UK franchisee stories

Exclusive Interview: "The best thing about Snap-on is the freedom I can afford to give myself."


Alex Hunter has been running his Snap-on franchise in County Antrim, Northern Ireland since April 2013. In his first four years of business, he’s expanded into a second territory, is running multiple vans and has even employed his dad! With a growing empire under his belt, family man Alex says he’s pleased and proud to be part of the Snap-on network. Read more about Alex's journey so far...

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Industry focus

The Greeting Card sector that creates special moments


The greeting card industry is a huge market, with greeting cards been sent or exchanged between people for many different occasions and reasons, a few examples being birthdays, Christmas, Easter, Mother´s day Valentines plus many more reasons. To find out why this sector is not only thriving, but growing...Read more..

UK Franchisor Interviews

Exclusive Interview: "Our family home care company focuses on exceptional service"


Hannah is a qualified GP who had the unique upbringing of being raised in a residential home for elderly people! This gave her and her brother Alex, with whom she started the business, the insight and ability to create a home care company focused on providing exceptional care to elderly people. To find out what makes this franchise so exceptional...

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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

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

Featured master franchise

People want to change the way they eat: they’re bored of the same old burgers, subs and pizza options. They want something unique, healthy, delicious AND crave-able. At Pita Pit, that is exactly what we deliver! Pita Pit, the largest pita sandwich concept in the world, is looking for partners in the UK. For the right partner, Pita Pit will consider various structures for expansion including master franchisees or area developers.

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Franchise expert news and opinions

Top tips for promoting your franchise business

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Marketing encompasses a range of activities that must be undertaken to promote your business. The type and number of activities you undertake will vary depending on your market, business and product or service. In this article, Coconut Creatives, award-winning marketing company, has provided a useful list of top tips for franchisees to help them promote their business.

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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.

Read more about existing franchises for sale