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  • bfa Northern Forum From 10th May 2016 To 10th May 2016 Venue : Hilton Manchester Airport Forum open to franchisors and affiliates from all regions. Held on a quarterly basis, these meetings provide bfa members with an open and unthreatening environment in which to discuss issues and/or concerns relevant to franchising and to their businesses. The Forum will start at 10.30am (coffee available from 10.00am) and will finish with a buffet lunch at 1.30pm. Topics for discussion will include: Management service fee • What rate do you charge? • Do you have any additional charges? • Are all your franchisees on the same rate? Territory management • How are your territories mapped? • How to encourage good neighbour relationships • Pros & cons of redrawing territories Recruitment • What’s working? • What isn’t working? • Any new innovations? New systems • How do you get your franchisees on board? • How have you overcome any resistance? • At what point can you insist it is part of the network? £37.50 £45.00 inc VAT Read more... QFP points 100 points
  • bfa Midlands Forum From 11th May 2016 To 11th May 2016 Venue : Lea Marston Forum open to franchisors and affiliates from all regions. Held on a quarterly basis, these meetings provide bfa members with an open and unthreatening environment in which to discuss issues and/or concerns relevant to franchising and to their businesses. The Forum will start at 10.30am (coffee available from 10.00am) and will finish with a buffet lunch at 1.30pm. Topics for discussion will include: Franchise renewal • What processes do you have in place? • Do you charge a renewal fee? • How do you confront any outstanding issues? Technology • In what areas can it be used to improve efficiency? • How can you keep ahead of it? • Any suggestions of good systems out there? The living wage (presentation by Donna King, Franchise Finance) • What is its impact on franchisors? • What is its impact on franchisees? • What is its impact on their employees? Implementing new systems • How can you get your franchisees in board? • How have you overcome any resistance? • At what point can you insist it is part of the network? £37.50 £45.00 inc VAT Read more... QFP points 100 points
  • bfa South West Forum From 12th May 2016 To 12th May 2016 Venue : Mercure Newbury Elcot Park Forum open to franchisors and affiliates from all regions. Held on a quarterly basis, these meetings provide bfa members with an open and unthreatening environment in which to discuss issues and/or concerns relevant to franchising and to their businesses. The forum meeting will start at 10.30am (coffee available from 10.00am) and will finish with a buffet lunch at 1.30pm. Resales • How do you value the business? • How involved are you in the process? • Any common issues? Implementing new systems • How do you get your franchisees on board? • How have you overcome any resistance? • At what point can you insist it is part of the network? Brand protection (presentation by Paul Bicknell, Clarke Willmott) • What franchisors can do • What franchisees can do Managing network growth • How quickly should a new franchise grow? • How do you manage training and support? • When should you take on more head office staff? £37.50 £45.00 inc VAT Read more... QFP points 100 points
  • bfa Specialist Seminar: The Basics of Social Media From 17th May 2016 To 17th May 2016 Venue : Harper Macleod LLP Join the bfa for one of our popular member Specialist Seminars, this time taking place during Scottish Franchise Week at the offices of Harper Macleod in Glasgow. Social media has become a worldwide phenomenon with platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn opening up a wealth of opportunities for businesses as well as individuals. But what are the advantages of social media and how can you use it effectively? £20.00 £24.00 inc VAT Read more... QFP points 250 points
  • Scottish Social Event 2016 From 17th May 2016 To 17th May 2016 Venue : ROX Come and experience some VIP treatment at award-winning jewellers ROX and their exclusive Laurent-Perrier Champagne bar. With drinks and canapés, the evening is a great opportunity to catch up and network with industry colleagues. £0.00 £0.00 inc VAT Read more...
