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How Being Your Own Boss Can Improve Your Life

There can be lots of arguments for and against making the leap to becoming your own boss. You can begin to feel too comfortable in your office, with a secure contract and being a part of a profiting business. But there may be something missing that leaves you asking for more.

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Guide to Payroll for Small Businesses and Franchises

With National Payroll Week taking place from 3rd – 7th September 2018, it’s important to remind ourselves of the correct procedures and the available help out there.

Payroll is a crucial procedure in any company with employed staff. The law rules on how payslips are issued to employees, how tax and national insurance is deducted and which records should be kept and returns sent to the HMRC.

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5 Reasons Franchises Fail – So Yours Doesn’t Have To

At MCS Franchise we’ve spoken before about how it takes two to tango and why collaboration is the key to success when you’re starting a franchise. But we all know there is more to it than that! If you’re keen on running a franchise it is probably because you recognise the huge advantage of taking on an already well-known industry brand and taking the great offering and benefits of that brand to a new target audience.

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The Advantages of Starting a Cleaning Franchise in the Summer

Opening a cleaning franchise presents a great opportunity to run your own business at any time of the year. But as summer approaches, here we look at some of the reasons that setting up your business in the summer could have a few key advantages…

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Advice for Franchisees - Summer Cleaning Contracts to Target

One of the most positive aspects of operating a commercial cleaning franchise is that the market stays fairly steady all year round. No matter whether it is the coldest part of winter, or the brief bit of summery weather that we get in the UK if we are lucky, businesses around the country still require a range of different cleaning services.

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Why Franchisees Need to Think About Financials at this Time of Year

Depending on how organised you are, you might currently be scrabbling around for receipts, writing last minute invoices and trying to find someone to do your accounts. While it might be a bit late for this year’s accounting deadline to get organised, it’s a good time to start planning ahead for the next financial year.

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