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Winkworth Franchising continues its lettings growth

The UK property market remains tumultuous due to Brexit and the continued legislative changes facing the industry. Recognising the challenges faced in property sales, Winkworth has continued to invest in the lettings side of the franchise operation.

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February 15, 2019

Winkworth Poringland – One year on

At the beginning of January 2018 Jamie Moore opened the doors to his new Winkworth office in the village of Poringland in South Norfolk. Having now been trading for just over a year, we caught up with him to see how his experience with Winkworth has been so far.

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February 12, 2019

Financial forecasting in franchising

As well as producing a comprehensive business plan when opening, converting or purchasing a Winkworth office, potential franchisees are also required to produce a three-year financial forecast.

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February 07, 2019

The importance of SEO for Winkworth offices

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), is the practice of increasing the number of users to a website by improving rankings and boosting visibility in organic (non-paid) search engine results such as Google.

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February 01, 2019

Franchising – how successful can you be?

We see so many individuals perform well, work hard, and succeed when joining Winkworth, and often within a very short space of time. Here we speak about new franchisee Sean Doyle and his personal success with the brand, opening 3 Winkworth offices within two years.

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January 29, 2019

Winkworth vs UK franchising 2018

The British Franchise Association (BFA) in partnership with Natwest, have recently released their annual franchise survey for 2018. The report looks at the results amongst franchisors and franchisees in the UK. Below we look in more detail at their key findings and compare these statistics to Winkworth’s.

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January 21, 2019

How Winkworth helps franchisees recruit the right staff

Winkworth Franchising invests in centralised departments in head office to support the network of franchisees throughout the UK. After feedback from the franchisees on how difficult they found it in general to recruit good quality staff, Winkworth launched an in-house recruitment department in July 2017.

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January 10, 2019

New year, new career?

Winkworth had a steady year in 2018 unlike some of its competitors and the new franchising department remained busy, opening 6 new offices and selling a further 6 in the network. Winkworth predicts a similar year in 2019 in terms of new franchising growth. Could this be the year you join the network?

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January 08, 2019

Winkworth New Franchising 2018 round up

The 2018 property market remained subdued surrounding the continued Brexit uncertainty however Winkworth as a group has stayed resilient against this, and as such the new franchising department has had another busy year.

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December 20, 2018

How to write a franchise business plan

Once an agreement is made to progress a potential franchisee’s application, all franchisors will ask for a detailed business plan and cashflow forecast. Winkworth asks for a three-year business plan and financial forecast and the new franchising team can assist where possible with templates and guidance on how to complete these.

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November 28, 2018

Winkworth Bath – under new management

The Winkworth Bath office has just been sold to new franchisees and partners Matthew Leonard and Lucy McIlroy, who have more than 40 years of combined estate agency experience in and around the Bath area.

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November 19, 2018

Winkworth’s mini-guide to franchising

Franchised businesses have been prominent in the UK since the late 1970’s, however if you haven’t worked in the franchise industry before the model can be slightly confusing. Read Winkworth’s mini-guide to franchising below for a crash course on what to expect.

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November 19, 2018