Getting your franchisees ready for the resales process

As we have now entered a brand-new year, we know that people take stock of their lives and their work-life balance, and start to think about the future.

By Julie Taylor – Franchise Resales

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Franchise World magazine – Feb/March 2017 issue

Front cover feature – Shuttercraft

Shuttercraft has been growing by 30 percent each year due to the popularity of window shutters, which now include fire retardant and anti-bacterial shutters. The company has selected areas available for franchisees that want to join this growing market.

Franchise resales: preparation is key to achieving the right price

As the franchise sector matures, more and more franchisees will look to realise a return on their investment and begin to think about selling their businesses.

By Julie Taylor – Franchise Resales

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Plan your franchise resale exit

No matter what your business is, whether you are a franchisor or a franchisee, one of the things all good business people should have in place is a plan to exit.
By Julie Taylor – Franchise Resales

By Julie Taylor – Franchise Resales

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Franchise World magazine – Dec/Jan 2017 issue

Front cover feature – Franchise Resales

In conversation with Julie Taylor (managing director at Franchise Resales), Derrick Simpson (the firm’s co-founder) and David Williams (finance director).

 

Can you earn your current corporate salary from day one of starting your own business?

I often encounter those coming out of corporate employment and want to be their ‘own boss’ but still earn their corporate salary.
By Michael Bohan – Franchise Resales

By Michael Bohan – Franchise Resales

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What support does the head office team give a franchisee?

The main difference between investing in a franchise opportunity and starting your own independent business is the level of support that you can expect from head office.
By Carl Reader – d&t accountants

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Franchise World magazine – Oct/Nov 2016 issue

Front cover feature: Maid2Clean

Maid2Clean, the management-style domestic cleaning franchise that has sold 164 areas. However, there are reports that it now has only 57 territories remaining in the UK.

How can a franchisor help me?

What kind of things would a typical franchisor do for you? Below is a list of some of the things that I’ve seen in different networks. Please bear in mind that this list isn’t exhaustive, nor does it mean that a franchisor that doesn’t offer each and every service is underperforming.
By Carl Reader – d&t accountants

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Franchise World magazine – Aug/Sept 2016 issue

Front cover feature: Franchisor of the Year awards

The winning franchisors celebrate their success at this year’s awards. Water Babies won the top title of the BFA/HSBC Franchisor of the Year.

When Water Babies won the award, the judges praised them for their record of constant innovation and development.