Franchising YOUR Business

Are you considering franchising your own business?

Franchising your business can be an effective way to develop and grow your company, provided that you can say, with confidence, that:
It is Sustainable
It is Ethical
It is Shared

Click here for more information on our Values And Principles

Franchising your company will not help a failing business!

Franchising a business is not right for every company and the work and support prior to franchising can be extensive – not to mention costly! However, with a proven track record, sustainability and the passion to succeed, the rewards can be of great benefit to any company and could increase longevity.
There is no definitive answer as to whether your business is suitable for franchising. However, our list of partners may be able to help you conduct your own further due diligence.

Click here for a Brief History Of Franchising

Quality Accreditation

The AFA provides the Franchise Industry within the United Kingdom with a voluntary, self-regulatory body; serving its members, potential new franchisees and the industry as a whole.

Ethical Values

Our Ethical Practises

Our Values & Principles ensure our organisation remains focused and driven to our collective objectives, surrounding the growth, development and awareness of the Franchise Industry within the United Kingdom.

Support and Information


Whether you are seeking a franchise opportunity or are an existing franchisor, the AFA provides you with guidance, support and straightforward advice.



We are committed to supporting the collective franchising community and ultimately contributing to the development of the UK franchising industry.

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