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Franchise Direct Publishes Widely Anticipated Top 100 Global Franchises Report for 2017

The Top 100 Global Franchises Report ranking uses objective standards to determine the top franchises in the world.

Recap: The Franchise Show in London, 2017

The Franchise Show in London was two days of successful socialising and selling for franchisors, franchisees, potential business owners, and industry members.

Benefits of Attending Franchise Shows

Luckily for anyone considering starting their own franchise, there’s an incredible opportunity to search out guidance this weekend: The Franchise Show in London.

Successful Franchises from the UK

Starting an international business in the midst of Brexit discussions could be unnecessarily stressful, but there are plenty of home-grown UK franchises to choose from.

Recruitment Franchises Post-Brexit

The applicant pool for positions in the UK is shrinking from the 743.1 million EU residents to the 64.1 million UK residents. That means it will be just under nine percent of what it is currently.

2017's New Franchise Opportunities

Declarations of ‘New Year, new me’ crowd social media pages every January, but wouldn’t it be better to read ‘New Year, new business’?

Choosing the Best Franchise for You

Choosing to open a franchise may be one of the most important decisions you ever make, and it should not be taken lightly. To get you started, here are self-reflective and self-evaluative questions you can answer.

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Success Stories

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Roxy success story

I'd like to introduce you to Roxy, she's been a Thomas Cleaning franchisee now for around four months. 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!

New Franchisees...

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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