Expense Reduction Analysts (UK) Ltd.

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Commercial, Business Services
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Expense Reduction Analysts (UK) Ltd.  
02380 829 737
3 Meridians Cross, Ocean Way, Ocean Village, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 3TJ, UK

About Expense Reduction Analysts (UK) Ltd.

Franchisor of the Year 2017Company Overview

ERA is a network of specialist procurement advisors. Our franchisees have been expertly trained to enable organisations to save money and boost business performance through effective procurement, improved supplier management and smarter spending habits.

ERA’s sector specialists build long-term relationships with medium to large enterprises, going beyond short-term gains to deliver objective analysis, informed market expertise and continued financial benefits.

Franchise Overview

ERA have been providing tailored specialist procurement advice to organisations with turnovers from £5m-£100m for 20 years in the UK and Ireland.

We have circa 135 franchisees who have been recruited from a wide range of backgrounds including armed forces, accountants, sales professionals and bankers.

Our service goes far beyond short-term gains and headline savings. We deliver objective analysis, informed market expertise and continued financial benefits, contributing to our clients’ substantial savings. Many franchisees earn a six-figure sum as a result.

ERAKey Information

  • Network Size: Over 100 units
  • Franchise Type: Job
  • Typical Start-up Cost: £39,900
  • Minimum Personal Investment: £0
  • Franchise Location: Home-based
  • Market: B2B

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Our training is not just a set of manuals. You will work together with experienced practitioners and mentors who have been at the coalface for years and understand the issues that franchisees face on a day-to-day basis. This real-life application and anecdotal evidence adds significant value to your understanding and by the end of your initial five-week training programme, you will be able to successfully win new clients, deliver projects and manage a profitable business.

ERADaily Life of a Franchisee

Businesses are aggressively streamlining core expenditure, yet many of them are still overpaying by as much as 40% on their everyday operating costs.

Our franchisees deliver real tangible savings, and long-term added value by managing the procurement process; typically sharing these cost savings on a 50/50 basis with their clients.

You will be professionally trained to have the ability and tools to find significant cost savings for your clients.

Expense Reduction Analysts trademarks are operated under license from ER Associates (UK) Ltd.

Expense Reduction Analysts (UK) Ltd. Case studies

  • Andy Kinnear

    Expense Reduction Analysts (UK) Ltd.: Andy Kinnear

    In autumn 2015 Andy was named New Consultant of the Year by ERA, following a solid start and then rapid acceleration through immersing himself in the network.

  • Iain Clements

    Expense Reduction Analysts (UK) Ltd.: Iain Clements

    “ERA allows me to work in the way that most suits me. I’m now feeling the benefits of the residual income model, with a base of predictable earnings right through to 2017.”

  • Andrew Brackenbury

    Expense Reduction Analysts (UK) Ltd.: Andrew Brackenbury

    “ERA has helped me to plan my own future from a position of strength. With the strength and depth of expertise in the network, I know I can speak to clients confident in the knowledge that we can assist with all of their requirements.”

  • Stephen Tennant

    Expense Reduction Analysts (UK) Ltd.: Stephen Tennant

    “It was important to me to find a truly professional, client-focused culture; with ERA, I have.”

  • Dave Brassington

    Expense Reduction Analysts (UK) Ltd.: Dave Brassington

    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.

  • Charles Reid

    Expense Reduction Analysts (UK) Ltd.: Charles Reid

    “Since choosing ERA I haven’t looked back...Being around other people with the same attitude is what makes the ERA franchise hugely beneficial.”

  • Pritesh Patel

    Expense Reduction Analysts (UK) Ltd.: Pritesh Patel

    “The ERA opportunity has allowed me to realise my goals – both in work and in life.”

  • Debjani Duncan

    Expense Reduction Analysts (UK) Ltd.: Debjani Duncan

    “Making good money and having a life outside of work. I wanted that and now I have it!”

  • Harsha Patel

    Expense Reduction Analysts (UK) Ltd.: Harsha Patel

    Over the last 10 years, Harsha Patel and her husband Pritesh have built their Expense Reduction Analysts (ERA) franchise into a highly profitable and rewarding business. For two consecutive years in 2014 and 2015 their business ranked as one of the top performing out of more than 150 consultants. The couple have three full time members of staff and, having just renewed their 10 year franchise agreement, have no plans to slow down their growth!

  • Huw Owen, Cardiff South, Vale of Glamorgan
    Bluebird Care Cardiff South, Vale of Glamorgan - Franchisee case study

    "I am financially more secure now than I have ever been."

    Read the full case study
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