5 franchises for serious investors (£50k+)

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With savings in the bank and a desire to work for yourself, franchise ownership should be your first port of call.

It offers training and assistance from already successful businesses and allows you to use your money to change your life and make a profit.  

If you have more than £50,000 and are not sure how best to make your money work, here are five great franchises that could work for you.

Right at Home

Field: Care
Cost: £30,000 Franchise Fee plus £50,000+ working capital
Skills required: Business management, care

The deal: How about making a difference to people’s lives, but investing in Right at Home. The franchise provides care and companionship to adults in their homes, so you’ll be helping vulnerable people.

You, as franchisee, will manage trained professionals assisting clients with housework, shopping, cooking and personal care. There is a growing need for companionship as a career – with the three million people aged 80+ projected to double by 2030, and this offers an alternative to residential care.

If you want to ensure that customers are given discerning, personalised care instead of short, task-led visits, then this will suit you.


Field:  Consultancy
Cost:  £36,000 franchise fee plus £20,000+ working capital
Skills required:  Sales, B2B consultancy

The deal: If you would prefer to work from home then a B2B consultancy franchise could be ideal. Auditel consultants lower small business costs, so day to day you’ll be signing your own clients and overseeing business procurement. It’s a sector that thrives whatever the economic climate.

Offering impressive returns, you’ll help companies make intelligent and effective purchasing decisions. Auditel offers a mentoring programme and accounts software training. With a business line, broadband and a computer you’re ready to start.


Field: Food
Cost: £55,000 including fees & working capital plus a loan for a refit
Skills required: Restaurant management, food preparation

The deal: If you’re looking for a quintessentially British franchise and you want to work with food, then your money will go a long way with Churchill’s. 

Focussing on selling sustainable products using simple processes, you will run your own family-friendly fish and chip shop. Food retail suits positive, driven communicators and you’ll be in charge of all store management from cooking dishes, creating ambience, motivating staff, stock-taking and finance management.

Your investment will fund opening and advertising your own store, so if you see yourself developing your own menu you’ll have fun here. 

In-Toto Kitchens

Field: Food
Cost: £15,000 Franchise Fees & £70,000 working capital 
Skills required: Sales, management, design

In-toto make beautiful kitchens for grateful customers.  If you are interested in the home improvement market then this could be profitable new career.

If you’re ambitious, you can manage one or more kitchen studios. And this would be ideal for anyone with an 8interest in CAD and graphic design. The 12-week initial training program will encourage your enthusiasm, resilience and drive, and there’s the potential to earn substantial amounts.



Field: Finance
Cost: £15,000 Franchise Fee and investment of £50,000+
Skills required: Sales, management, finance

You can share the wealth with IFG, by providing of short-term working capital to small, expanding companies that find it difficult to attract conventional funding.

Using an innovative capital leverage programme, franchisees can grow their funds by evaluating data and investing theirs and stockholders’ money in the projects you see fit.

Sales and business professionals are ideally suited to this franchise, as is anyone good at networking and maintaining relationships, but you don’t need financial experience.

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