Advice and Guidance

Looking at becoming a franchisee, then look through our advice and guidance articles to understand more about how to franchise and what you should be doing before owning your own business.



Retail is defined by the Oxford Dictionary as “The sale of goods to the public in relatively small quantities for use or consumption rather than for resale”. With that statement in mind, it will come as no surprise that retail offers any potential franchisee a huge opportunity for growth and wealth. With an estimated 3.1 million employees, the retail industry is the UK’s largest private sector employer.Please click here to browse Retail Franchise opportunities With so much competition in...

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Recruitment is big business. Last year the industry had a turnover of around £30 billion in the UK alone and franchisors are eager to grab their piece of it. And this my franchising friends is where you come in. The recruitment franchise industry is a fast-paced, highly competitive industry that's rapidly growing in the UK. There are over 103,000 people in recruitment consultancy roles across the UK. 634,000 employees are landing permanent work each year. If you choose the recruitment business,...

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It shouldn’t be a case of trying to identify what franchise is right for you, initially you need to understand and cement what franchise sector is right for you. There may be a franchise that catches your eyes through it’s potential financial gains, but there are several questions that need to be asked first… Do you truly match up to that franchise? Will you be happy running that franchise? Are you utilising your skill set? Cleaning Franchises Restoration Franchises Pest Contro...

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Franchising is a flourishing industry boasting nearly 1,000 brands in a host of different sectors. The industry consistently shows 90% of franchisees reporting profitability. The advantages of owning your own business are obvious but so too are the risks. The franchisee is taking less of a risk than starting his or her own business and less than 4% of franchises fail for commercial reasons. This is because they are operating under an established and proven business model and supplying or produci...

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For those looking to start a new business in Scotland then this article will explain just why you have made a great decision by setting up your franchise in Scotland’s capital. Franchising is a flourishing industry boasting nearly 1,000 brands in a host of different sectors. The industry consistently shows 90% of franchisees reporting profitability. The advantages of owning your own business are obvious but so too are the risks. The franchisee is taking less of a risk than starting his or her ow...

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Why launch your franchise in Norwich? Norwich is the capital of East Anglia and caters for many varying businesses that are all prospering in the territory that is Norwich. Norwich has seen many businesses within the Food, agricultural, gardening, insurance and business support excel within this prosperous franchise territory. Norwich is also seen as the ‘gateway’ to both the traditional and green energy firms that are based on the nearby coastline of the North Sea and the impressive offsho...

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Buying a travel franchise would be the perfect business for anyone who loves to explore the world and to help find and sell solutions to would be travelers or holiday makers. With the added benefit that many of the travel franchises do not require expensive stock or office space, as it can all be done from a home computer, providing you with job satisfaction and more time for you to spend with your family. Here in the UK, we love to travel. The Office of National Statistics stated 70.8 million...

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Sales franchises can range from low investment franchises all the way up high investment franchise opportunities. The Franchise sales sector presents prospective franchisees with the option to again look at a retail location or to pursue an online venture of sales.  So, you have a sales background and want to become your own boss? Then franchising could hold the key to the padlock you're seeking to unlock to a better future. There is a common misconception that sales franchises are ju...

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A business training franchisee has the wonderful ability to realize their own dreams of educating and owning a business while simultaneously helping others achieve their business or education goals. The business world is competitive, and any business owner will be constantly looking for something to give them an edge, and business training could be it. Business training franchises can work with staff on several key areas, such as: communication skills, sales tactics, marketing strategy, co...

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For those looking to start a new business in the South East then this article will explain just why you have made a great decision for your new business. Franchising is a flourishing industry boasting nearly 1,000 brands in a host of different sectors. The industry consistently shows 90% of franchisees reporting profitability. The advantages of owning your own business are obvious but so too are the risks. The franchisee is taking less of a risk than starting his or her own business and less tha...

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Why should I launch my franchise in Sheffield? Sheffield has prestigious history and reputation for being the hub for both manufacturing and technology within the UK, and this is exactly why Sheffield could be the ideal franchise territory to launch your franchise. As previously mentioned, Sheffield is the hub for modern manufacturing and technology, so much so that it was rated the number one enterprise zone for these specific areas in the UK by the Financial Times magazine. This has helpe...

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Services based franchises completely vary in size, investment level and commitment required to succeed. There are a huge array of service-based franchise opportunities for to give the once over on. The Service franchise sector can in fact range from anything from Garden Maintenance franchise all the way up to accountancy franchise opportunities. As with any franchise opportunity, full franchise training and ongoing franchise support will be provided to ensure you succeed with your new franchise...

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