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  • 7 July, 2017
    Module 1 - Find out about Franchising
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    Module 1 – Find Out About Franchising #FOAF FranchisingWorks run monthly seminars and workshops for people who are interested in...
  • Find Out About Franchising
    27 April, 2017
    Module 2 - What is a Franchise?
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    Find Out About Franchising Module 2 - What is a franchise? One of the most common questions our advisors at FranchisingWorks...
  • Find Out About Franchising
    27 April, 2017
    Module 3 – The UK Franchise Market – Examples...
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    Find Out About Franchising The BFA recognises more than 900 business format franchises operating in the UK however most people...
  • Find Out About Franchising
    27 April, 2017
    Module 4 – UK Franchise Market – Key Facts
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    Find Out About Franchising Module 4 – UK Franchise Market – Key Facts The UK franchise market is stable and growing...
  • 7 July, 2017
    Module 5 – Understanding the Franchisor and Franchisee Relationship...
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    Find Out About Franchising Module 5 – Understanding the Franchisor and Franchisee Relationship at Start Up In this module we briefly...
  • 7 July, 2017
    Module 6 - What ongoing support can I expect...
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    Find Out About Franchising Module 6 - What ongoing support can I expect from buying a franchise business? Having developed your...
  • 7 July, 2017
    Module 7 – What is a Management Service Fee...
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    Find Out About Franchising Module 7 – What is a Management Service Fee or MSF? In module 6 we looked at...
  • 7 July, 2017
    Module 8 – What does the franchisor get out...
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    Find Out About Franchising Module 8 – What does the franchisor get out of me buying their franchise? The previous model...
  • 7 July, 2017
    Module 9 – What is the legal relationship defined...
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    Find Out About Franchising Module 9 – What is the legal relationship defined by the franchise agreement or franchise contract? The...
  • 15 February, 2016
    Case Study: Amjad & Nusrat Ali – NiC Cleaning...
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    Husband and wife team Amjad and Nusrat started their NiC Cleaning Services Franchise in September 2015. Their journey started...
  • 11 January, 2016
    Dominic Ogbologu – No Letting Go – Manchester North
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    Dominic long showed a passion for business and was keen on starting a franchise business that supported his interests...
  • Oscar Pet Foods Franchise Review
    17 December, 2015
    ANOTHER GREAT OFFER FROM OSCAR
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    Oscar Pet Foods Franchise Review ANOTHER GREAT OFFER FROM OSCAR As the pet industry grows OSCAR are looking forward to another...
  • 14 December, 2015
    Army Veteran starts a Dogknows Franchise in Colchester
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    Rob Nunn served as a military clerk, a veterinary technician, dog handler & kennel manager for 13 years before...
  • 30 November, 2015
    3 Reasons franchisors are missing talented potential franchisees
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    3 Reasons franchisors are missing talented potential franchisees Franchisors invest significant amounts of time and resources into franchisee recruitment yet...
  • Janet Thorpe - The Creation Station Franchise - Case Study
    16 November, 2015
    Retired Teacher Launches Creation Station Franchise
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    Janet Thorpe - The Creation Station Franchise - Case Study Case Study - The Creation Station - Janet Thorpe Greater Manchester...
  • 16 November, 2015
    No Letting Go of business opportunity for Manchester resident
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    Case Study Dominic Baines No Letting Go South  Manchester resident Dominic Baines had been working on an agency contract...
  • 11 November, 2015
    What a difference a day makes! From an...
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      Daniel Yupet was introduced to Motivation & Co. at a workshop held in Manchester through franchisingWorks. It was not...
  • 30 October, 2015
    FranchisingWorks get new digs at the Together Suites
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    FranchisingWorks move up market into the trending coworking space at the Together Suite in 127 Portland Street, Manchester. After...
  • 29 October, 2015
    David Blakey - Business Consultancy Franchise
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    David Blakey- Business Doctors In October 2009 David was made redundant from a 25 year career in the construction industry,...
  • 19 October, 2015
    Jason Greer - PTC Sports Coaching Franchise
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    Jason Greer- PTC Sports Jason Greer made the leap into self-employment by starting a franchise business in a new industry...
  • 19 October, 2015
    Alexis Draper - Rosemary Bookkeeping Franchise Northwich
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    Alexis Draper has successfully started her own bookkeeping franchise business in Northwich after a difficult scenario resulting in her...
  • 12 October, 2015
    Five Ways to Fund a Franchise in the UK
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    Have you ever thought about starting a franchise but are daunted about how to fund a franchise? At FranchisingWorks we...
