese pubs. Four years later I returned to England where I met my Japanese wife Yoko. Together we spent three more years in Japan running our own English language school. When Yoko was pregnant with our second daughter we decided to return to Bournemouth England to raise our [...]

How much does a ChipsAway franchise cost?

ChipsAway franchise cost and why you should consider investing Every year the number of cars in the UK goes up. Between 2015 and 2016, the total number of vehicles increased by an incredible 600,000. There are now around 26 million cars on the country’s roads, with many households owning multiple vehicles. The South East of England has one of the highest rates of vehicle ownership in the country, with around 561 cars for every 1,000 people. As a result of [...]

What are the best kinds of franchise to run from home?

Franchise businesses you can run from home Knowing that one wants to run a business is just a start – knowing the kind of business one wants to run is much more helpful. However, with the plethora of potential franchise opportunities available, it can be a daunting and confusing decision to make. No one wants to invest their hard-earned money into a venture only to discover that it doesn’t work for them. This is why research is crucial before any [...]

Four Paws take the GOLD!

Four Paws are proving their credentials in pet care after being awarded Gold by SAI Global (Independent Assurance Provider) following a full audit.  They achieved a remarkable 100% across the services they offer which includes doggie daycare, boarding kennels and pet grooming at their Cuddington centre. The scheme is designed to give pet boarding businesses the opportunity to go one step higher than their basic licence issued by the Council and receive recognition for doing so.Fern Gresty, Director says [...]

The Benefits of a Trusted Brand When Starting Your Accounting Practice

“We’ve spent years perfecting the systems, support and advice we give to our franchisees.”James Mattam has spent his entire full-time career with TaxAssist Accountants, working his way up from managing the IT and Business Development teams to his current role on the Board of Directors.With a solid track record delivering results, James joined the Board of Directors in September 2016 and is responsible for generating new business, brand development, shop fronts, marketing, practice management and business development strategies for our [...]

TaxAssist Accountants franchisees outperform their business plans

After just three months of trading franchisees reveal impressive results. Franchisees from Aberdeen, Barking, Cheltenham, Montrose and York recently returned to the TaxAssist Accountants Support Centre in Norwich as part of their training course nurture programme to reveal solid performance figures for their practices.The franchisees all reported good results, with one franchisee matching their plan, and four franchisees forging ahead of their business plan targets.James Mattam, Group Business Development Director, is delighted by the performance of the franchisees.“All five franchisees [...]

Busylizzy Survey Results reveal 33% of new mums are looking for a new opportunity after maternity leave

Franchise operation Busylizzy, who won run fun exercise classes for mums and children and who won the bfa’s ‘Emerging Franchisor’ award in 2016, have recently surveyed their members. The survey was sent to 1000 clients who attend their classes and 561 responses were received.Busylizzy has recently celebrated signing three new franchises in three months, which will bring the total to 17 franchisees operating across 17 territories.The majority of the survey asked their clients who are mums and mums to [...]