UK franchisee stories

Why this GutterPRO franchisee is now building his own future


“You’re in the Gutter?” was the lighthearted taunt from his family and friends when Jon announced that he’d been granted a GutterPRO Franchise. 44-year-old Jon from Walsall, knew it was time to start his own business. A seasoned retail professional, Jon was 6 months into his latest challenge but something wasn’t right. Why was he again ‘doing it’ for other people and not for himself? Read more..

Industry focus

Prospering through procurement


Most franchise opportunities focus on a specific sector or industry, whether it’s in a Business-to-Business (B2B) or Business-to-Consumer (B2C) market. But imagine if you could target any industry and any sector, regardless of your own personal experience. In this exclusive article, Expense Reduction Analysts explain the benefits of a Procurement franchise opportunity.Read more..

UK Franchisor Interviews

Exclusive interview: "We offer franchisees the benefit of over 50 years of experience"


Ray King of LMI, a global franchise which provides bespoke coaching programmes, believes that this ‘people-focused’ franchise is in a period of sustained growth, as more UK businesses recognise their employees can become the leaders of tomorrow. He has seen how the LMI combines the drive and energy of franchise owners with their real-world business experience along with the expertise of the franchisor – a real recipe for success. Click on the link below to get a greater insight into LMI...

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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

Founded in 2002, and with over 300 locations across the US, Brightstar Care is the United States’ nationally-recognized leader in private-pay home care. The UK’s aging population is driving a huge need for home care franchise services. Brightstar Care is ready to enter the fast-growing home care industry in the UK.

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Franchise expert news and opinions

How to exhibit effectively for franchisee recruitment

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Year on year, many franchisors attend the same exhibitions and every year they find that they’re just not getting the results they want. In a room full of other franchise brands competing for the attention and contact details of the same visitors, you must ensure that you are well prepared and ready to make an impression. Being noticed as a high-quality opportunity and making the most out of your initial contact with a prospect is key to exhibiting successfully! Here are Coconut Creatives top tips for exhibiting effectively for your franchisee recruitment.

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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