A variety of franchisors and franchisees from performing art schools to pet care and coffee shops have been recognised in the BFA/HSBC Franchise Awards 2018.
The BFA recognises its affiliate category of professional advisers and suppliers by introducing the BFA Professional Affiliate and Supplier Awards.
Depending on the network, there will be varying levels of skill required to join a franchise. Some brands will only recruit those that have sector experience.
Brian Duckett, chairman of The Franchising Centre, Europe’s leading firm of franchise consultants and recruiters introduces the award-winning company’s new look and its ‘next generation’ of franchise advisers.
A new mortgage advisory business, The UK Adviser, launched by Maxim Cohen and Lisa Bird is seeking ambitious individuals looking to build a mortgage business.
Starbucks first UK franchisee, 23.5 Degrees, has opened its 50th coffee shop in Hull which the company says is the first drive-through outlet in the city.
“Because the Papa John’s pizzas taste so great people were quickly coming back for more. The store was twice as busy as expected!”
Subway has set out an ambitious growth target of 35 new sandwich stores across Kent and Surrey in the next three years.
Outstanding results year after year make ActionCOACH one of just four franchises to receive a 5 Star Franchisee Satisfaction rating for five years.
A London-based waste removal franchise, Junk Hunters, has chosen Birmingham as the location for its first operation outside the capital.
The dessert café franchise, Creams, has opened in Southampton after the franchisee secured a six-figure finance package from HSBC.