Franchising is tempting for those who want the entrepreneurial experience but with the protection of selling a firmly tested product. This month’s franchise in the spotlight is definitely that – a strong brand tempered by years of high street experience.
Master franchises are a halfway house for entrepreneur-minded individuals who want to run a large business on a tried and tested model. But they have their pitfalls too...
For those who like their coffee Lavazza is a pretty familiar name.
There are hundreds of ways to start a business. But buying a franchise is one route to business ownership you might not have considered.
The downturn has inspired a new generation of entrepreneurs – from people starting their own businesses, to those considering franchising as a means of making their fortunes.