Franchising

Discussion in 'Chit Chat & Introductions' started by harunh, Sep 8, 2012.

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  1. harunh

    harunh Legend
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    How would u lot do it? I was thinking let them buy their own van and equipment etc i give them a round to work on and i keep 20% off what they own OR i rwuip them with everything and we go 50/50 but i think number 1 is better i think :) thats the proper way to do it
     
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  2. M.K Cleaners.co.uk

    M.K Cleaners.co.uk Grand Master
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    I think you should concetrate on building you own round, crawl before you walk
     
  3. rcproperty

    rcproperty Hero
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    To do it right they will be using your business name and if they mess it up and do poor jobs that's the business name getting bad rep. Wouldn't bother doing it. Might as well get another van and get them to work for u.
     
  4. mark m

    mark m Hero
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    Calm down H one £35 pub job and your talking about franchise :D
     
  5. MikeJP

    MikeJP Active Member
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    LoL
     
  6. Iain

    Iain Guru
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    One of my customers that I got last year had a franchised cleaning company. Shouldn't say which one but after 12 months he went bust. After looking at Companies House, 75% of the other companies in this franchise have done the same.

    H if you want to set up a franchise you need to have SERIOUS money behind you. I'm not talking about a couple of grand here either. You also need to have an instantly recognisable brand, otherwise people just won't go for it.

    You also need to have something to offer potential franchisees. Why should they buy a franchise with you instead of doing it themselves?

    http://www.thebfa.org/franchise-your-business
     
  7. MikeJP

    MikeJP Active Member
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    I personally couldn't see me doing this to be honest (when my business is actually worth something that is) Wouldn't want to put all my blood, sweat and tears into building my business for years only for someone to potentially mess it up!

    At the moment H, I'd say concentrate on building your customer base like you've mentioned, increase your income, go with the flow, and enjoy it!!!
     
  8. harunh

    harunh Legend
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    I am building it up but a lad down my area has 8 vans on the road and he doesnt izactly franchise it he just gets people in his vans to work for him
     
  9. Iain

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    I gotta be honest with you H, I don't think I'll be investing. So I'm out.
     
  10. Iain

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    This is called "staff" H and it's beginning to catch on lol
     
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