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
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.
WHAT ARE THE KEY QUALITIES OF A FRANCHISEE?
We hear how franchisors are looking for franchisees who not only enjoy the business, but will also follow a proven system. 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
Thanks to Business Doctors, Caroline can have her cake and eat it!
Caroline Pearman's cake business became so popular she found herself working well into the night, seven days a week! A chance encounter with Business Doctor Simon Monaghan meant Caroline reduced the numbers of hours she worked AND increased her turnover by 77%! Find out how by reading the case study...
Featured master franchise
Join a franchise with over 75 years experience, almost 4000 restaurants in 46 countries across the world...Carl's Jr. Carl's Jr is home to the American classic burger. Part of CKE, parent company of Carl's Jr and Hardee's, Carl's Jr is looking to bring its franchise offering to the UK quick service restaurant market.Read more
So you want to buy a pet care franchise?
With research showing that there are around 54 million pets in the UK, this is a thriving market for a pet services franchisee. In this exclusive article, Kevin Thackrah, Managing Director of Petpals, shares with us why they have been so successful and why a pet-based franchise may the right route into business ownership for you. To get a better understanding of this industry...Read more..
UK Franchisor Interviews
Exclusive Interview: Michael Wood, Managing Director of Utility360
Utility360 was launched in 2010 by Michael Wood to take advantage of changes in the energy market that were being overlooked. Since then Utility360 have established their place in the market - being one of only a handful of businesses who deal with all the 'Big Six' energy companies. Find out what differentiates Utility360 from their competitors and learn of opportunities for opening your own franchise…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..