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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    Chem-Dry Franchising Ltd - Franchisee case study

    Jackie & Mike Clark purchased A&G Chem-Dry© in May 1995 as a going concern which had been operating for four years. Mike’s previous career in the flexible packaging industry, which saw him progress from a junior sales position to M.D, had run its course and he was looking for a new direction.

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