Come and see us at the 2020 British & International Franchise Exhibition

The British & International Franchise Exhibition is nearly here!  It is a key event for anyone with an interest in franchising.  In partnership with the British Franchise Association, (bfa) the exhibition takes place on Friday 31st January and Saturday 1st February at Olympia in London. With around 90 bfa affiliated exhibitors, more than 60 free presentations […]

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Roz Goldstein re-elected to British Franchise Association Board of Directors

Roz Goldstein, founder of Goldstein Legal, is honoured to have been re-elected to the British Franchise Association (bfa) Board of Directors yesterday at the bfa’s Annual General Meeting, followed by their Winter Wonderland Charity Event held at the Royal Society of Arts House, London. A dedicated board member for the last three years and a […]

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What is in Store for UK Franchising in 2019?

With Brexit looming, 2019 looks set to be a turbulent year for the UK. What can we expect for the franchising industry in the UK?  Despite Brexit nerves, significant positives for UK franchising are as evident as ever from the most recently published NatWest franchising survey.  It shows that the franchising industry now contributes £17bn […]

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Do you know the brand value of your franchise?

Do you know the brand value of your franchise? The value of your brand could, in time, surpass the value of your company’s physical assets.  If you don’t protect it, you could be endangering the future value of the very business you’ve worked so hard to create. This is particularly relevant when we’re talking about […]

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How to Franchise Your Brand in the U.S.

It is broadly agreed that the USA is the first home of business-format franchising. Most world-renowned franchise brands originated there and franchising accounts for over US$890 billion in direct economic output (2015/2016). There are approximately 780,000 franchise businesses in the USA, which employ 8.8 million people. US franchising also often outperforms the economy in terms […]

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Want to bring an American franchise to the UK? And suceed?

Want to bring an American franchise to the UK? And succeed? Ayla Karmali offers four important considerations to understand before you franchise an American brand. There is no shortage of American franchises in the UK. Indeed, the best known global brands, particularly in the fast food sector, are American:  McDonald’s, Burger King, Subway, Pizza Hut, Papa […]

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Subway franchise plans huge expansion

Sandwich franchise, Subway, plans huge expansion

Subway, the world’s largest restaurant franchise, is looking for 500 new franchisees across the UK and Ireland.    The expansion, which it hopes could create 5,000 new jobs, would bring the number of Subway stores in the UK and Ireland to 3,000 by 2020.  Some 150 stores are planned for this year. The move will […]

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