UK franchisee stories
Exclusive Interview: Sisters Charlotte & Emma joined forces to run a World Options franchise!
With seven children between them, sisters Charlotte and Emma joined forces to start a business with a World Options franchise opportunity. Working from home they build their customer base by offering courier services to other businesses through the World Options online shipping portal. Learn how hard work and determination has helped the sister team take advantage of this successful opportunity...Read more..
Franchising at the Heart of your Community
Pick up a newspaper or turn on the TV and you are likely to hear stories about the care sector – how demand for care is outstripping supply, the need for integration and more joined-up thinking between the NHS and the private sector for the delivery of social care in the UK. Bluebird Care shares their insights into this thriving industry and explains what it takes to be an industry leader.Read more..
UK Franchisor Interviews
Exclusive Interview: Darren Taylor, Owner of WILKINS CHIMNEY SWEEPS
Darren Taylor took over as owner of Wilkins Chimney Sweeps in 2018, taking on a long-running business which has been established since 1895! Darren's experience in franchising with Stumpbusters meant that he knew the risks and rewards of franchising and the opportunities it can bring! Find out what has made Darren and Wilkins Chimney Sweeps so successful and how to take advantage of their franchise opportunities…Read more..
Are you looking to expand your investment portfolio? Are you interested in becoming a master franchisee for an international brand? If so we will help you to understand how you can be involved in this exciting investment opportunity. Read more about buying a master franchise
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.
Featured master franchise
Established in 1989, German Doner Kebab (GDK) is the perfect solution to the gap in the market between fast food and gourmet restaurant kebabs. GDK is now in the UK and so we are keen to hear from ambitious, existing food retail operators who would wish to add GDK to their portfolio and work with us to help us become the number 1 food brand in the world for kebabs.Read more
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
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