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.



Plymouth is fast becoming a centre for science and start-ups. Which is great news for anyone looking at starting a franchise in Plymouth. Starting your own business is very exciting and rewarding but can also be daunting. It can also be a risky thing to do, so you need to make sure you understand the challenges you may face before taking the plunge and commencing your new venture. Luckily 9/10 franchise start-ups survive their first two years of trading. Why choose Plymouth to run your fran...

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For those looking to start a new business in York 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. Consistently the industry shows 90% of franchisees reporting profitability. The advantages of owning your own business are obvious. Why choose York to run your franchise operation? York is recognised as having one of the strongest economies in the North o...

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The world of gaming has never been so healthy. The gaming industry continues to grow year on year, and with new games, consoles and new technology it seems gaming is not only here to stay but to take over. Estimates, from the sector, put it at over 2.3 billion gamers across the globe, and by the end of 2018 it is expected that between them they will have generated around £65 billion in game revenues. Remember anyone with a Smartphone is a potential client, so this number is set to keep increasi...

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Why should I choose Lincoln as the territory to launch my franchise? Launching your own business isn’t an easy feat and requires dedication and hard work to ensure the franchise model you’ve opted for replicates the success of other franchisees. Once you’ve decided that Lincoln is the destination for your franchise territory then you need to consider the following steps; Business premises – where will you set up and run your franchise operation from? Some franchises offer a home-based mode...

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How many times have you stayed in a poorly run hotel and thought you could do things better? How many times have you stayed at a great place and wished you could be a part of something like that? Buying a hotel franchise can be expensive, but it also comes with big potential profits. Despite the doom predictions that everything British would fall off the map when Britain decided to leave the EU, quite the opposite has been the case, certainly within the hotel sector. This is partly down to Bri...

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There are many different franchise sectors to research and compare when contemplating whether being your own boss through a tried and tested system (franchise model) is the way forward for you. One franchise sector that is sometimes overlooked is that of the Gardening franchise industry. It may not have the glitzy advertisement and marketing as some large food and beverage franchise networks may have at their disposal, but a gardening or landscaping franchise could still be the perfect solution...

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Why should I choose Swansea as the franchise territory for my proposed franchise venture? Swansea a beautiful, idyllic city that is well renowned for its tourism trade, but it’s not just tourism that makes Swansea such an appealing location. Swansea is also listed as one of the best places to launch a business or franchise within the UK, making it a prime spot for prospective franchisees scouring potential franchise territories to run their respective operation within. On top of this, S...

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Health & Healthcare Franchise Opportunities within the UK The Health and Healthcare sector provides a vast amount of opportunity to prosper as a business owner or indeed as a franchisee. The healthcare alone receives a incredible £146.8 billion spend towards its services and products per year. This has opened up a huge avenue for franchises looking to expand their networks through providing healthcare services, support, education, training and education. The UK health and fitness craze cert...

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The Home Improvement Franchise Sector The housing decline hit us all hard, well nearly all of us… Those running home improvement businesses did however witness a pleasant upturn. The Home Improvement market was valued at around £7.2bn at the end of 2015, that represented an increase on the previous year of 4%. The housing market is as temperamental as your other half, it’s either too expensive due to the rising property prices or people are unwilling/unable to uproot or the property...

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Without the right advertising anything and any product can fail. And in today’s competitive market you really do need an effective marketing plan to stand out from the crowd. Many businesses are aware of their short comings in this field and so look to specialist to help. Marketing and media franchises have seen their industry changes vastly in the last 20 years, mainly due to the internet, but this wide-ranging sector incorporates many different forms; direct marketing, web marketing, viral ma...

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For those looking to start a new business. Franchising is a flourishing industry. 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 franchises fail for commercial reasons. This is because they are operating under an established and proven business model and supplying or producing a tested brand...

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Why should I launch my Franchise in Milton Keynes Franchise Territory? Milton Keynes should be considered as a potential franchise territory if you’re seeking to launch your franchise soon. Milton Keynes is in fact second only to London for the number of business start-ups launched within that territory. This by itself shows the potential for this prospective franchise territory. Business Start-ups and franchise launches are certainly prospering within the franchise territory of Milton Keyn...

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