Festive franchising - 12 days of Christmas theme – our top 12 franchises

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As Christmas approaches and the year draws to a close, it’s both a time for reflection and looking to the future. If you’re searching for a new venture this December, why not consider a franchise opportunity? We have an incredible range of options for you here at Start Your new Franchise, but with the festive season in mind, we’ve put together a list of 12 of our favorites to help get you started on your journey over the Christmas period.

1. Platinum Property Partners

First on our festive list is Platinum Property Partners - the world’s first property investment franchise.  If you’re interested in the property market and want to generate long-term financial security, Platinum Property Partners could be the perfect way to keep you merry all year round! As you’d expect, the initial investment required is greater than some of the other opportunities on our list, but so too is the earning and growth potential. What’s more, you’ll own the assets from the very start. Whatever your level of experience or understanding in this sector, Platinum Property Partners can provide all the training and resources you need to succeed, as well as incredible ongoing support through its existing network. Read more.

2. Mac Tools

If you're Christmas wish is for an automotive franchise that offers fantastic returns and a flexible lifestyle, it looks like you’ll be getting just what you hoped for this year. Mac Tools is a 30-year-old van franchise company owned by Stanley Black and Decker that provides a wealth of experience and support to all new franchisees.  So if you want to offer a range of world-class brands and top-level service, why not become part of the Mac Tools family this Christmas? For a relatively small investment you can expect strong returns and growth of between 5% and 10% each year. . Read more.

3. Debutots

For many people, the best thing about Christmas is experiencing the excitement and wonder of children. If making those little ones smile is your primary focus this December, a Debutots franchise might appeal as the perfect way to spread a little joy beyond the festive season. As a franchisee, you’ll be providing interactive storytelling and drama classes for children. A background or keen interest in drama is vital, as is the desire to engage an inspire youngsters from 0-7 years of age.  As well as having a great time and being rewarded on a personal level, you’ll make between £50 – £125 an hour during classes. Read more.

4. Smart Raspberry

If you’re someone who looks forward to laying out the festive feast at Christmas and getting the whole family involved, this next franchise opportunity could be a great fit.  Smart Raspberry provides cookery classes and workshops for children. A passion for food and a desire to work with children are key ingredients for franchisees, but you’ll receive plenty of training and support, and initial investments are relatively low. Be prepared to work hard, but also have a lot of fun cooking up a storm with budding chefs. Read more.

5. My Window Cleaner

Every house from here to the North Pole needs its windows cleaned, and sadly not just once a year when the Christmas lights and decorations are being displayed.  My Window Cleaner hope to transform the window cleaning market by offering unparallel systems and technology that help franchisees take advantage of the ever-present need for clean windows with a higher standard of customer service. This opportunity requires a medium level investment, and offers surprising growth and earning potential. Read more.

6. First Vehicle Finance

First Vehicle Finance is another Christmas cracker of an opportunity, and one that could have you celebrating early this December. The company’s aim is to create a UK network of representatives under a single brand, offering vehicle leasing and top notch customer service to both personal and business customers. They encourage investors to build a flexible business to suit their own needs whilst maintaining the highest possible standards at all times. For a medium level investment you’ll receive full training and systems support from an organization that has spent 15 years building relationships with top dealerships and leasing companies. Read more.

7. Extra Help

Most of us look forward to spending more time at home over Christmas, but an increasing number of elderly people in the UK are struggling to live independently because of care home closure – and the winter months are often hardest. This December, why not consider giving a little Extra Help to those who really need it. This heart-warming franchise offers domestic services not only to the elderly, but anyone else in need of home-based support. The initial investment is relatively low and the business model is simple and easy to follow. So if you want to build a business while helping out your fellow man, this could be the ideal opportunity. Read more.

8. Sourced

If you want to be counted among the wise men this Christmas, you should consider investing with Sourced. Those who are ambitious, determined, and interested in property investment opportunities with a more moderate initial investment requirement, need look no further. Sourced are determined to one day become the top brand name in this sector and they’re offering franchisees virtually uncapped earning potential to help make that dream a reality. Full training is provided and you’ll benefit from considerable knowledge and experience in the property market. Read more.

9. Avant Healthcare

If the Christmas message of peace on earth and good will toward men is one that resonates with you, perhaps you should consider Avant Healthcare. This franchise opportunity is for those with ambition who also who want to make a real difference in the local community. Avant health care are dedicated to excellent service and boast a unique model within the care franchise industry, one that allows franchisees to more easily develop and grow into new territories. The initial investment is higher than some franchises in this list, but expected turnover and profit margins are excellent and you’ll sleep soundly knowing you’re giving back whilst earning big. Read more.

10. MagiKats Maths and English Tutoring

If you agree that education is the gift no one can take away, you’ll want to mull over this next franchise opportunity during the Christmas period. Some children need a little extra tutoring in cores subjects to help get them through school and perform well on important exams. As a Magikats franchisee, you can offer exactly that to children of all ages - from preschoolers to GCSE students. You don’t need any teaching experience, just a lot of enthusiasm and a medium level investment. So check out Magikats and start earning from learning. Read more.

11. NLP4Kids

Whether they're on Santa's list as naughty or nice, all children deserve the gift of therapy and support if they’re struggling with anxiety, stress, or other emotional problems.  NLP4Kids provide emotional literacy for young people and has 20 licensed practitioners working in schools, families and charities.  If you think you have what it takes to help young minds overcome difficulties, and want to earn up to £200 per hour in the process, then NLP4 Kids is our Christmas gift to you. You’ll receive full training on helping kids tackle issues such as low self esteem, exam stress, bullying, poor concentration, and a range of other challenges that could be holding them back from realising their full potential. Read more.

12. Eazi-Apps

If you've always wanted to develop a business app but lack the technical know-how, then good tidings we bring of the perfect franchise opportunity. Eazi-Apps offer a ‘business in a box’ solution that provides everything you need to start your business and quickly establish yourself as a trusted mobile specialist.  Become part of a family of more than 200 successful partners, and you’ll receive 121 training and mentoring  as well as access to the amazingly intuitive drag-and-drop app building platform. Upfront costs are relatively affordable and you can easily make your money back by the time you’ve released your first 4 apps. After that, the sky’s the limit. Read more.

And there’s plenty of leftovers …

We hope you’ve enjoyed looking through the 12 opportunities in our Christmas list, but if you didn’t find quite what you were looking for here, don’t worry – you’ll discover a whole host of other amazing franchises throughout our site.

Whatever your interests, experience and budget, we’re confident we can help you find that perfect opportunity long before you’ve finished with your advent calendar.

Have a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year!