Advice and Guidance

Looking at becoming a franchisee, then look through our advice and guidance articles to understand more about how to franchise and what you should be doing before owning your own business.



The many attributes of defined franchise territories If you’re seriously considering the option of becoming your own boss through franchising, then you need to carefully assess which franchise territory is best for you to both launch your initial franchise operation with the potential to expand if required. Each franchise territory requires the correct number of target customers (this can be either consumers or businesses) for your franchise to grow and prosper within. You need to ensure yo...

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Signs have been used for 1000 years to attract customers and clients to what you have on offer, whether it be a market stall, or a high street shop, every business needs a well-made sign to attract those customers. And it’s not just businesses, from schools to hospitals there are signs everywhere. I would say it is a safe bet to say right now if you look out your window you would see a sign? Yes? How about while you were driving to work? Did you notice all the advertising boards and signs?...

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Pest control businesses have enjoyed ongoing growth over the last 10 years and with the UK pest control sector is currently valued at just over £400 million. The great thing about this sector is that its constantly in demand, as it all businesses and home properties must adhere to strict health and hygiene standards. The pest control market has seen major changes to how and who operates these vital services. If you had needed help removing pesky critters from your home or business 15 years ag...

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Starting a new business anywhere will have its risks, that’s why starting a franchise for many is the perfect way to own and operate their own business, but with the support and guidance than a franchisor can offer. But what makes Bristol such an attractive city for budding entrepreneurs. Bristol was recently named as the second ranked city by the Start-up Cities Index, beaten only by Edinburgh. This was mainly down to its well above average business survival rates, excellent business infrast...

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Looking at the option for purchasing a franchise can be a life-changing experience for anyone looking to become their own boss. You can help yourself by ensuring the transition of becoming a franchisee is a positive experience by undertaking thorough due-diligence prior to the signing of any franchise agreement. It would be highly beneficial for you to instruct the services of a credible franchise lawyer or franchise consultant to go through any franchise agreement with you. A well designed and...

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Why should I launch my Franchise within the franchise territory of Glasgow? Glasgow is a fantastic location to not only live within, but to also use as a base to launch a new business or franchise. Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland and has recently experienced mass regeneration within the area. The regeneration scheme within the city of Glasgow has witnessed huge investment into its infrastructure and systems, and specific emphasis being placed on the developments to the Clyde Gateway and...

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There are many franchises and franchise sectors alike to consider when exploring with the possibility of starting your own business through franchising. One sector that seems to get overlooked is that of the Mortgage franchise sector, and we’re baffled as it provides a great opportunity to start your own business in a flourishing market. As we all know, the housing market is extremely competitive, and it’s estimated that more than 11 million people within the UK have mortgages assigned to their...

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Why should I choose Nottingham as the Franchise territory for my prospective launch? So, you sort of know what franchise sector you want to dive into, but you’re not entirely sure on what brand it is you select. This is a big decision to be made, will one brand offer better potential income but less support, does one brand offer exceptional support and training but the potential income isn’t as great as it’s competitors and whether the brands are accredited with recognised bodies such as the bf...

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Why should I choose Southampton as the Franchise territory for my prospective launch? Undertaking due diligence on select franchises you’re interested in isn’t the only research you as a prospective franchisee must undertake, Oh no! Deciding what territory will fit you best is vitally important, although it’s key to understand that established franchisors will already have franchise territories mapped out, so it’s not a case of you choosing your own boundaries. There may however be a territory...

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You want to be your own boss but you’re not sure what road to take to reach this desired destination? Franchising offers you an obvious route to achieving the goal of becoming your own boss with the added support and training from an established and reputable brand that will be there with you every step of the way. Remember, the franchisor wants you to be a huge success as it’s in their best interests! The more money you make the more money they make. So, we now we know that franchising is an op...

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For those looking to start a franchise in the Wales then this article will explain just why you have made a great decision for your new business. Franchising is a flourishing industry boasting nearly 1,000 brands in a host of different sectors. The industry consistently shows 90% of franchisees reporting profitability. The advantages of owning your own business are obvious but so too are the risks. The franchisee is taking less of a risk than starting his or her own business and less than 4% of...

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It doesn’t matter where you’re based geographically, franchising could be an option for you. Specifically, mapped franchise territories are allocated for different regions throughout the UK, to ensure each franchisee has the same chance of success as their ‘neighbour franchisee’. Talking of neighbours, Leeds is directly linked to both London and Edinburgh via road with the M1 and A1 respectively directing you to where you want to go. On top of this, Leeds has great routes to both the east and we...

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