UK franchisee stories

Exclusive Interview: "Reaping the rewards of a highly reputed franchise network"


Sophie Harker had previously worked as a property manager before deciding to become her own boss with EweMove. Although you do not need any previous estate agency experience, Sophie still benefited from all the training and support she received so as to confidently launch, build and manage her franchise. To find out if this route into business-ownership might also suit you... Read more..

Industry focus

Find out why the domestic cleaning sector is worth £4.7 billion


The domestic cleaning industry is reportedly worth £4.7 billion pounds – That’s a phenomenal sum. The question might be why is it worth so much? In this exclusive article, Merry Maids, one of the largest domestic cleaning franchise businesses in the world, gives us an expert insight into this highly lucrative industry. To get the inside scoop...Read more..

UK Franchisor Interviews

Exclusive Interview: "Success for us means success for our franchisees"


In this interview, Michael talks exclusively to whichfranchise about how far the business have come from its inception in 1992 to its highly successful system today. He also discusses why franchising was the best route for expansion and advises prospective franchisors on what to consider before taking that step.

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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

Abbraccio is the international brand of Carrabba’s Italian Grill and is owned by Florida-based hospitality company Bloomin’ Brands. Best known for its wood-burning grill, the Abbraccio menu blends traditional Carrabba’s Italian dishes with additional pasta and pizza offerings to account for local tastes and customs.

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Franchise expert news and opinions

Steps to financing a franchise

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You've decided you may be suited to starting a franchise, but you have no idea how to finance it. Where do you start? In this article, Cathryn Hayes, Franchise Director at Revive! Auto Innovations, talks to us about financing a franchise.

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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