Looking to buy or invest in a business?
Perhaps you've recently been made redundant or you're just tired of working for someone else? Franchising can offer a solution – by becoming a franchisee you can start your own business, with the support of a proven network.
In this section, we provide you with enough information to gain an understanding of the concept and benefits of investing in a franchise, and point toward FDS products and services that are designed to help the prospective franchise investor make the right choice.
Research the Franchise Market
Choosing the franchise that is right for you is an exciting time, but with so many franchises available, it can be hard work identifying the right opportunity for you. Our franchise publications, websites and market research services offer a guiding light, presenting a wealth of information and guidance on the franchise opportunities available in the UK.
Franchise Publications and Websites by FDS
All FDS franchise websites and franchise publications offer you the opportunity to register for free as a prospective franchisee. By completing a profile of yourself and indicating specific brands or industry sectors of interest, you will receive further information from suitable business format franchises seeking franchisees in your area.
Franchisees are expected to bring their full time and attention, experience, and abilities to the enterprise in order to make their franchise business and the franchise network succeed. Do you have what it takes to own a franchise? Why not take the test to see if you are suitable.
Whatever your reason for considering franchising, with the assistance of the FranMatch team, you will be able to find an opportunity that will offer you the work/life balance you have always dreamed of.
A Master or Regional Master Franchise opportunity provides a serious investor with ambition to build a scalable business as a longer-term investment. You act to replicate the proven business model, including recruiting, training and developing your own franchisees.
Advice and Guidance
Using over 30 years of experience in the franchise industry, FDS has written the definitive advice and guidance for prospective franchisees seeking to fully research franchise opportunities. Read these articles for key advice and guidance: