UK Franchise Opportunities

Our UK franchise directory includes a diverse range of franchise opportunities, including cleaning franchises, home based franchises & education franchises. You can find both full time and part time low cost franchise opportunities available for sale across the UK.

The UK franchise industry

A franchise can be a great opportunity to run your own business. It can be a much quicker start up than a traditional business. You get the benefit of the franchisor’s market share, brand awareness, advertising, business management and know how – plus ongoing support from the franchisor.

The banks may be more willing to lend you money to fund your business if it is an established franchise and because the business is already established the risks of failure are likely to be reduced.

UK franchise opportunities: A sector showing record growth

The franchising industry is one synonymous with support and community, demonstrated in the 2018 bfa NatWest Franchise Survey, showing a 95% franchisee satisfaction rate.

  • 48,600 franchised units in the UK
  • up 10% since the last set of stats in 2015
  • 60% turning over more than £250,000

People are seeing the benefits of owning a franchise unit, reflected in the fact that multi-unit ownership continues to rise (36%, up from 29% in 2015.

These impressive figures are the reason that banks tend to look upon franchising investments favourably, willing to lend up to 70% of the initial investment.

Franchise Advice

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Running a home-based franchise

Running a home-based franchise can be the perfect way to make money while keeping your costs down and keeping up with your busy life.

It can cost as little as £1,000 to start a minimum-investment franchise, compared to the massive amount you’d spend for a storefront, or launching and building your own business.

As a franchisee, you can be an entrepreneur in nearly any field that interests you by tapping into existing franchises from cleaning services to travel & leisure, from child care to tax accountants.

You get all the brand recognition and time-tested marketing strategies of a big business from the comfort of your own home.

In order to do it successfully, however, you will need to avoid making some common mistakes.

 

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Search here for your ideal part time franchise. You can find everything from running a home based franchise like a children’s art class, too managing a team of cleaners for a high earning business.

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Our vision is simple: to engage women of all ages across the globe - to feel special, make time for themselves, find their purpose and believe they are worth more in a place and have fun in a place...

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Start your own Twinkleboost Speech and Language Franchise: Build a business and Make a difference, all whilst working part time and flexibly around your family! Twinkleboost is a...

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Launch Your Own Sparks Film School. Ignite Imaginations and Inspire Creativity… Do you want to share your passion with the next generation? Are you looking for a flexible, part-time or...

Popolo Ceramico is a multi-award winning, mobile personalised ceramics business that specialise in capturing baby and children’s hand and footprints in paint, clay and plaster. We also capture paw...

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AFFORDABLE FRANCHISE FOR MUMS The coolest and most stylish parties you’ll ever have! Build a successful business that works around family life No experience needed. Discovered...

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Baby College offers weekly parent and baby development classes to parents and their babies or young children. There are three different progressive age ranges starting at birth and continuing into...

Radfield Home Care is one of the UK’s most established private healthcare organisations; providing exceptional care services for over 35 years, with an experienced GP at the helm. Specialising in...

first class learning

About First Class Learning First Class Learning (FCL) is a thriving franchise network of after school education centres run by independent Centre Managers (Franchisees) that use specially...

McDonalds

We’re always looking for hands-on, ambitious people who are ready to make a long-term commitment to our business. As a franchisee, you’ll need to make a significant up-front financial...

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About Us Are you looking for a low-cost, home-based franchise opportunity in your local area which fits around family life? Running [your town] Rocks, part of the My Town Rocks network of local...

turtle tots

Are you looking for a flexible and rewarding career? Have you thought about running your own specialist baby and toddler swimming business? About Us Turtle Tots is a unique child-led swimming...

Travel-PA

About the Travel-PA family Everybody loves to talk about travel, where they have been, their experiences and where they want to go next. In 2017 we took 72.8million trips out of the UK spending...

Families Magazine

Families Magazine trail-blazed the parenting magazines freemium model. We are leaders in the field. We’ve been building our brand for almost 28 years! We have 41 editions across the country and...

Pyjama Drama

About Us Sing, dance, pretend, play, where will our imagination take us today? Devised by an experienced former drama and English teacher and already enjoyed by hundreds of children across the...

 

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