Master, 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
Interview with Ian Christelow, Co-Founder of ActionCOACH
In this interview ActionCOACH Co-Founder Ian Christelow talks to us about how watching his father's business fail as a child inspired him to help other companies succeed with the services of a business coach. When he started in 2001 the term 'business coach' was relatively unheard of, but since then Ian has established ActionCOACH as the world's No.1 business coach franchise! Read Ian's interview to learn more about his journey...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.
WHAT ARE THE KEY QUALITIES OF A FRANCHISEE?
We hear how franchisors are looking for franchisees who not only enjoy the business, but will also follow a proven system. 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.
UK franchisee stories
Exclusive Interview: "The best thing about Snap-on is the freedom I can afford to give myself."
Alex Hunter has been running his Snap-on franchise in County Antrim, Northern Ireland since April 2013. In his first four years of business, he’s expanded into a second territory, is running multiple vans and has even employed his dad! With a growing empire under his belt, family man Alex says he’s pleased and proud to be part of the Snap-on network. Read more about Alex's journey so far...Read more..
Featured master franchise
Join a franchise with over 75 years experience, almost 4000 restaurants in 46 countries across the world...Carl's Jr. Carl's Jr is home to the American classic burger. Part of CKE, parent company of Carl's Jr and Hardee's, Carl's Jr is looking to bring its franchise offering to the UK quick service restaurant market.Read more
Take a fresh look at promotional merchandise industry
At Recognition Express we’ve spent 35 years understanding what makes a promotion successful and how to generate brand awareness. In this exclusive article, we want to give you a unique insight into this thriving industry and share why franchising in it, may be a profitable route into business ownership for you.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..