You can find out about possible franchise opportunities from a range of sources.
British Franchise Association (BFA)
A useful starting point is the BFA website which offers franchising guidance. It also provides updated industry news.
You can search for franchise opportunities on the whichfranchise.com website.
You can also search for franchises for sale on the franchiseinfo.co.uk website where they also provide franchise advice and details of upcoming franchise exhibitions.
Assess a franchise opportunity carefully and to ascertain if a franchise is credible, you can check if the business offering the franchise is a member of the BFA.