CENTURY 21 UK
Become part of one of the world’s largest Estate Agency Businesses with the CENTURY 21 UK Franchise.
Changing careers is never an easy step, particularly if you have been employed with the same employer and in the same industry for a number of years. Many people become comfortable within their positions and feel nothing but dread when they think about the potential of moving on, even if there is a possibility of an increased salary.
It is then true to say that changing careers when you have the responsibility of a family to support and consider that this prospect becomes ever more intimidating. With all of this in mind we have explored the three routes to changing careers around your family, whatever you are looking to do.
Becoming a franchisee offers a unique alternative to the potentially overwhelming prospect of going it alone.
It will offer support and contacts as well as allowing the flexibility of working hours that your employment may not.
Of course, prior to leaving any employment you must not only consider the financing of the business, but also of your family for at least a period of 6 – 12 months. That said, the costs involved with starting a franchise are practically flexible enough to suit any budget and skillset. Have a look at our resources page to find out more about financing the purchase of a franchise.
Some franchisors do not require any experience as full training and support will be given such as Add a Little Sparkle, No Letting Go and ColourWheel. Take a look at our search facility to find a franchise that is right for you!
Starting a business can be one of the most fulfilling of tasks and one that puts you in control of both your day to day working as well as your family’s future.
If you currently run your own business, then the transition to becoming a drastically expanding company over a short period of time may seem like a leap too far.
However becoming a franchisor really offers up an ideal balance with reduced risk and a faster expansion time than is compared to the traditional business growth route.
Such a path is not without risk and many entrepreneurs delay the nurturing of their brilliant business idea or service out of sheer fear; the key to overcoming this and becoming a success is the two fold.
You must first be prepared to plan, organise and research and second is to ensure that you genuinely have as old business model that is ripe for being franchised.
As compared to the flexibly and potential for growth as either a franchisor or franchisee, being an employee can feel somewhat restrictive.
Employees face fixed hours, a salary that may take years to increase and be subject to a glass ceiling and the ultimate downside: working hard for someone else’s benefit.
These downsides mean that family time and tasks can seem either impossible fit in, or appear too exhausting once they arrive.
It is then pretty safe to say that as far as franchises go, choosing a Domestic Services Franchise provides a pretty great outlook for you and your family’s future.
Many women struggle with a healthy work life balance, with many reporting guilt at having to go back to work following giving birth. So what’s the answer?
Simon Bartholomew is the Franchise Director of Oscar Pet Foods, here he talks about what questions you should ask a franchisor.
Hear from Gail Jordain, Franchise Executive at Riverford Organic Farmers Franchise, the UK's leading Organic Food Business.
Denise Hutton-Gosney, MD and Founder of Razzamataz Theatre Schools, explains why buying an existing franchise can offer you some wonderful advantages.
The photography industry offers many opportunities for keen amateurs who want to make a living from it.
Hear from Yvona a sucessful franchisee as she talks about why she decided to start up her own cleaning business and how her business has become a success.
Hear from Sarah Marsh, Director of the MagiKats Franchise, Sarah talks about why you should consider joinig a Tutor Franchise.
Here is our guide upon what, exactly, a franchise is and what it offers the business owner.
With the right franchise business and approach you really can achieve the perfect balance between making money, building a business and indulging within family life.
We take a look at a few of the shining stars upon Female Franchise, as well as a select few leading opportunities for the female that is seeking the next big business opportunity.
We wanted to expand upon the many benefits that being a franchise owner has both over the school holidays and beyond.