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  • 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
  • Great Northern Breakfast 2016 From 17th June 2016 To 17th June 2016 Venue : EventCity Ltd The fourth Great Northern Franchise Breakfast will take place on 17 June at EventCity in Manchester and will feature a range of inspirational presentations that will help raise the profile of franchising in the North. Book your place online by clicking on the link to the right or contact the bfa directly on 01235 820470 to book a table of 10. £25.00 £30.00 inc VAT Read more...
  • 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
 
 
  • Teresa Bowers
    Wagging Tails Ltd - Franchisee case study

    "In the past, our two dogs Scooby and Tyler were always looked after by one of our children when we went on holiday but when we were planning a holiday last year, neither were available..."

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