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I am an entrepreneur with over 24 years small business experience. For the last 10 years or so I have worked within franchising and online media and I write for various websites to promote entreprenuership in the UK
Essential advice on Growing Your Own Business

Looking for advice on growing your own business? The National Franchise Exhibition comes to Birmingham’s NEC on 16 & 17 February, bringing those with ambitions of business ownership together with numerous franchise brands and a vault of expert advice. Showcasing…

Best Franchises in the UK – What are the best franchises to own?

Best franchises to own in the UK Every year the franchise industry in the UK seems to become stronger and stronger. More and more entrepreneurs are investing in franchises and increasing numbers of consumers are recognising the value and the…

Top reasons why you should visit The Franchise Exhibitions this spring

  Here’s why you should visit The Franchise Exhibitions this spring Running a franchise is an attractive option for anyone wanting to be their own boss. A tried-and-tested blueprint for launch and operation, combined with ongoing support from the franchisor…

10 Reasons why we’re Elite Franchise’s Number 1

  Elite Franchise named us the UK’s leading franchise in the Elite Franchise 100. But what does number one look like? Here, we’ve picked out 10 things that set us apart from the rest. We offer the freedom to choose how…

Who is the International Franchise Association in the US

  International Franchise Association in the US The International Franchise Association is a US-based organisation that advocates for favourable laws and policies for franchisors and franchisees. Founded over 50 years ago in 1960, it’s played a major part in the…

The Massage Company first franchisee set up gets underway

  Massage Company’s first franchisees talk about their experience joining the popular massage franchise I am really excited to be the first franchisee for the Massage Company and the exciting news is we are close to securing our site and…

What are the most successful franchises in India and Asia?

Why are franchises in India and Asia most successful? India and Asia are home to fast growing economies, huge populations and a lot of potential. Franchisors began exploring the continent and subcontinent decades ago, and today many major brands have…

Wilkins Chimney Sweep sell franchise operation to StumpBusters

Wilkins Chimney Sweep have sold their business to Darren Taylor Holdings Ltd. The company has acquired Wilkins to be run alongside its other companies including tree-stump grinding franchise StumpBusters UK Ltd and other smaller operations. The Chimney Sweeping van based…

Top Sandwich Franchises Trending Today

What are the top sandwich franchises to own? A selection of tasty ingredients bookended by slabs of bread, the sandwich is one of the most popular dishes in the UK. According to British Sandwich Week, between us we manage to…

What are the advantages of a franchise?

What are advantages of buying a franchise? Purchasing a franchise is a great way to start a business without having to build it from the ground up. In the UK today, there are thousands of different franchise opportunities covering a…

What is the history of the car wash franchise?

History of the car wash franchise Since the first customer bought the very first automobile, cars have been washed, polished and waxed on a regular basis. As the rate of car ownership increased and the automobile became within reach of…

What is the history of the Krispy Kreme Donut Franchise?

  History of the Krispy Kreme Donut Franchise Although it’s one of the smaller food franchises on the high street – the brand has 824 branches around the world, down from a peak of 987 in 2014 – Krispy Kreme…