bfa Annual Conference

bfa Annual Conference

While the rest of the country might be heading to the polling stations, the Owen White franchise team will be heading to Nottingham to attend the British Franchise Association’s annual conference on Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th June.

A Franchisor’s Guide to dealing with troublesome franchisees

A Franchisor’s Guide to dealing with troublesome franchisees

That old truism, the 80/20 rule will tell you that in your franchise network 20% of the people will be taking up 80% of your time. These may be franchisees who are under-performing, not co-operating or even rebelling against the systems you are trying to impose, through your franchise agreement, operations manual and the evolution […]

Can any business be franchised?

Can any business be franchised?

An interesting question and one which has the answer – ‘it depends’! A franchise comprises a licence to allow another party to operate the franchisor’s business. So the first element that must exist before a franchise is launched is a business, not an idea, but a real business with an operating track record that shows […]

Owen White sponsors BFA’s ‘Women In Franchising’

Owen White sponsors BFA’s ‘Women In Franchising’

Yesterday, on a blustery day in Stratford on Avon, over 100 women involved in the British franchising industry met to network, share best practice, hear real life success stories and learn from some of the best in the industry. The event was the British Franchise Association’s ‘Women In Franchising’ event and Owen White were very […]