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Brand Your Way to Success

Brand Your Way to Success

Categorised in: Recognition Express    Posted: October 9, 2017

First impressions count. It takes just 30 seconds for a customer to form an opinion about you – good or bad – and it’s all based on outward appearances. The way you present your business and its brand visually is a key factor in determining its success. Smart, consistent branding isn’t just for large corporates.  […]

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From teacher to techclean

From teacher to techclean

Categorised in: techclean    Posted: September 7, 2017

A techclean franchise can slot in at any stage of your working life. Former teacher and mother of four Susan Davies set up techclean South Wales three years ago after her youngest child went to university. She was looking for a new challenge and wanted to grow a business that she could run from home […]

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Our lifestyle business is on track for £70k

Our lifestyle business is on track for £70k

Categorised in: ComputerXplorers    Posted: July 10, 2017

When Andrew Green took on a franchise with technology education specialist ComputerXplorers, he had two very clear goals in mind. He wanted to run a business with his wife, Stephanie, that drew on each of their strengths. And while he was prepared to work hard, he wanted the business to fit around his life – […]

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The Bardon Group are exhibiting at The Franchise Show 2017

The Bardon Group are exhibiting at The Franchise Show 2017

Categorised in: Events    Posted: January 23, 2017

The Bardon Group are exhibiting at The Franchise Show 2017. Tickets for The Franchise Show, 17th – 18th Feb, ExCel, London 2017 are completely FREE. Register for your tickets today on their website. If you would like to talk to us sooner about a Franchise opportunity please contact us directly on [email protected] and we would be glad to answer […]

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Franchising – a Winning Business Model for Economic Regeneration

Franchising – a Winning Business Model for Economic Regeneration

Categorised in: Ask Nigel    Posted: July 7, 2016

It has been my long held and passionately believed view that the franchising model offers a highly credible opportunity to assist in the regeneration of a local/regional (some would assert national) economy. Even the UK government is finally waking up to the point that self-employment is the engine house of growth for the British economy. […]

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Quick fire ‘franchise suitability’ test

Quick fire ‘franchise suitability’ test

Categorised in: Ask Nigel    Posted: July 1, 2016

This is a ‘cheap and dirty’ way for you to assess if you have the ‘make-up’ to be a franchisee. 12 questions with two points for each answer. I would want 20 points or more to be sure. How to mark is at the end. I sometimes feel I’ the victim of outside forces   […]

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10 questions to ask before you sign a Franchise Agreement

10 questions to ask before you sign a Franchise Agreement

Categorised in: Ask Nigel    Posted: June 1, 2016

Taking on a franchise is a big decision – right there with marriage and moving house – so it requires careful and due examination. So rule number one – don’t rush and don’t let the Franchisor rush you. Second rule, when you think you have found the right business, the right opportunity – stand back […]

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