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Northern Lights 2017

Franchising has seen strong growth in the North-West of England for several consecutive years, with hard-working franchisees, proven business models and supportive franchisors forming the backbone of this thriving industry.

According to the bfa NatWest Franchise Survey 2015, in the North-West alone franchising contributed £1.6bn to the UK economy, a 23% increase over the preceding five years. This consistent upward progression outperformed wider economic trends within the same period of time, delivering an exceptional performance for the sector.

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  • Lesley Wallace
    Dream Doors Limited - Franchisee case study

    Lesley was looking for a new challenge after a long career in education - and boy did she find it with the hard work involved in opening up her Dream Doors business! She says the rewards are more than worth it.

    Read the full case study
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