After only two years in franchising, the New Driveway Company has been shortlisted for the BFA Emerging Franchisor of the Year Award.
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.
Front cover feature – An award-winning company, C2 Safety, is recruiting franchisees to join its network of health and safety advisors and says that it is the first company in its field in the UK to launch as a franchise.
Papa John’s, the leading pizza franchise chain, has raised a staggering £265,000 for Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day over the festive period.
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.
It is no secret that there are several organisations currently interested in acquiring franchised networks to build a stable of such businesses.
Warrens Bakery, one of the UK’s top three craft bakeries and the world’s oldest pasty maker, has announced that it is now offering franchises.
Smith & Henderson, founders of the Best Franchise Awards have named the winners for 2016. The awards were made following their annual Best Franchise Conference.
The British Franchise Association (BFA) reports that its Women In Franchising event was a great success with over a hundred delegates.