If you want a business that someone else has tried and tested, you may be thinking of taking up a franchise. You’ll need several thousand pounds to invest, but benefit from head office support and a business concept that it working for others already. Now, www.WorkingMums.co.uk has a new channel for franchises. The new channel, FranchiseZone, advertises a wide range of franchise opportunities for enterprising parents who are looking to take more control over how they balance their work and family life. Franchise opportunities currently on the site include:
- Jo Jingles,
- Oven Clean,
- Molly Maid.
The FranchiseZone also includes case studies of successful franchisees and expert advice on franchise-related issues from Tom Endean, Marketing Manager at the British Franchise Association. Dionne White, Sales Director of WorkingMums.co.uk, says: “We are delighted to be launching FranchiseZone. It offers … working parents the freedom to work for themselves without the risk of starting up a business totally from scratch. In the current economic climate, many parents will be looking at new ways of working, whether it is as a franchisee or working flexibly around children. WorkingMums is keen to encourage innovative approaches to working life which work for both employees and business.”