Franchising is a great way of getting a new business off the ground without some of the inherent risks of starting from scratch. It’s no wonder that it’s popular amongst Service-leavers who are still of working age and have a bit of money to invest.
Starting a business can be a difficult process but franchising offers a way to hit the ground running that can suit Service-leavers down to their boots.
Not all businesses have to be rooted to static (and often expensive) premises. One of the simplest business models around is the classic ‘Man and Van’, an evergreen set-up that can be applied to an endless number of business sectors.
The founder and CEO of X-Forces, Ren Kapur, has been recognised by Her Majesty in the Queen’s Birthday 2016 Honours List.