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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
UK Franchisor Interviews
Interview with Tim and Lindsay Brown, Founders of Access4Lofts
Tim and Lindsay Brown founded Access4Lofts in 2005. Fed up with the lengthy commute from Devon to London and long hours working away from his family, Tim decided that they needed to move away from their respective roles as Corporate Sales Manager and Marketing Manager, and look at options for starting their own business. Both were not afraid to admit that the thought of giving up good, guaranteed salaries scared them!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
My Window Cleaner offers Josh the opportunity to build a multi-van operation
Josh El-Gueddari has been the My Window Cleaner franchisee for Bournemouth since 2018. Wanting to run his own business, Josh started to look at the options available to him. Knowing that starting a business from scratch would be risky due to his lack of experience, as well as being costly, Josh began to investigate franchising; tried and tested systems and ongoing training and support really appealed to him. Being very hands on led Josh to look at window cleaning and ultimately My Window Cleaner. What also attracted Josh to My Window Cleaner was the ability to build a “one man’ business into a “multi-van operation”. Having recruited one window cleaner, Josh is on his way to his dream of having teams of window cleaners working for him across Bournemouth.Read more..
Franchise expert news and opinions
Now is the time for a marketing message update
To say that we are in oft quoted ‘unprecedented times’ is an understatement. And when it comes to marketing all bets are off. For many franchisees, business has either ground to a halt or is thin on the ground; a combination of safe distancing guidelines and the challenges in reaching target audiences. But it won’t last forever so we must focus on how to market effectively beyond the current situation.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
Gravity is a premium indoor active entertainment park. We are looking for partners with the capabilities to open a park in key target locations across the UK.Read more
The ‘medi-spa’ sector is expanding to the UK, driven by a US franchisor with over 30 years' experience!
Whilst we are all aware of the importance of looking after our health and fitness, the health of our skin is now in sharp focus as we all want to look our best for as long as possible. Not only is this true with an aging population who still want to look great, but also with 20 year olds who are already taking preventative action to slow the aging process down. To learn how you can capitalise on this opportunity in this large and growing market read more...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..