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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
Exclusive Interview: Mu’azzam Ali, Founder of Little Dessert Shop
In this exclusive interview with whichfranchise, Mu’azzam Ali, Founder of Little Dessert Shop, talks to us about creating an alternative to resturants and pubs for family evenings out. He also discusses how Little Dessert Shop plans to expand over the coming years - targetting 50 outlets by 2018!Read more..
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
Great earnings and an improved work/life balance attracted Paul to Oven Wizards.
After a career in sales spanning 25 years Paul Gilbert decided to re-evalute his work/life balance, giving himself more time with his family and to persue the sports he enjoys. He was attracted to franchising due to the reduced risk of a proven business model and the support network on offer. After meeting with the Oven Wizards directors, Paul was sure this was the right franchise for him, and he hasn't looked back! Learn more about how Paul transitioned into his Oven Wizards franchise and what advice he would give to anyone in a similar 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
Let’s make beautiful Pizza together...join the Sbarro family Sbarro is one of the largest pizza restaurant franchises in the world with over 800 restaurants. Our flexible restaurant design means our restaurants can go into a number of different venues including food courts, touristic/high pedestrian traffic areas, casinos, airports and travel centres, corporate buildings, universities etc. We are seeking Area Development and/or Master Franchisees.Read more
Prospering through procurement
Most franchise opportunities focus on a specific sector or industry, whether it’s in a Business-to-Business (B2B) or Business-to-Consumer (B2C) market. But imagine if you could target any industry and any sector, regardless of your own personal experience. In this exclusive article, Expense Reduction Analysts explain the benefits of a Procurement franchise opportunity.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..