From the Publisher
A franchise business is an option worth considering by anyone who wishes to start up his/her own business but doesn't have a specific business idea. It is an ideal proposition for those who prefer the security offered by a well tried and tested business concept.. This brief guide provides you with what you need to know to decide if franchising is for you. It illustrates how you can find the right franchise, and outlines the key issues you need to consider when you choose a franchise.
In 30 minutes, learn how to: (a) Differentiate between different business formats, (b) Identify the pros and cons of different franchise businesses, (c) Conduct a preliminary assessment of a franchise, (d) Work out the costs of a franchise business and (e) Evaluate a franchise