Interesting Franchise facts

1% of the UK GDP comes from Franchising

20% increase in Franchise employment in the last 5 years

There are over 250,000 people employed full time in the Franchise industry

There are now 39,000 Franchised units in the UK

The amount of PROFITABLE FRANCHISEES is at its highest ever

4 out of 5 franchises in the UK – are UK owned

1 in 4 UK franchises export their business model overseas

UK franchise sector has a 20% growth rate since 2008

92% of franchisees say they are PROFITABLE

Failure rate among franchisees is just 2.3%

The average turnover of a Franchisee is £356,000 (the highest was £360k in 2007)

561,000 people are directly employed in the UK franchise sector