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On the 8th March every year, International Women's day is celebrated all around the world! For 2021, this year's campaign theme is "Choose to challenge" #ChooseToChallenge #IWD2021. We have many strong and determined lady franchisees in our network and we would like to celebrate the achievements of our inspiring women. OSCAR provides flexible working hours and can be developed around home and family life; although drive and ambition are a must to build and grow a successful business. Lynette H...

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When opening up a franchise and making the leap into the owning your own business world, it is important to know how to judge your first year as a success. In this article, we paint that picture so that you do not panic if things are not turning out the way you thought. Acquired the funds necessary to purchase a franchise? Check. Sealed the deal and became a franchisee? Check. Before you even launch and begin operating, you are off to an impressive start. So, when you reflect on your first...

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In a tricky and somewhat challenging year for plenty of businesses, the UK's leading windscreen repair professionals Optic-Kleer have been firing on all cylinders. The innovatory brand has taken major steps in working its way towards national coverage and has welcomed onboard 16 new franchisees in the six months since September 2020. All throughout the pandemic, Optic-Kleer’s work has been able to continue. By following the correct COVID-19 safety precautions in place, an essential windscreen...

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Sometimes the best candidate for becoming a new franchisee, could already be working for you. In this article we explain how often the best franchisees are employees. When attempting to recruit franchisees, franchises use various avenues in order to try and fulfil their recruitment drive. Attending business shows or other corporate events to advertising on websites (Like Franchise Supermarket), these all take time and resources. Even once the enquiries come in, to potentially find the righ...

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With restrictions easing off and the light at the end of tunnel fast approaching, franchisors are ramping up their efforts to begin recruiting new franchisees with the help of franchise discovery days. If you are looking to purchase a franchise, then we have got some top tips on what to expect and how you can best prepare yourself for these all-important meetings. These past months you have scoured and siphoned through hundreds of potential franchises, researching them inside and out and hav...

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Bukky Shonola will operate her new accountancy franchise shop at 6b Brand Street, within the Hitchin franchise territory and alongside her existing accountancy franchise practice within the franchise territory of Letchworth. Experienced accountant Bukky Shonola joined the TaxAssist Accountants franchise network back in 2018, after purchasing a franchise resale in the Letchworth franchise territory, thereby realising her long held wish to run her own practice. Working alongside husband Dapo, and...

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The leading homecare provider franchise, Right at Home UK has received four nominations for this year’s NatWest Encouraging Women into Franchising (EWiF) Awards. The national franchise awards that recognise the efforts and contributions from women in franchising will take place virtually on the evening of Thursday 11 March. The welcomed and exciting news comes straight off the back of the homecare provider franchise scooping an award at the annual Best Franchise Awards which took place recently...

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The fantastic feedback doesn't just come from the parents about our sessions... Schools and teachers love Spaghetti Maths too! "I have nothing negative to feed back at all but positive feedback is as important. Andy is absolutely fabulous with the boys and I am not surprised that, out of our 45 junior aged boys, you have managed once again to get a sign up of 20. We even had a waiting list this time! They always leave the club buzzing. Thank you." - Head of Primary, Derby Grammar School To fi...

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Starting your own business is a daunting task, especially if you are on our own. Marketing, sales and all the other job roles you soon take on board only increases the amount of pressure you are putting on yourself. You may begin to wonder why you even had this idea in the first place. However, there is a way you can become your own boss and enjoy life. The answer is franchising. Everyone has the idea of becoming their own boss and running a business, but making it a reality is a diffe...

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It’s been a trying time for all of us, and of course at TWS that’s been true too. But we’ve been incredibly lucky when compared to many businesses and industries that have been forced to close for much of the last 11 months, so we count our blessings here. And more than that, it’s also been a time of learning, adapting and then adapting all over again. Those processes have helped us emerge stronger, as a better business, and as a closer network of business owners. We’re really proud of that las...

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GoCruise & Travel are expanding their offering for franchisees by giving homeworking franchisees a ‘Shop in a Box’ kit to host pop-up agencies when lockdown ends.The new free ‘Shop in a Box’, worth more than £500, includes featured branded banners, an iPad stand, chairs and a box which doubles as a desk.This free tool is not just limited to new franchisees but to all 60 of its existing franchisees of GoCruise & Travel, if they can present a viable business plan on how they will use the kit.Saman...

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Ever wondered what the Top 10 Franchises in the world were? Fear not my friends as we're about to put you out of your misery! Below outlines the Top 10 Franchises in the world based on total sales and units. This data was comprised by Global Systemwide sales.  Every year, the competition grows thicker and thicker as new franchises create compelling cases to enter the Top 10 and the old-school, established franchised giants keep innovating. So, which ones managed to crack the top eche...

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