Supporting charities can be a great way for franchises to boost their brand identity and bring their networks closer together whilst doing a lot of good in the process
Buying a franchise is perfect way to improve your work-life balance but it requires maximum effort to get there
Just like the end of a marriage, when a partnership between franchisees falls apart it can be emotionally and financially exhausting. But there are ways to limit the fallout
Franchising won’t just boost the economy – it could also be the key to regenerating local neighbourhoods
Starting a business with your relatives may sound tempting but it’s important to maintain a healthy division between the personal and the professional
From transport links to the presence of a Waitrose, the choice of location can make or break a franchise
Bringing in the big guns can shake things up and inject fresh thinking into your franchise but can a consultant ever really know your business like you do?
Franchisors are well-advised to take a note out of Steve Jobs’ handbook and sharpen up their mission statements
Franchising is beginning to amass more of a following in fair Caledonia. But what will it take for Scotland to truly embrace the model?
Whilst franchising is a very flexible model, there’s no hiding from the fact that it has achieved particular success in specific sectors. So what’s driving success in these industries?