Skip navigation

Northern Ireland franchise owners & news

Exclusive interview - "I am reaping the benefits of being my own boss with TaxAssist"


Before buying his TaxAssist franchise, Ian was a chartered management accountant and after deciding that he wanted to be in charge of his own destiny, he started to look at what was available to him. Though accountancy experience is not a necessity for joining TaxAssist, Ian enjoyed his accountancy work so much that he wanted to transfer his skills to franchising. To find out the steps Ian took to becoming a franchise owner... read more

Franchising in Northern Ireland, why buy a franchise in Northern Ireland?

Franchising in Northern Ireland is currently valued at £0.3 billion with 24% of all franchise systems present there. Though it lacks behind the majority of the UK, recent years has seen a flurry of franchise activity in the country, mainly through an increase in the presence of franchise systems. As like any UK city, the main cities of Northern Ireland boast a plethora of franchise opportunities.

Northern Island consists of 6 counties, made up of dynamic cities such as Belfast, Londonderry, Lisburn, Newtonabbey and Bangor, all contributing to a population of 1,759,000. Belfast is the capital and the country's largest city, boasting a population of 0.3 million.

Northern Ireland is a country steeped in history, that wants to forget its' troubled past and build upon a vibrant and economically positive future.

Featured Franchise of the Week

Looking for a franchise in the building trade where you don’t get your hands dirty? PCL Roofing Solutions manufactures and installs bespoke roofing solutions and other building products to both domestic and commercial sectors. No industry experience is required. If you are interested in the building and construction industry, then PCL may be right for you.
View full details

Northern Ireland Featured Franchise

Looking to buy a franchise in one of the UK's most lucrative and growing industries?

Leading homecare franchise, Bluebird Care, is looking to expand their network in Northern Ireland. Find out more about this successful franchise and exciting opportunity