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Launch of the Franchisee of the Year Awards 2015

The search for the UK’s best franchisees is on! The British Franchise Association (bfa) has launched the 2015 bfa HSBC Franchisee of the Year Awards and is open for entries until 29 May. Read More

The British Franchise Exhibition Will Return to Manchester on 19 and 20 June 2015

The largest annual franchise event in the North returns with regional opportunities for aspiring entrepreneurs. Taking place at EventCity, Manchester, in June, it will offer visitors a valuable insight into the world of franchising. Read More

Would-Be Franchisees Should Look at the Facts as Well as the Figures

Five essential pieces of information that every potential franchisee needs to look out for when reading a franchisor's prospectus. Read More

The Secrets of Pitching for Franchise Investment

Alan J Gibson is an expert franchise consultant, and he knows how to pitch for investment. Now he reveals how to persuade the bank to lend you money: the documentation required, and the mistakes to avoid. Read More

Franchises vs. Business Opportunities

Business opportunities and franchises are two ways to set up a business without having to start from scratch. While they are similar, and have many overlapping features, they have distinct differences that an entrepreneur should acknowledge before signing on the dotted line to proceed with either. Read More

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Expense Reduction Analysts Franchise Partner Profile

In recognition of his outstandingly successful first year, Bruce was awarded Expense Reduction Analysts Best New Consultant of the Year. Bruce Murray is an absolute expert after spending 30 years in the print industry. He left his previous role as a director in a multi-national print services company to join ERA as he wanted to develop his career, have more control over his future and achieve a better work/life balance. Read More...

Franchisee Startups

Are you interested in owning your own franchise opportunity? Read the following inspiring franchise start-up stories, and be encouraged to find a franchise opportunity for you! If you discover a new career through Franchise Direct, tell us about it and we'll help you promote your new business franchise!

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New franchisee thanks to Franchise Direct

Mark and Penny Towers are soon to launch Paw Pals North Somerset on the 1st of May. The newly married couple and their Shiba Inu dog, Ki, are based in Clevedon and live near Penny's son and daughter, who are also keen to be eventually involved with the business when the time comes. Read More...

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