The British Franchise Association (bfa) is the voluntary self-regulatory body for the UK franchise sector. Franchise businesses must pass a standards-based accreditation before they can become a bfa member. The Association promotes ethical franchising practice in the UK and helps the industry develop credibility, influence and favourable circumstance for growth.

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 expanding through franchising to secure their own position amongst the "good". More...

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    CeX - Franchisee case study

    Zahida had previously managed a small chain of city centre newsagents, but knew that franchising offered her the route to a bigger retail business - with bigger challenges, but also bigger rewards!

    Read the full case study
 
 
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