Master Franchises - Area Development and Multi-unit opportunities
Are you looking to expand your investment portfolio? whichfranchise is working with selected brands looking to develop, or establish, their UK presence. So if you are interested in helping to develop a successful international brand in the UK or buying the rights to own multiple locations of an established UK franchise, then whichfranchise will help you to understand how you can be involved in this exciting investment opportunity
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
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
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
UK Franchisor Interviews
Exclusive interview: "Proud to be the largest wedding & portrait photography franchises in the UK"
Andrew Barrett comes from a family with a steep history in photography. In this interview, Andrew gives us more information on the history of Barrett & Coe and their franchise journey including challenges and successes to date. To find out how they differentiate themselves from the competition and their advice to anyone considering franchising their business...Read more..
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.
UK franchisee stories
Exclusive Interview: "I wanted to have a business with a USP and recognisable brand ."
Driving Miss Daisy is a niche relatively low investment franchise which is likely to expand across the UK over the coming years with our ageing population. We provide a service which is loved by our customers, including where family are not on hand for their elderly relative(s) – we can support in their absence!Read more..
What are they key qualities of a franchisee?
We hear how franchisees are looking for franchisees that not only enjoy the business but also who will also follow a proven system. For this, it is often the case that franchisees won't necessarily need previous experience in that industry as they will be taught the franchise system and will be trained and supported throughout. Watch this short video to receive more essential information and advice. In this video, we talk to Sir Bernard Ingham, the former president of the British Franchise Association, Clive Houlston, former MD of Mr. Electric and AireServ. Dan Archer, former Business Development Manager for X-press Legal Services, Alex Waite, Franchise Recruitment Manager for Dream Doors, Mark Llewellyn Managing Director of Revive, and Robin Page of Cash Generator
Featured master franchise
Established in 2004, Sola® Salon Studios is the fastest growing salon studio business in the US with over 142 franchisees and 10,000 independent stylists across 400 locations in the US, Canada and Brazil. Sola® Salon Studios is a commercial real estate franchise opportunity providing fully-equipped one and two-chair salons for lease to professionals in the health and beauty industry. The franchisee is a landlord with primary responsibility of leasing and maintenance of salon suites while maintaining a close professional relationship with the salon professionals. Revenue is generated from the rental income stream.Read more
Transport & logistic recruiters operate in a niche market
Recruitment is a thriving, billion-pound industry with no sign of ceasing. In this article, Driver Hire, an award-winning logistical recruitment franchisor, shares their insight into this niche market exclusively with us at whichfranchise. To learn more about this sector...Read more..
What you need to know about buying a fast food franchise
Fast food franchise brands still remain the most popular choice when it comes to researching a franchise to buy. Whether it be burgers, chicken, pizza, kebabs, pastries...and even salads...there is something for everyone. Read more..