Here we have a few interesting facts about living in Gloucester. The Wall’s Ice Cream factory is the biggest one in Europe. They have celebrated 50 years on the site in Gloucester.
One of the most popular traditional events in Gloucester is the cheese rolling event which takes place on a steep hill. It is possible to watch the locals chasing the rolled cheese down the hill or even for a visitor to give it a go themselves. For Harry Potter fans of course, JK Rowling grew up in Gloucester.
With a population of over 120,000 people, the top occupations listed by people in Gloucester are professional 13.6%, administrative and secretarial 13.3% ,elementary 12%, skilled trades 11.9%, professional and technical 11.7%, caring, leisure and other services 10.7%, administrative 10.5%, elementary administration and service 10.4%, sales and customer service 9.5% and caring personal service 8.7% according to the 2011 census.
Lower budget opportunities
For an entrepreneur or business minded person looking for franchises for sale in Gloucester then there is certainly a franchise business to suit any background or budget, from £1000 to £100,000 and beyond.
Let’s look at the lower end of the budget scale firstly at for example computer franchises in Gloucester and work from home opportunities. It is possible to invest in education business opportunities for under £10,000. Consider a computer education franchise, learning how to market your business and deliver online content.
Many companies are now outsourcing the delivery of training and education of their staff.
Vending types can also be considered as a low investment level with the opportunity to invest in vending types delivering snack packs and partnering with charities. A lucrative option is to consider vending machine franchises in Gloucester and simply restock with healthy options, cold drinks or snacks or wash room products for example and collect the revenue.
It is possible to invest in a cleaning type and work within your own postcode for under £10,000. Or look for cleaning services , source commercial contracts and outsource the cleaning to a team of cleaning staff recruited by your cleaning business franchise.
Franchises with higher investment levels
The majority of industries will have high and low end investment levels. For instance with food, one of the big burger places has a minimum investment level of 85k but it is possible to find a mobile coffee one serving snacks too at the other end of the scale.
The food and beverage industry turns over £80 billion a year. Investigate the best food or coffee types to see what is missing.
Another option is health and beauty franchises. They are another area of big business. Is this your background? Would they work for you?
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