Recruiting Franchisees

Franchise recruitment needs to be well organised and well done. The British Franchise Association have highlighted some franchisee recruitment options within the franchise sector. These include: Franchise exhibitions: A great way to see both new and returning...

The franchise agreement

According to the British Franchise Association, the franchise agreement should comply with the National law and this code of ethics.. “The agreement shall reflect the interests of the members of the franchised network in protecting the franchisor’s...

Why use a franchise consultant when franchising your business

Franchising is not something that can be learnt overnight and so when deciding to franchise your business, you will require the services of a franchise consultant. The franchise consultant will use their experience to help you build a sustainable franchise model and...

Becoming a franchisor

More businesses are considering the opportunities and benefits offered by franchising when planning the future development and growth of their business. The British Franchise Association report there are several steps which potential franchisors should take: Research...

Our franchise evaluation process

Franchising is a great way to grow and expand your business. However, the business does have to be right for franchising. Mercury franchise consultants will evaluate if your business is suitable to franchise by looking at 3 key areas: Is your business model proven?...

Is now the time to Franchise?

Are you thinking about franchising your business?  Now is a great time to franchise!! According to the British Franchise Association”franchising has proven itself to be a solid way to expand a business” In 2015, franchising set a number of new records. New...

Key points to consider when franchising your business

When franchising your business it is important to take your time and get things right from the outset. Franchising is not an out of the box solution. Every business has its own intricacies and requires specific, bespoke advice and documentation for the business to be...

Full of Beans

I met with many franchising companies before I decided to use Cheryl at Mercury Franchise Consultants. I met with some of the largest in the city who were asking for astronomical fees and any extras were “additional” fees to smaller companies who received varied...