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Prospects Newsletter may 2011

Prospects Newsletter may 2011

Prospects Newsletter may 2011

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Press release date: 1-May-2011

Joel Caws - Technical Director, Select Your Franchise

5 ways to discover if a Franchise Business may be right for you
April 14th, 2011 by Joel Caws in
Franchise Sales and Development in the UK

Are you the right type of person to run a franchise business? Check our 5 points below to see how you measure up:-

1. Do you like the idea of running a tried and tested business?

If the answer is yes then a franchise is just that… a business concept that has been tried, tested, refined and found to be profitable. In short, you benefit from someone elses time and effort in proving a viable business system. If the answer is that you enjoy the challenge of taking a business concept of your own and trying it out for yourself then a franchise might not be what you are lookign for.

2. Are you a Leader or a Follower?

If you are generally a follower and are happy to go along with others ideas, then a franchise might well be right for you. One...

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Franchise Opportunities

Holiday Home Management Limited

Holiday Home Management Limited

Unique Proven Opportunity Full or part time Franchise Opportunities. Existing ?up and running? solid business. Proven turnover. We are the number one provider of services to holiday homes and second homes throughout the South West of England...Full Feature

Assist With Solutions

Assist With Solutions

Professional life as fulfilling as you had hoped - Make money helping businesses to 1 save money 2 make money 3 save time. We operate in a billion pound sector and our business is booming. What business does not want to Make Money Save Money and Save Time...Full Feature

Martial Art Sports

Turn your Martial Arts or fitness experience, past or present, as a student or instructor, into a business working from home. Totally flexible, Full time, Part time or Term time as little as 2 to 3 hours a day. All this and you still can Earn 40,000 Plus ...Full Feature

Intelligent Consulting - IRUN

Intelligent Consulting - IRUN

As a successful business consultant you will help business owners and managers increase sales and profits. As a successful consultant your services are very much in demand which means you can look forward to great relationships, financial independence an...Full Feature

Ology Ltd

Ology Ltd

Working with the owners & managers of SMEs closing the gap between current performance and their aspirations & goals. As a business coach you help facilitate change through professional coaching and the introduction of proven business tools & strategies...Full Feature

EzyAccounts Pty Ltd

EzyAccounts Ltd

EzyAccounts provides SME businesses with sophisticated cloud business solutions and professional business services. A proven management and business development background is essential for the successful applicant....Full Feature

I Quit Smoking International Limited

I Quit Smoking International Limited

I Quit Smoking is a successful International Franchise Network with up to 90 percent success rate helping people quit smoking. Offering a unique state of the art technology coupled with a proven business model, IQS wants to improve peoples health....Full Feature

Franchise News

Oscar Pet Foods New Marketing Programme

Oscar Pet Foods New Marketing Programme

Buying a franchise is always a difficult decision. There are so many factors to consider. How much can you afford? Are you interested in the product or service? Is the business complicated? Will it give you the returns you ar......Full Feature

Rhythm Time Franchise Opportunities are a Popular Choice for Entrepreneurs

Rhythm Time Franchise Opportunities are a Popular Choice for Entrepreneurs

2011 has seen four new franchisees join Rhythm Time, one of the UK’s fastest growing children’s music providers for the under 5’s, with further interest continuing on a daily basis. As a result, the to...Full Feature

Expense Reduction Analysts shortlisted for top franchising industry accolade

Expense Reduction Analysts shortlisted for top franchising industry accolade

Expense Reduction Analysts the UK’s leading Cost, Purchase and Supplier Management franchise, who attract clients including Aston Villa, Paul Smith and VW, have been shortlisted for the Express Newspapers Brand Builder ...Full Feature

Announcing the Martial Arts Sports Franchise

Announcing the Martial Arts Sports Franchise

Martial Art Sports Organisation was established in 2003. We provide before and after school martial arts clubs. We also offer evening clubs, female self defence and fitness classes. Our unique formula has seen us grow a subst...Full Feature

Auditel nominated for this years HSBC Franchisee Support Award

Auditel nominated for this years HSBC Franchisee Support Award

Following last year’s nomination as the bfa HSBC Franchisor of the Year, Auditel have just been selected as finalists, together with only five other franchisors, to win the HSBC Franchisee Support Award for 2011.The HSB...Full Feature

 Two Men And A Truck defy the housing slump

Two Men And A Truck defy the housing slump

“What housing slump? The market is worth £1.5 billion”"We’ve done all the huffing and puffing so our franchisees can look after the lightweight business of managing.”It may seem an unlikely...Full Feature

Leading New Business Specialist Joins Revive!

Leading New Business Specialist Joins Revive!

