Guidance

Read through some of our articles below, where we can offer you guidance on running a successful franchise.


Why choose Rotherham as a place to run your Franchise? Rotherham is surprisingly quite a tourism hotspot thanks to its many museums, Magna Science Adventure Centre, heritage, history and places of interests. This busy city is situated in South-Yorkshire and just north of Sheffield, another very large, populated city. Rotherham itself is home to 109,000 people and has got a fantastic geographical position when setting up base.  Sheffield is around 20 minutes away, Doncaster being just over...

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Why choose Truro as a place to run your Franchise? Truro is the most southernly city in the UK and the only city in Cornwall region. It is known for being the centre of retail, leisure and administration for the area and is well known for its tourist attractions. It attracts people not only from around the UK but also the world. Here are a few stats for those who prefer numbers: 1.2 million people STAY in Newquay every year55,000 people use the Newquay Airport in June£300 million how much peo...

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Why choose Aberdeen as a place to run your Franchise? Aberdeen has got some very attractive highlights… one being the accent! It was once known as the Oil capital of Europe and is the 3rd most populous cities in Scotland. Aberdeen is a lively city with a great diversity of people and businesses to get involved in, therefore meaning plenty of opportunity for you to get involved. Aberdeen has also got a very low unemployment rate which is a great accolade to have knowing the majority of yo...

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So, the whole world is in lockdown, many businesses are shut, schools closed, and the elderly are in isolation, but does this really mean you have to place your future aspirations on hold? Just this week it was announced that fast food franchising giants McDonald’s and Five Guys will be reopening selected stores across the country to allow for delivery and collection. This is on top of other franchising brands that includes Dominos and Subway that have still been offering delivery and collectio...

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Ask anyone involved in franchise recruitment and I am sure they would say, “Recruiting franchisees is just half the battle, recruiting long lasting happy franchisees is where the war is won.” And I wouldn’t disagree, it’s the key that that unlocks your franchise success. Recruiting and retaining franchisees when building the network can be a tiresome, labour intensive, expensive mess, that you wish you could just kick under the carpet, but you can’t. Recruiting the right people will only h...

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What is the end goal?The goal for any established business owner when considering franchising their pre-existing business is ‘expansion’. Franchising your business allows you to expand without incurring any risk of unnecessary debt or you won’t be using the cost of expansion against the equity of your business. In essence, any new recruited franchisees will in the first instance provide all of the required capital (franchise fee) to ensure they can adequately launch and operate one of your franc...

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We’ve witnessed a huge upturn in self-employment since the turn of the millennium, which ultimately means there’s no discrimination when choosing the route of becoming ‘your own boss’. Franchising has aided towards the elimination of the discrimination card that is preventing so many over 50’s from finding full time employment, in fact, 82% of franchisees within the UK are actually over the age of 30 with 48,600 franchised units currently in operation throughout the UK. Age may be a hinderi...

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There's a huge emphasis on Britain becoming a healthier, which has resulted in an upsurge in both health franchises and beauty franchises. Prospective franchisees can take comfort that these opportunities are very resilient in times when the economy is down, people will always invest in looking and feeling good. Is there a more attractive opportunity than health & beauty franchise? Health and beauty franchises are thriving in the UK, with more people spending disposable income in the industry,...

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The Isle of Man is a unique place to start and run a franchise. Crown dependent but outside of the UK’s law the Isle of Man has complete control over its own laws. The island is renowned for its low taxes. Businesses on the island pay 0% corporation tax, 0% stamp duty and 0% capital gains tax – an important consideration for entrepreneurs looking for high growth and an eventual exit. While financial services and property businesses pay 10% corporation tax. Why choose Isle of Man to run your fra...

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Every homeowner is looking at ways to increase the value of their home, whether that be by decorating, building an extension, landscaping the garden or renovating the interior. Construction franchises have and can be very profitable businesses.Many homeowners love where they live, the location and the surrounding area and decide not to leave their current location, or due to rising house prices are unable to do so, and instead turn to improving their home. This has lead to a boom in the UK const...

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Everyone, including businesses, today are more environmentally aware than ever before. And with many initiatives in place to reduce our carbon footprint and the negative effects of climate change Governments are now placing the pressure on businesses and individuals to clean up there acts. More and more of us are looking at ways that they can be kind to environment while still running a successful business and so running an environmental franchise could be the answer to that. As mentioned the...

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Courier Franchise Opportunities The way in which we purchase and sell products has been revolutionised since the start of the millennium. The internet has arguably made us a tad bit lazy, but it’s certainly made the option of shopping more convenient. You now have the option to purchase or sell products online via the comfort of your home or on your mobile. This increased spending trend online has ultimately led to an increase in demand for courier and delivery franchise services, and courier f...

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