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  • 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. The September forum meetings will start at 09.30am (coffee available from 09.00am) and will finish with a buffet lunch at 1.30pm. This is to accommodate the bfa consultation on the new European Code of Ethics and Mandatory Arbitration clause. The 'hot topics' are as follows; Should all Affiliates have a QFP representative in their business? Corporate governance (Presentation by Roz Goldstein) Update on case law in mature franchise markets (Presentation) Operations manuals – When should franchisors replace them? Brexit - What impact has it had on your business? £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. The September forum meetings will start at 09.30am (coffee available from 09.00am) and will finish with a buffet lunch at 1.30pm. This is to accommodate the bfa consultation on the new European Code of Ethics and Mandatory Arbitration clause. The 'hot topics' are as follows; International Expansion • How to maintain consistency • Master or direct franchising • Success stories Franchisee Support • Use of online webinars • What do you offer and how often? • In territory, head office or both? Franchisee recruitment (Presentation) • Telling the brand story to create a compelling proposition Brexit • What impact has it had on your business? £37.50 £45.00 inc VAT Read more... QFP points 100 points
  • bfa Chairman's Charity Day: Golf From 15th September 2016 To 15th September 2016 Venue : The Warwickshire Golf & Country Club Join the bfa on Thursday 15th September to play The Warwickshire Golf & Country Club’s championship course. Located in 465 acres of flowing picturesque Warwickshire countryside, the venue boasts an array of golf facilities in fantastic surroundings. Start the day with a leisurely breakfast before heading off for a relaxing afternoon on the course. Don’t relax too much though - prizes will be up for grabs for best individual, best team, nearest the pin and longest drive. Your golf package includes: - Tea, coffee and bacon rolls on arrival - 18 holes of golf - Dinner and prize-giving after play Don’t forget that it’s all for a good cause – all proceeds from the day will go to Chairman Simon Bartholomew's chosen charity National Search and Rescue Dog Assocation (NSARDA). The Association trains and qualifies search dogs to assist emergency services in finding missing people from hill walkers, the elderly, those that are despondent, children and sometimes victims of crime. The dogs are out in all weather and the service is run for free. Your donation will help the charity to keep the vital assistance of dogs and their teams working together to save lives. £69.00 £82.80 inc VAT Read more...
  • bfa Chairman's Charity Day: Clays, Diggers and Argo Cats From 15th September 2016 To 15th September 2016 Venue : The Warwickshire Golf & Country Club This year, thrill seekers can test their steady hand and aim with clay pigeon shooting, get to grips at the controls of a terex digger and take an Argo Cat (a six-wheeled amphibious all-terrain vehicle through a course of woodland, hills and water. The day will start with breakfast at The Warwickshire. From there, you will be taken over to Adventure Sports for the afternoon before heading back to the golf club to rejoin the golfers for dinner and prize-giving. Your package includes: - Tea, coffee and bacon rolls on arrival - Clay pigeon shooting, terex diggers and argo cats challenges - Transport to and from Adventure Sports Centre - 2-course dinner and prize-giving Don’t forget that it’s all for a good cause – all proceeds from the day will go to Chairman Simon Bartholomew's chosen charity National Search and Rescue Dog Assocation (NSARDA). The Association trains and qualifies search dogs to assist emergency services in finding missing people from hill walkers, the elderly, those that are despondent, children and sometimes victims of crime. The dogs are out in all weather and the service is run for free. Your donation will help the charity to keep the vital assistance of dogs and their teams working together to save lives. £105.00 £126.00 inc VAT Read more...
  • 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. The September forum meetings will start at 09.30am (coffee available from 09.00am) and will finish with a buffet lunch at 1.30pm.This is to accommodate the bfa consultation on the new European Code of Ethics and Mandatory Arbitration clause. The 'hot topics' are as follows; Managing Underperformance • Mechanisms for early detection • How to manage and motivate • When to decide parting company is the better option Digital Transformation / Recruitment • Presentation Franchisee Recruitment • What’s working? • Any new initiatives? • Social media – does it deliver new franchisees? Brexit • What impact has it had on your business? £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. The September forum meetings will start at 09.30am (coffee available from 09.00am) and will finish with a buffet lunch at 1.30pm.This is to accommodate the bfa consultation on the new European Code of Ethics and Mandatory Arbitration clause. The 'hot topics' are as follows; Internal vs External Marketing • What are the risks and benefits? • How to maintain brand consistency across all channels? • Measuring success Renewal & Pre-renewal processes • Do you offer training prior renewal? • Business planning for the new term • How to ensure the process is smooth Marketing & Franchisee councils (Presentation) • Who’s involved? • Where do they meet? • How to communicate Brexit • What impact has it had on your business? £37.50 £45.00 inc VAT Read more... QFP points 100 points
