5 red flags that should put you off the best franchises.

#1 What about you?  But what are the best franchises anyway? You can’t always tell! One of the things I’ve noticed a lot about underperforming Franchisors is the balance of the initial encounter between the prospective franchisee & the franchisor. It might be on the phone or at the first meeting but there’s a red […]

Kingsmaid Domestic Cleaning Franchises

Kingmaid cleaning franchises

Kingsmaid cleaning franchises Kingsmaid are progressive pioneers in the cleaning industry. Having started the business fourteen years ago husband and wife team Sharron and Mark Davies have developed Kingsmaid into one of the UK’s most successful cleaning brands. In many ways they are a higher profile than many cleaning franchises. Featured on SKY News, BBC […]

Franchise Staff & Franchise Jobs

Franchise Staff and jobs

Finding great Franchise Staff FranchiseStaff.co.uk is uniting great franchise professionals with great franchisors. Franchising is not just about getting the right type of franchisee. It’s also very much concerned with having the right staff employed within the franchise company itself. Not just for selling franchises but also managing existing franchisees. Lime Licensing Group has launched FranchiseStaff.co.uk which […]

New Franchises UK

New Franchises UK

New Franchises UK New Franchises UK – what’s around the corner in the franchise industry? Or which new franchises UK or overseas have just been launched? Being in a ground floor opportunity has it’s plus points and it’s drawbacks too. However if you’re with a genuine management team who have your interests at new franchises are […]

Excel Franchise Show

Mobile Coffee Franchise

The Excel Franchise Show took place at London’s Excel centre  in April 2022. Originally the show was every October but due to covid it was put back to April. The 2023 show will be in October as per usual! Let’s hope future franchise shows aren’t affected by more pandemics! In addition to the many franchise […]

Franchising A Business

Franchising a business specialist Andy Cheetham

Interested in Franchising a business? Franchise consulting specialists Lime Licensing Group has seen huge uplift since Brexit announcement allowing it to plan and open three new franchise brands – and to franchise its own business! Franchising a business specialist Lime Licensing Group is beating the Brexit blues with a business that has enjoyed 400% growth since […]

Taking the decision is the hardest step!

Are you going to franchise or not?

The hardest part of deciding whether or not to buy a franchise is actually making the decision itself! All franchisors know this, they too have been in your position when they first launched the business that they are now franchising. It’s what sets the entrepreneurs from those that shy away, decision making is everything. To […]

Is it the best franchise or not?

best franchises in the UK

Some people honestly! Over what is now several decades in the franchise industry I keep coming across the same scenarios. I’ve had an interesting week this week trawling through a load of leads given to me by a franchisor to assess. Firstly, my colleague Marie dives in and filters out those who are interested but […]

Franchise Reviews

Wouldn’t it be great if you knew someone who had in-depth knowledge of the franchise industry, maybe someone who had already carried out their own franchise reviews and could steer you away from the unscrupulous operators that are in the franchise industry? Well, a great place to start is to look at those franchises that we independently […]