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Welcome to The Franchise Business. Our aim is to provide you with all the information you need to make an informed decision as to whether franchising is for you. The site provides you with information on over 170 of the leading UK franchises and advice to help you make the right choice. You can select from our alphabetical or category listings.

There are franchise opportunities available in almost every business sector and the choice can be overwhelming. Through this site and our Franchise Finder service we will help you to look at the market and to establish how you can best utilise your drive, enthusiasm and your transferable skills.


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Franchising Leading The Recovery- March 2015

It may be doom and gloom in the press and on the news and some people will be worried about their jobs.

We believe that Franchising has a great deal to offer as part of the recovery as it's solid principles, training and support networks provide an excellent way for franchisees to build a safe and secure future for their families.

Never undervalue the fact that whilst franchising can provide a solid proven system on which to build a business, it only works when allied to the hard work and determination that a successful franchisee brings.

NatWest 2014 Survey Shows Franchise Sector Still Growing
Franchise businesses across the UK have reported record highs in turnover and full-time employment according to the 2014
NatWest British Franchise Association Franchise Survey.

The research, looking at the five years since the country entered recession in 2008, shows a 20 per growth compared to a 2.5 per cent contraction in the overall economy during the same period.

The survey calculates that the sector contributed some £13.7bn, or just less than one per cent of UK GDP, to the economy in the last 12 months.

Franchise opportunities represent an excellent way to get into business. They allow a franchisee to build on a successful and proven business format with strong methods, systems and brand awareness. Never for one minute believe that is enough. It still takes hard work, dedication, enthusiasm and energy to make your business a success.

Franchise News

2016 Franchisor of the year finalists revealed

Franchise Brands completes purchase of MyHome

Rachel Ray, founder of domestic housekeeping franchise Bright & Beautiful, has been named ‘Outstanding Entrepreneur’ at the Northern Power Women Awards

Is this the next big supermarket franchise

bfa HSBC Franchisor of the Year Awards 2015

Agency Express were named as Franchisor of the year Gold Award Winners at this years BFA awards.

Runners up were Driver Hire with Tax assist Accountants picking up the bronze award.

Other winners on the night were:
Dream Doors - Franchisee Recruiitment Award
Home Instead - Customer Focus
Dyno - Innovation Award
One Stop - Emerging Franchise award.



A bit of sceptism on both sides is a good thing for the initial franchise interview. Both sides should be asking themselves can I work with this person. Relationships are important , make sure you meet the franchise manager that will be working with you.


The Franchise Business 6 Wight View, Bembridge Drive, Hayling Island, Hampshire. PO11 9LN
Telephone: 023 9246 2111

The Franchise Business
6 Wight View, Bembridge Drive, Hayling Island, Hampshire. PO11 9LN
Telephone: 023 9246 2111

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