A lot of people who buy into a franchise are fulfilling a long-held dream to work for themselves.
But many don’t have much business experience and have often come straight from a job.
“You have to wear 100 hats in a franchise, whereas before when you were in your job you were probably wearing two or three,” says Steve Bianchini, a former franchise owner who is now general manager of Mondo Direct, which helps find staff for franchise head offices.
Following on from “Seven things I wish I knew before buying into a franchise”, here are five things franchise owners say you need to know before you buy in.
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