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.

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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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Tiger Cheer Logo for Franchise

About the Tiger Cheer Cheerleading Club I started Tiger Cheer in 2012 after realising there were not many flexible working options for mums of young children. After my second daughter was born, I...

Pink Spaghetti

About Pink Spaghetti PA Services A Pink Spaghetti franchise is a flexible and rewarding business opportunity. It’s a chance to start and grow a business that belongs to you. It has the potential...

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Work Independently and flexibly! Creating and managing a healthy work life balance is at the core of everything we do at Simply Stride. Our training programme offers the chance to work in a...

Tutor Doctor franchise, franchise for women

Work from home with everyday flexibility! As a prominent leader in the multi-billion pound industry of private tutoring, Tutor Doctor is experiencing one of the fastest growing international...

eDivert offers a unique franchise opportunity, which can be started from your home office. eDivert and its franchise network deliver high quality Business Support services to companies in every...

About Us Would You Like To Run Your Own Highly Profitable And Exciting Preschool Dance And Movement Classes? If the answer is ‘YES’ then we have an exclusive opportunity for you to start a...

About you TechyTots was established at the beginning of 2017 in response to a gap in the market by mum of two Gemma Murray, having worked with families and in schools for over ten years. Having...

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Business Performance Improvement through Developing People ‘Motivating People to their Full Potential®’ If working with people and businesses gives you that special buzz and satisfaction it...

About Us The Kids Party Company are currently looking for the right individuals to join our awesome team! Sick of 9-5 working and spending little time with your family? Wanting more of a work life...

kumon, flexible franchise

Kumon Educational is the largest supplementary education provider with over 670 study centres throughout the UK and Ireland. Kumon Maths and English Study Centres focus on developing a child’s...

Devised by highly experienced speech and language therapists, Talking Tots is a programme of fun, interactive classes that gently boost pre-school children's communication and social skills. ...

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If you are looking to change your career and want to join the UK's most rewarding children's franchise for music loving people whilst achieving a good work/life balance - a Rhythm Time franchise...

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...

Are You: Worried about leaving your little one to go back to work? Looking for a way to bring in a good income that really does work around your family? Do You: Want to have fun,...

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...

Kiddy Cook is an innovative franchise aimed at promoting cookery skills, healthy eating and food awareness amongst pre-school and primary school children. The business breaks down into 2 different...

my travel biz franchise

Based around the exciting world of travel, My Travel Biz is an easy, flexible and sociable affiliate programme that offers great earning potential which grows year after year. Built to be flexible...

About Little Squigglers Little Squigglers offers weekly art, craft and sensory play classes to children under 5. Parents and children come along and enjoy our incredibly relaxed atmosphere where...

Why work with us? Language for Fun was started by language teacher and mum, Jessica Bonnard, in 2007 and is one of the few language schools in the country that offer leisure courses specifically for...

 

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