Guidance for Franchisees
A new survey from the Bank of Scotland has indicated that economic growth in Scotland has regained momentum after easing off a the end of 2013, which means franchises in the country are well placed to flourish.
Starting a business from scratch is a gargantuan task. Entrepreneurs set to work with no initial training, no operations manual, no start-up package, no ongoing support, no guidance, no marketing support and no established brand identity. Only franchisees enjoy such benefits, which is why franchise ownership is so popular. FDS Northern Consultant Tony Urwin explains
Visiting franchise exhibitions, surfing the franchise websites and reading franchise publications are like browsing the shelves of a well-stocked sweet shop, observes Rachel Spaul. Like sweets, there's hundreds to choose from, some offering a unique flavour. But be careful which one you choose because even the most tempting may not provide lasting enjoyment