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  • TaxAssist Accountants

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Full
    Sector
    Accounts/Financial Advisors
    Contact:
    Daren Tillson
    Email:
    daren.tillson@taxassist.co.uk
    Website:
    TaxAssist Accountants  
    Tel:
    0800 0188297
    Location:
    Norwich
    Desc

    Business description

    TaxAssist Accountants is a white collar franchise providing professional tax and accountancy services to small businesses. You do not need to be a qualified accountant to join us as you will employ accountants leaving you free to concentrate on business development. Our comprehensive training, technical and marketing support is all designed to make you successful! In 2010 TaxAssist Accountants won Gold at the bfa HSBC Franchisor of the Year. We have also been recognised as a Top 50 Accountancy network. You will need high levels of business acumen and the drive and determination to develop a business where there is the potential for generating high turnover.

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  • The Alternative Board

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Full
    Sector
    Commercial, Business Services
    Contact:
    Ed Reid
    Email:
    enquiries@TheAlternativeBoard.co.uk
    Website:
    The Alternative Board  
    Tel:
    01423 810 891
    Location:
    Harrogate, North Yorkshire
    Desc

    Business description

    Franchisees of The Alternative Board (TAB) bring together and chair peer board meetings of SME owners (members), in a confidential, think tank atmosphere where the members present challenges and opportunities in return for seasoned, practical advice from other members. In addition, TAB franchisees provide individual coaching sessions using TAB's proprietary tools and processes.

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  • The Camping and Caravanning Club (franchising) Ltd

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Full
    Sector
    Holidays and Travel
    Contact:
    Catherine Davies
    Email:
    franchiseinfo@thefriendlyclub.co.uk
    Website:
    The Camping and Caravanning Club (franchising) Ltd  
    Tel:
    02476 475348
    Location:
    Coventry, West Midlands
    Desc

    Business description

    The Camping and Caravanning Club franchise is the world’s oldest and largest camping club. Franchise owners of the Camping and Caravanning Club open and run their own camp site, promoting it to 528,000 plus members. Members can enjoy over 4,000 places to camp in the UK, including Camping in the Forest Holiday Sites and a further 189 sites worldwide. These award-winning sites and services are ideal for those who love the adventure of the outdoors. The Friendly Franchise is proud to be a full member of the British Franchise Association.

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  • The Original Poster Company - a greeting card franchise

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Full
    Sector
    Retail and Van Based
    Contact:
    Mr Mark Thompson
    Email:
    mail@originalposter.com
    Website:
    The Original Poster Company - a greeting card franchise  
    Tel:
    01932 267300
    Location:
    Delta Way, Thorpe Industrial Estate , Egham
    Desc

    Business description

    One of the largest UK greeting card publishers in the UK distributing cards through a network of home based franchisees. The Original Poster Company also distributes in 10 countries around the world and produces cards in six different languages.

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  • The Property Franchise Group

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Full
    Sector
    Estate Agencies/Property Management
    Contact:
    Penny Sanders
    Email:
    enquiries@propertyfranchise.co.uk
    Website:
    The Property Franchise Group  
    Tel:
    01202 292829
    Location:
    Bournemouth
    Desc

    Business description

    Property management, sales & lettings.

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  • Thorntons

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Full
    Sector
    Retail
    Contact:
    Johannes Van Reen
    Email:
    thorntonsinyourstore@thorntons.co.uk
    Website:
     
    Tel:
    0845 075 0056
    Location:
    Derby
    Desc

    Business description

    Please note the Thorntons Franchise Format operates as a 'store in a store'-format Thorntons in your store is an opportunity for retailers to sell quality confectionery in their already trading stores or for retailers who are looking to set up a store. The Thorntons 'store in a store' format works best in a card and gift environment and as such some 95% of our franchises operate like that. Thorntons has plenty of opportunities and can accomodate almost any request to sell 'Thorntons in your store' with the formats available.

