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Elderly Care Franchises in the UK

According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), more people are living in the UK than ever before, 65.6 million in fact. This is in part due to the UK population getting older with 18% of Brits aged 65 and over and 2.4% aged 85 and over. Thanks to i [...]

Professional Cleaning Services Franchise: From Rags to Riches

As people’s lives become busier and spare time becomes more precious, hiring a cleaner is no longer a luxury for many homeowners. It’s now often considered a need, rather than a want. The most significant contributor to the change in attitude towards payin [...]

What is B2B Marketing?

What is B2B marketing? Good question. B2B marketing isn’t as complicated as it sounds, and the following guide will help you understand the role it plays and how you could start a franchise in this industry. What is B2B marketing definition? B2B (business [...]

Start an Electrical Services Franchise and Become a Bright Spark

Do you want to be your own boss but hate the thought of being stuck in an office all day? Are you a skilled electrician but are fed up with working for someone else? If the answers are yes, then starting an electrical services franchise could be just what y [...]

Is Wetherspoons a franchise?

Wetherspoon is one of the most recognisable pub brands in the UK. With just under 1,000 pubs situated all over the country, Wetherspoon is frequented by young and old alike. But is Wetherspoon a franchise? Wetherspoon’s background J D Wetherspoon plc, bra [...]

Find Out More About the Top Franchises in the UK

How do define the top franchises in the UK? Are they the biggest, the most successful, those that have built an instantly recognisable brand? The truth is, the top franchises can be labelled as such for a whole host of reasons. The best way to determine if [...]

Is It Your Time to Shine With a Cleaning Services Franchise?

Hiring a cleaner can be viewed as an expendable luxury, but for many, it’s an indulgence that they’re not prepared to do without, regardless of the state of the economy. This is excellent news for those in the cleaning services industry. As lifestyles get [...]

Franchise Ideas for You to Run from Home

You want to run your own business, but you don't know where to start. You don't know what business would best suit your skill set, you can't think of a unique concept, and you have no business ownership experience. The good news is that if you invest in a [...]

Electric Company: Are There Franchises?

While franchising is a popular business model in many different industries, it's yet to penetrate the electrical sector. Here, we take a look at whether there are any electrical franchises and, if so, what opportunities they offer investors. Are there fran [...]

Get the Spark for Electric Supplies: Start Your Own Business

The electrical supplies sector is a massive industry that generates substantial amounts of revenue every year. Here, we take a look at the state of the industry, where it’s heading, and why franchising is so well suited to the industry. Electrical industry [...]

Retail Shops: Develop Your Own with a Franchise

If you already own and run a business, you may think it's too late to get into franchising. However, this is definitely not the case. Many franchises offer existing business owners the opportunity to convert their company to a franchise unit. Typically, the [...]

Retail Stores: Run Your Own High Street Franchise

Have you always wanted to head up your own retail store? Have you always fancied being your own boss? Do you think you've got what it takes to manage a business? If you answered yes to all three questions, you might want to consider franchising. Here, we ta [...]

Everything You Need to Know About The National Franchise Exhibition

Discover the perfect franchise opportunity at The National Franchise Exhibition on the 5th and 6th October, exclusively in association with the British Franchise Association (bfa). The NEC in Birmingham will host this prestigious event where you can join th [...]

Cleaning Jobs - Start Your Own Franchise

If you’re considering starting your own cleaning business, make sure you don’t miss out on any franchising opportunities. Here, we take a look at the current state of the cleaning sector and provide a brief introduction to five of the most reputable franchi [...]

Buy a Business with Franchising

If you’re thinking of buying a business, you should also consider entering the franchise system. Starting your own business in the franchise sector allows you to make use of your franchisor’s established reputation, as well as their experience and expertise [...]

Food Truck for Sale in the UK - Food on the Go

If you're considering opening a restaurant franchise, why not take a look at one of the many popular food truck franchises operating here in the UK? Not only are they an exciting business opportunity, but they're also still relatively new to the UK market. [...]

Flower Shop Franchises in the UK Are Ready to Blossom

For many people, owning a florist’s is an ideal career. Those with a passion for flowers should take a look at some of the existing floristry franchises available but also consider whether there's a gap in the market for something entirely new. Industry co [...]

Discover the My Window Cleaner Franchise Opportunity

If you’re looking to become your own boss for minimal investment but with plenty of growth potential, then a window cleaning franchise could be the answer. The demand for your services will be pretty much constant with most people needing a window cleaner at [...]

Make Money Online with Franchising

In recent years, more and more online businesses have adopted the franchise model. Though they do so for many reasons, one of the most important is that it is often hugely profitable. Here, we take a look at how you can make money online by following our 10 [...]

Ben Midgle CEO of Crunch Fitness - Who is he?

As founder and CEO of Crunch Fitness, Ben Midgley is one of the most important figures in the US fitness and franchising scenes. Here, we take a look at how he’s succeeded in the past and what makes the future of Crunch Fitness so promising. Personal histor [...]

Printing Business - Start Your Own with a Franchise

The printing industry is competitive and difficult to crack. However, with the help of a big name franchise, you have a much better chance of starting your own business and succeeding. Here, we take a look at the printing sector as a whole, as well as two of [...]

How to Start a Business with a Franchise

If you’re considering starting a new business, the first decision you'll have to make is what type of company you want to own. Are you going to run a pet store? A print shop? An estate agent? A car dealership? A marketing consultancy? The list is endless and [...]

Online Business with Franchising

If you’re looking to launch an online franchise, there are a few things you need to keep in mind. Here, we take a look at a few of the most popular online franchised businesses and explain why they’re so successful. Common features Online franchises come i [...]

Tim Hortons Franchise – What’s Involved?

If you've ever visited Canada, chances are you've seen or tried a Tim Hortons coffee. As the iconic franchise expands its operations in the UK, we thought it would be a good idea to take a look at what makes the business unique and why it might be a good inv [...]

Free Franchises – Do They Exist?

  Have you ever heard of a free franchise? Has the thought of a free franchise opportunity captured your imagination? Does such an opportunity even exist, or is it merely a marketing myth? Here, we take a look at whether free franchises are a real phen [...]

HIIT - Discover HIIT Fitness Franchise

If you’re into health and well-being and have considered opening a fitness franchise, there’s a good chance you will have heard about HIIT. However, despite it being fairly ubiquitous, not everyone understands what HIIT is, how it benefits individuals, or wh [...]

Property Agent - A Guide on How to Be a Property Agent

There are dozens of real estate franchising opportunities available to those considering starting their own property business. However, choosing between different franchises, making sure that you’re fully prepared for the road ahead, and developing the skill [...]

Open a Leonidas Belgian Chocolate Franchise

If you enjoy a cheeky sweet, opening a chocolate franchise in the UK may sound like the best idea ever. With a Leonidas Belgian chocolate business, it may just be. Here, we take a look at what makes this chocolate franchise such an appetising prospect. Fra [...]

Little Dessert Shop: Open Your Franchise Store

If you’ve always had a little bit of a sweet tooth, a Little Dessert Shop franchise may be the perfect business for you. Having only been around for a couple of years, the franchise has already developed a strong and loyal customer base and is expected to ex [...]

Greggs – Is It a Franchise?

Greggs is possibly the biggest name in UK baking and one of the most beloved high street stores in the country. Most companies of its size would have considered expanding via the franchise model but Greggs is a little bit different. Here, we take a look at w [...]