Post On : Monday, October 30th, 2017
Get GDPR Ready with Goldstein Legal’s latest guide With just over six months until the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect, Ayla Karmali, of Goldstein Legal, explains the new regulations in plain English and runs through her step-by-step guide to help you ensure that your business is GDPR ready.     What […]
Post On : Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
    Almost without exception, any action you perform is motivated by something. It may be something as simple as popping some bread in the toaster to satisfy your hunger, or perhaps saving up to buy that dream car you’ve always wanted. Motivation has been defined as ‘a reason or reasons to act or accomplish […]
Post On : Friday, September 29th, 2017
  Franchise Finance were delighted to sponsor the Franchise Group of the Year award at the Retail Industry Awards on September the 28th.     The three deserving finalists were Conviviality Retail (Bargain Booze), Post Office and One Stop. All three would have been thoroughly worthy winners, however Conviviality Retail (Bargain Booze) were the winners […]
Post On : Monday, September 25th, 2017
  POSITION                            Business Development Manager LOCATION                           Home based with national remit REPORTS TO                       Chris Roberts, Business Development Director   Due to the continuing growth of our business an exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced sales professional to join the Franchise Finance team as our Business Development Manager.   Job Description: Be an ‘Ambassador’ for […]
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  Donna King QFP has been our very successful ‘national roving’ Business Development Manager for the last three years and is very well known within the UK Franchise Sector. From a personal perspective Donna wishes to reduce the amount of traveling she does and is therefore sadly leaving us to take up a new challenge […]
Post On : Tuesday, September 5th, 2017
What is invoice finance? A ‘textbook definition’ of invoice finance: “Invoice financing is a general term used for asset based lending products that allow companies to finance slow-paying accounts receivable.” Let’s explore this is greater detail. Here’s what the Marketing Manager at Hitachi Capital Invoice Finance has to say; Invoice finance is a straightforward process. It begins when […]
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The franchising industry has grown by 10 per cent in the last ten years, with an impressive 97 per cent franchises profitable. The Future of Franchising special report, published in The Times, investigates what underpins the success of this industry. The report looks at the importance of corporate social responsibility within franchising, the rise of super-franchisors […]
Post On : Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
  One of the most common questions I am asked by both franchisees and franchisors goes along the lines of this: ‘What is the most important piece of advice you could give on maintaining good business and financial health?’ My answer is simple, you can only effectively manage a business when you are monitoring its […]
Post On : Friday, August 25th, 2017
  As a new franchisor, you are setting out on a very exciting business journey. Depending on the level of a franchisee’s start-up costs, borrowed finance may be required. It is therefore important to build positive relationships with a variety of lenders. You may decide to approach a traditional high street bank, asset finance provider, […]
Post On : Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
Expert content provided my Neil Foster QFP, Business Development Manager, EKW Group.  Background: EKW are the leading firm of franchise accountants and are very different to traditional firms of accountants by the way we work with and support our clients. Our fee structures are simple and straight forward, our teams are highly experienced in the […]