bfa HSBC Franchisor of the Year Awards 2016
A diverse range of businesses will compete for the biggest accolades in UK franchising after the British Franchise Association (bfa) revealed the shortlist for the bfa HSBC Franchisor of the Year Awards 2016.
The 17 finalists hail from multiple business sectors, from swim schools to logistics and health care to home improvement. Featuring up-and-comers alongside some of the biggest brands in the sector, franchisors were required to evidence their company culture, franchisee support, innovative practices and commitment to franchising ethics to reach this stage.
The 2016 finalists are:
bfa HSBC Franchisor of the Year 2016
- Driver Hire Nationwide
- Expense Reduction Analysts (ERA)
- Home Instead Senior Care
- McDonald’s Restaurants
- Minster Cleaning Services
- Rainbow International
- Water Babies
Emerging Franchisor of the Year (five years or less in franchising)
Franchisee Recruitment Award
Award for Innovation
Customer Focus Award
Finalists will present to a judging panel of industry experts on 12 & 13 April, with winners announced at a black-tie dinner on 23 June in Nottingham. Guest judges this year are Nicola Broadhurst from Stevens & Bolton, Euan Fraser of AMO Consulting and Stuart Walsh from Franchise Finance.
Standards continue to climb each year so just to be named as a finalist is a great achievement.
Find out more on the awards below: