Our Ultimate Guide to Franchising

What is Franchising?

Do you know what ‘franchising’ actually is? Partnership, investment, business opportunities… find an up-to-date summary of franchising and see what it means for potential franchisees.

Advantages of Franchise Ownership

There are many advantages of franchise ownership. Read here to learn about being your own boss while using a tried-and-tested business model and recognised brand name. Running a successful business has never been easier.

How to Choose the Right Location for Your Franchise

Read this article for key tips on choosing the right location for your business. Placing your business in the right spot will make all the difference to your profit.

Assessing the franchisor

You should take the time to assess your individual skill set strengths and weaknesses before deciding to invest in a franchise. Use this checklist to define what you have and what you lack.

When assessing a potential franchisor you should follow the checklist provided in this article to clearly define their credibility and strengths.

Key Steps for Opening a Franchise

Buying a franchise is a long, complex process, but this info graphic simplifies everything you need to know about it. If you’re ready to buy a franchise, be aware of every step along the way.


  • Evaluating Yourself
  • Assessing the Franchisor

Writing Your Business Plan

Starting a new business is an elaborate undertaking; a business plan can help you stay on top of the precise planning and preparation needed. Here are our top tips on crafting yours.

Analysing the Franchise Agreement

You’ve done your research and are finally ready to sign a franchise agreement. But what is a franchise agreement? We cover all you need to know about this important document in this article.

Getting Franchise Finance from a Bank

Obtaining funding for your franchise can be daunting but this article details what you should expect and how to be well prepared.

A History of Franchising

A brief historical overview of the origins of franchising and how it developed as a business concept.

Franchise Terminology

This glossary is a comprehensive, alphabetical list of all terms relevant to the franchising and business industry with detailed information given on each term.

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