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McDonald's History Timeline

McDonald's is one of the leading franchise brands in the world. This Franchise Direct infographic outlines the history of the food franchise. Read More

Women in Franchising  

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

Finalists Announced for the Franchisee of the Year Awards 2015

Twenty of the UK’s best franchising entrepreneurs have been shortlisted for the bfa HSBC Franchisee of the Year Awards 2015. Winners will be announced at a black-tie dinner in Birmingham on Thursday 1 October. 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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Meet our new franchise owners in Wolverhampton

The Wolverhampton clinic opened its doors on King Street in the city centre on the 25th February, and we are delighted to welcome the store's franchise owners to our expanding team here in the UK. 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 Card Connection Franchisees Recruited from Franchise Direct

Leading greeting card publisher and franchisor, Card Connection, has today announced two of its new franchisees have been recruited from Franchise Direct. David and Cathy Mason take over the Liverpool area and Bill & Hilary Davies will now run the Middlesbrough/Darlington territory. Read More...

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Ovenu

Start your local OVENU business with a competitive edge from day one... Read More

Mail Boxes Etc.

Mail Boxes Etc. is a one-stop high street store. Click here to read about this great franchise opportunity... Read More

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