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Resources Archive: October, 2008

Delaying Retirement? Consider Starting Your Own Business

October 28, 2008 / BLOG POST Guide To Buying A Franchise, Franchise Industry
The current downturn in the economy has led to increasing concerns amongst employees about job security, and the future of their finances. The continuing troubles in the stock market, as well as the massive governmental bank bailouts are some of the concerns on peoples' minds as they plan for their own futures. With uncertainty being the only thing that's certain, those that were looking to retire... Read more.

Selecting the Automotive Franchise as Business

October 24, 2008 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE
Automotive franchises are part of a rapidly expanding £22 billion industry that shows no signs of slowing down. These franchises typically offer minimal overheads because of their mobile nature, with no commercial leasing to worry about. With approximately 30 million cars on the road in the UK, you have the potential to own a successful business with an automotive franchise. Is an automotiv... Read more.

Home-Based Businesses Are Still Thriving!

October 21, 2008 / BLOG POST Guide To Buying A Franchise, Franchise Industry
There has been a lot of discussion and worry about the current economic situation, as people are in danger of losing jobs and savings they may have. But there's been a steady increase in people that are starting their own businesses, as they seek job security in an uncertain time. Many of these new business owners hail from London, as well as the southeast and east of England, and up to a third of... Read more.


October 20, 2008 / FRANCHISE NEWSPrint & Sign Franchises
FASTSIGNS International Inc. When the BBC’s new series ‘All Over the Shop’ hits the television screens next week, one Cardiff family will be watching very closely for ‘signs’ of their participation. Read more.

You Can Own a Children's Franchise

October 17, 2008 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE
If you want to know whether investing in a children’s franchise is right for you, ask yourself an important question: do you enjoy working with children? If the answer to this question is ‘yes,’ then you should explore the wide range of children’s franchise opportunities available to you. Why People Choose Children’s Franchises There are many reasons why a owning a... Read more.

Why Should I Invest in a Cleaning Business Franchise Opportunity?

October 16, 2008 / FRANCHISE ARTICLE
If you’re looking to invest in a franchise, consider a cleaning business. These cleaning management franchise opportunities generally don’t require you to actually do the cleaning. You are on the management side of the business, matching up clients with quality cleaners you employ. However, if you enjoy cleaning and want to do it yourself, you can choose to do so. Often run as a home b... Read more.

Card Connection’s New Irish Franchisee is Ready for Business

October 15, 2008 / FRANCHISE NEWSMerchandising Franchises
Card Connection Ex-publican, Gabriel McGeown, has been appointed as the new Irish franchisee for leading greeting card publisher and franchisor, Card Connection. Read more.

The Importance of Being Trained

October 14, 2008 / BLOG POST Guide To Buying A Franchise, Franchise Industry
If you're contemplating which franchise you want to invest in, make sure you choose one with a comprehensive training programme. The programme should include both sessions at the Head Office to learn about the franchise's business model and basic business skills, as well as on-the-job training. This is crucial to your success as a franchisee and the overall success of the franchise brand.The reaso... Read more.

From Ford to FASTSIGNS

October 13, 2008 / FRANCHISE NEWSPrint & Sign Franchises
FASTSIGNS International Inc. Simon Rees is putting his extensive experience of car manufacturing to good use with the launch of his new business, FASTSIGNS, this week. Read more.

Franchise Direct Helps Peter Sewell Find TaxAssist Accountants

TaxAssist Accountants Peter Sewell has recently joined TaxAssist Accountants, after finding out about the franchise opportunity through Franchise Direct. Read more.
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