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Finance for franchises

Helping create successful UK businesses

Whether you’re a franchisor or franchisee, we have the knowledge and experience to help you make the most of new opportunities.

Dedicated support

We want your franchise to be a success, so you can rely on our expertise. With dedicated support across the UK, we can help you unlock opportunities at home and abroad, and inspire you to grow. Together with our wide range of products and services – including invaluable industry insights and data – we have the tools and support you need to help your business flourish.


You’ll have a single point of contact who can offer regional and national support, freeing you up to invest time in growing your business. We can help take the stress out of franchisee recruitment, providing them with the banking facilities they need, while you concentrate on sourcing new clients. We take the time to understand your franchise business and could provide a bespoke pricing solution. This could help your franchise grow, while providing clear pricing and credit terms for your franchisees.


Get your franchise off to a flying start with access to a range of financing options, plus invaluable local knowledge, support and inspiration from our industry experts. Here’s what we can offer your franchise business.

  • Bespoke pricing – we understand every franchise is different, so we offer funding solutions with terms that suit your business plans
  • A term loan1, tailored to your unique franchise requirements
  • Free banking for 12 months2 to help you get your franchise off the ground
  • A dedicated Business Manager with regional and sector-based knowledge, for help and support in making a success of your franchise

Business tools and products to help you

SmartBusiness Dashboard

Your business – at a glance

See your most important business and banking information, all in one place – free with the all-new SmartBusiness Dashboard.

Business credit and charge cards

Business credit and charge cards

Manage cashflow with a credit or charge card

Choose a Barclaycard to suit your business – credit cards for flexible borrowing or charge cards if you pay the balance off each month3.

  • A choice of credit cards or charge cards4
  • Introductory offers available
  • Extras including enhanced travel insurance and foreign exchange savings
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Business insurance

Protect your business with cover from Allianz

We work with Allianz, one of the UK's leading insurance providers. Choose a specialist package or design your own cover.

Want to know more?

Contact our franchise specialist

Whether you’re a franchisee or franchisor, talk to our franchise expert today to see what we can do for you.
Liahll Bruce
07825 024 848 (mobile)5


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