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  • Toni & Guy

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Full
    Sector
    Retail
    Contact:
    Shabana Ferozdin and Clarissa Parker
    Email:
    franchiseuk@mascolo.co.uk
    Website:
    Toni & Guy  
    Tel:
    01753 612 040
    Location:
    St. Mary's Road, Langley
    Desc

    Business description

    Hairdressing

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  • Trophy Pet Foods

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Full
    Sector
    Retail and Van Based, Pet Business
    Contact:
    Mrs Sue Reid
    Email:
    sue@trophypetfoods.co.uk
    Website:
    Trophy Pet Foods  
    Tel:
    01367 243434
    Location:
    Faringdon, Oxfordshire
    Desc

    Business description

    Trophy Pet Foods is the original mobile pet food franchise. Since its conception, the company has been a market leader in its field and now has a large team of successful franchisees. A nationwide company with the knowledge, experience and know-how to make each of its franchisees successful. Running your business from home via a franchise from Trophy Pet Foods is the answer you have been looking for. And best of all you get to work with Man’s Best Friend.

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  • TruGreen

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Full
    Sector
    Garden/Landscape Services
    Contact:
    Alan Lewin
    Email:
    franchisesales@servicemaster.co.uk
    Website:
    TruGreen  
    Tel:
    0116 275 9005
    Location:
    Wigston, Leicestershire
    Desc

    Business description

    Professional lawn care franchise catering for residential customers and small commercial properties. Franchisees provide a full range of services aimed at improving poor lawns and maintaining them in top condition. Treatments include scarification, aeration, lawn weed/feed & hard surface control.

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  • Tumble Tots (UK) Limited

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Full
    Sector
    Children/Play Education
    Contact:
    Tumble Tots (UK) Limited
    Email:
    franchise.enquiries@tumbletots.com
    Website:
    Tumble Tots (UK) Limited  
    Tel:
    0121 585 7003
    Location:
    Halesowen, West Midlands
    Desc

    Business description

    Tumble Tots is a leading UK physical play programme for children from six months to seven years. Designed specifically to develop children’s skills of agility, balance, climbing and co-ordination as well as their positive social skills of self-confidence and self-esteem, The programme is split into 3 core groups: Gymbabes -crawling to walking, Tumble Tots - walking to school age and finally Gymbobs - school age to seven. Tumble Tots is the brainchild of an Olympic Gymnastics coach Bill Cosgrave. We have 500 centres in the UK and around 45,000 members. Since its inception in 1979, more than a million children have benefited from the programme.

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  • Tatty Bumpkin Ltd.

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Associate
    Sector
    Children/Play Education
    Contact:
    Gude Hudson Gool
    Email:
    franchise@tattybumpkin.com
    Website:
    Tatty Bumpkin Ltd.  
    Tel:
    01732 812 212
    Location:
    Plaxtol, Sevenoaks, Kent
    Desc

    Business description

    Tatty Bumpkin offers an ethical franchise which allows a franchisee to run fun yoga activity classes based around the character doll Tatty Bumpkin who goes on musical magical adventures with her friends for babies and toddlers as well as sell class associated materials which are fairly traded. Tatty Bumpkin was awarded an UnLtd Social Enterprise award for its socially responsible business model and continues its work to give women the opportunity to have a rewarding, lucrative and family friendly career.

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  • Telefonica UK Ltd t/a O2

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Associate
    Sector
    Retail
    Contact:
    Franchise Team
    Email:
    makeyourownbubbles.com
    Website:
    Telefonica UK Ltd t/a O2  
    Tel:
    08009 020202
    Location:
    Slough, Berkshire
  • The Christmas Decorators

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Associate
    Sector
    Commercial & Residential Christmas Decorating
    Contact:
    Gill O'Brien
    Email:
    gill@thechristmasdecorators.com
    Website:
    The Christmas Decorators  
    Tel:
    0151 734 4300
    Location:
    Speke, Liverpool
    Desc

    Business description

    The Christmas Decorators are the pioneers of this unique concept in the UK, offering an indoor and outdoor Christmas decorating service to homes and businesses. This is an exciting business area to work in and although it is very hard work for just three months of the year, the financial rewards could be similar to investments of this level that take 12 months to achieve. This is a low investment franchise opportunity that can be started from home with minimal overheads.

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  • The Detective Project

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Associate
    Sector
    Education / Children's Parties / Events
    Contact:
    Jenny Williams
    Email:
    jenny@thedetectiveproject.co.uk
    Website:
    The Detective Project  
    Tel:
    01172 440053
    Location:
    Bristol, Bristol
    Desc

    Business description

    The Detective Project is an award-winning events company running innovative workshops in crime scene investigation for adults and children. Our franchisees turn groups into 'detectives' for the day by offering events in three core markets: • children's parties • education workshops for schools and holiday clubs • corporate team building and team bonding events Our franchisees come from a variety of backgrounds including teaching and policing but this is not essential as full training is given to successful candidates.