Revive! has recruited automotive sector and financial services specialist Gaynor Mackey to be its first national sales manager.Revive! has one of the largest networks of technicians throughout the UK and is the preferred supp...Full Feature

Ian fits his first shutters with Just Shutters Master Fitter and Trainer Kate

Ian fits his first shutters with Just Shutters Master Fitter and Trainer Kate

Ian Beasleigh joined the team in January, setting up his own Just Shutters franchise serving customers in Reading and the Thames Valley. Ian got off to a flying start with the business and within his first few weeks had recei...Full Feature

Granite Transformations Wins Ad Award and Finalist In 3 Categories


Granite Transformations Wins Ad Award and Finalist In 3 Categories

Granite Transformations, the leading home improvements franchise, with its UK headquarters in Kent, has topped off a highly successful financial year by winning the Best Print Advert category in the 2011 Franchise Marketing A...Full Feature

Berkeley Harris newly elected board member for the British Franchise Association

Berkeley Harris newly elected board member for the British Franchise Association

Berkeley Harris, Director of the National Franchise Team for WPA, has been elected as a board member for the British Franchise Association (BFA). The Annual General Meeting, in early December 2010, saw five new full time memb...Full Feature

Dream Doors wins again at the Franchise Marketing Awards

Dream Doors wins again at the Franchise Marketing Awards

Six Award Ceremonies - Fifteen Nominations - Five Trophies“Five awards from fifteen finals; that's a one-in-three strike rate,” said a jubilant Troy Tappenden, Dream Doors founder and managing director, as he coll...Full Feature

CityLocal Launches New Website

CityLocal Launches New Website

Established brand CityLocal has successfully launched their new feature rich website to the UK market. Packed full of dynamic content it provides an unparalleled user experience and powerful business opportunity. CityLocal ha...Full Feature

All About Franchisees

Top performers recognised at ChipsAway Annual Conference

Top performers recognised at ChipsAway Annual Conference

Top performers from the ChipsAway franchise network have been recognised and rewarded at the first Annual Conference & Awards Dinner, held at the International Conference Centre (ICC) in Birmingham.Named as ChipsAway &lsq...Full Feature

Ex Navy PO Grooming His Way To Success

Ex Navy PO Grooming His Way To Success

A former Royal Navy PO has embarked on an exciting new career after 23 years in the Logistics branch – and his hoping that many of his Services colleagues will join him. PO (Logs)Writer Mark Tolan, who retired earlier t...Full Feature

Flying start Legal  General Franchising Limited

Flying start Legal General Franchising Limited

Paul Harding recently launched his Parkers franchise, one of the brands under the Xperience umbrella, in Cirencester. Just two weeks after opening, he wasmaking a trading profit.Thanks to the pre-launch work and training that......Full Feature

Successful WPA Franchisee Ray Lamb

Successful WPA Franchisee Ray Lamb

Ray joined WPA in the summer of 2004 having previously had a variety of careers from been an Accountant to having considerable experience in manufacturing and distribution companies before entering the world of information s...Full Feature

Successful Franchisee Nick Hyett UK Bairstow Eves Countrywide

Successful Franchisee Nick Hyett UK Bairstow Eves Countrywide

Nick had a successful background as a city trader but had always wanted to work for himself, within his local community and the area of Epsom he lived in and had grown to love.When the opening came for an Independent Contract...Full Feature

Successful Franchises UK Expense Reduction Analysts Simon Perkins

Successful Franchisee with Expense Reduction Analysts Simon Perkins

“I can see that it is going to be an exciting time” Simon Perkins is one of Expense Reduction Analysts’ newest – and youngest franchisees. Based in Reigate, Surrey, and one of Expense Reduction Analyst...Full Feature

Women in Franchising

Franchises for Women UK Castle Estates Franchising

Castle Estates Franchising

Lynn Hemlin, South ManchesterSister Act! Castle Estates South Manchester was started by our present Franchisee’s sister Anne and when Lynn joined Anne to work alongside her, little did she expect to become the Franchisee...Full Feature

Tatty Bumpkin Ltd  A Flexible Success Story

Tatty Bumpkin Ltd A Flexible Success Story

Dai Alford has been a Tatty Bumpkin Franchisee since completing her four-day training in March 2010. This is her story in her own words.I have been practising yoga since I moved to London almost 15 years ago. I generally prac...Full Feature

Franchises for Women UK Maid2Clean Julie Ginnever

Maid2Clean - Julie Ginnever

Having been made redundant twice Julie Ginnever decided she would like to take control of her own destiny. Before finishing her last job, a company which ran workshops on how to set up your own company came to visit and...Full Feature

