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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

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Franchise resales

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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. 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 Matt O’Neil, Head of Recruitment, Expense Reduction Analysts


Matt O’Neil is Head of Recruitment for Expense Reduction Analysts. In this exclusive interview, Matt talks to whichfranchise about why he joined Expense Reduction Analysts, the success the company has had to date, what differentiates the company from the competition, what they look for in a franchisee and their plans for the future. To discover more about this exciting franchise...

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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 about funding a franchise

Settle down in the USA

Buy a franchise and settle down in the USAEvery 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.

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UK franchisee stories

Interview: Minister Cleaning Services father-daughter partnership exceeds £1 million turnover!

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In 1996 Arthur Fenlon joined Minster Cleaning Services after purchasing the Accrington branch. Using past managing experience working for a manufacturing company, Arthur built up his successful Lancashire franchise, with a turnover exceeding £1 million. Arthur's daughter Emma joined the franchise in 2006 and is now joint franchisee. Learn how they are continuing to improve their franchise opportunity and how you can experience the same success!

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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

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Featured master franchise

Spanning almost 1000 cities across 120 countries, Regus is the worldwide leader of flexible workspaces. We are looking for entrepreneurs with experience in franchising growing a high-profile brand who have the ambition and resources to facilitate the opening of 2-3 centres.

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Industry focus

Profiting from a management-based cleaning franchise


In this exclusive article, Total Clean, a leading commercial cleaning franchise in the UK, gives us a unique inside look at this lucrative industry. Having operated in both the commercial cleaning sector and in running a management business for almost 30 years, they have a wealth of experience in refining and honing their business model to be ready for franchisees. This article from Total Clean will outline everything you need to run a successful management-style business and explain how to avoid the common pitfalls.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..