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20k - Find the Right Franchise Opportunity for You

If you’ve decided to go into business for yourself and you’re wondering about the opportunities available to you, you’ve come to the right place! This rich guide offers you a comprehensive look at some of the franchises you can invest in to go into business for yourself, under the umbrella of a wider, well-known brand.

Franchising is becoming an increasingly attractive and lucrative trade. And there is a good reason for this. Some of the main benefits include:

  • Ongoing training and support: one of the franchisor’s main responsibilities in the franchisor-franchisee relationship is to offer training so that you can get the product or service off on the right foot when you offer it to customers, adhering to the quality standards set by the franchisor. This helps maintain the overall brand’s reputation.
  • Work under an established brand: speaking of an established brand, this is definitely a plus worth considering. You won’t need to spend tons of money on establishing a brand and building your reputation from scratch. It’s already been established and this is one of the things you pay for. You ultimately get value for money.
  • Work with a proven business model: another big plus is the fact that you will work with a proven business model. The advantages of this are huge. A proven business model means higher chances of long-term success. This means if you’re in it for the long haul, and you are prepared to put the work in, you can really reap the financial rewards that go with purchasing a franchise.
  • Work with an existing customer base: and last but not least is the fact that you’ll be able to benefit from an existing customer base, limiting your marketing and advertising costs to a large extent. This means you won’t have to spend years building up a reputation and client list. These will already be available to you.

And there’s so much more!

For a small- to mid-level investment and depending on your budget, you might be considering looking into franchises under 20k. Since this is more than the minimum 10k for most low-cost franchises, you’ve got a lot more leeway and choice in terms of what you can get into. There are many franchise opportunities for under 20k that will suit your personality, skill set and budget well. Here are just a few of them:

  • Plumbing: if you’re good and handy with things at home like plumbing, then a plumbing franchise is just right for you. After all, you can use your existing skills and not need to learn a new trade. Plumbing is required by almost every home in the UK at some stage or another and this is a lucrative business to get into.
  • Education: if you have a passion for education and you’re good at certain subjects, you can use your skills and knowledge to help others benefit and grow. This means imparting knowledge you already possess while earning money for it. What’s there not to like?
  • Children and childcare: if you love children and childcare is a passion of yours, then consider a children and childcare franchise. There’s great demand for nannies, babysitters, etc., and this also means that you may not have to invest too much money in your business and still keep the costs under 20k.
  • Sport: for the sporty ones or those who love sport in general, there are sport franchises, too!;
  • Pest control: pest control is a niche trade and if you’ve already got the skills and certifications, you’re one step closer to being your own boss in an area that not many people are comfortable working, but which can be quite profitable for you.
  • Vending: fancy a cup of coffee from a vending machine? Yes! Vending machines are a relatively passive business offering but they can earn you money with every cup of coffee or bar of chocolate sold. The beauty of vending franchises is that they can be set up in almost any location and the chances of getting high foot traffic to your machine are quite high.
  • Clothing: we all like to look our best and if you’re a passionate fashionista, then a clothing franchise is just right for you. You can offer the latest trends of the season to your customers all while earning an income doing what you love.;
  • Car wash and car services: no one likes it when their car gets dirty but it’s an inevitable fact of life. What’s more is that car services are also on the rise as it’s important to perform maintenance on one’s vehicle on a regular basis to ensure it runs smoothly. If you like working with cars, then this type of franchise is for you!
  • Arts and crafts: the last one on our list but certainly not the least, is for the artsy ones among you. If you love being creative and working with your hands while helping others unlock their creativity, this one’s for you! Why not make a profit from doing something you love?

While these are just some of the franchises for sale under 20k, you’ll find a whole host of others to suit your needs best. Just scroll through our page and see what catches your attention. Although not every franchise will be right for you and your skills and knowledge base, you can certainly find some of the top franchises under 20k in our comprehensive directory.

At Franchise Fame, we’re here to support you on your journey to franchising and we’d be happy to lend a helping hand whenever you may need it. So, if you have a question that’s arisen and is bugging you at the back of your head, or you’ve got a pertinent query about franchising in general, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us! We’re here for you every step of the way on your way to making your business dreams a reality with a franchise under 20k.

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