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Rik Hellewell

Investing in a franchise

Why it’s never too late to set up a franchise operation

Rik Hellewell, franchising expert and founder of Ovenu, on the advantages of setting up a franchise in your fifties or even later

Investing in a franchise

Setting up a franchise vs growing a business organically

Franchising expert Rik Hellewell discusses the advantages of setting up a franchise compared to growing a business organically – and shares his tips on why franchising can be the ideal way to expand in business

Finding and selling to customers

How new EU distance selling regulations affect small businesses

Rik Hellewell discusses how changes to EU distance selling regulations could be problematic for small enterprises.

Investing in a franchise

Starting a franchise: From winning the master franchise to taking the brand global

Barry Oakhill went from a career in the construction industry to becoming beauty brand Biothecare Estétika's master franchiser. He talks to SmallBusiness.co.uk about concepts, funding and expansion.

Investing in a franchise

The advantages of setting up a franchise

Rik Hellewell, franchising expert and founder of oven valeting business Ovenu, talks about the many advantages of setting up a franchise compared to starting a new business from scratch.

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16 ways to improve your business cash flow

Read here for 16 tried and tested tips and tricks to improve potential cash flow problems

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Agility – the new rocket fuel for today’s SMBs

How Microsoft Teams is helping small businesses stay nimble

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Six ways to boost your small company’s culture with technology

Getting the most from Microsoft Teams to help build a common purpose and connection within your business

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Five ways to boost SMB cyber defence so you can focus on growth

Want to boost your cybersecurity? Check out these five ways to strengthen your defences against attacks