Be part of a forward-thinking and modern brand
Although it is an appealing investment, a McDonald’s franchise can’t be taken lightly. The brand is always seeking ambitious and proactive minds that are keen to make a long-term commitment to the business.
McDonald’s is looking for hard-working and dedicated business people that are willing to immerse themselves into the franchise. There is a rigorous selection process to ensure the right people are chosen for the job.
On Friday 2 & Saturday 3 October, McDonald's will be hosting a series of presentations at the virtual National Franchise Exhibition. Find out more here.
We are proud to work with our dedicated Franchisees, who make up 90% of restaurant ownership in the UK and Ireland. Their passion for people, ability to adapt in diverse, fast-paced environments and love for delivering quality food day-in-day-out is what sets our Franchisees apart from other business owners.
We are always looking for new Franchisees from a variety of backgrounds to join the McDonald’s family, with a long-term commitment to run successful businesses. We understand career changes can be both an exciting and daunting prospect, which is why we offer comprehensive support and training for our successful applicants, in order to assist them on their new business journey.
There is important information for you to take on board before applying to become a McDonald’s Franchisee. We encourage anyone who is interested, to look at the resources available on our website to understand more about the role, the financial commitment involved and whether this fits with your long-term aspirations of running your own business. You will also have the opportunity to read about our existing Franchisees, their stories and experiences.
We run various Franchising Events throughout the year, which you can register your interest for on our website. These provide valuable industry insights and allow you to ask any questions you may have with respect to Franchising at McDonald’s. Our events page also provides you with an easy link to submit your application to become a McDonald’s Franchisee.
McDonald’s loves to be ahead of the game with innovation in business and supporting Franchisees throughout this process. It is, for this reason, we are very proud of the milestones we have achieved over the last five years, which includes industry recognition from the British Franchise Association (BFA) for the following awards:
· 2019 – Award for Leadership and Culture
· 2018 – Franchisor of the Year Award
· 2017 – Franchise Support Award
· 2016 - Innovation Award
For more information on joining the McDonald’s family as a Franchisee, book your place onto one of our presentations at the virtual National Franchise Exhibition on 2 & 3 October.
Thank you for expressing your interest in McDonald's.