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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
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…

What is the history of Burger King & how did Burger King start?

  History of the Burger King Franchise Although Burger King has never reached the global dominance and almost universal brand recognition of its main rival McDonalds, the fast food franchise chain is still a staple in many of the towns,…

Trophy Pet Foods new look brand logo

Big news! After many years, we’re releasing an updated brand identity, which includes a new logo and colour palette. You’ll see the new look anywhere we’re out and about as well as on our digital media, website, Facebook and Twitter;…

Wilkins Chimney Sweep franchise gets behind national fire safety campaign

Wilkins Chimney Sweep, the UK’s only bfa member chimney sweeping franchise, a van based franchise that is getting firmly behind a national safety campaign to reduce chimney fires. Part of the Government’s ‘Fire Kills’ campaign, is asking homeowners to have…

Business Doctors Welcomes New Business Services Manager

SME support franchise Business Doctors has strengthened its head office team with a new business services manager. Angela Connally will take on a broad role, with responsibilities including managing the office, updating and improving systems, looking after franchisee compliance and…

Congratulations to David and Dawn Jarvis

It’s a proud moment for OSCAR Pet Foods as they celebrate the loyalty and dedication David and Dawn Jarvis have shown in the 21 years of running a very successful OSCAR franchise business. As David says, “We are delighted to…

Super 6 – resales present perfect opportunity to step into a profitable franchise

For people looking to step into an established, profitable franchise, one of Home Instead Senior Care’s 6 territory resales represents a perfect opportunity to make money and make a difference to society at the same time. For some entrepreneurs, taking…

Why Franchise Your Business?

Franchising has become established around the world as the low cost way to rapidly expand your business. A franchise strategy is widely used by every size and type of business and it works in most business sectors. It can be…

Oscar Pet Foods – Rewarding Success

Huge congratulations to Samantha Parkes for winning the OSCAR Pet Foods sponsored prize for the ‘Top Nutritional Portfolio’. A glass plaque and a cheque for £250 has been awarded for her achievement in gaining a Foundation Degree (Fdsc) in Animal…

Property Franchise Opportunity Review

For anyone considering investing or working in property full time, a property franchise might be a very good idea. There are many different types of franchise that specialise in property, from repairs and maintenance to estate agency. Property is one…