Everyone invited to European Day of Languages Online Festival

Our members Lingotot are inviting children aged 2-12 to join them for a free online festival celebrating European languages. A month from today on 26th September.

Following a summer limited by lockdown, languages and culture are set to be beamed into homes, nurseries and schools across the land with a day-long nationwide event to celebrate the European Day of Languages.

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DIY OR DESIGNER? HOW TO MAKE A WEBSITE CHOICE YOU WON’T REGRET

We asked our Partners It’seeze websites their opinion on DIY vs professionally designed websites –

 

You’ve probably already heard it said that every growing business needs a website. This is actually one step away from the truth; what every growing business needs is an effective website. You see, even if your customer base is primarily local, most customers will find you first online.

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Why are AFA members awesome? What does the AFA Seal of Approval stand for? How does our accreditation process work? If you have ever asked any of these questions, please read our new blog!

What is the AFA?

People often assume that any franchisor can become a member of the Approved Franchise Association, as long as they pay the membership fees. In fact, nothing could be further from the truth!

 

In this week’s blog, we thought it would be a good idea to explain exactly what’s involved in becoming a member of the AFA. How do we ensure that every member of the AFA meets our criteria and can demonstrate their ongoing commitment to our values?

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Should Customer Reviews be Part of Your Post-Lockdown SEO Strategy? Our Partners TRUSTist share the latest developments!

There have been more searches for the term “SEO Agency” on Google over the last few weeks than at any other point in the last five years. As businesses start to return to normal, they are rightly so, trying to make up the lost ground during lockdown and are starting up their marketing activities again. As more businesses start to increase their spend on SEO activities, businesses need to be inventive to remain competitive. Continue reading “Should Customer Reviews be Part of Your Post-Lockdown SEO Strategy? Our Partners TRUSTist share the latest developments!”

August updates from Elite Franchise

Elite Franchise August 2020 

Here are a very few of the ‘hottest’ stories so far this August brought to you exclusively by Elite Franchise.

Our lead exclusive interview this month is with Global CEO of Tutor Doctor Frank Milner. Frank’s new objectives are to make the company a household name across the globe. And with 350 franchisees operating 680 territories in 15 countries, it’s now on its way to achieving that. Click here for our main interview this month. Continue reading “August updates from Elite Franchise”

Our members Get Ahead VA reveal their 5 essential skills for franchisees!

Get Ahead VA is very proud to have branches across the country, run by our Regional Directors. All of our RDs are ambitious, business-minded people who took advantage of Get Ahead VA’s exciting franchise opportunity, which allowed them to start their own business with the support of an established brand behind them Continue reading “Our members Get Ahead VA reveal their 5 essential skills for franchisees!”

The Holiday Franchise Company Awarded ITT Recognition

The Institute of Travel and Tourism has awarded The Holiday Franchise Company with ITT Recognition for its in-house training programme ‘Journey to Success’ for the first time. ITT Recognition is granted to companies who can demonstrate that their training programme meets industry standards and is adding value to professionals within the travel and tourism sector.

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Northamptonshire businesswoman becomes regional finalist in The Great British Entrepreneur Awards 2020

A Northamptonshire businesswoman has been named as a regional finalist in the Great British Entrepreneur Awards 2020.

Suzy Sanders, founder of Alchemy Virtual Assistance – which provides remote admin and PA support to business owners and small enterprises – beat off competition from over 2,600 entrepreneurs UK-wide to become one of four contenders in the finals of the Midlands Family Business Entrepreneur category. Continue reading “Northamptonshire businesswoman becomes regional finalist in The Great British Entrepreneur Awards 2020”

It’s official – the chocolate digestive is the most dunkable biscuit!

Fun Science, the UK based franchise making science accessible for kids, has published the results of their biscuit-dunking “Big Experiment”.

The Big Experiment was designed to provide entertainment and satisfy curiosity during the lockdown brought about by COVID-19. Children and parents across the UK were asked to dunk three types of branded biscuit into water. Using an online metronome provided by the company, participants were able to determine exactly how many four-second dunks it took for a biscuit to break. Continue reading “It’s official – the chocolate digestive is the most dunkable biscuit!”

Our members Tubz are keeping your business and customers safe, everyone’s top priority since COVID-19 broke out… A new opportunity for entrepreneurial individuals?

Tubz have developed with guidance from the World Health Organisation a Safe, non alcohol based Hand & Touchpoint Sanitiser which forms a covalent bond with surfaces and helps prevent the spread of viruses to other surface throughout your business! Continue reading “Our members Tubz are keeping your business and customers safe, everyone’s top priority since COVID-19 broke out… A new opportunity for entrepreneurial individuals?”

A Boost for Your Franchise Business When It’s Needed The Most

Would you like some free publicity for your business?

If your business has survived the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown, you and your franchisees may well be wondering what’s next for the franchising sector. With a recession looming and restrictions still in place, it’s inevitable that things aren’t going to be easy for any of us. Continue reading “A Boost for Your Franchise Business When It’s Needed The Most”