Irish residential property prices are expected to rise by 6 per cent this year, according to a new Standard and Poor’s (S&P) forecast which suggests Irish GDP growth will be between 0.3 per cent and 0.7 per cent lower next year due to Brexit. The study suggests low lending rates should keep Europe’s housing market recovery on track this year with activity expected to continue to e... Read more.
Interview with Caroline Wallace, MD, The Zip Yard Franchising Ltd.
Tell us about The Zip Yard We began The Zip Yard in 2009 during a period of economic decline. Originally, the concept was to provide a contemporary garment alterations and repair service in a fresh and modern setting. With few people conforming to European dress sizes and a large portion of people’s disposable income being jeopardised, The Zip Yard offered a perfect alternative, mend fix &a... Read more.
At thebestof, our franchisees become part of their local community and works to connect the local people and the businesses & organisation’s that serve them. Read Carmel's success story here. Read more.
Cleaning up with a franchise
John Green, Master Franchisee in Ireland for Chem-Dry®, the largest Carpet, Upholstery and Tile cleaning Franchise in the world, recently talked to us about Chem-Dry®, franchising and running a successful business. Read more.
Right at Home, the home care organisation that provides care for the elderly and people with disabilities in their own homes, has been announced as a finalist in two categories of the Irish Franchise Awards 2015 which take place in Dublin on Friday 27th March next. Read more.
Business in a Box with the Eazi-Apps Franchise

Profit from the fastest growth market in history with Eazi-Apps! This animated video describes the Eazi-Apps business-in-a-box model, which provides the franchisee with everything they need to get started.