Franchise or Not?

Franchise or Not?

Starting a business can be a daunting prospect, there are all sorts of associated worries and concerns, not least the financial side of things. There are many reasons a person may consider starting their own business, whether they are an entrepreneur at heart or have been forced by circumstance to look outside regular employment. With our ever-changing economy, more women in particular are looking outside the standard 9-5 job for opportunities to create the perfect work/ life balance.

Choosing to buy-in to a franchise is one option that helps off-set some of the anxieties first time business owners have. Though it isn’t cheap; if you’re looking to buy-in to a well-known children’s based franchise, you will need to spend upwards of £3,000. If the franchise area you wish to purchase is well established, you could well be looking at an initial outlay of an eye-watering £40,000 with some well known brands such as Baby Sensory and Slimming World. If you’re considering fast-food restaurants like McDonald’s, you may need more than seven figures just to get started.

Though not every business comes with such a heavy price tag, there are very few genuine opportunities that are not simply MLM in disguise (Avon, Osborne Books, Herbalife anyone?). Not every business has the same ingredients to be successful either, though the main requirement is a local, home-based business you can take advantage of to get started and make money from the off. 

We are a friendly, approachable, family-owned business based in the Midlands UK with opportunities nationwide, including Ireland. We understand the flexibility and unique approach each family needs towards working and running a business when your family is your number 1 priority, and this is why we are so excited to direct these opportunities to mums (and dads!).

Initially you will need to attend the Level One Powertex and Business Start-Up Training Course which is held over two days at our Warwickshire studio. From this you will gain all the skills and knowledge you need to begin running Powertex art and craft workshops straight away. And that’s it!

·        Be your own boss
·        Complete autonomy on work hours/ schedule
·        No start up/ joining fees
·        No ongoing fees
·        Ongoing support
·        Brilliant work/ life balance
·        Own your own company 100%
·        Join a community of other Powertex Tutors
·        Love what you do

There are many ways in which Powertex mirrors the Franchise model but we are not a franchise, therefore you have lots of the benefits that a franchise offers and absolutely none of the draw-backs (such as astronomical fees)!

Once you have gained your certificate at Level One you will become a Certified Powertex Tutor and from there you will join our growing community of fellow artists and tutors, have access to ongoing support and Continued Professional Development opportunities as well as the chance to apply for the leadership teams.

If you would like to know more about this unique opportunity, email us at info@powertex.co.ukto register for our live webinar on Monday 12th March 2018 at 7.30pm, we look forward to hearing from you.

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