  • bfa Scottish Forum From 18th May 2016 To 18th May 2016 Venue : Radisson Blu Hotel Glasgow Forum open to franchisors and affiliates from all regions. Held on a quarterly basis, these meetings provide bfa members with an open and unthreatening environment in which to discuss issues and/or concerns relevant to franchising and to their businesses. Coffee will be available for all attendees at 11:00. The Forum will finish with a buffet lunch at approximately 14:00. Topics for discussion on the day will include: Recruitment • What’s working? • What isn’t working? • Any new innovations? Managing network growth • How quickly should a new franchise grow? • How do you manage the training and support expectations? • At what point should you take on more head office staff? Profiling franchisee recruitment • How should you do it? • When should you do it? • Why should you do it? Training and support • How do you support your larger franchisees? • How do you gauge how much support your franchisees want? • Has your training evolved since you first started franchising? £0.00 £0.00 inc VAT Read more... QFP points 100 points
  • Scottish Franchise Business Breakfast 2016 From 18th May 2016 To 18th May 2016 Venue : Radisson Blu Hotel Glasgow The Scottish Franchise Business Breakfast maintains its position as the key event of Scottish Franchise Week, bringing together the franchise industry, business experts and the media to highlight the importance of franchising in Scotland. We are delighted to announce former Scottish Labour leader and business adviser, Jim Murphy as our keynote speaker. There will also be presentations from a franchisor and franchisee. Guests are encouraged to arrive for 7.45am with breakfast served at 8.15am. The speakers will address the room from 8.45am till 10am when the business breakfast will conclude. £20.00 £24.00 inc VAT Read more...
  • bfa Scottish Golf Day 2016 From 19th May 2016 To 19th May 2016 Venue : Douglas Park Golf Club A relaxed (or competitive for the keen golfers) day of golf, taking place in Glasgow. With a stunning golf course, this popular event is an ideal setting for catching up with colleagues or making new contacts. The day begins with coffee and bacon/egg rolls on arrival, followed by 18 holes of golf with individual prizes plus prizes for nearest the pin and longest drive. Winners will be announced at an informal dinner after play. £65.00 £78.00 inc VAT Read more...
  • bfa Specialist Seminar: Financial Fundamentals From 23rd May 2016 To 23rd May 2016 Venue : British Franchise Association Understanding each element of the financial process is key to ensuring your franchisees obtain the right funding and stay on track. The next bfa Specialist Seminar, taking place on Monday, 23rd May at the bfa offices, will offer you the chance to examine the core elements of finance for your franchise. From business planning and financial projections, to securing funding for your franchisees and monitoring their performance, this seminar will provide a key insight in to the steps you can take to maintain a financially healthy network. £95.00 £114.00 inc VAT Read more... QFP points 250 points
  • bfa Affiliate Forum Central London From 25th May 2016 To 25th May 2016 Venue : Broadway House Affiliate Forum open to all bfa Affiliate members, regardless of region. Held on a quarterly basis, these meetings offer Affiliate members the opportunity to discuss issues and/or concerns relevant to franchising and their businesses in an open and unthreatening environment. Unless advised otherwise, Affiliate forum meetings will start at 10.30am (coffee available from 10.00am) and will finish with a buffet lunch at 1.30pm. £37.50 £45.00 inc VAT Read more... QFP points 100 points
  • bfa London/South East Forum From 26th May 2016 To 26th May 2016 Venue : Kingsway Hall Hotel Forum open to franchisors and affiliates from all regions. Held on a quarterly basis, these meetings provide bfa members with an open and unthreatening environment in which to discuss issues and/or concerns relevant to franchising and to their businesses. The forum meetings will start at 10.30am (coffee available from 10.00am) and will finish with a buffet lunch at 1.30pm . Topics for discussion will include: Mediation • What are the benefits? • How do you encourage your franchisees to use it? • Any success stories? Performance management • How do you manage your high performing franchisees? • How do you manage your low performing franchisees? • How do you get franchisees to support each other? Profiling for staff and franchisee recruitment • How should you do it? • When should you do it? • Why should you do it? Territory management • How are your territories mapped? • How do you encourage good neighbour relationships between franchisees? • Pros & cons of redrawing territories £37.50 £45.00 inc VAT Read more... QFP points 100 points
  • bfa Annual Conference 2016 From 23rd June 2016 To 24th June 2016 Venue : East Midlands Conference Centre Make sure you join us on Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th June 2016 at the East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham for an unmissable event featuring engaging keynote speakers and a comprehensive seminar programme focused on your business needs. The full package includes: - Entry to both days of the conference - A place at the Franchisor of the Year Awards dinner on Thursday 23rd June - One night’s accommodation with breakfast (23rd June) at the Orchard Hotel, Nottingham Book before Thursday, 31st March and save £45 on your full conference package.* *Applies to full conference package bookings made before the stated deadline. Invoices must be paid within 30 days of issue. £450.00 £540.00 inc VAT Read more... QFP points 500 points
  • bfa HSBC Franchisor of the Year Awards From 23rd June 2016 To 23rd June 2016 Venue : East Midlands Conference Centre Now in their 27th year, the bfa HSBC Franchisor of the Year Awards are the industry's most prestigious and influential accolade. Existing award categories have been refined for 2016 and, alongside the main bfa HSBC Franchisor of the Year Award, continue to provide all Members with a wide platform on which to showcase their successes. People from all corners of the industry will come together on Thursday 23rd June at the East Midlands Conference Centre in Nottingham to celebrate franchising at a black tie awards dinner. Make sure you join us and your industry colleagues for what promises to be a great night of celebration. Individual tickets for the dinner cost just £89 + VAT or you can book a table of 10 for £750 + VAT.* Click on the link to the right to book your place on-line, contact us directly on 01235 820470 or email mailroom@thebfa.org We look forward to seeing you there! * Table discount offer only applies to tables of 10 booked in the same transaction. No other offers apply. £89.00 £106.80 inc VAT Read more...