  • 14 October, 2015
    Fatou helps children to 'Stretch N Grow' in East...
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    Harpurhey resident Fatou bah Denton has launched a new Stretch-n-Grow franchise to cover the East Manchester area, offering health...
  • 12 October, 2015
    Tameside Resident Launches Franchise after 4 years Job Seeking
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    Dave Keogh, 62 living within Tameside, Greater Manchester decided to choose supported self-employment after finding frustration with the job...
  • 12 October, 2015
    Tip #5 to Recruit Franchisees: Organise Action-based Days
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    The best way to enthuse your potential franchisees about the model is to give them the chance to understand...
  • 11 November, 2014
    FranchisingWorks welcomes Kids Activities franchise Debutots
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    FranchisingWorks is delighted to have approved Debutots on to the FranchisingWorks programme, after they have successfully passed our vetting...
  • 12 October, 2015
    Tip #4 to Recruit Franchisees: Set High Standards
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    Potential franchisees want to feel that they are becoming more of an exclusive network of individuals that have proven...
  • PTC Sports Franchise Review
    10 November, 2015
    Case Study - Jason Greer - PTC Sports Coaching...
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    PTC Sports Franchise Review Jason Greer- PTC Sports Coaching Franchise  Jason Greer made the leap into self-employment by starting a sports...
  • 12 October, 2015
    Tip #3 to Recruit Franchisees: Plan Your Events in...
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    We have found that the potential franchisees act more quickly in completing your process (as per tip #2) if...
  • 12 October, 2015
    Tip #2 to Recruit Franchisees: Have a Clear Process
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    Starting a franchise can be a confusing process, particularly for people new to the industry. Every franchisor has their...
  • 12 October, 2015
    Tip #1 To Recruit Franchisees - Follow Up Promptly
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    Tip #1 of our 10 Tips to Recruit Franchisees is to Follow Up Promptly. First impressions make quite a big...
  • 12 October, 2015
    10 Tips to Recruit Franchisees
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    At FranchisingWorks, we support people to explore franchises and regularly introduce potential franchisees to vetted franchise models. As a...
  • 16 November, 2015
    12 Steps to Starting a Franchise Business
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    Starting a franchise business is a very different process to starting an independent business. At FranchisingWorks we often find...
  • 18 September, 2014
    Meet the Franchisors at Bolton Jobs Fair
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    Come and meet some of our approved Franchisors and find out about how they can support you in running...
  • 1 September, 2014
    Free Workshops Roll Out Across Greater Manchester
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    Free Find out about Franchising Workshops are now being delivered on a weekly basis throughout the Greater Manchester region. Since...
  • 18 July, 2014
    Franchisee First
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    By Lucy Campbell, FranchisingWorks Chef Executive   FranchisingWorks was delighted to recently host it’s fifth “Franchisee First” event.  To date we...
  • 11 February, 2014
    How Three ‘Redundant’ People Found their Feet in Franchising...
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      How Three ‘Redundant’ People Found their Feet in Franchising How Tim Gallery, Gary Lowes and Basith Ali took on...
  • 29 October, 2015
    Gary Lowes - Business Consultancy Franchise Case Study
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    Gary Lowes- Business Consultancy Franchisee case study A senior manager from the construction industry, Gary was made redundant in 2011 and...
  • Basith Ali - Ptc Sports - Oldham
    11 January, 2016
    Basith Ali - PTC Sports - Oldham
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    Basith Ali - PTC Sports - Oldham In 2013, after 13 years working within the I.T. industry, Basith Ali was...
  • 29 October, 2015
    Tim Gallery - Ovenclean Franchise Case Study
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    Tim Gallery- Ovenclean Tameside Resident Timothy Gallery has started an oven-cleaning franchise after being made redundant from a long career...
  • 10 November, 2015
    Colin Hughes - VIP Bin Cleaning Franchise Case Study
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    Colin Hughes - VIP Bin Cleaning Franchise Case Study After 25 years in corporate roles, Colin Hughes, 53, became unemployed....
  • 10 November, 2015
    Case Study - Susan and Lewis - London House...
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    Susan and Lewis Bannister- London House International Franchise Susan and Lewis Banister – a couple based in Bolton – have...
  • Case Study - Care Franchise Oldham
    11 January, 2016
    Helan Graham and Stephanie Doherty - Case Study -...
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    Case Study - Care Franchise Oldham Helan Graham and Stephanie Doherty had both had previously worked for Oldham Council –...
