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hises ranc F It's all in the name Take on a franchise and you could be on to a good thing, despite the recession M photographs: pa photos, getty Images, shutterstock any people dream of running their own business and more often than not, it comes down to a choice between starting from scratch or joining a franchise. If the latter appeals, you are not limited to just big, famous restaurant chains, as there are scores of different brands to choose from covering lots of industries, which require varying levels of time and commitment. Despite the recession, during 2010 the franchise industry increased turnover by £600 million to £12.4 billion, a survey by the British Franchise Association and NatWest has revealed. Since 2006 the number of franchise systems has grown by 15%, as has the sector’s turnover, even though the UK growth was only 9.4% in the same period. The survey has also found that the number of franchise systems operating in the UK has grown to 897 over the past year, increasing the number of franchise business units to 36,900. An extra 56,000

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Careers with Hayley Taylor 2011

Editor’s letter
Hayley's foreword
Home work
Meet The Fairy Jobmother
I need an agent
How to write the perfect CV
Be the best
From business virgin to Virgin boss
Staying positive during your job search
Kick start your career
The benefits of business education
How to make work work for you
Legal rights
Balancing benefits and businesses for working mums
Earn more work less
Shades of Green
Getting into retail without selling yourself short
What to wear
Work on a plate
Franchises: it’s all in the name
The Ultimo success
Working that net
Building a career in property
Donate your career to charity
Supporting the support
Cross purposes
Tender, loving social care
10 social care facts
Foster care: a blossoming profession
Best of British
Jobs of the future
10 Top Tips to get that dream job
Your questions answered

Careers with Hayley Taylor 2011