For over 25 years, whichfranchise has promoted ethical franchise opportunities in the UK, including franchises that are members of the British Franchise Association. We believe in giving prospective franchises the best franchise advice and access to franchise opportunities of all types and investment levels.

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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.

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Franchise Legal

Due to the complex nature of franchising, it is essential that you seek legal advice from a franchise lawyer. We can help with reviewing a franchise agreement and settling franchise disputes.

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Franchise Resales

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.

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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.

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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.

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Master, Area Development and Multi-Unit Franchising

whichfranchise helps match successful global franchise brands with qualified groups and individuals looking for scaleable Master, Area Development and Multi-Unit opportunities.

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A Kleerly successful start

Laurence has been a franchisee with Optic-Kleer since 2015. He operates his franchise in around the areas of Swindon, Newbury, Marlborough and Oxford. Previously, Laurence worked for many years as a parts manager for a well- known German car manufacturer.

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Interview with German Doner Kebab (GDK) multi-unit franchisee Gavin Sahota

Gavin Sahota is the current owner of 7 GDK restaurants.  Having worked his way up the career ladder at Domino’s Pizza, Gavin understands franchising and what makes an exciting brand and scaleable franchise opportunity. And so, when he started to hear good things about GDK, he decided to visit the stores and try the products, to see first-hand why everyone was talking about GDK.  Hugely impressed with the concept, he decided to take his interest further. Gavin launched his first restaurant in 2019. He now plans to add to his 7 stores, securing his future with GDK.  Read Gavin’s story.

February is the International #LoveFranchising Month

In collaboration with franchisors from around the world, the team at Groe Global have launched the annual #LoveFranchising campaign which is designed to highlight the incredible contribution franchisees from around the world make to their local communities.

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Booming logistics sector fuels growth at PACK & SEND

The UK’s leading packing and shipping franchise, PACK & SEND, is on track to grow its revenues by a further 25% per cent in the current financial year with turnover set to reach £6.3m following a boom year in the logistics sector.

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Interview with Founder of Street Greek, Kristina Koncova

Leading UK Greek food Franchise, Street Greek, is enjoying a rather tasty niche in the market.  The brand's ethos of, “modern flavours with ancient values”, is attracting an increasing number of hungry customers from all demographics across London.  With new stores opening every month across the capital in premium locations, this exciting new brand, is now set to target nationwide expansion from 2022. Founder and Managing Director Kristina Koncova talks to whichfranchise about her journey from founding the business in 2018 to adapting during the COVID-19 pandemic to her plans for the UK expansion of this exciting brand.

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Exclusive Interview with Scott Weir, Founder & CEO of Pillow Partners

Scott Weir set up his first Letting Agency in 2006, before going on to established Pillow Partners in 2016.  Scott talks to us about how the management of properties has been pretty much his life for the last 2 decades and the journey to setting up Pillow Partners, the Pillow Partners opportunity and their plans for UK and international expansion.


whichfranchise... over 25 years of delivering franchising results

whichfranchise has worked with some of the world's leading and most knowledgeable experts in ethical franchising to provide prospective franchisees with the best advice in helping them decide whether franchising is right for them.

As well as our online resources, we were also very instrumental in creating and delivering learning courses and seminar programmes on "How to Buy a Franchise" for the British Franchise Association and UK Government Agencies.

We are more than just a franchise website; whichfranchise is packed with EXPERT advice from credible franchise EXPERTS. Our step by step guide equips you with everything you need to know about buying a franchise in the UK; from franchise finance to franchise legal to how to choose the right franchise for you, whichfranchise covers it all. We help you to understand all areas of franchising before looking at which franchises to buy.

Our franchise directory allows you to read more about each opportunity including stories on some of their successful franchisees; you can find out what it is really like to become a franchisee from those who know best.

If you are interested in any of the opportunities and want to know more, simply fill in the form at the bottom of the page and the franchisor will send you a copy of their prospectus. With franchise opportunities covering a wide range of industries, types and franchise investment, there's' something for everyone.

We also have existing franchises for sale in our franchise resale section; these are, in most cases, established businesses that the owners are looking to sell on. This may be because they are retiring, relocating, ill health or simple wish to pursue other opportunities.

High investment franchising is for those looking for a more substantial opportunity to invest into. This section covers master franchising and multi-unit franchising. Many of these opportunities will be new to the UK, though successful in their own country, whilst others are established in the UK but looking for experienced investors to drive the brand forward.

Experts are on hand to answer any questions you have about buying or selling a franchise, as well as franchising a business. If you are a franchisor and keen to expand in the UK, we can send you information for advertising on whichfranchise. We look forward to helping you.

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