The British Franchise Association (bfa) is the voluntary self-regulatory body for the UK franchise sector. Franchise businesses must pass a standards-based accreditation before they can become a bfa member. The Association promotes ethical franchising practice in the UK and helps the industry develop credibility, influence and favourable circumstance for growth.

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    "In the past, our two dogs Scooby and Tyler were always looked after by one of our children when we went on holiday but when we were planning a holiday last year, neither were available..."

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