Low cost franchise opportunities in the UK

Low-cost franchises offer the opportunity to get started in your own business for a small cash outlay. Point Franchise is dedicated to helping you find the right franchising opportunities that only require a minimal cash investment.

The advantage of buying your own franchise is that you know you have the backing of an established business model, along with full training and support from your franchisor. Compared to the potential costs of starting a brand new business from scratch, opting for a low-cost franchise lets you mitigate some of the risks and take advantage of generating profits potentially from day one.  

Low-cost franchises and above-average returns

Its common for many people to think that the most profitable franchise opportunities are likely to be those linked to big chains, such as McDonalds or Subway. Yet large franchises can cost hundreds of thousands of pounds to get started.

By comparison, there are so many low-cost franchise opportunities available. These might only require a minimal cash outlay, but they provide the chance to generate great profits right away. The result is an above-average return on your initial investment.

Point Franchise specialises in providing the best low-cost franchise opportunities in the UK. The website directory lets you refine your search options to show you opportunities within specific industries or within your preferred budget amount. Some of the low-cost franchises available could give you the chance to get started in your own business for a minimum investment of less than £1,000.  

Low-cost franchises under £2,000

The listings shown on Point Franchise can be sorted to show you only the opportunities available within your preferred budget. As an example, its possible to purchase a Printing.com franchise for a minimum investment of just £950.

If youd rather make your mark in the domestic cleaning industry, Dolly Char also offers low-cost franchise opportunities. You could be up and running as the owner of your own business for as little as £1,695 minimum investment. Figures from other Dolly Char franchise owners across the UK indicate that its possible to generate around £70,000 in revenue per year after 2 years of operation.  

Low cash outlay with financial assistance

One of the biggest problems many business owners face is obtaining the necessary finance to get the business started. Having the backing of a reputable franchise can make financing options easier.

Many of the franchise options on Point Franchise are listed by the minimum investment outlay required. However, some of the business opportunities may require financing to complete the set-out and start-up of the complete business.

As an example, a Creams Caf franchise might require a minimum outlay from you of £14,950. There are more than 55 Creams Cafs around the UK, so youll have the advantage of trading under a well-established brand name that customers already recognise.

However, the total investment required to fit out the caf and buy in the stock required to begin operating could be up to £219,500. Fortunately, most franchisors provide a level of assistance for new franchisees that require finance. Banks are also more flexible when it comes to lending money to buy a franchise business with an established name.

The key to finding the right low-cost franchise opportunity to suit your needs is to search the listings available on Point Franchise. No matter what type of business you want to own and no matter what your budget is, there is a franchise opportunity available to suit your needs.

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Quokka Solutions franchise
Quokka Solutions

Quokka is a B2B company providing business solutions such as energy, telecoms, chip&pin, water and insurance.

500 Minimum investment
Business & B2B Services
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Printing.com franchise
Printing.com

Printing.com is a fast-growing UK- based printing company that has over 300 outlets in the UK and Ireland.

950 Minimum investment
Retail & Stores
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With thanks franchise
With thanks

Have you ever come across those eye-catching boxes that sell colourful sweets around shopping centres or your [...]

1,666 +VAT Minimum investment
Retail & Stores
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Snak Appeal franchise
Snak Appeal

We specialise in selling sweets with the profits going to leading charitable institutions in the country.

2,000 Minimum investment
Personal & Home Care Services
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Diamond Home Support franchise
Diamond Home Support

Diamond Home Support is a domestic cleaning and home help franchise with a start-up fee of just 2,495+vat.

2,495 +VAT Minimum investment
Cleaning
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Tubz franchise
Tubz

Tubz is one of the leading vending towers machines providers in the UK. We specialise in providing vending towers [...]

2,499 +VAT Minimum investment
Retail & Stores
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Sweaty Mama franchise
Sweaty Mama

Sweaty Mama is a mum and baby exercise class operating classes and franchises throughout the UK.

2,500 Minimum investment
Gym, Sport & Beauty
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Lockforce UK franchise
Lockforce UK

Lockforce is a young company that prides itself as being part of a much larger umbrella organisation - The Forces [...]

2,500 Minimum investment
Personal & Home Care Services
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Snack Aid franchise
Snack Aid

We specialise in vending machines which offers sweets and confectionaries where profits go directly to our partner [...]

2,555 Minimum investment
Food
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Hillarys Blinds franchise
Hillarys Blinds

We are a manufacturer and retailer of quality made-to-measure window blinds with over 45 years of experience [...]

3,000 Minimum investment
Home Improvement & Construction
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Kumon franchise
Kumon

Multinational educational institution renowned for using the Kumon Method in their practice

3,000 Minimum investment
Personal & Home Care Services
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Debutots franchise
Debutots

A rewarding and flexible opportunity where youre in control of your own time as you inspire and empower little [...]

4,000 +VAT Minimum investment
Personal & Home Care Services
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Nationwide Cleaners franchise
Nationwide Cleaners

Money back guarantee*. Award winning. AFA member. High income. Work from home. Flexible hours. Financing available.

4,000 Minimum investment
Cleaning
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Intellidance UK Early Childhood Dance Education franchise
Intellidance UK Early Childhood Dance Education

Intellidance UK is a unique series of creative dance programs created to foster critical development in children [...]

4,000 Minimum investment
Travel & Leisure
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Husse franchise
Husse

We are the leaders when it comes to home delivery of premium quality dog and cat food, cat litter, and pet accessories

4,900 Minimum investment
Pet
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Brokerplan franchise
Brokerplan

A Unique Opportunity to Launch Your Own Commercial Finance Brokerage

4,995 Minimum investment
Finance
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Mac Tools franchise
Mac Tools

Mac Tools produce tools that have been manufactured with the highest specifications to exceed national standards.

5,000 Minimum investment
Retail & Stores
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Molly Maid franchise
Molly Maid

Molly Maid is a globally recognised brand with over 30 years of experience in cleaning services

5,000 Minimum investment
Cleaning
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Water Babies franchise
Water Babies

At Water Babies, our aim is to teaching safe water practice and developing childrens swimming skills from the [...]

5,000 Minimum investment
Personal & Home Care Services
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Dale and Sons Funeral Directors franchise
Dale and Sons Funeral Directors

Funeral directors covering burials, cremations, repatriations and monumental masons

5,000 Minimum investment
Personal & Home Care Services
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FiltaFry franchise
FiltaFry

FiltaFry provides an on-site service for the micro-filtration of cooking oil and a vacuum based deep clean of [...]

5,000 +VAT Minimum investment
Van Based
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