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  • The Financial Management Centre

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Associate
    Sector
    Accountancy / Bookkeeping
    Contact:
    Pam Gordon
    Email:
    info@tfmcentre.co.uk
    Website:
    The Financial Management Centre  
    Tel:
    0345 862 1078
    Location:
    Crawley, West Sussex
    Desc

    Business description

    The Financial Management Centre is a professional franchise that provides small to medium sized businesses with a vital range of financial, accounting and business support services supplied on a personal and local level or remotely via online systems. Our franchisees are qualified accountants, experienced in business and people management. If you have the desire, energy and acumen to succeed in business, you will benefit from expert training, central support and national partnerships. Colleagues, our support team and business partners will be on hand to help you provide clients with the full range of services and you can build a rewarding business with sound revenue streams.

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  • The Inclusion Project

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Associate
    Sector
    Domestic and Personal Services
    Contact:
    Dr. Denise Jackson
    Email:
    denisejacksontip@gmail.com
    Website:
    The Inclusion Project  
    Tel:
    07730 438327
    Location:
    Ridgeway, Welwyn Garden City
    Desc

    Business description

    The Inclusion Project provides Social Day Opportunities / Social Care for adults (post-16) with Learning Disabilities. We do this in community venues for social inclusion. Our focus is on developing Participants' independence, confidence and social skills e.g. money management, life style choices, voluntary work experience, independent living skills, travel, and social interaction skills. We are a door-to-door service, with our highly skilled and qualified Group Leaders, collecting our Participants from their homes and returning them home, at the end of a 7 hour day. Our Group Leader to Participant ratio is 1:3. We also offer 4 hour evening sessions, as well as a 121 service. We operate all year round, 6 days a week. Each of our Franchisees has their own timetable of activities that act as a guide that can be varied to match Participants' needs. We conduct negotiated risk assessments and target setting for demonstrable progressions. Our service is covered by LA Direct Payments or Personal Budgets or through private finance. We have all insurances and checks in place.

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  • The Kitchen Depot

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Associate
    Sector
    Home Improvement
    Contact:
    Franchising
    Email:
    Website:
    The Kitchen Depot  
    Tel:
    0141 882 1661
    Location:
    Hillington Industrial Estate, Glasgow
    Desc

    Business description

    Address:

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  • The Little Gym

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Associate
    Sector
    Children/Play Education
    Contact:
    Jon Fuller
    Email:
    jon.fuller@thelittlegym.eu
    Website:
    The Little Gym  
    Tel:
    +44 (0) 7487 235599
    Location:
    Desc

    Business description

    The Little Gym is a fun, lively and very rewarding place. As a franchisee with The Little Gym, you’ll help children build their self-confidence. Our franchisees come from very diverse backgrounds, from law and finance, to sales and marketing. Many are successful business people who felt there was something missing from their lives. If you’re searching for a rewarding career that’s great fun, enriches the lives of children, this could be the life changing business opportunity you’ve been looking for.

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  • The Wheel Specialist

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Associate
    Sector
    Automotive Services
    Contact:
    Jack Murphy
    Email:
    franchise@tws-lfc.com
    Website:
    The Wheel Specialist  
    Tel:
    01564 784991
    Location:
    Solihull , West Midlands
    Desc

    Business description

    The Wheel Specialist alloy wheel refurbishment franchise delivers a unique opportunity which is so suited to your individual financial success it is hard to rival. The financial rewards, market leading support, and bespoke training are among hundreds of reasons to join The Wheel Specialist. This is not just a lifestyle choice; this is an investment that will continue to grow with all the help, guidance and support you need to reach your goals.

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  • The ZipYard (NI)

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Associate
    Sector
    Alterations and repairs
    Contact:
    Brian Kielt
    Email:
    brian@thezipyard.com
    Website:
    The ZipYard (NI)  
    Tel:
    028 90 661 431
    Location:
    Belfast
    Desc

    Business description

    Part of the Bardon Group, owners of Recognition Express, ComputerXplorers and Kall Kwik, The ZipYard is the fastest-growing and one of the most successful garment alteration franchises in the UK and Ireland. With comprehensive and visible support in all key business areas – sales, marketing, training, finance, new product development etc. we are looking for people with ambition who are as dedicated, passionate, focused and hard working as we are to become successful business owners.

