Rising out of Redundancy

Unemployment escalated to a 12 year high in 2009 and is still making headline news as companies continue to announce job-cuts while the UK tries to ride out the recession. To date there are 2.46 million unemployed people and of those 1.64 million people are claiming job seekers.

While the prospect of being made redundant is stressful - especially when new work is hard to come by and you have a family to support, it can be turned into an opportunity to take control of your life and start something new. Investing in a franchise is one way to turn redundancy into a positive situation. The franchise owners in this section have successfully turned their lives around since they were made redundant and are now the proud owners of profitable franchised businesses, working for themselves - on their own terms.