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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 with Nick Lyons, No Letting Go
Nick Lyons knows all about franchising from both sides of the coin! He previously was a franchisee for an estate agency franchise before deciding that he wanted to start his own business in the lettings industry and take it down the franchise route. In this exclusive interview we speak to Nick on how he started his business, successes to date, plans for the future and his advice for anyone looking to franchise 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
Ian continues to build his successful multi-van Oven Wizards business as he renews again
Ian Keddie, owner of Oven Wizards Dartford, joined the network back in July 2005. Ian was one of the first franchisees in the Oven Wizard network. With business going so well for Ian, he now has two vans on the road, Ian has renewed his Franchise Agreement for a further five years. Read what Ian had to say about his journey so far. 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
Photography franchise's offer snapshot to success!
In this exclusive article, Barrett & Coe, a leading photography franchise in the UK, give us a unique inside look into this industry through the insights of CEO & Founder, Andrew Coe. Having operated his own businesses for over 50 years, Andrew has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to franchising and what makes a successful franchisee! This article from Barrett & Coe will insight into what is needed to run a successful business and outline common problems that new franchisees often run into...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..