Franchises for Women UK Aspray Limited Bernadette Lloyd

Aspray Limited - Bernadette Lloyd

CASH-RICH, VERSATILE AND HIGHLY EMPLOYABLE MEN AND WOMEN according to James Whittle, MD of Aspray FranchiseDespite last month’s rumours of a declining redundancy rate, a considerable percentage of UK’s middle manag...Full Feature

Oscar Pet Foods Franchises For Women Bedfordshire

Oscar Pet Foods Franchises For Women Bedfordshire

Sally Callaghan is an OSCAR franchisee in Biggleswade, Bedforshire .“In spite of my varied working career I feel sure that after thirty years I’ve at long last found my vocation - from security analyst, network te...Full Feature

Successful Franchisees UK Kip McGrath Scotland

Kip McGrath Scotland

Owning a Kip McGrath Franchise in Scotland - I am Margaret Carmichael, Master Franchisee for Kip McGrath Education Centres in Scotland and Franchise Owner since 1999. There are currently 32 Kip McGrath centres throughout S...Full Feature

Women in Franchising UK WPA Phillippa McQueen

WPA - Phillippa McQueen

‘Moving from public to private sector is not as daunting as you might think’, says Philippa McQueen who, until two years ago, had a 30 year career in teaching before joining WPA, a not for profit medical insurer...Full Feature

Just Shutters Lead Fitter and Franchisee Trainer Kate Papiernik

Just Shutters Lead Fitter and Franchisee Trainer Kate Papiernik

Kate’s journey with Just Shutters; Kate Papiernik was attracted to Just Shutters because of the high standards Chris and the team strive for in every aspect of their business, which fits well with her own work ethics. A...Full Feature

Cleaning Franchises

Adept Cleaning Services

Adept Cleaning Services

A management franchise that provides first-class cleaning services to clients in the commercial and industrial sectors. You will manage a team of staff and build a business with a substantial turnover. You are expected to earn 100k gross within 5 years ...Full Feature

Maid2Clean Franchise

Maid2Clean Franchise

Maid2Clean is the trading name of your future trading interface with the public, not a description of what you have to do - If you are looking for a Management Franchise where you NEVER have to clean, please do read on...Full Feature

Autovalet Management Ltd

Autovalet Management Ltd

Autovalet the first car wash while you shop businesses in the UK has launched an attractively priced franchise opportunity so budding entrepreneurs can share the companys successful formula operating at prestigious retail outlets...Full Feature

BG Cleaning Systems

BG Cleaning Systems

We can teach you how to start and run a cleaning business. Our knowledge is based on our almost two decades of professional experience in the cleaning industry with the high cleaning standards of the cleanest country on earth - Iceland...Full Feature

MOLLY MAID UK

MOLLY MAID UK

Build your future with the Award Winning Management Domestic Cleaning Franchise MOLLY MAID. As a Molly Maid Franchise Owner you will be part of a supportive and growing network and will enjoy the freedom to run & manage a business that's all your own...Full Feature

Oven Clean Franchise

Oven Clean Franchise

The UKs original domestic oven franchise Ovenclean provides a unique opportunity to create a profitable successful business in a virtually untapped UK market. Ovenclean has a successful history in franchise development giving you the comfort of knowing...Full Feature

Oven Wizards

Oven Wizards

Low Cost opportunity in a growing market. The demand for professional oven cleaning services is growing rapidly. An Oven Wizards franchise gives you the scope to grow your business into a multi-van operation or simply operate your own....Full Feature

Franchise Seminars

Franchise Seminars

Franchise Seminars LocationsAre you confident in choosing the right franchise to invest in for your future?

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Why you should attend a Franchise Seminar

These FREE educational evening seminars are a complete introduction to the franchise industry. Through the evening you will be taken along the path to investing in a franchise. The common mistakes will be highlighted with advice on how you can avoid them. You will be given the knowledge to make informed decisions allowing you to maximise your chance of success when investing in a franchise.

GAIN THE KNOWLEDGE & CONFIDENCE TO FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS

In addition to the seminar programme you can book on to a one-to-one session where you can discuss your personal circumstances. There is the opportunity to network with like-minded people over refreshments and you will also get to meet some BFA Member Franchisors in person. This is a complete introduction to franchising, essential for anyone seriously considering investing in a franchise.

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History of Franchise Seminars

Ten years on from the first educational seminar programme and now supported by LloydsTSB Commercial, Franchise Seminars continue to help educate people looking to invest in a franchise business in the UK.

FRANCHISE SEMINARS HAVE ALREADY HELPED THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE

Also supporting the seminars are eight BFA Member Franchisors as well as some of the industry’s most respected franchise media. The evening educational seminars are being operated fortnightly throughout 2011. For more information please fill out the contact request form below.

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