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.

One of the bfa's main jobs is to help potential franchisees recognise the good, the bad, and the ugly franchise opportunities for what they are. Another is to help businesses expanding through franchising to secure their own position amongst the "good". More...

bfa News

Industry News

bfa-accredited franchise brands

Thinking of joining a franchise?

What to do next

Thinking of franchising your business?

View our guide

The National Franchise Exhibition

SFW 2016

Warning: Bad advice for businesses!

Important note for franchising your business

bfa member directory

If you know the name of the franchise you are looking for, simply enter it below:

Or why not browse the:

Full member directory

 
 
  • Dave Brassington
    Expense Reduction Analysts (UK) Ltd. - Franchisee case study

    To celebrate his 10-year ERA anniversary, Dave has just signed a new franchise agreement; a commitment that demonstrates how running his own ERA business has given him rewarding career and long-term benefits.

    Read the full case study View franchise details
 
 
The bfa website is sponsored by

HSBCNatWestLloyds BankThe Royal Bank of Scotland