Explorer Travel Franchise
Brockwell Gundogs Training Franchise
Trade Squad Franchise
Local Appliance Rentals Franchise
Hope Homecare Franchise
MAX WAX Franchise
Motor Republic Cars Franchise
Norah Cafe and Restaurant Franchise
Norah Cafe & Restaurant Franchise
Trophy Pet Foods
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The Massage Company
Minster Cleaning Services Franchise
Oscar Pet Foods
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The Franchise UK directory was established in 2004 & is the largest directory of franchise opportunities in the UK. Browse franchises for sale plus free franchising information including expert articles, guides & a list of franchise shows & other franchising events. If you are thinking of buying a franchise in the UK then Franchise UK is a great place to find the business opportunity that will suit your skills & career aspirations. Franchising encompasses many industries including food, retail, care to name a few and constributes over £15bn to the UK economy so could be a great way for you to change career direction or find a better work-life balance.
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Franchising in the UK is proving to be a significant factor contributing to UK business economy, a survey commission by the British Franchise Association and Natwest highlighted some very interesting franchise business statistics.
By visiting the Franchise UK Directory you have taken the first step towards changing your career via a franchise business, at Franchise UK you can access many franchise opportunities & find out more about franchising in the UK. To help cut through the franchising jargon. View our franchise jargon buster
There really is a franchise opportunity ideal for everyone, whether you have a passion for accounts, B2B, retail, motors or pizza there is a complete A-Z of exciting UK franchise businesses for sale waiting for you to discover. Franchising is an ideal way to change career direction as franchises include full training & support from the franchisor.
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A franchise is when an existing, already trading business model is copied. This copying is achieved by production of franchising materials such as a franchise agreement, franchise operating manuals, business plans & forecasting and detail operations and franchise training manuals & support. To find out more about the definition of a franchise and what it entails check out the following article What is a franchise?
Many people think that franchising is relatively new, it’s not. The fact is franchising a business model goes right back to the 19th Century! Many new to franchising also think of fast food franchises but franchising in the UK covers many different industries and contributes billions to the UK economy. To find out more about the history and origins of franchising read or article The history of franchising
Franchising is replicating an already “proven” business model, market and concept. This and the support given by Franchisors ( the business model owner ) is what makes the success rate of a new business via a franchise model so much higher than setting up on your own.
Essentially franchising is being in business for yourself but not by yourself, reducing risk and in many cases being able to launch more quickly using the already established brand of the Franchisor. To find out more read our article What are the advantages of buying a franchise?
This is an almost impossible question as with all businesses, whether a franchise business or not the success of failure is down to you, the business owner. Many see well established franchise brands that have a high repeat business rate, i.e food, lawn care, cleaning as the most successful long term but that’s not always the case and you also need to consider your own interests and skills as to ensure success you need to make sure the franchise is a good match to your background, skills and experience. To find out more read our article What are the most profitable franchises in the UK?