Are you considering becoming a franchise owner? Franchising is a tried-and-tested way of starting and running a business that has a high chance of success, but choosing the right franchise is key.
In the digital age, many businesses have resorted to sitting behind computer screens to interact with their customers.
When redundancy happens, it can feel like the worst thing in the world. You might be embarrassed to speak with your loved ones or feel angry towards your previous employers. It is completely natural to feel this way.
It already feels like so much has happened since my last article in August and yet that was only a few months ago.
There are lots of reasons why productivity can falter; outside influences play their part, but your business’s productivity can also be affected by your team’s motivation and ability to share good ideas.
For home care provider, Bluebird Care, these are self evidently not ‘normal’ times; the COVID-19 pandemic having seen to that.
Running a business isn’t for everyone and franchisors are very selective about who they empower with their brand.
At long last we can start to put some of the challenges of 2020 behind us, and although nobody has a crystal ball to predict what lies ahead, there are now perhaps some reasons for us to be cautiously optimistic.
Is there a right time to buy a franchise? And how can you ensure that you make the right choice? It will be one of the most important decisions you make, so take things step by step as you do your research.
Many franchisees (and franchisors) set up their franchise business trading through a limited liability company or occasionally a limited liability partnership, rather than as a sole trader.