Nottingham Business Opportunities

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Signs Express looks at the numerous business potential in Nottingham and the surrounding area.

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If you are looking for business opportunities in Nottingham, the area can hold endless potential with lots of businesses for sale as well as numerous money making opportunities there for the taking. However, starting your own business can be a turbulent and stressful time so before making any decisions it’s important to thoroughly research all business opportunities in the area.

A Nottingham franchise such as Signs Express is one such avenue where you can start a brand new business, be your own boss and make money; but all with the safety of an already established brand, proven business model and with support along the way.

As the UK and Ireland’s largest signs franchise providing all types of signage - including exterior signs ie shop fascias; interior signs; vehicle graphics; window graphics; banners and health and safety signs - working in the B2B sector means that there are no customer constraints, after all every business needs signs and graphics in some shape or form.

The Nottingham and Nottinghamshire area in particular is abundant with customer potential and money making opportunities. Centrally-based with easy access to the M1, Nottingham is well known as a hive of activity through leading big industry names such as Boots the Chemist, Experian and E-On as well as Nottingham University. With particular emphasis on economic growth and development in financial and business services, science and technology, public sector and retail and leisure, the key customer base is already on your doorstep making it a flourishing centre of activity for local business opportunities.

Signs Express customers can therefore stretch from the public sector, local councils such as Nottingham City Council and Nottinghamshire County Council, professional clients such as solicitors and architects as well as a vast range of small mobile businesses through to industrial and commercial enterprises in many sectors and divisions.

Signs Express currently has 80 centres nationwide, however, there are still a number of greenfield businesses for sale which are ripe for the picking throughout the UK. The Nottingham franchise opportunity is one particular location Signs Express is looking to recruit as there is currently no presence in the Nottinghamshire area; it therefore holds endless opportunities for you to start in franchising; buy your own business and to become your own boss.

As part of an already established brand, the process of setting up a franchise in Nottingham is made so much easier As well as including working capital the overall fee to become part of the Signs Express franchise includes help finding premises; unit fit out with everything from printing machinery and computers through to desks and signage materials; help researching the local Nottinghamshire market along with providing business data; marketing literature and merchandise and help recruiting (Nottingham jobs are currently in demand the same as everywhere else); as well as training in accounts, marketing and technical processes to get started.

With this there are much more business opportunities with faster financial rewards. Through the help available a new Signs Express franchise looks to break even in the first year, receive dividends of £20,000 in year two and £40,000 in year three. In fact, well established franchisees are turning over £1m a year and some longstanding franchisees have recently been celebrating reaching £5m invoiced sales mark.

As a management signage franchise, prospective franchisees require no industry experience as full training is provided and sign making staff will be appointed to work in this case in the Nottingham franchise production unit. Your skills will be based on your own management and sales experience and your ability to lead a team. Ongoing support is available from sales and marketing, accounts, IT, HR, operations and technical as well as initial training to learn more about technical aspects and business techniques.

For more franchise information on the Signs Express Nottingham business opportunity or on any other franchise locations across the UK, please contact us on 0800 731 2255 or visit to find out more.


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