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...

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  • Yvonne Jenkins, Durham North
    Bluebird Care Durham North - Franchisee case study

    "I decided to run my own business because I felt I could potentially make a difference to the way care is provided to people in their own homes."

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