  • Jacqui Stevenson - Stretch-n-Grow - Salford
    11 January, 2016
    Jacqui Stevenson - Stretch-n-Grow - Salford
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    Jacqui Stevenson - Stretch-n-Grow - Salford Jacqui Stevenson has recently set up a Stretch-n-Grow franchise in the West Manchester region,...
  • 1 September, 2014
    FRANCHISEE FIRST
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    The North-west's first franchisee networking event! FranchisingWorks is presenting an exclusive series of events in Central Manchester, bringing together local...
  • 30 April, 2013
    FranchisingWorks Licence Fund Makes First Investments
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    Neil Atkinson (far left) and Jackie Moyler (far right) show off their funding contracts alongside Patrick Shine, Director of...
  • Damian Holland PC Pal Stockport
    1 February, 2016
    Case Study – Damian Holland, PC Pal, 2012
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    Damian Holland PC Pal Stockport Case Study – Damian Holland, PC Pal Franchise - Stockport Formerly a Medical Underwriter for over...
  • 12 December, 2012
    Franchising Gives Control to Long-term Unemployed
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    Here at FranchisingWorks, we are used to meeting people from a broad range of backgrounds facing unemployment. A surprisingly...
  • 12 December, 2012
    Nick Hurd Visits FranchisingWorks
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    At the end of November the Minister for Civil Society Nick Hurd MP visited FranchisingWorks to discuss the business with...
  • 8 November, 2012
    From Careers Adviser to Job Provider: Alison Becomes Caremark...
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    Alison Headley is the newest Caremark franchisee supporting by FranchisingWorks to get into business. After receiving advice at eight...
  • 5 November, 2012
    New Staff Marks New Phase
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    FranchisingWorks has seen two new members of staff join the team, as part of a series of changes within...
  • 5 November, 2012
    Licence Fund Goes North
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    Licence Fund now available for unemployed people throughout the North of England looking to set up a business in...
  • 18 September, 2012
    Jim Starts PC Pal Franchise After 18 Months Unemployment
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    Jim Warburton is an example of how the economic recession has affected skilled professionals. Following a 15 year career...
  • 6 September, 2012
    Congratulations to The Alternative Board on Becoming Approved
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    The Alterative Board is the newest franchisor approved on the FranchisingWorks programme, having passed a range of rigorous checks...
  • 21 June, 2012
    New Franchisor, Agency Express, Takes Approved List To 20
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    FranchisingWorks is pleased to announce that Agency Express is the newest addition to the growing list of franchisors approved...
  • 13 June, 2012
    FranchisingWorks Moves to New Office
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    FranchisingWorks has moved offices to the Employer Suite in Central Manchester. Formerly based within the Blue Orchid offices in...
  • 8 June, 2012
    Signs Express and Daily Poppins Join the Programme
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    FranchisingWorks is very pleased to announce that Signs Express and Daily Poppins have now been approved as franchisors on...
  • 7 June, 2012
    From Battlefield to Business
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    On 3 July 2012, FranchisingWorks will be attending an event to showcase the achievements of inspiring entrepreneurs who successfully started...
  • 22 May, 2012
    Smallprint and Barking Mad Join the Programme
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    Franchising Works is extremely pleased to announce two new members to our ever growing list of participating franchisors. They...
  • 26 April, 2012
    RBS CEO Meets VIP Bin Cleaning Franchisee
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    Stephen Hester with Michael Frith Stephen Hester, CEO of RBS, visited the FranchisingWorks offices yesterday to meet with Michael Frith,...
  • 26 April, 2012
    Stockport Resident Sets Up Franchise with Funding
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    Damian Holland Formerly a Medical Underwriter for over 20 years, Damian Holland was made redundant in Aug 2011 and decided...
  • 18 April, 2012
    Prime Minister Praises FranchisingWorks
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    David Cameron launched Big Society Capital (BSC), the world's first social investment bank, at the London Stock Exchange earlier...
  • 11 April, 2012
    FranchisingWorks Welcomes Four New Franchisors
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    Franchising Works is extremely pleased to welcome four new arrivals to our ever growing list of participating franchisors. They...
  • 2 May, 2017
    FranchisingWorks Addresses the Forces
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    Addressing service men and women preparing to leave the armed forces, FranchisingWorks delivered a keynote speech at the Tidworth...
  • 2 May, 2017
    Franchising offers NEET solution
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    Official figures released last Thursday show that the number of young people not in employment, education or training (‘NEETs’)...
