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Scottish Franchising on target for £1bn

Scottish Franchising could be worth as much as £1bn to the Scottish economy by 2020 – that’s the prediction of the British Franchise Association

Finalists announced for bfa HSBC Franchisor of the Year Awards

A diverse range of businesses will compete for the biggest accolades in UK franchising after the British Franchise Association (bfa) revealed the shortlist for the bfa HSBC Franchisor of the Year Awards 2016.

2016 UK Franchising Survey

Our 2016 survey provides powerful insights into who franchisees are and what they really care about.

Don’t miss out on the 2016 EWIF awards!

This year’s theme of the awards is ‘Making it Happen’ and EWIF are inviting franchisees, franchisors, franchise employees and franchise service providers to enter.

Aspiring Business Owners Use 2016 Franchise Exhibition to Kickstart New Venture

The British and International Franchise Exhibition is essential for any aspiring entrepreneur hoping to gather advice and meet with world-renowned brands.

10 Must Read Books about Franchising

If you are considering buying a franchise (or if you’re thinking of franchising your own business) these books will get you started on your journey.

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Do you know what 'franchising' actually is? Partnership, investment, business opportunities...find an up-to-date summary of franchising and see what it means for potential franchisees.



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'After four months my business started generating a six-figure income'

Joseph S says: “Having previously been employed in a sales job with no prospects, I decided to go it alone with the Car Loan Centre virtual franchise, after just four months, my business started generating a six-figure income." 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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Fit4less Success - From Franchise Direct enquiry to Scunthorpe's "first gym by a major chain"

Since opening, the gym has certainly lived up to expectations. From a spectacular launch party to consistently outperforming its targets, Fit4less Scunthorpe has been a hit for all involved. Read More...

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