OFF THE PEG - Business ideas for social enterprises
3rd April 2003 - The Old Assembly Room
9.45 Arrival and Coffee
10.00 Welcome and introduction; A social enterprise perspective – Keith Richardson, North East Social Enterprise Partnership view slides
10.10 The Social Firms UK Perspective, Gerry Higgins, CEO, SFUK
10.20 Franchising – why do it? Buying the Rainforest soap
franchise for Shetland Soap Company, Frank Millsop
10.40 Franchising – why do it? Selling a recycled glass franchise, John Barratt Phoenix Glass.
11.00 What To Look For In Franchising, Michael Way, Franchise Your Business Limited, view slides
1) Is franchising worth it or is it better to take other people’s ideas?
2) Franchising – should you franchise your business idea?