How to Evaluate a FranchiseHow to Evaluate a Franchise

A bfa guide by Martin Mendelsohn

This robust business model, fuelled by dedicated individuals, encompassing many different skills and backgrounds, opens up countless opportunities for people looking for a new start.

The question to ask though is which franchise brand is suitable for you (if any)? With hundreds of different brands, investment levels and business types, how can you know what you want?

If you’re thinking of buying a franchise, this guide will tell you what you need to know in order to make the right choice.

It will help you assess whether self-employment and franchising, in particular, will suit you personally and explains how to avoid the pitfalls.

Franchising is not as simple as it may seem and calls for a considerable, long-term commitment.

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