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The 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 range...

Car Wash Franchises Review

Review of the Car Wash franchise sector 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...
Krispy Kreme franchise review 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 is still a household...
Review of the Burger King Fast Food Chain franchise opportunity Although Burger King has never reached the global dominance and almost universal brand recognition of its main rival McDonalds, the fast food chain is still a staple in many of...
Metro Rod Aberdeen Franchisees expand into surrounding franchise territories Just a handful of months after taking over the Metro Rod Aberdeen area, Nick and Angela Langan, who also run hugely successful safety and compliance business ‘Safetest Compliance Services’, have started...
A review of the Pizza Hut Restaurant & Takeaway Franchise One of the most instantly recognisable chains on the high street, Pizza Hut has been serving cheese-smothered pizza pies for almost 60 years. Although the brand started life as a...
Half a million pounds from 12 ½ hours per week! Here Andy Hemming reveals his ‘warts ‘n’ all’ story of his decade with his ActionCOACH Franchise, overcoming the 2008 recession and how he grew his coaching business to £60,000 income...
Getting the buzz back Danayal Zia had been advising clients for more than 17 years with Standard Chartered Bank (SCB). He enjoyed the work but had lost the passion he once felt. When he found ActionCOACH, the buzz came back...
First double Outstanding rating for Home Instead franchisee Hot on the heels of topping the Elite Franchise 100 list at No 1 – Home Instead Senior Care is celebrating another ace achievement thanks to its Wimbledon franchisee. Wimbledon and Kingston owner...
What is the difference between a franchisor and franchisee? The franchise has helped to shape the modern business landscape. Without franchises, there wouldn’t be McDonalds, Subway, Pizza Hut, KFC, Europcar or Burger King and high streets in our towns and...
The most profitable franchises in the UK Some of the best-known brands on Britain’s high streets are franchises. From food and drink to health and fitness, franchises are slowly taking over our towns and cities. If you’re considering starting a...
Who owns the Subway franchise? One of the fastest growing franchises in the world, Subway has gone from being a local neighbourhood sandwich shop to a global food giant in just 50 years. Today, the franchise has a staggering 44,000...
Of all the many franchises operating around the world, there’s no denying that the best-known brand is McDonalds. One of the most famous companies of all time, McDonalds has around 36,000 branches in more than 100 countries around the...
One of the most successful business models of all time, the franchise has had a huge impact on industries and economies around the world. Countless entrepreneurs have used the franchise as their way into business and their path to...

Dear Carillion Employees

I once attended a seminar where Lee Iacocca (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lee_Iacocca) was speaking. He is considered an extremely successful businessman but had been made redundant several times in his life. And he suggested that, when you meet someone who has lost...

History of franchising

These days, franchises are big business. In the UK alone, there are around 900 franchising brands – up from 718 ten years ago – and the business model contributes a huge amount to the country’s economy. Thousands of people...