  • bfa Affiliate Forum Central London From 13th September 2016 To 13th September 2016 Venue : Broadway House Affiliate Forum open to all bfa Affiliate members, regardless of region. Held on a quarterly basis, these meetings offer Affiliate members the opportunity to discuss issues and/or concerns relevant to franchising and their businesses in an open and unthreatening environment. Unless advised otherwise, Affiliate forum meetings will start at 10.30am (coffee available from 10.00am) and will finish with a buffet lunch at 1.30pm. £37.50 £45.00 inc VAT Read more... QFP points 100 points
  • bfa London/South East Forum From 14th September 2016 To 14th September 2016 Venue : Kingsway Hall Hotel Forum open to franchisors and affiliates from all regions. Held on a quarterly basis, these meetings provide bfa members with an open and unthreatening environment in which to discuss issues and/or concerns relevant to franchising and to their businesses. Unless advised otherwise, forum meetings will start at 10.30am (coffee available from 10.00am) and will finish with a buffet lunch at 1.30pm . £37.50 £45.00 inc VAT Read more... QFP points 100 points
  • bfa Midlands Forum From 20th September 2016 To 20th September 2016 Venue : Lea Marston Forum open to franchisors and affiliates from all regions. Held on a quarterly basis, these meetings provide bfa members with an open and unthreatening environment in which to discuss issues and/or concerns relevant to franchising and to their businesses. Unless advised otherwise, forum meetings will start at 10.30am (coffee available from 10.00am) and will finish with a buffet lunch at 1.30pm. £37.50 £45.00 inc VAT Read more... QFP points 100 points
  • bfa Northern Forum From 21st September 2016 To 21st September 2016 Venue : Hilton Manchester Airport Forum open to franchisors and affiliates from all regions. Held on a quarterly basis, these meetings provide bfa members with an open and unthreatening environment in which to discuss issues and/or concerns relevant to franchising and to their businesses. Unless advised otherwise, forum meetings will start at 10.30am (coffee available from 10.00am) and will finish with a buffet lunch at 1.30pm. £37.50 £45.00 inc VAT Read more... QFP points 100 points
  • bfa South West Forum From 22nd September 2016 To 22nd September 2016 Venue : Mercure Newbury Elcot Park Forum open to franchisors and affiliates from all regions. Held on a quarterly basis, these meetings provide bfa members with an open and unthreatening environment in which to discuss issues and/or concerns relevant to franchising and to their businesses. Unless advised otherwise, forum meetings will start at 10.30am (coffee available from 10.00am) and will finish with a buffet lunch at 1.30pm. £37.50 £45.00 inc VAT Read more... QFP points 100 points
 
 
  • Shaun Kinsell
    Autovalet Direct Franchising Ltd - Franchisee case study

    Shaun Kinsell, Autovaletdirect franchisee for Stourbridge, West Midlands, has renewed his franchise term for another six years - underlying his confidence in a strong and profitable future.

    Read the full case study View franchise details
 
 
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