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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. Read more on funding a franchise

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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 van help with reviewing a franchise agreement and settling franchise disputes. Read more

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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. Read more about existing franchises for sale

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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. Read more about franchising a 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. Post your questions to our panel of experts

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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. Read more

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Ovenclean Ranked the Top Professional Oven Cleaning Franchise in the UK
14-May-2021

Ovenclean has been ranked as the top Professional Oven Cleaning franchise in Franchise Direct’s Top 100, as well as ranking as number 66 across all franchise categories in the UK.

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British garden lovers give franchising a boost
14-May-2021

With National Gardening Week taking place between 26th April and 2nd May, it’s time to celebrate all things gardening. Since lockdown restrictions began, Brits have loved their gardens more than ever and the subsequent business growth opportunities for horticultural franchises have been huge.Lawncare franchise Greensleeves is a prime example of a horticultural brand thriving because of this, with their January to March new customer intake increasing by 278% over the same period last year, despite the start of 2021 being a lockdown period.

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My TAB Franchise Story: Helen Mill (Aberdeenshire-East)
26-April-2021

Helen Mill talks about what drew her to become a franchisee with TAB. Based in Aberdeenshire, the proactive TAB team have not disappointed Helen in helping her franchise grow. Learn how Helen is stating one step ahead of the game with TAB...

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“I finally feel part of something worthwhile and exciting!”
22-April-2021

38-year-old dad – and step-dad – of five, Dean Giles, has always worked in the motor trade in one form or another. For over twenty years, the experienced mechanic worked for some of the most renowned car manufacturers in the world, remaining close to home in West Kent. Since leaving school aged 16 and starting as an apprentice with Vauxhall, two things have remained constant in his life; his goal to have a great career and his love of Snap-on Tools. Now, he’s combined his two passions, by investing in his own Snap-on franchise in Tunbridge Wells and Sevenoaks.

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Franchisor Interview
Interview with Terry Harvey, Elite Swimming
04-April-2021

Family man Terry Harvey has ran Elite Sports, a successful sports development company, in the Midlands for the past 11 years. With an increase in demand from schools for professional swimming classes, they established a dedicated programme under the brand name Elite Swimming.  As demand increased, they franchised Elite Swimming in 2018. Elite Swimming offers a unique "pools to schools" programme.  Terry tells us more about this exciting concept and his franchise journey so far. 

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Franchisor Interview
Interview with David Overton, Managing Director of Optic-Kleer
12-February-2021

David Overton, Managing Director of Optic-Kleer is passionate about each and every one of his franchisees’ businesses. Optic-Kleer has the most technologically advanced windscreen repair system currently available on the UK market and has over 2,000 5-star Google reviews from happy customers.

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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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