About FW


FranchisingWorks is an innovative social enterprise that tackles unemployment, redundancy and career transition by helping create new businesses and jobs through franchising. It provides independent advice and practical support to people interested in exploring franchising as a way into self employment.

The Programme is currently based in Greater Manchester and operates throughoutt the UK supporting people into franchise businesses.

To date FranchisingWorks UK has supported:

  • 3,000 + enquiries
  • 1,500 + Attended our Find Out About Franchising Workshop/ Webinar
  • 500 + Accessed our 1:1 Support Programme
  • 100 + People Supported into starting business
  • 50 + Supported with zero capital to invest

FranchisingWorks has access to sources of finance to help meet the start-up costs for successful candidates with insufficient financial resources of their own.

FranchisingWorks can support candidates with accessing funding from High Street Banks, Government Backed Financial Schemes as well as Community Development Funding Initiatives (CDFI’s). See our interview with BBC News for more information.

Please take some time to explore the Franchise Opportunities that support our programme, the services we offer and should you be interested in accessing our unique Franchise Start-up support service then do give us a call.


FranchisingWorks Ltd. Company Number: 7281409. 5th Floor Arthur House, Chorlton Street, Manchester M1 3FH

Supported by RBS Group, NESTA, AGMA and New Economy



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