Summary of Operation:
McDonald’s is one of only a handful of brands that commands instant recognition throughout the world. In the UK there are over 1,200 McDonald’s restaurants, serving over 3 million people every day and employing over 94,000 people, who work together to deliver the high quality food and services that its customers know and trust.

Ideal Franchise Owner:
High personal integrity, entrepreneurial spirit, ability to manage large teams and finances, be an effective on-premises owner operator post full training and possess the financial resources.

Training Provided:
Nine months. £5K refundable fee.

Training Location:
Both restaurant and office based.

Support Services:
Personal franchising consultant and full range of national departments.

Year Established: 1974
Year of First Franchise: 1986
Number of Company Outlets: 389
Number of Franchised Outlets: 833

Initial Investment: €120,000
Management Service Fees Payable: Rent (typically ranging from 10%-15%), royalty 5% and marketing contribution 4.5%.
Financial Assistance Available: All major banks.