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The Winkworth Blog

2 Minutes with Winkworth Corporate Services

With the success of the Client Services department launched a few years ago, Winkworth then went on to launch a Corporate Services Department.

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UK Franchising

The franchise industry has been around in the US for a while – but it wasn’t until the 1950’s to 1960’s that franchising really took off in the UK. You’ll probably be a little surprised as to how large the industry here now actually is:

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A crash course in franchising terminology

Franchising has a lot of jargon. If you’re new to franchising and want to learn a little more, below are some key terms and their meanings that you will need to understand.

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Succession plans

There comes a time in everyone’s lives where naturally you begin to think about retirement.

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Franchising: Why it’s a marathon – not a sprint

Whenever James and I speak to potential new franchisees about joining Winkworth we always emphasise the fact that owning a Winkworth office is a long-term investment.

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Keeping up with tech – why franchising can save you money and time

Winkworth.co.uk receives an average of 270,000 visits a month.

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2 minutes with Emma Hogan

As Head of Winkworth Training Academy Emma has created and implemented a brand new structured staff development programme across the company...

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Thinking of selling your Estate Agency business?

In an increasingly challenging market the thought of selling up may have crossed your mind...

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Expanding your franchise empire

62% of Winkworth offices are owned by franchisees who own multiple offices.

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Reading: the story so far

Friends Jon Hallett, Michael Foldvari and James Hathaway opened the Winkworth Reading office in October 2014 and have gone from strength to strength ever since.

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The importance of lettings

It’s very important in estate agency to do both sales and lettings. Sales bring in large sums of commission however these take longer to come through...

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Women in Franchising

This time last year the ONS stated that self-employment in the UK was at its highest since records began 40 years ago...

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