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• What the banks are doing to support franchising in the UK • If the economic climate should affect your decision to buy a franchise


Lorna Smith, HSBC (bank); Steve Calvert, Safeclean (franchisor); Pip Wilkins, bfa (chair)


16:15 – 16:45 Taking your fi rst step into franchising


You have attended educational seminars, spoken to key advisers and met with franchisors... what next? • Due diligence – making the right choice • Understand what you are committing to • What support is being offered and does it match your needs? • The importance of legal advice and understanding the fi nancial options


• The bfa’s advised next steps Tom Endean, bfa


Executives in franchising Harness your sales, management and business skills with an executive franchise


11:30 – 12:00


In business for yourself, not by yourself: choosing the ideal franchise for you


Edward Brewer, Franchise Development Director, Auditel


13:00 – 13:30 Tools and tactics for relationship building: The key to getting ahead


Richard Dormer, Director, BCR 14:30 – 15:00


Running a letting and sales business from home Ben Grove, Commercial Director, Estates Direct


15:15 – 15:45


Building a successful business by utilising your skill set Tony Goodwin, Founder and Chairman,


Antal International


Hands-on franchising 13:15 – 13:45 Keynote address: The changing face of McDonald’s; how innovation is key to our success


Richard Forte, Chief Operations Offi cer, McDonald’s UK


Families in franchising 13:45 – 14:15 Rising through a recession: four keys to business success


Eric Ho, CEO, Yo Yo Noodle


International franchising Attend panel sessions and keynote addresses tackling all the major points of international franchising, master franchising and taking your brand overseas, including:


10:30 – 11:00 Welcome and networking


11:00 – 11:30 Keynote address: Growing a franchised business overseas


Andrew Withers, Managing Director, Southern Fried Chicken 12:00 – 12:45


Choosing and operating a master franchise John Pratt, Partner, Hamilton Pratt; Iain Martin, Director, International Franchising Centre; Pam Bader OBE, CEO, Molly Maid


Growing your own business If you are looking to develop, grow or even start a business, be inspired by some recent success stories


12:00 – 12:30 Keynote address: Potatoes – an unlikely route to success


Will Chase, Founder, Chase Distillery


12:45 – 13:15 How to borrow money for your franchise Chris Roberts, Director, Franchise Finance


14:30 – 15:00 Ten ways to make your data pay


Mick Ridley, Managing Director, Meta


For the latest information, visit: www.franchiseinfo.co.uk


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How to successfully franchise your business Nick Williams, Franchise Consultant, Franchise Development Services


15:15 – 16:00


Franchising your business: the fi nancial elements Malcolm Porter, Franchise Consultant, Franchise Development Services


13:45 – 14:30


Successfully launching your franchise brand in the UK Manzoor Ishani, Senior Consultant Solicitor, Sherrards Solicitors; Amjid Bashir, UK Master Franchisee, Baguette Express; Brian Smart, Director General, bfa


15:00 – 15:45 Bringing an international brand to your country – an investor’s perspective


Paul Bradley, VAT Partner, GreenBack Alan; David Duncan, Internet Marketing Consultant, WSI; Philippa Dempster, Partner and Head of Commercial Services, Freeth Cartwright


16:00 – 16:30 Keynote address: Driving international expansion – a case study


Manzoor Ishani, Franchise Development Director, Stagecoach Theatre Schools


Franchise resales 13:30 – 14:15


Buying an existing franchise – the advantages and disadvantages Derrick Simpson, Managing Director, Franchise Resales


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High-level investment franchising Invaluable advice on where to start for those high-level investors


12:15 – 12:45 Three simple steps to £100,000 a year passive income within 3-5 years


Steve Bolton, Founder, Platinum Property Partners


Franchising your business Thinking about franchising your business? Find out how from industry experts


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