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.



According to research by the government backed Start Up Loans Company, six out of ten adults in the UK dream of starting their own business - looking for flexibility and better work life balance. So, franchising, with proven business structures, lower failure rate and ongoing support, could be the ideal option. Why choose Ipswich to run your franchise operation? Ipswich was named the best location to start a small business in the UK, according to new research compiled by the advice and gui...

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There's a huge emphasis on Britain becoming a healthier, which has resulted in an upsurge in both health franchises and beauty franchises. Prospective franchisees can take comfort that these opportunities are very resilient in times when the economy is down, people will always invest in looking and feeling good. Is there a more attractive opportunity than health & beauty franchise? Health and beauty franchises are thriving in the UK, with more people spending disposable income in the industry,...

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The Isle of Man is a unique place to start and run a franchise. Crown dependent but outside of the UK’s law the Isle of Man has complete control over its own laws. The island is renowned for its low taxes. Businesses on the island pay 0% corporation tax, 0% stamp duty and 0% capital gains tax – an important consideration for entrepreneurs looking for high growth and an eventual exit. While financial services and property businesses pay 10% corporation tax. Why choose Isle of Man to run your fra...

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Every homeowner is looking at ways to increase the value of their home, whether that be by decorating, building an extension, landscaping the garden or renovating the interior. Construction franchises have and can be very profitable businesses.Many homeowners love where they live, the location and the surrounding area and decide not to leave their current location, or due to rising house prices are unable to do so, and instead turn to improving their home. This has lead to a boom in the UK const...

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Everyone, including businesses, today are more environmentally aware than ever before. And with many initiatives in place to reduce our carbon footprint and the negative effects of climate change Governments are now placing the pressure on businesses and individuals to clean up there acts. More and more of us are looking at ways that they can be kind to environment while still running a successful business and so running an environmental franchise could be the answer to that. As mentioned the...

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Courier Franchise Opportunities The way in which we purchase and sell products has been revolutionised since the start of the millennium. The internet has arguably made us a tad bit lazy, but it’s certainly made the option of shopping more convenient. You now have the option to purchase or sell products online via the comfort of your home or on your mobile. This increased spending trend online has ultimately led to an increase in demand for courier and delivery franchise services, and courier f...

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Why should I launch my franchise within the Franchise Territory of Hull? When trying to identify which location is best suited to launch your franchise within, you won’t find many better territories than Hull. This wonderful prospective franchise territory is on the up and has become an even more attractive proposition over recent years, namely down to the fact that it was named the UK’s City of Culture for 2017, beating off stiff competition from Leicester, Swansea and Dundee. A new location i...

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Electrical Franchise Opportunities  So, you’ve decided that franchising may be the route for you to venture down to ensure you can secure both the income and lifestyle you’ve always desired, this isn’t a bad choice to make! Franchising has a far higher success rate in comparison to that of the more conventional ‘start up’ option. One area of interest is that of maintenance franchises, and in particular the electrical franchise sector. There are many skilled workers out there, that if they...

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I am not one to argue with Pink Floyd, but when they sang 'We Don't Need No Education' they couldn't of been more wrong, the need for professional education franchises has never been more in demand. Education for most is more than likely to be the key to their career successes, whether it be the more formal education like completing their maths and English to learning the art of singing and dancing, education and learning lays at the core of this success. But, like healthcare sector, ther...

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Belfast, the largest city in Northern Ireland, is a great place to start a business. And if you are looking to start a business then investigating the franchising route could be the best option for you. Franchising offers you the chance to run your own business while benefiting from all the know how and support that the franchisor can offer. Why choose Belfast to run your franchise operation? Business owners benefit from several advantages by operating their business in Belfast. It offers grea...

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The demographics of the UK population has changed significantly over the last 30 years, due to the improved life expectancy and treatments for disease and illness. This has resulted in more pressure on our NHS and care providers to keep up with the ever-increasing demand for care. And this demand is where you could meet this demand, with a home care business.If you are to fill that demand, it’s important that you understand what a home care franchise business will require. Due to the increase de...

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Why should I choose Canterbury as the Franchise territory to launch my franchise within? Canterbury isn’t just beautiful and easily connected to London via the M2, it’s also a great place to consider for starting a business of franchise within. This potential franchise territory is held in such esteem by the Kent County Council that they see it as the ‘next destination for growth’. Canterbury has a long history for being a prime tourist hub, and presents potential retail franchises, food &...

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