What Franchise provides you with all the information you need to start running a franchise. Our experts will show you how to choose the best franchise model, fund the business and run it successfully. We can explain the legalities of running a franchise and support you with helpful data and guides to your chosen market. Franchising attracts a wide range of people, who are all looking to invest in a proven business model and reap the rewards of self employment opportunities, many of which offer flexible hours and the chance to work from home. Is franchising for you? Search our advice section to find out.
Running a franchise can be a daunting task, especially if it is your first time. We will provide you with all of the essential information required to start running a franchise. Find how to buy or sell a franchise, choose the best franchising model, meet running standards and even furnish your premises. Our advisers will explain the legalities of running a franchise and support you with helpful data and guides to your chosen market.
Becoming a franchisee can improve your odds of start-up success, Suzie McCafferty, managing director of Platinum Wave, saysFind Out More
Marketing and promoting your franchise is important, especially if you are looking for it to expand. There are lots of ways to market your franchise, whether online or offline, attracting potential franchisees is essential. We will walk you through establishing your audience and creating a franchise prospectus to show what you can offer your franchisees. Explore our articles on how to market you franchise locally and find helpful tips on the different mediums you can promote through.
Pip Wilkins, CEO of the British Franchise Association, explains why networking with like-minded women is essential and how inspired she’s been by women in the industryFind Out More
Franchising exhibitions offer the opportunity for you to meet and discuss the running of franchises with experienced franchisees. Search through the wide range of BFA recognised businesses exhibited, branching across all types of franchises from food and beverage franchises to industrial cleaning franchises. Learn what it is really like to run your own franchise from professionals and gain vital information about your chosen industry.
Buying a franchise resale can often prove a sensible move, as the franchise will already have an established customer base and will be well-recognised in its situation. People sell their franchises for many different reasons so it is important that you get the business valued, whether you're buying or selling yourself. What Franchise shows you the best resale franchise opportunities on offer.
If you’re considering buying a franchise, an established business that’s up for sale could be a good investment, Linda Whitney saysFind Out More
The British Franchising Association is the single corporation responsible for maintaining the integrity of the entire UK Franchising Industry. The BFA promote ethical franchising across the UK and enable clear distinctions between the quality of franchises. High standards must be met by franchises in order to attain membership and consequently receive representation by the supervising body, along with advice from professional and experienced consultants. Offering a variety of memberships for both well-established businesses and first time franchisees the BFA provide respectable and invaluable accreditation for franchises.
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