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Chemex at the Cardiff International Pool

Cardiff International Pool flushed with savings thanks to Chemex

Cardiff International Pool, which attracts more than 700,000 visitors a year to its leisure centre, is saving thousands of pounds in water charges by using a simple new invention developed by Chemex International, the hygiene and cleaning products franchise. (more…)

VIP Bin Cleaning

Franchising Works in Manchester

An innovative programme that will give 50 unemployed Greater Manchester residents the chance to start their own franchise business is being financially supported by NatWest and the Royal Bank of Scotland. (more…)

PC Pal

Recognised standards of training at PC Pal

PC PAL, the mobile computer repair franchise, has partnered with industry qualification bodies, such as Microsoft, so its engineers become recognised IT qualified professionals. This will encourage customers to use PC Pal for computer repairs, knowing that the engineers work to professional standards. (more…)

BFA at the House of Parliamemt

MPs discuss economic impact of franchising

At a recent meeting held at the Houses of Parliament, franchise sector leaders met with 30 MPs from the UK to discuss the economic impact of franchising through sustainable business growth, new business start-ups and job creation. (more…)


Your franchise is worth more than you think

“A lot of franchisors may be missing a trick when it comes to realising the full value of their businesses,” says Heather Lycett, Managing Director of Blue Concept, a young and growing licensing consultancy. (more…)


British Franchise Directory & Guide 2012

This directory is essential for newcomers to UK franchising, whether a prospective franchisee or franchisor. It lists more than 1,300 franchises now trading in Britain, and includes articles by the leading franchise specialists in business consultancy, the law and the banks. (more…)