bfa HSBC Franchise Awards

These awards highlight the outstanding business acumen, passion and achievement of individuals and businesses across the UK.

The awards are the oldest and most prestigious in the franchise sector, running for nearly 30 years and widely covered in national, regional and trade press.

There are two awards programmes during the year: 

The Franchisor of the Year Awards 

Recognising excellence, best practice and ethical standards in the country's franchise brands.

The Franchisee of the Year Awards

Honouring the outstanding individuals that have driven franchisng to the heights it enjoys today, showcasing their achievements and business performance.

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  • Richard Wedgwood
    Fastsigns International - Franchisee case study

    Richard, 41, set up FASTSIGNS® Manchester in July 2010 after a career in the ceramics industry spanning 20 years and involving lots of international travel. The recession led to inevitable cost-cutting in the industry and when Richard found himself moved to a new role that wasn’t working for him, he decided to seek a redundancy package.

    Read the full case study
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