Franchise UK Blog

Spoton Success: Meet John Wright, the local it’seeze website consultant for Horsham

What’s it really like to join a successful website franchise and hit the ground running? A year after partnering with Spoton.net, John Wright reflects on his experience so far.Having previously worked in the building and construction industry, John decided it was time to take his career in a new direction.He now uses his extensive background in sales and marketing to sell, market, and consult on the range of professionally designed it’seeze website packages as part of the Spoton.net franchise [...]

International Franchise Show ExCeL London Review

 International Franchise Show 2018 ExCel London Review ExCel, a world class exhibition and conference venue based in Docklands, London is home to this prestigious International Franchise Show 2018, which was held over the weekend, 16th & 17th February 2018.  Vistors pre-registered or registered on the day for FREE entry to the show. This leading venue benefits from excellent transport links, it's easy to get there whether you choose to arrive by plane, train or even cable car.  With 3,700 car [...]

Growing Your Own Business Conference will support entrepreneurial success

Experts in the fields of business planning, sales, marketing and PR, will propel entrepreneurs further along their path to success at Olympia London on 9 & 10 March.The free-to-attend Growing Your Own Business Conference is co-located with The British & International Franchise Exhibition, London’s only franchise event to be held in partnership with the British Franchise Association (bfa). The conference delivers a mix of workshops, keynote speakers and networking, with the aim of nurturing the skills that contribute [...]

Come and visit Franchise UK at The International Franchise Show February 2018

The International Franchise Show at ExCel, Docklands, London is now open to visitors come and meet the Franchise UK team on stand 860, speak to Franchisors, attend seminars and learn more about franchising at this popular show, open today and tomorrow 10am till 5pm.We look forward to meeting you.View all upcoming Franchise Exhibitions at https://www.franchise-uk.co.uk/advice/exhibitions

Meet The Massage Company’s Second Franchise Owners Mark and Rachel Coldham

Mark and Rachel Coldham never really set out to become franchisees.  Instead, for this pair it was a bit of a lucky series of events that brought them on the path to becoming the second franchise owners for The Massage Company.Rachel and Mark both started out on a very different career path – having met at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in 2005, before joining the Royal Artillery in 2006.  Both enjoyed military life for a few years before [...]

A new generation driving the success of multi-unit franchising

London’s first multi-unit franchise conference will be held at Olympia on 9 March. The event will offer exclusive insight into the evolution of multi-unit-franchising. As a teenager, Neel Sodha worked evenings and Saturdays in one of his father’s Domino’s stores. At the time Neel had no idea that this would be the grounding for his future in franchising. Upon graduating from university, he joined the business full time, taking up the position of store manager. Neel was immediately set a [...]

The Massage Company – Join the BFA & EWIF

The Massage Company is a UK based company looking for franchisees to open modern and innovative massage centres across the country.They are committed to setting up their expanding franchise network with ethical foundations, by taking the right advice and support as a franchisor and part of that process is joining the BFA, British Franchise Association.The British Franchise Association (bfa) is the voice of ethical franchising in the UK.The bfa was formed in 1977 to act in the interests of [...]

The Power of Love

Being in love doesn’t always mean doing everything with your partner, sometimes it can mean the opposite. And that’s certainly the case with Home Instead Senior Care’s husband-and-wife franchisees Suhail and Tasnim Rehman in Scotland.After witnessing former software company director Suhail’s Glasgow North territory growth in under three years, wife Tasnim, a business manager with Chanel cosmetics for 14 years, realised she saw her future with Home Instead too. But as a franchisee in her very own right.It was [...]

“It was the people on the bus that excited me to become involved with The Massage Company”

Some of you may be familiar with the phrase “Having the right people on the bus” but perhaps are unfamiliar with the origin of the quotation. This expression can be directly attributed to Professor Jim Collins from his ground-breaking book “Good to great” published in 2001. This single piece of work remains the foremost study both qualitatively and quantitatively on what it takes to bring a good company and turn it into a great one. The 5 year study [...]

Come and meet Match Options at The Franchise Show in London in February

Interested in finding out more about a franchise with Match Options, but may not be ready to attend a formal meeting with them at their Head Office?Why not take the opportunity to come and meet them at The Franchise Show in London at Excel on the 16th & 17th February.  You can come and chat on the day or if you wanted to book a specific slot to see them, then do let us know.Michael C Ndulue, their experienced [...]

Full potential of multi-unit franchising to be explored at exclusive conference

London’s first Multi-unit Franchise Conference will be held at Olympia on 9 March 2018, to deliver crucial insights into the lucrative world of multi-unit franchising. Franchising is recognised as offering many advantages to those pursuing business ownership. The support of an established brand, the tried-and-tested route to launch, operation and revenue, all create a formula for success.With research consistently reporting that over 90% of franchisee-owned units are profitable, it’s not surprising that many entrepreneurs are multiplying their achievements by accumulating [...]