  • 3 January, 2012
    FranchisingWorks wins £1m Investment
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    Big Society Investment Fund (BSIF) has announced a £1million investment into FranchisingWorks. The investment is into the Licence fund,...
  • 2 May, 2017
    Latest Unemployment Figures
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    UK unemployment rose by 128,000 in the three months to October to 2.64 million, the highest level since 1994....
  • 31 October, 2011
    FranchisingWorks on Guardian Social Enterprise Website
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    Click here to see FranchisingWorks profiled on the Guardian Social Enterprise website.
  • 17 October, 2011
    FranchisingWorks to help tackle youth unemployment
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    The number of young people struggling to find work is at a 19-year high. The total of unemployed young...
  • 14 October, 2011
    Report praises Councils' support for programme
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    In their report 'New finance for a new world' the leading accountancy firm BDO cited the Association of Greater...
  • 28 September, 2011
    An Apprenticeship into Self-Employment
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    Franchising has always been seen as a reliable route into a second career. Recently however, it has begun to...
  • 8 May, 2013
    Winner of National Social Entrepreneur Award
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    FranchisingWorks was today announced as a winner of Big Venture Challenge, a national competition run by UnLtd and funded...
  • 19 September, 2011
    Public Sector Job Losses Hit Women
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    The rising tide of unemployment has continued to hit women hard, following a record public sector jobs cull....
  • 19 September, 2011
    Jobless surge hits under-24s
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    The largest increase in unemployment in nearly two years was mirrored by a rise in the number of jobless...
  • 13 September, 2011
    We have launched our newsletter!
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    FranchisingWorks September 2011 Newsletter
  • 5 September, 2011
    1 in 4 graduates fails to get work
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    More than a quarter of graduates are not in full-time work three and a half years after leaving university,...
  • 26 August, 2011
    Franchisor's Successful Partnership With FranchisingWorks
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    VIP Bin Cleaning joined the FranchisingWorks programme in the early part of 2011 and the first franchise business created...
  • 22 August, 2011
    Women Hard Hit in New Unemployment Figures
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    The number of women out of work increased by 21,000 to 1.05 million in the period from April to...
  • 18 August, 2011
    Rise in Jobless Young People
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    The number of 16 to 24-year-olds out of work today is almost one million, according to the latest figures...
  • 22 July, 2011
    Low-skilled Workers Worst Hit by Recession
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    The latest figures from the ONS have further demonstrated the gap in employment routes for low skilled workers....
  • 1 July, 2011
    Buoyant Franchise Industry Shakes Off Recession
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    - Employment rises to over half a million - Majority claim franchise model offers a competitive advantage As the UK looks...
  • 10 June, 2011
    Franchising to Create 1000's of New Jobs
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    Around 250,000 new jobs are to be created by the franchise industry within the next 18 months, according to...
  • 10 June, 2011
    Encouraging Women Into Franchising
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    The inaugural Encouraging Women into Franchising (EWIF) Awards Ceremony took place London on 10th May 2011. The Awards were...
  • 28 April, 2011
    Social Franchising Manual Launched
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    A new how-to guide to social franchising has been launched by the Social Enterprise Coalition (SEC).  ‘The Social Franchising...
  • 12 October, 2015
    Life after the Civil Service: Simon McNeill-Ritchie speaks to...
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    FranchisingWorks Programme Director, Simon McNeill-Ritchie, was featured today in an article in Civil Service World about people who have...
  • 18 February, 2011
    Government Plans Welcomed
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    FranchisingWorks Programme Director, Simon McNeill-Ritchie,welcomed Government plans to help people off benefits into work announced today. "Franchising is a...
  • 11 February, 2011
    Public Sector Franchise Fair - 9th March
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    Are you facing or considering redundancy? Want to be your own boss? Did you know that franchising is a proven way...
  • 25 January, 2011
    FW at the Franchising Show 18th - 19th February
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    Programme Director Simon McNeill-Ritchie will be speaking at The Franchise Show in London next month. The Franchise Show is...
  • 12 October, 2015
    Latest Unemployment Figures
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    The latest statistics show that the number of people claiming unemployment benefit fell in December. The claimant count dropped...
  • 3 February, 2011
    Launch of Social Franchising Paper
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    The Shaftesbury Partnership have published Scaling Up Success, a paper looking at how lessons from commercial franchising can be...
  • 3 February, 2011
    FW Workshops Underway
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    The FranchisingWorks pilot in Greater Manchester opened its doors to the general public on 11 January with its first...