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2015 Franchisee of the Year Awards Winners Announced

The UK’s most exceptional franchisees were recognised by the British Franchise Association at this year's Franchisee of the Year Awards, with Signs Express's Lee Eaton taking top honours and £10,000 prize money. Read More

How to Start a Vending Machine Business

Vending is the perfect business: money is entered, the product is received, and every transaction is in cash. Find out more about starting a vending machine business. Read More

Women in Franchising  

A guide on what franchising can offer women interested in becoming a franchisee, the most popular industries for female franchisees, and which associations and financial institutions they can go to for help. Read More

Franchise Direct's MD Makes Franchise Business Radio Appearance

Franchise Direct's managing director, Sean McGarry, had the pleasure of being a guest panellist in a July episode of Franchise Business Radio, hosted by Pam Currie. Read More



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Franchise Partner Profile: Paul Gannon

"So good I did it again! Having spent the last 35 years or more running his own businesses, including taking over his family’s wholesale distribution business at just 23 years old and running it successfully for 20 years, Paul Gannon was looking for a new opportunity. He chose ERA because he felt it offered the flexibility he desired within a tried and tested business model – 10 years on and he’s just renewed his franchise agreement." Read More...

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Franchise Direct Helps Peter Sewell Find TaxAssist Accountants

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