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What Franchise provides you with all the information you need to start running a franchise. Our experts will show you how to choose the best franchise model, fund the business and run it successfully. We can explain the legalities of running a franchise and support you with helpful data and guides to your chosen market. Franchising attracts a wide range of people, who are all looking to invest in a proven business model and reap the rewards of self employment opportunities, many of which offer flexible hours and the chance to work from home. Is franchising for you? Search our advice section to find out.

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Running a franchise can be a daunting task, especially if it is your first time. We will provide you with all of the essential information required to start running a franchise. Find how to buy or sell a franchise, choose the best franchising model, meet running standards and even furnish your premises. Our advisers will explain the legalities of running a franchise and support you with helpful data and guides to your chosen market.

Keeping accurate financial records is easier than you think

Keeping accurate financial records is easier than you think

Updated 29 Sep 2018

In today’s digital age, keeping accurate accounting records is much easier than you think, Carl Reader says

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Marketing & Promoting your Franchise

Marketing and promoting your franchise is important, especially if you are looking for it to expand. There are lots of ways to market your franchise, whether online or offline, attracting potential franchisees is essential. We will walk you through establishing your audience and creating a franchise prospectus to show what you can offer your franchisees. Explore our articles on how to market you franchise locally and find helpful tips on the different mediums you can promote through.

Franchising exhibitions offer the opportunity for you to meet and discuss the running of franchises with experienced franchisees. Search through the wide range of BFA recognised businesses exhibited, branching across all types of franchises from food and beverage franchises to industrial cleaning franchises. Learn what it is really like to run your own franchise from professionals and gain vital information about your chosen industry.

Buying a franchise resale can often prove a sensible move, as the franchise will already have an established customer base and will be well-recognised in its situation. People sell their franchises for many different reasons so it is important that you get the business valued, whether you're buying or selling yourself. What Franchise shows you the best resale franchise opportunities on offer.

The Benefits Of Buying A Franchise Resale

Updated 16 Aug 2018

Pip Wilkins, CEO of the British Franchise Association, gives you the inside track

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The BFA Logo The British Franchising Association is the single corporation responsible for maintaining the integrity of the entire UK Franchising Industry. The BFA promote ethical franchising across the UK and enable clear distinctions between the quality of franchises. High standards must be met by franchises in order to attain membership and consequently receive representation by the supervising body, along with advice from professional and experienced consultants. Offering a variety of memberships for both well-established businesses and first time franchisees the BFA provide respectable and invaluable accreditation for franchises.

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