Ovenclean has broken its previous record by selling 30 per cent more franchises in 2016 than any other year since the brand was established in 1992.
Winners of the NatWest Encouraging Women into Franchising Awards 2017 have been chosen and the Overall Woman in Franchising title has gone to Claire Slorach of Toni & Guy.
Mathnasium, the children’s maths learning centre franchise, with over 800 centres worldwide has now focused its attention on the UK market.
Angela Wilson, a former international swimmer, is looking to expand her swim schools business by offering new franchisees financial help.
Dream Doors, the award-winning kitchen door replacement franchise, is already breaking records this year posting its highest turnover yet.
After only two years in franchising, the New Driveway Company has been shortlisted for the BFA Emerging Franchisor of the Year Award.
Front cover feature – Mathnasium, the children’s maths learning centre with over 800 outlets worldwide, is focusing its attention on the UK market and is now recruiting franchisees.
The Crolla family, who have been making traditional Italian ice cream in Glasgow for four generations, is to grow its Crolla’s Gelateria through franchising.
Veeno, the Italian wine café franchise is aiming to create the first network of wine cafés across the UK and is looking for franchisees to join its system.
Trevor Brocklebank, co-founder and chief executive of Home Instead Senior Care, has been elected the new BFA chairman at the association’s annual meeting in Birmingham.
The Beat Theory Fitness franchise offers personal training sessions where workouts are based on the excess post-exercise oxygen consumption theory.
The state-of-the-art restaurant has a host of features such as self-order kiosks, where customers can browse the entire menu and check the nutritional information, plus free to use tablets.
Of all the issues that arise for both would-be and existing franchisors none come higher up the scale than franchisee recruitment, reports Rik Hellewell, founder of Ovenu.
The BFA in association with Lloyds Bank have developed a new training programme for prospective franchisees, the Prospect Franchisee Certificate.
For far too long, there has been an untruth in franchising when the time comes for a franchisee to sell his business and go on to pastures new.