August/September edition now on sale

The latest printed edition of The Franchise Magazine is now on sale and available online

Caremark leads the way with new service in Gozo

Caremark (Malta) has recently launched its service on the Maltese island of Gozo

ServiceMaster appoints new Managing Director

ServiceMASTER has announced that Alan Lewin has been promoted to the role of Managing Director

Unprecedented double-whammy for Revive! at franchise awards

The only occasion this year a franchisor has had two nominees reach the final stages

12 reasons to franchise your business

We explain the benefits of expanding your business through a franchise model.

Franchise clever: Low-cost opportunities

Franchises at the lower end of the initial cost scale can be attractive opportunities

Going Back To Nature

Franchising offers hundreds of opportunities to work outdoors.

Activ Net Marketing

“Although always interested in IT, I realised I would like to play a more creative part in the end product."

“The Support Has Been Excellent”

“I felt I had the business skills (for franchising) and I was trying to complement those skills with an established brand."

You never know what will turn up!

Steve Sleigh opened his first Mail Boxes Etc. store in Colchester in 2000 and now has a second store in Ipswich

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Welcome to The Franchise Magazine

Packed with all the latest UK franchise news, guidance articles, industry insight and successful franchisee stories, The Franchise Magazine Online is the number one resource for any business person.

Read the latest franchise news, which is updated daily, for all the happenings from around the UK franchise industry and discover which franchises and planning what for the foreseeable future.
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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.

Franchise resales are established franchises, which are ready to purchase. Most resales come with a presence and established client network, allowing you to jump straight into business. Looking for a franchise? Then consider buying a franchise resale.
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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 £13.7 billion and comprises of nearly 1,000 different franchise opportunities and over 40,000 franchise business units, according to the 2014 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.