The British Franchise Association (bfa) is the only voluntary self-regulatory body for the UK franchise industry, with a standards based approach to membership. Its aim is to promote ethical franchising practice in the UK and help the industry develop credibility, influence and favourable circumstance for growth. As a result one of the bfa's main jobs is to help potential franchisees recognise the good, the bad, and the ugly franchise opportunities for what they are. Another is to help businesses involved in franchising to secure their own position amongst the "good" franchises. More...

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  • Mike Cooper
    Cartridge World - Franchisee case study

    Mike Cooper saw the light and opened the doors to his new Cartridge World franchise store in June 2008. Just 18 months later he has been joined by his wife, Jacqui and their first employee as they continue to celebrate record sales.

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