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Unprecedented demand for specialist cleaning services – Top tips to help minimise coronavirus spread in the workplace

Unprecedented demand for specialist cleaning services – Top tips to help minimise coronavirus spread in the workplace

Categorised in: Techclean    Posted: March 16, 2020

Specialist workplace and IT cleaning solutions company Techclean is reporting an unprecedented demand for its services as coronavirus continues its advance across the UK. Having now been declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organisation, coronavirus (COVID-19) has triggered a surge in bookings for Techclean’s PC and desktop cleaning services, as well as its […]

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Franchisors need to take a collective stand for franchising

Franchisors need to take a collective stand for franchising

Categorised in: Ask Nigel    Posted: February 10, 2020

For 31 years, the British Franchise Association (bfa) has run an annual survey in conjunction with NatWest to provide an in-depth view of franchising in the UK. The findings paint an impressive picture of a robust and resilient industry characterised by enterprising leaders and profitable businesses. Yet in many business-focused quarters, franchising is all but […]

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Ten tips to be a top franchisee

Ten tips to be a top franchisee

Categorised in: Ask Nigel    Posted: January 10, 2020

Becoming a top franchisee and successful in business requires hard work, drive, ambition and persistence. These are the foundation stones of all robust enterprises, but to become a consistently successful and a consistently top performing franchisee you need more. Working with the franchisor is a pre-requisite – not because they are ‘better’ than you but […]

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Can I sell my franchise?

Can I sell my franchise?

Categorised in: Ask Nigel    Posted: December 28, 2019

The short answer is YES! But three things resonate with me after 25 years in the business. All franchisees think their business is worth more than it is, it is a common and false belief that a buyer will pay for ‘potential’ and more often than not people sell their businesses at the wrong time […]

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