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.



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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Retail is defined by the Oxford Dictionary as “The sale of goods to the public in relatively small quantities for use or consumption rather than for resale”. With that statement in mind, it will come as no surprise that retail offers any potential franchisee a huge opportunity for growth and wealth. With an estimated 3.1 million employees, the retail industry is the UK’s largest private sector employer.Please click here to browse Retail Franchise opportunities With so much competition in...

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Recruitment is big business. Last year the industry had a turnover of around £30 billion in the UK alone and franchisors are eager to grab their piece of it. And this my franchising friends is where you come in. The recruitment franchise industry is a fast-paced, highly competitive industry that's rapidly growing in the UK. There are over 103,000 people in recruitment consultancy roles across the UK. 634,000 employees are landing permanent work each year. If you choose the recruitment business,...

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It shouldn’t be a case of trying to identify what franchise is right for you, initially you need to understand and cement what franchise sector is right for you. There may be a franchise that catches your eyes through it’s potential financial gains, but there are several questions that need to be asked first… Do you truly match up to that franchise? Will you be happy running that franchise? Are you utilising your skill set? Cleaning Franchises Restoration Franchises Pest Contro...

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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 franchises fail for commercial reasons. This is because they are operating under an established and proven business model and supplying or produci...

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For those looking to start a new business in Scotland then this article will explain just why you have made a great decision by setting up your franchise in Scotland’s capital. 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 ow...

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Why launch your franchise in Norwich? Norwich is the capital of East Anglia and caters for many varying businesses that are all prospering in the territory that is Norwich. Norwich has seen many businesses within the Food, agricultural, gardening, insurance and business support excel within this prosperous franchise territory. Norwich is also seen as the ‘gateway’ to both the traditional and green energy firms that are based on the nearby coastline of the North Sea and the impressive offsho...

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