A Step by Step Guide to Setting up Your MCS Cleaning Franchise
There’s no doubt that opening your own MCS cleaning franchise business is extremely rewarding, but it is also a huge task. However, the support that is provided by a franchise structure means that taking this route to starting a business is much less intimidating than starting a commercial cleaning business completely independently.
If you are enticed by the idea of being your own boss, we’ve put together a step by step guide to setting up your own commercial cleaning franchise:
Step 1 – Evaluate whether a franchise is right for you
Opening a franchised business isn’t for everyone, but if you are ready to put the work in and committed to following set business methods, you could gain a lot of starting a MCS commercial cleaning franchise.
Step 2 – Choose a franchise
When you are setting up your own business, getting as much support as possible is essential. As an MCS Franchise partner, you will benefit from the support of our management team, who are there to help and support you at all times, developing your client base and helping with your staff and your business as a whole. To ensure the success of your commercial cleaning franchise, it’s essential to choose a franchise that is just as committed to your success as you are.
Step 3 – Talk to other franchisees
To help you decide that you have chosen the right franchise to work with, it always pays to speak to other franchisees. If you have any questions about running a cleaning franchise, by asking other franchisees, you can gain from an unbiased opinion that will help you to develop your own expectations of your business. Are other franchisees getting the same level of support as you expect?
Step 4 – Make a decision and secure your funding
Once you are fully decided on the franchise that you want to work with, it’s important to make sure your funding is secured. Once you have chosen your franchise, you will then have the information needed to complete a business plan to present to potential lenders. There are many different financing options open to franchisees. However, it’s important to consider that you will also need cash put aside to cover expenses until your business starts to turn a profit.
Step 5 – Acquire your franchise
Make sure you are familiar with the terms of your franchise agreement and providing you are happy, acquire you franchise.
Step 6 – Essential training
One of the biggest benefits of opening a MCS commercial cleaning franchise is the initial support and training available to you, helping you to get your business off the ground. At MCS, we provide training in all key aspects of the day to day running of your commercial cleaning business, including health and safety, wages indents, quoting and paperwork.
Step 7 – Open your commercial cleaning franchise business
Once you have signed all paperwork and completed all training, you are ready to open your business. You can then turn to the franchise management team for any support that you need to ensure that your business is a success.
To learn more about the benefits of acquiring an MCS commercial cleaning franchise, you can visit www.mcsfranchise.co.uk or call 0800 612 0437.