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Description

A look at a franchise gardening business from the point of view of a franchisee and the franchise owner. The franchisee of 'Green Thumb' gives a positive account of his £28,000 investment and the owner is also enthusiastic. The clip also includes tips on taking on a franchise.
Working Lunch
This clip is from:
Working Lunch, 03/10/2001
First broadcast:
3 October 2001

Classroom Ideas

This clip could be used prior to a follow up activity, by getting students to look at www.greenthumb.co.uk. Ask them to find out a) the payments that will be needed to the franchise owner and b) any extra items the new franchisee is likely to need to pay for.