Whether you're an aspiring business owner looking to buy into an established brand, or proven enterprise builder looking to expand your empire, franchising presents an exciting opportunity to do both. Learn from successful case studies, experienced advisors and industry news.
Supercuts: The big US hairdressing franchise hitting British shores
From its humble beginnings in Los Angeles in 1975, Supercuts quickly had to create a franchise model to compete with increasing demand for its affordable haircuts. Now with 2,000 franchises, Supercuts UK MD Jackie Lang told Business Advice all about it. more»
Could franchising be the right career choice for you?
Franchising is becoming an increasingly popular option for people that like the idea of running their own business, but don’t want the risk and overall responsibility that comes with that. Troy Tappenden, MD of Dream Doors, offers some guidance on whether it might be for you. more»
Insight into the franchising business model
Franchising provides a well trodden path for companies to develop and grow their business, and is employed by major international brands such as McDonalds, Subway and KFC. So, here's how the mechanism works. more»
Our franchise legal expert: Cubism Law managing director Andrew Pena
I'm Andrew Pena, Cubism Law’s MD and founder. I was born in Spain before moving to the UK as a child, where in my youth, I loved the sciences and “making things”. It was this love of creating which attracted me to law, then to franchising, and indeed to build my own law firm. more»