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42% Of HR Professionals Yearn For A Good Work-Life Balance

And want to work more flexible hours ...

Almost half in the profession say they work too long and see their families too little. Not good news for parents and carers who are becoming exhausted by the corporate lifestyle ...

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Partner Spotlight: CBS (Insurance) Ltd

Insurance services for the franchise industry ...

This week, I would like to tell you about CBS (Insurance) Ltd, a brand new AFA partner that provides insurance services to a wide range of businesses, particularly in the franchising industry ...

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Announcing The Franchise Now Expo Sheffield

Book your free ticket ...

The AFA, in conjunction with Expo South Ltd, is proud to announce the Franchise Now Expo Sheffield. The first of four, annual local franchise shows for 2018 across the United Kingdom ...

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Top Tips For Starting A Business With A Friend

That's what friends are for ...

Have you ever considered starting a business with a friend? Starting up on your own can be daunting, and you may have been advised not to mix business with pleasure ...

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Making A Difference In Your Local Community

Getting involved can only benefit your business ...

I often find that there is a common misconception that franchises are merely part of large, corporate organisations rather than being local businesses. This is far from the truth ...

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Member Spotlight: Gymboree Play And Music

A genuinely beneficial and rewarding business ...

Gymboree Play And Music is the global leader in early childhood development programmes. It was established in 1976 by a mother from California, Joan Barnes ...

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Member Spotlight: Westcountry Hygiene

Essential hygiene systems and products ...

Today, I'd like to tell you about another AFA member, Westcountry Hygiene, a supplier of essential hygiene systems and products to the food, care and hospitality industries ...

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Member Spotlight: Tots Play

Classes and parties ...

Today's member spotlight is about AFA member Tots Play, a multi-activity, developmental play programme of movement and sensory-based classes for babies and toddlers ...

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A Brokerplan Network Case Study

The power of their financial contacts ...

This week, I'm handing over the reigns of this blog post to John Kent of Brokerplan. He's written a case study about one of his business partners, Darren Peacock ...

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12 Top Tips To Help You Conduct Effective Interviews

Part of the AFA Member E-learning Programme ...

With GCSE and A level results out within the last few weeks now is a good time to secure some school leaver help for your franchise. Could you interview them effectively?

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4 Brilliant Tools You Need In The Franchise Industry

Re-imagining accountancy for the 21st century ...

This week's guest post is from, Kieran James of Paykeeper Ltd. It's about some brilliant tools you can use in the franchise industry. So over to you Kieran ...

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The Franchise Now Expo 2017 Milton Keynes

Come and be inspired ...

Are you considering setting up your own business? Have you thought of investing in a franchise? The AFA is proud to announce the first of a series of annual franchise shows across the UK ...

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