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Buying a franchise

11 Apr 2017

Buying a franchise allows you to set up your own business without starting from scratch. You use a tried and tested formula, and benefit from the experience and support of the franchisor (the company offering the franchise).

Buying a franchise can have both advantages and disadvantages. Careful evaluation of the franchise opportunity and its costs is vital.


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