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International Franchise Expo

  • While many businesses saw COVID as a time of closures, many food operations saw success and have escaped the pandemic with new exciting plans on the horizon. 
  • The UK is often an attractive market for American brands looking to test the success of international expansion as there are no language barriers and the franchise industry is booming.
  • A 2020 report published by government department BEIS, indicates the appetite for becoming 'your own boss' is a growing trend despite the difficulties witnessed the past year.
  • Are you considering whether you’d make a good candidate for a franchise, but unsure what actually makes a good candidate? Well if you’re ex-forces, franchising might just be for you.
  • The Franchise Show has teamed up with Electroclean to provide a deep electrostatic clean of the hall prior to the live event, giving guests peace of mind when attending the show.
  • Cleaning has been at the forefront of the pandemic, with the cleaning industry being widely acknowledged in the role companies have played in containing the outbreak.
  • Research conducted by identified that 65% of people in the UK have felt more stressed since COVID-19 restrictions began in March 2020 with feelings of disconnection, uncertainty, and ...
  • The past year has given us the opportunity to reflect on our future selves. This extra time has sparked entrepreneurial activity in many people within the UK.
  • Visiting Angels Named a Top Franchise for Women

    19 Apr 2021 The Business Show
    A recent survey conducted by Franchise Business Review found Visiting Angels to be a top choice for women in the franchise industry.
  • Franchise owner Paul Thomas opens his second store in South Wales, trading over £40,000 in just one week since opening!
  • Returning on October 1st and 2nd, this years’ International Franchise Show has never been more significant in contributing to British Governments ‘Build Back Better’ coronavirus recovery campaign.
  • Mark Wright is an award-winning, influential entrepreneur and self-taught digital marketing specialist, renowned for his success in winning BBC’s The Apprentice. In our first Issue of Complete Busines
  • The International Franchise Show's website has undergone some 'TLC' the past few weeks, we've added new features, easy site navigation and a fresh new design to help you discover more.
  • Now on our second series, our monthly webinar programme connects you with leading industry experts providing a wealth of free business knowledge and advice to help you succeed.
  • We’re just shy of one year since lockdowns and the pandemic began, forcing the UK workforce to adapt and work remotely. The emergence of coronavirus has created new challenges and more uncertainty...
  • HSBC UK has today launched its first ever £500 million fund for franchise businesses as part of its commitment to help British businesses innovate and grow as we rebound from the COVID-19 crisis
  • Educational franchising is a hot topic at this year’s International Franchise Show. Many former teachers leave the industry to venture into becoming their own boss.
  • This year’s Franchise Show is hosting a selection of sustainable businesses offering transport means to meet the demand in green products. Our partners Rev PR have spoken to a few of our eco-brands.
  • As part of our partnership with Rev PR, we asked them to create a blog for our exhibitors. You’ve already made the great decision to exhibit at IFS21, so now TeamRev has some advice.
  • Humpit started out in 2014 as a simple idea where we wanted people to be able to enjoy a fresh bowl of hummus with a warm pita on the side.
  • In the last four years, the UK franchise industry has grown by an incredible 10%, meaning this sector now contributes over £15 billion pounds to the UK economy.
  • COVID-19 has caused real disruption to the working lives of millions of people across the world. Here in the UK the lockdown has meant that a lot of businesses have had to adapt their services
  • A recent survey carried out by Kantar Media has found that the demand for restaurants is set to surge in September! The positive news follows the recent government announcement to shut down all pubs,
  • International Franchise Show Managing Director Acquires Controlling Shares in The Great British Business Show and The Business Start Up Exhibitions
  • Following the recent lockdown lasting over three months, and now a second-lockdown imminently approaching the UK, many franchise brands have been forced to adapt in order to survive.
  • COVID-19 has highlighted the importance of cleanliness. Many cleaning franchises have seen a surge in business while others have adapted to tailor their services to these new circumstances.
  • Franchise Expo Frankfurt goes digital! Looking for a new job? It’s a good time to become an entrepreneur! Only a few days left until Germany's only franchise expo begins
  • Adoption of innovation can be tough in such a turbulent economy. Coronavirus lingers and Brexit looms, but many entrepreneurs have seen this year as the perfect opportunity to innovate.
  • The Power of Tutoring

    Clara James Tutoring
    We are all unique individuals. Each one of us has different dreams and aspirations. There will be a different starting point and end goal for us all. That’s why I love the business of tutoring.
  • With many adults currently homeschooling their children, educational franchises may be the saving grace of those afternoons around the dinner table.
  • News stories about retail businesses on the British high street are very rarely positive. In spite of the retail downturn in the last 12 months, the hospitality, health and beauty sectors are thriving
  • According to ‘Point Franchise’, the food and drink sector in the UK remains a solid contributor to the growth of our economy. The industry is already worth an estimated £30 billion a year and its cons