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You will need to raise finances to fund your franchise business. You may have to deal with hefty start-up costs that will cover the initial franchise fee as well as buying and/or renting the premises. You will also have to deal with ongoing costs that you need to cover, especially at the beginning where you will not be making a great amount of money.
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If you decide that you are ready to take on the world of franchising and want to invest in a franchise business, then there are certain things you need to consider. These include skills and attributes that make a good franchisee, choosing and buying the type of franchise, as well as actually running the franchise on a daily basis.
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A franchise agreement is a binding contract between the franchisor and the franchisee of a franchise. It’s a lengthy document of around 40/50 pages and it requires a thorough inspection as you need to make sure you fully understand all terms and conditions of the agreement, to avoid any surprises. The agreement will highlight all the expectations and obligations that your franchisor will have of you.
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Franchising is a great way to become an owner of a small business. There are three different types of franchises which you can choose from, they vary in terms of your position, your input into the business and the amount of involvement of the franchisor. The three types of franchises are; the business format franchise, product distribution franchise and management franchise. Each franchise operates differently and in this guide you will find the differences between the three.
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There are many reasons as to why you have decided to sell your franchise, from a retirement to wanting to invest in another business opportunity. Selling and buying an existing franchise is also known as a ‘re-sale’. You have to prepare for your re-sale from the very beginning of your franchise career if it is possible. These simple steps will help you get organised and prepared for the re-sale.
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For our latest success story we talk to Simon Bradley, our partner at WPA healthcare. Simon talks about what its was like to start working for yourself to some of the biggest challenges he faced.
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Franchising can be a great sector to join, especially now when it is seeing an all-time high in terms of revenue as well as providing a record number of jobs. It has been a huge contributor to the UK economy and it’s business model is responsible for it’s success. Choosing a franchise to invest your time and efforts in can be difficult, however in this article you will find six factors to consider when looking at your options.
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If you are thinking about buying a franchise and starting one from scratch seems daunting then perhaps consider buying an existing franchise. There are many benefits about buying an existing franchise, which is referred to as a re-sale. However, you need to carry out full research in order to get a grasp of the situation of the franchise. There are some major bases you need to cover, and in this article it will all be explained. [read the full article]

The franchising sector has become one of the most prominent in the business industry and is currently at an all-time high. Therefore, there has never been a better time to start a franchise business. The incredible performance of the sector proves that the franchise model has been crafted for success.
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Franchising is a very specific business structure that is becoming increasingly popular. It is easiest to think of franchising as a kind of licensing. It allows an individual to run a company of their own, but using another company’s brand name, trademarks and suppliers.
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What is franchising?
Franchising in its essence is a partnership between two entities, the franchisor and the franchisee. A franchisor is the person or a group of people who own a company, the franchisee is a person who wants to open a franchise business by using that company’s name. If the idea of starting a business from scratch is intimidating, then perhaps consider starting a franchise business. This article will highlight what exactly is franchising and why it is getting increasing popular.
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