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Consider Franchising as a Business New Start Option
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Thinking of starting up a new business?

Why not consider purchasing a franchise?

You can receive comprehensive help and support through the SEED Franchise Programme… and it’s FREE!

If you are resident in the SEED area, you can apply to get aboard the programme. You have to be resident in Down or the Newry and Mourne Council areas or in Ards, Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon and you must be over 18 years old. The programme is supported by Invest NI, the European Regional Development Fund, and SEED (South East  Economic Development) and is being delivered by ORTUS, Northern Ireland’s leading franchising experts.

Owning a franchise offers a number of benefits taking away much of the risk of starting up your own enterprise from scratch.

*  You can join up with a well known brand name.

*  be your own boss,

*  buy a successful and proven business model,

*  receive training and support,

*  be favoured by the banks,

*  and  finding funding is also easier.

If you get aboard the programme you will go through 10 interactive workshops, 15 hours of one-to-one mentoring with ORTUS, get a detailed business plan for your business, and follow up support and guidance to keep you on the right tracks.

Some franchising facts:

* UK franchise market is worth £13.4 billion.

* In the UK there are over 900 franchised business formulas.

* 91% of individual franchise units make a profit.

For further information, please contact:

Down Business Centre at 028 44 616416 or email