Neighbourly, the home services company, hosted its third European Reunion in the UK in Manchester, which brought together over 350 franchisees from four countries.
The Norwegian gym chain, HITIO Gym, has signed its first UK franchise agreement, as part of the company’s international expansion programme.
The BFA has announced the finalists for the annual BFA/HSBC Franchise Awards for franchisors and franchisees.
Neighborly, one of the world’s largest companies of home service brands has announced the acquisition of the UK franchise, Dream Doors.
The Co-op has unveiled a franchise recruitment programme to develop franchised stores to licence its brand to independent retailers.
The private investment company, Rcapital, has completed a franchisee-led buyout of Cash Generator, the buy and sell store.
Baby Sensory has announced a new collaboration with the aquarium brand, Sea Life UK, to trial the UK’s first ‘Sensory Under the Sea’ sessions for babies and parents.
A survey by Konzepts franchise highlighted that a lack of local jobs is the main barrier to those living in rural Britain gaining employment.
Fitness and martial arts brand, Matt Fiddes, has announced the launch of a new franchise MF Pilates, with Megan Barton Hanson as its celebrity ambassador.
Jon Smith Subs, the U.S. sandwich chain has landed in the UK after securing a six-figure finance facility from HSBC UK to open its first outlet in West London.
Front cover feature: The Norwegian chain, HITIO Gym, has signed its first UK franchise agreement as part of the company’s international expansion programme. The first outlet is scheduled to open in South London this summer by BGB Fitness, an investment group.