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.
UK franchisee stories
Exclusive Interview: "World Options has changed my life, my business and life is less stressful."
Croash from East Midlands, sold a franchise he ran for 18 years and bought a World Options franchise 1 year ago. Croash loves that now his overheads are low, he has more time and less stress. He has embraced the flexibility this streamlined franchise opportunity brings. Learn more about Croash's experience and World Options franchise opportunities here...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
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
With over 6500 stores worldwide, The Wendy’s Company is the world’s third largest hamburger restaurant company. We have more than 30 years of international franchising experience, and so our franchise partners benefit from a first-class support system and our proven operations platform. All current Wendy’s international franchisees are multi-unit developers; with most operating under licenses to develop the full market or territories in which they operate.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
Repeat business prospects for pet services
With approximately 50% of all UK households owning a pet, a pet service franchise can be an ideal and profitable route into business ownership. Exclusively for whichfranchise, OSCAR share their insight into this thriving sector and the benefits of investing in a franchise within it.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..
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..