SmallBizPod #3 – discover franchising podcast

Focusing on franchising including interviews with Brian Smart, the director general of the British Franchise Association on the pros and cons of the franchise business model.

By Alex Bellinger
15th April 2005 at 5:51 pm

Welcome to SmallBizPod #3 – 35 minutes of news, interviews and practical advice for small businesses, start-ups, entrepreneurs and anyone interested in investing in new enterprises. This week’s show focuses on franchising.

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Summary

Intro:
• 00:00 Alex on what’s coming up in this week’s show.
• 01:06 Comments from UK podcasters Paul Nicholls and Richard Vobes.

Features:
• 02:32 Interview with Brian Smart, director general, British Franchise Association.
• 14:05 News Update, including: Business Week article on business and passion; Scottish Enterprise to focus efforts on medium-sized businesses in Scotland; The Forum of Private Business calls for more ASBOs to be issued in UK seaside towns; UK election announced for 5 May.
• 16:58 Interview with Andy Cook, franchise sales manager, Domino’s Pizza.
• 24:59 Interview with Jim Dove, Domino’s Pizza franchisee.

Outro:
• 28:14 How to give feedback to SmallBizPod and details of the next show.
• 29:21 Music – Goldengrove by Alex Bellinger

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