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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  • Bob Walker
    CNA International - Franchisee case study

    All CNA owners specialise in an industry or sector and Bob offers recruitment solutions to the chemical industry: "the chemical industry is global and speaks English, so we have always looked beyond the UK for business. Our first placements were in Germany and Saudi Arabia, and we have bid for business all over Europe, as well as in Malaysia."

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