Buy A Franchise

Our team is passionate about franchising and we are here to help you, your brand, and teams connect, learn and develop in the franchise industry.

For those looking to join an existing franchise

Whatever franchise you are considering investing in, there are many key criteria and questions that you need to consider and ask – both of yourself and your potential franchisor. Not only will you need to know what questions to ask, but you also need to know the various steps that are required before you actually start your first day of work as a franchisee.

To book, click the links below or contact us by phone 01235 820470 or email

During this one day seminar you will:

  • Hear from the bfa on the important considerations and structure relating to franchising

  • Understand some of the financial considerations of which you will need to be aware

  • Hear from the bank about raising finance

  • Be taken through a franchisee’s first-hand experiences

  • Hear about what franchisors look for and how they choose their franchisees

  • Be given an introduction to the franchise agreement

Who should attend?

Anyone considering starting their own business will find this seminar vitally important. Whether you have considered franchising or not, whether you have started to evaluate opportunities or are right at the very beginning, this seminar will give guidance, provide cautionary notes and a clear structure for your research.

Seminar content

The seminar consists of a series of balanced presentations delivered by speakers with practical experience of franchising.

  • What is a franchise?

  • The benefits of franchising as a means of starting your own business

  • The advantages and disadvantages of franchising

  • What is a good franchise opportunity?

  • How to assess the opportunities available

  • How to finance the right proposition

  • Understanding the franchise agreement and the importance of independent legal advice

  • The support and advice that is available

Click here to see the full day synopsis

About the speakers

The speakers for the seminar have a broad knowledge of the UK franchise sector, having worked with established UK franchised businesses for a number of years. With specialists from the bfa, together with franchise lawyers, accountants and bankers, the contributors are well placed to answer any franchising query. In addition, guest speakers from UK franchise businesses and established franchisees will illustrate both sides of the franchise relationship.

What’s included in the delegate price?

  • Full day seminar with presentations from key industry speakers providing you with the opportunity to evaluate franchising and whether it is right for you

  • Free copies of all the leading franchise magazines including: Business Franchise, What Franchise and Franchise World

  • Free copy of The Franchising Bible

Prospective Franchisee Certificate

These seminars will give you the skills you need to complete the bfa’s Prospective Franchisee Certificate, which will validate your franchising knowledge to franchisors. For more information click here 

Quotes from past attendees:
“Time and money well spent. Presentations by guest speakers invaluable.”

“All components of the day were very useful”

“A very good objective presentation of the reality of franchising”

“Excellent presentation – good variety of speakers”

” Very impressed with all speakers. Felt the information provided was based on extensive experience and that honesty was as the fore!”

Upcoming Seminars

Please see dates and locations below and click through to book. 
For more information, contact us by phone on 01235 820470 or email 

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