  • bfa Scottish Forum From 22nd September 2016 To 22nd September 2016 Venue : Lloyds Bank 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 September forum meetings will start at 09.30am (coffee available from 09.00am) and will finish with a buffet lunch at 1.30pm. This is to accommodate the bfa consultation on the new European Code of Ethics and Mandatory Arbitration clause. The 'hot topics' are as follows; Creating opportunities for recruitment in Scotland • Opportunities to gain exposure and raise profile • Collaborative networking • Relocating franchisees? Capturing new customers through digital markets • Presentation by Jenifer Godwin, SPA Use of personality profiling • What is it used for? • What does it achieve? • Can it tell you if a franchisee will be good or bad? PR Training (Presentation by Mike Reynolds, Integris) • telling the brand story to create a compelling proposition Brexit • What impact has it had on your business? £0.00 £0.00 inc VAT Read more... QFP points 100 points
  • bfa South West Forum From 27th September 2016 To 27th 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. The September forum meetings will start at 09.30am (coffee available from 09.00am) and will finish with a buffet lunch at 1.30pm.This is to accommodate the bfa consultation on the new European Code of Ethics and Mandatory Arbitration clause. The 'hot topics' are as follows; Using technology for recruitment • What technology are you using • How to measure return on investment • Adjusting the channel to attract the right profile Data Protection (presentation by Susan Hall, Clarke Willmott) • 20 million excellent reasons to take the General Data Protection Regulation seriously • Brexit and the GDPR – what will data protection look like once we leave the EU? • Marketing and data protection; pitfalls, red flags and cunning plans Conferences and Awards • What format? • Internal vs. External speakers • How many awards do you give out & for what categories? BREXIT What impact has it had on your business? £37.50 £45.00 inc VAT Read more... QFP points 100 points
  • bfa HSBC Franchisee of the Year Awards 2016 From 29th September 2016 To 29th September 2016 Venue : Birmingham Town Hall Join the bfa for the most prestigious awards in the industry – the bfa HSBC Franchisee of the Year Awards. This year’s event at the iconic Town Hall in Birmingham will celebrate the outstanding achievements of franchisees in six distinct categories, one of which will take home the title of bfa HSBC Franchisee of the Year 2016. Winners will be revealed at a lavish black-tie dinner on Thursday 29 September. Make sure you do not miss out and book your place now. Individual tickets cost just £96.50 + VAT each or you can book a table of 10 and save 10%, paying just £868 + VAT. £96.50 £115.80 inc VAT Read more...
  • Women in Franchising From 17th November 2016 To 17th November 2016 Venue : Wokefield Park Following three successful years, Women in Franchising returns for 2016. With a packed agenda featuring keynote presentations, a panel discussion and our new speed sessions, all led by successful and inspirational women from franchising and beyond, Women in Franchising is your opportunity to share experiences, best practice and knowledge. The event is open to any woman who is interested in being successful in business. Make sure you join us for this must-attend event. Book your place now by clicking on the link to the right to pay online or contact the bfa on 01235 820470, email mailroom@thebfa.org. For those wishing to stay overnight at Wokefield Park on 16th November, you can book a package which includes dinner and bed & breakfast on 16th plus your place at Women in Franchising on 17th. The overnight package costs just £195 + VAT. Please contact the bfa directly to book. £99.00 £118.80 inc VAT Read more... QFP points 250 points
  • bfa Annual Conference 2017 From 29th June 2017 To 30th June 2017 Venue : The ICC Make sure you join us on Thursday 29 and Friday 30 June 2017 at the ICC in Birmingham 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 29 June - One night’s accommodation with breakfast (29 June) £450.00 £540.00 inc VAT Read more... QFP points 500 points
 
 
  • Simon & Jane Miller
    in-toto Kitchens - Franchisee case study

    Jane and Simon opened their second in-toto studio in May 2013; six months later, it ranked second in sales for the entire network! And this after overcoming some adverse conditions too.

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