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Exclusive Interview: "Controlling my own destiny with a Riverford franchise"


Having advised small businesses to run a profitable and successful operation for 17 years, Fiona Littleton felt it was her time to put her knowledge and experience into action and invested in a Riverford franchise September 2013. In this exclusive interview, Fiona shares with us why she chose Riverford and what her franchise journey has been like so far. To get an inside view of this sector... Read more..

UK Franchisor Interviews

Exclusive Interview: "Building a ethos focused upon family values and high quality services"


Meet Clarriots Care MD, James Carratt, who by his own admission says “I started going grey when I was 19!” If hard work and dedication were the root cause of going grey then it would make perfect sense. James has personally managed the growth of Clarriots Care from a five person team working out of a barn-converted office, to what it is today - one of the UK’s market-leading providers of Health & Social Care with an 8500sq ft. head office employing over 100 staff across the UK.

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Trevor Brocklebank named deputy chair of the bfa

Franchie News brings you all the latest developments in the UK Franchise industry

The co-founder and chief executive of Home Instead Senior Care, Trevor Brocklebank, has been appointed as deputy chair of the British Franchise Association (bfa) after a unanimous vote by its board of directors.
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Master licenses

Are you looking to expand your investment portfolio? Are you interested in becoming a master franchisee for an international brand? If so we will help you to understand how you can be involved in this exciting investment opportunity. Read more about buying a master franchise

Ask the experts


Franchising can be a very complex area and to make sure you find the right franchise for you, or set up your own franchise correctly, is it imperative that you do as much research as possible. This includes seeking professional help and advice. Our Ask the Expert section allows you to post questions regarding funding a franchise, legal issues, accountancy, consultancy and general franchise advice. Post your questions to our panel of experts


A franchisee’s top tips for running a successful franchise

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Lee Eaton, owner of Signs Express (Manchester) and the 2015 winner of the BFA (British Franchise Association) Franchisee of the Year award, shares the secret to running a successful franchise. To learn from one of the best in the industry ...

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Franchising your business

Are you considering franchising your business? If yes, we can help. Our "Franchise Your Business" section will help you to decide if franchising is the right expansion route for your business, and if so, how to franchise your business. Read more about franchising a business

Franchise resales

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You don't have to start a franchised business in the UK from scratch; many existing franchisees are looking to sell their franchise. In our resale section you will find advice on buying and selling a franchise resale, stories of those who bought a resale as well as listings of existing franchises for sale across the UK.

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Raising finance

It is a big step from deciding to start a franchise to actually opening your doors for business. For many, one of the biggest hurdles is approaching the bank for finance. Read more about funding a franchise

Settle down in the USA

Buy a franchise and settle down in the USAEvery year more and more people move to the United States of America and are successful in the immigration process. One of the most successful methods to achieve a permit to work and stay in the USA is through buying a business and creating employment.

To find out more about buying a franchise and settling down in the USA click here