Good ideas for a post-pandemic franchises

Good ideas for a post-pandemic franchises With so many people laid off due to the economic impact of COVID-19, interest in becoming self-employed is likely to grow. Including more people wondering, what are the benefits of being my own boss backed by a franchise agreement? The vibrant nature of this start-up business option is clearly …

Could a cleaning franchise be the perfect work from home opportunity?

Could a cleaning franchise be the perfect work from home opportunity? The challenges posed throughout 2020 may have resulted in you re-evaluating your current job. Perhaps lockdown led to time working from home? Maybe this gave a greater chance to spend time with your family? Did anyone really miss the chaos of the daily commute? …

Fantastic Services wins four prizes at the 2020 AFA Awards

Fantastic Services wins four prizes at the 2020 AFA Awards The Approved Franchise Association (AFA) Awards has announced its 2020 winners, with property-maintenance company Fantastic Services taking the top spots in not one but four categories. The 2020 AFA Awards rewarded the valuable contributions to the overall development and ongoing growth of the franchising industry. …

Thinking of starting a franchise? Here’s why you should

Thinking of starting a franchise? Here’s why you should. So you want to start your own business, you’ve thought long and hard about it, and you’ve come to the realisation that rather than start completely from scratch with logos and branding you just want to get going. This is the beauty of franchising – the …

Bardon Group Succession Plan on Track

Bardon Group Succession Plan on Track The UK’s leading franchising specialist, The Bardon Group has announced major board-level changes. After 18 years at the helm of Recognition Express and latterly The Bardon Group, managing director Nigel Toplis is to step back from day to day running of the business as he takes on the position …

10 reasons why you should open a beauty franchise

10 reasons why you should open a beauty franchise Opening a beauty business is a very rewarding and exciting challenge. The beauty industry is one which continues to grow and expand, as new and innovative treatments are developed. Whether you’re looking to open a hair salon, nail bar or a skin treatment centre, franchising may …

Buying a pet-based franchise is a great idea, here’s why

Buying a pet related franchise is a great idea, here’s why: If you have revaluated your life during lockdown and decided to go into business on your own, why not think about buying a franchise? There are plenty of franchise opportunities available, from home-based franchises to van franchises. However, one of the most popular franchise …

Five criteria for selecting the right franchise

Five criteria for selecting the right franchise It may seem obvious but selecting a franchising business opportunity that is right for you and your circumstances will significantly increase your chances of turning that franchise into a successful business. But the big question is, how do you go about selecting the right one from the plethora …

‘Woman Franchisee of the Year’ is awarded to Cath Chalton

‘Woman Franchisee of the Year’ is awarded to Cath Chalton Home care franchise Home Instead, is delighted to announce that Cath Chalton, co-owner of the Wirral office has been named ‘Woman Franchisee of the Year’ at the NatWest EWIF (Encouraging Women into Franchising) awards 2020. This year, this exciting event was held virtually, the team …

Fantastic Services to attend Virtual Franchise Show

Fantastic Services to attend Virtual Franchise Show Leading property-maintenance franchise, Fantastic Services, has announced it will be exhibiting at the Virtual Franchise Show between 30th of November and 2nd of December. “Fantastic Services’ concept of delivering property-maintenance services using high-tech systems and exceptional marketing strategies has proved powerful and we now have more than 530 …

Why now is a great time for computer franchises

Why now is a great time for computer franchises While the news is full of doom and gloom, it is not all bad news. Reports from across the media have shown the success that many new businesses have had during challenging times. There are lots of opportunities for you to buy a franchise and turn …