UK franchisee stories
Interview with bfa Franchisee of the Year finalist – Matthew Snell, Trophy franchisee
For Matthew, being a Trophy Pet Foods franchisee has completely reinvigorated him and his wife as individuals and brought them to a new level as a family. They feel that they have gone from 'nobody’s' to respected local business people thanks to one bold decision to take the leap into franchising. To get an inside perspective of a franchisee's journey to success...Read more..
UK Franchisor Interviews
Exclusive interview: "Franchising helps to minimise the risks and pitfalls"
In this exclusive interview with whichfranchise, Karl Sandall, CEO of The TaxAssist Group, shares his experience of franchising, why TaxAssist went down the franchise route, and why franchising minimises the risks in comparison to business start-ups. As an award-winning franchise and leader in its field, this interview gives you a unique insight into this industry. To get the inside scoop...Read more..
UK Franchisor News and Advice
Trevor Brocklebank named deputy chair of the bfa
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.Read more..
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
Steps to financing a franchise
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.Read more..
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
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
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
Every 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.