Search UK franchise opportunities
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
UK Franchisor Interviews
Exclusive interview with Angela Sterling, Lingotot Franchisor
Angela Sterling decided she wanted a change of career after having her first child. Using her experience of being a teacher in the UK and Internationally, Angela decided to use both her passion for teaching and languages to embark on a new challenge. After much research into the children’s language market, Angela developed the Lingotot method. The interest and demand in Lingotot was so immense that the BBC came to her first class to see first-hand what Angela had achieved. “Right from the start I couldn’t keep up with the demands of the business and franchising seemed to be the perfect way to grow quickly, while also offering the opportunity to other women to work flexibly in a professional role. As a teacher, I love developing and supporting learners, so the role of franchisor is very comfortable to me.”Read more..
Archive of Franchisor Interviews
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
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 had the burning desire to do something successful."
Matthew was a university graduate with some experience in sales, he didn’t want to just end up in a 9-5 job, he wanted to start a business to be proud of. Matthew has been running a successful World Options franchise for 5 years, profit margins are reaching new levels and he is earning sums which he would never have imagined. Learn how Matthew started a successful business with World Options and the opportunities available for you!Read more..
Franchise expert news and opinions
Thinking of selling your franchise business?
Prior to putting a franchise business on the market for sale, there are several things the owner can do to improve their chances of getting a higher price for the business and making the process simpler for everyone involved. Chris Roberts from the Chantry Group gives some tips below and highlights some of the common mistakes we often see.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
Boutique gym franchise 9Round has over 750 studio gyms operating globally. We are part of Lift Brands, a global player with a portfolio of franchised businesses within the health and fitness sector; 6000 units across 28 countries.Read more
UK Oven Cleaning sector offers great potential with largely untouched market!
With over 27 Million households in the UK and each one having at least one oven, the UK Oven Cleaning market is largely uptapped. With a van-based Oven Cleaning franchise you can start earning from day one with low overheads and a flexible work/life balance. In this exclusive article, Oven Wizards MD John Graham explains the benefits of working for yourself under their tried and test Franchise Model.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..