whichfranchise logo

Supported by

At a Glance

Start Up Cost: £0

Min personal contribution: £0

Development type: na

BFA Status: NA




Franchise Info

Case Studies

largeTutor-Doctor-Ash-Obhrai.jpg
Case Study
Embracing education with open arms

From a young age, Ash Obhrai had been surrounded by educators. With his father as a GCSE Maths examiner, mother as an A-Level Art & Design teacher and aunt as a successful primary school teacher, it was only a matter of time before he too would venture into academia. After working as a tutor alongside his corporate career for 15 years, he decided to turn the tables and launch his own Tutor Doctor business in 2017.

Read more
largefurnituremedic_kirk.jpg
Case Study
A passion for restoration lead Kirk to Furniture Medic Glasgow

Kirk Grannell has been Furniture Medic for Glasgow since 2016.  Though Kirk’s background is mainly management, he’s always had an interest in restoring and repairing items. Kirk was aware of franchising and the benefits of buying into an established business, and so when they opportunity to buy an existing Furniture Medic franchise came up, Kirk jumped at the chance to find out more.

Read more
largePaul-Ward-AutoGlym.jpg
Case Study
Interview: "The sense of pride and passion that comes with the logo is incredible."

Paul Ward opened his Autoglym franchise in 2005. Covering the whole of Northern Ireland, Paul is passionate about the product having been using it himself for over 30 years! Get an insight into the day to day running of an Autoglym franchise by reading on...

Read more
largePapa_Johns_Sid.jpg
Case Study
From Pizza Delivery Driver to Papa John's Franchisee!

Former pizza delivery driver, Siddhartha Chirumamilla (Sid), became a Papa John’s franchisee five years ago and runs stores in the South East of England plus the Scottish Rutherglen, Glenrothes, Kirkcaldy and Falkirk.  Currently Sid runs 11 Papa John’s and he has plans to open more in the future.

Read more
largeAgency_Express_Paul_Jenkinson.jpg
Case Study
Agency Express had the reputation that appealed to Franchisee Paul Jenkinson

Paul Jenkinson joined Agency Express in February 2013 after purchasing an established Agency Express franchise based Cumbria. Previously a facilities maintenance engineer wanted to take control of his own future and set his sights on being his own boss. After much research via a number of franchise magazines, Paul made the decision to pursue a career in franchising and choose the Agency Express franchise opportunity as the most suitable route to take.

Read more
largebarkingmad_isla.jpg
Case Study
Spring into a new career – PET SERVICES FRANCHISE FOR SALE

Isla Sutherland is looking to sell her established Barking Mad franchise. This dog boarding business covers the areas of Perthshire, Clackmannanshire and Stirling. It is an ideal business opportunity for those who want to make a career out of doing something they love, working with pets. In this interview, Isla talks to us about why she bought her Barking Mad franchise, her role as a franchisee, why she loves what she does and why the time is right for her to sell.

Read more



Interview

razzamataz-denise.jpg
Franchisor Interview
whichfranchise talks to Razzamataz Theatre Schools Founder Denise Hutton-Gosney

Meet Denise Hutton-Gosney, MD and Founder of Razzamataz Theatre Schools, a BBC Dragons’ Den backed and multi-award-winning franchise. From being a professional dancer to a trapeze artist to facing the dragons, Denise has a varied career, but what has stayed constant is her love for performing and being part of such an exciting industry. Denise talks to us about her career and her 22-year journey with Razzamataz, including the “bumps” along the way as well as the successes; which there are plenty!  Such an interesting and motivating interview from one of the UK’s most inspiring franchisors.

Read more
Teepover-camilla.jpg
Franchisor Interview
Exclusive interview with Camilla Culshaw, Franchisor of The Teepover Club

Camilla Culshaw is franchisor of The Teepover Club, a business that provides luxury teepee sleepovers and picnic and pamper parties in a range of themes for children.   Camilla started the business in 2019, merging her previous employment experience in PR, interior design and party & events hire to create a luxury experience for children. “I launched The Teepover Club® with just six teepees and a desire to make local children's dreams come true with our luxury teepee sleepovers. Fast forward to 2022, over 1,000 children have enjoyed our parties in our local area, and now hundreds are enjoying them in other parts of the country too with the opening of our two franchises in 2021.” Camilla aims to create a network of franchisees, providing beautifully memorable children’s parties across the country with the word Teepover® becoming synonymous with teepee sleepovers nationwide.

