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The British & International Franchise Exhibition promises to be the catalyst for change for aspiring business owners when it opens its doors at Olympia London on 1 and 2 February. The turn of the year will, for many, mark the start of a new chapter as they pursue the goal of running their own business. Some may go it alone while others will choose the optimised route to success offered by a franchise. A franchise delivers a proven business model and a finely tuned plan for launching and ope...

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Ambitious entrepreneurs will learn how to leverage the potential of multi-unit franchising at the Multi-unit Franchise Conference at Olympia London on 1 February. Recent statistics show that franchising is going from strength to strength in the UK. Over 48,600 franchised units contribute an estimated £17 billion annually to the UK economy and employ more than 700,000 people. Successful franchisees are increasingly choosing to expand their portfolio, confident that they can replicate their...

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Business growth experts and successful entrepreneurs to share secrets of success at the NEC, Birmingham on 15 & 16 February Existing and aspiring business owners will learn how to nurture a flourishing venture at the free-to-attend Growing Your Own Business Conference. The conference runs parallel with The National Franchise Exhibition and features workshops from specialists in business growth and keynote presentations from two successful entrepreneurs. Cathy Moseley of the bold and re...

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Set against the backdrop of the flourishing city of Birmingham, The National Franchise Exhibition will bring together aspiring entrepreneurs with opportunities in franchising at the NEC on 15 & 16 February. Birmingham is a thriving hub for business, lying at the centre of a £94 billion regional economy. Enterprises based in the UK’s second largest city are within four hours’ travel time of 90% of the UK market, and, with further government investment committed to infrastructure, a multi-million...

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EX-BANKER Jerry Innesbeer took back control of his working life by taking on a franchise after being made redundant. After working in the banking sector since the early 80s, Jerry was looking for a worthwhile investment for his settlement cheque. He chose a Dream Doors kitchen showroom franchise for the opportunity to earn great money while building a business he could call his own. Jerry, 53, said: “When I found out I was losing my job, I put a corkboard up in my kitchen. Every...

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With a background of military discipline and self-control, former soldier Shaun Bartlett is now applying his skillset to launch his first new franchise business venture, a Drain Doctor Plumbing franchise, covering the Cardiff and its surrounding area franchise territory.   Prior to the acquisition of his new plumbing and drainage franchise, Shaun wanted a new challenge and business opportunity in a totally new environment to both the army and blue chip organisations, where he previous...

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They’re back and better than ever… please welcome the 2019 NatWest EWIF Awards! Entries for the 9th annual Encouraging Women into Franchising awards are open! The awards are free to enter, and you don’t have to be a member of EWIF, they’re open to everyone! The 2019 categories are: New Woman Franchisor of the Year Sponsored by Daisy First Aid New Woman Franchisee of the Year Sponsored by NatWest Woman Franchise Employee of the Year Sponsored by What Franchise Woman Franchisor o...

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Location of OSCAR resale opportunity: North and Central Essex Number of Live Customers: 75 Current Turnover: £16,428.93 Potential: There is lots of potential for growth as the territory contains a good number of densely populated residential areas, and plenty of major dog-walking areas. Asking Price: £16,995 For more information on this resale opportunity fill in the form here Location of OSCAR resale opportunity: Chandlers Ford, Eastleigh, Romsey and Winchester Number of Live C...

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The Multivista company is a leading provider of visual documentation services within the construction and estate management industries. Multivista have now announced that they will be opening a European head office based in London, United Kingdom.This move offers Multivista’s full service construction documentation to the London market and it also means that the company can support new franchise partners throughout Europe and other international territories. “It’s exciting to introduce our serv...

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Leading pizza franchise, Papa John’s, has delivered on another successful year with new store openings at the end of 2018 including the franchise territories of: Dundee, Cannock, Leeds, Bury St Edmunds, Bracknell, Peterborough, Cheadle, Bristol and Havant.  Phil Gaffer, QFP, franchise sales and business development manager, Papa John’s confirms: “Last year was busy for new store openings as consumer demand drives our continued expansion.  We now have well over 400 franchised retai...

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Our biggest ever International Franchise Show returns at ExCel London, 5th & 6th April 2019! The Franchise Show has grown over the past 9 years making us the UK’s biggest, and earning the well-deserved International show status. Across the action packed 2-day event, you’ll have the opportunity to explore over 180 of the industries best-known, upcoming and revolutionary franchise concepts from all around the world. Where else would you find this opportunity? The International Franchise Show has...

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The Famous Shakeaway Sale is back and now available in all Shakeaway stores! We have created 4 limited-edition super special Sale shakes for all our customers to enjoy. Each shake comes with 2 flavours and a topping, all for the price of just 1 flavour – what a bargain! Don’t miss out, these Sale shakes are available until 31st January 2019. Bargain betty is a mix of banana with peanut m&m’s, topped with chopped nuts – all for the amazingly low Sale price. Value vicky combines chocolate w...

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