National and global brands offer exciting prospect to become your own boss

A world of opportunity presents itself to aspiring business owners at The British & International Franchise Exhibition, coming to London’s Olympia on 9 & 10 March.

Driver Hire franchisee 'highly commended' at national awards

Richard Bradshaw, franchisee at Driver Hire Guildford, was a 'highly commended' finalist in the 'Franchisee of the Year' category at the 2017 'Startups' awards.

Driver Hire franchisee enjoys business 'Startups' success

Richard Bradshaw, franchisee of Driver Hire’s Guildford office, is in line for a national award. He’s one of the finalists in the 2017 ‘Startups.co.uk’ awards.

Franchise Marketing Awards 2017: Winners announced

Franchise marketing excellence recognised and celebrated at the 12th annual Franchise Marketing Awards.

Four hot tips for franchise success

If you ever dreamed of being your own boss or owning your own business then you must look at franchising

Would you make a good franchisee?

Ever wondered whether you would make a good franchisee?

Going Back To Nature

Franchising offers hundreds of opportunities to work outdoors.

TFM spoke with Dublcheck's Elad Amir

Elad was Dublcheck's National Sales Manager for four years

ActionCOACH franchise owner Jamie Goral

Jamie Goral joined ActionCOACH in 2013 and has been shortlisted for the Startups Franchisee of the Year 2016.

Denise Parker for Platinum Business Partners

For Denise, the timing was perfect and she could see the potential.

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Today’s Top Franchise Opportunity showcases a number of brands, over the course of a year, that are actively recruiting right now and will change your life.

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Franchising Your Business

If you're looking to grow your business, but cannot afford the time or cost to expand yourself, then franchising provides an excellent opportunity to expand with minimal risks and set-up costs. The advantages of franchising are for all to see; while up to 50 per cent of all SMEs fail within their first 12 months compared to less than five per cent that suffer the same fate that following the franchise model.

UK Franchise Industry

The UK franchise industry is currently worth £15.1billion, an increase of 46% on the last 10 years, with over half of franchisors claiming an annual turnover of £250,000, according to the 2015 NatWest/bfa Survey.

For those wanting to know more about how to franchise a business, our site is a goldmine of guidance articles on how to approach this potentially lucrative system for expansion. While our guide to UK exhibitions, seminars and other events will ensure you have all the information you need to spot a world-beating business model.