Read more
Alchemy-suzy.jpg
Franchisor Interview
Exclusive interview with Suzy Sanders, Alchemy Virtual Assistance

Before creating the Alchemy Virtual Assistance, Suzy Sanders was an Executive Assistant for a very busy Executive in a global recruitment firm. After the birth of her son 6 years ago, Suzy realised she needed more flexibility and freedom from her career without sacrificing her earning potential or fulfilment. And with newfound fire in her belly, the strength and determination that Suzy found in motherhood left her feeling limitless. “I’d created a small human; I could certainly create a business too!”

Read more
freddie-raring2go2.jpg
Franchisor Interview
Interview with Freddie St George, Raring2go!

International bestselling author Dee Blick interviews Freddie St George, the franchisor of Raring2go! for whichfranchise, to find out how he got into franchising and what takes up so much of his spare time…

Read more



News

largeEWIF-winners.jpg
News
And the 2022 EWIF winners are...

After two years of being online, there was a real buzz at the NatWest building in Bishopsgate, London, for the 12th annual NatWest EWiF Awards. A highlight for women in franchising, since 2010.  

Read more
largebaby-boom-joanne.jpg
News
Mum of two launches one of the first Bloom Baby Classes franchises in Scotland in memory of son

Joanne Reid, mum of two from East Lothian, Scotland, has put her caring nature into practice by launching her baby development franchise, Bloom Baby Classes. As a flagship location north of the border, Joanne is looking forward to bringing her passion for baby care and wellbeing to parents living in her own community. Following the sad passing of her son Oran late last year, Joanne hopes to bring care to thousands of parents across the county as she launches next month.

Read more
largeHSBC-new-funding.jpg
News
£500M SME FUND LAUNCHED TO SUPPORT FRANCHISEES ACROSS THE UK

HSBC UK has launched a £500 million fund today for franchise businesses, as part of its commitment to help British businesses to innovate, thrive and grow in the UK and internationally.

Read more
largeazura-mark-scott.jpg
News
Azura Group Ltd promotes Mark Scott to Managing Director

Azura Group Ltd, a leading franchise management software system developer, announces the promotion of Mark Scott to Managing Director with immediate effect. Mark joined the business in June 2021 as Operations Director having previously been Head of the Franchise team at NatWest. 

Read more
largeirish-awards-camile.jpg
News
Winners for the 25th Irish Franchise Association Awards 2022 Announced

After nearly two and a half years, over 180 representatives from 30 franchises across Ireland, joined together in celebrating the Irish Franchise Association Awards 2022, at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Golden Lane, Dublin. The Irish Franchise Association Gala Evening and Awards is the single largest event for the franchising community in Ireland. The 16 Awards recognise and celebrate all that is great and wonderful about franchising, and most importantly, the people who make it such a huge success. 

Read more
largechoice-jonathan.jpg
News
CHOICE HOTELS EMEA HIGHLIGHTS THE IMPORTANCE OF FRANCHISE INDUSTRY AS IT RECORDS SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN INTEREST FOR FRANCHISING

Choice Hotels EMEA has seen a marked increase in a new generation of energised entrepreneurs looking to “upgrade” their passion for hospitality and manage their own business through franchising. Commenting on the importance of the franchise industry, especially post-pandemic, and the changing face of the hospitality industry Jonathan Mills, CEO Choice Hotels EMEA said: “Undoubtedly the pandemic has affected hospitality and whilst challenging and difficult, it has also afforded opportunity for the industry to review operations and change industry practices across many organisations. 

Read more

Our Newsletter

Receive FREE updates on the latest franchise opportunities, news and advice
Top