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  • TREND Transformations

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Associate
    Sector
    Building Maintenance
    Contact:
    Dugan Aylen
    Email:
    daylen@trend-group.com
    Website:
    TREND Transformations  
    Tel:
    01892 509 680
    Location:
    Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Desc

    Business description

    TREND Transformations provides a unique renovation solution and service to home-owners who want to make changes to their kitchen or bathroom primarily. With an impressive high-street showroom at its centre, this is a business where the role of the franchisee is as project manager of a small team of sales and technical staff. With typical business plans showing year one revenues of around £400k and year two revenues of around £600k, this is a business you can really grow with no real ceiling.

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  • Tutor Doctor

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Associate
    Sector
    Educational Services
    Contact:
    Tamara Smith
    Email:
    bfa@tutordoctor.co.uk
    Website:
    Tutor Doctor  
    Tel:
    0208 133 0608
    Location:
    Toronto, Ontario
    Desc

    Business description

    Tutor Doctor is a white-collar franchise that allows you to enjoy a high-margin business while helping kids succeed in life. Our franchisees coordinate a team of professional tutors that provide at-home one-to-one tutoring services to students of all grades and all ages. With over 370 franchises in 13 countries, there has never been a better opportunity to join our team!

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  • Two Men And A Truck

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Associate
    Sector
    Service
    Contact:
    Alan Berkeypile
    Email:
    franchise@twomenandatruck.co.uk
    Website:
    Two Men And A Truck  
    Tel:
    00 1 517 803 4043
    Location:
    Lansing, Michigan
    Desc

    Business description

    Two Men and a Truck is the largest franchised moving company in North America because of our high referral rate, strong market identity, dedication to customer service, and moving expertise. A Two Men and a Truck franchise opportunity is best described as A Franchise Moving Business for the Business Professional.

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  • Target Structural

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Provisional
    Sector
    Building Maintenance
    Contact:
    Penelope Hall
    Email:
    franchise@targetstructural.co.uk
    Website:
    Target Structural  
    Tel:
    01635 580088
    Location:
    Hermitage, Berkshire
    Desc

    Business description

    Target Structural is a specialised contractor working primarily to provide repair solutions to many structural problems such as subsidence, cracking masonry and wall tie failure. The specialist nature of Target Structural’s work represents an opportunity for growth. Target has grown year-on-year, building a client base through over 20-years of trading. Target Structural is a family-run group allowing the franchisees the benefit of unrivalled support from the rest of the group, buying materials directly from the manufacturer and providing on-site assistance. With only a small number of franchises, smaller areas are available or larger areas are available to develop your business.

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  • Total Clean

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Provisional
    Sector
    Cleaning Services
    Contact:
    Tracy Havas
    Email:
    franchise@totalclean.co.uk
    Website:
    Total Clean  
    Tel:
    020 7935 5089
    Location:
    London, London
    Desc

    Business description

    Total Clean has operated in the commercial cleaning sector for over 25 years and enjoys a 95% client retention rate. This longevity and success is based on an unrelenting commitment to service excellence and an obsessive attention to detail. Our franchisees manage a locally-based team of cleaning operatives that increases in size as new contracts are won in their dedicated territories. Working from home, the low initial capital outlay could see you trade into an operating profit as soon as year one.

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  • The Franchise Magazine

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Affiliate
    Sector
    Affiliated Magazines
    Contact:
    Tracy Shah
    Email:
    tracy.shah@vmgl.com
    Website:
     
    Tel:
    0208 394 5262
    Location:
    London
  • The Franchise Training Centre

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Affiliate
    Sector
    Training Providers
    Contact:
    Mr Paul Monaghan QFP
    Email:
    info@thefranchisingcentre.com
    Website:
    The Franchise Training Centre  
    Tel:
    01904 561 598
    Location:
    Desc

    Business description

    Do you want to improve the performance of your staff and franchisees? Our training workshops are designed to enhance the performance of people at all levels of a franchise system in order to improve franchisee and franchisor profitability. We are the BFAs chosen training provider and our courses are a core element of the BFAs QFP qualification. Click on our website address above to see the current schedule of training workshops.

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  • The Franchisee Recruitment Centre

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Affiliate
    Sector
    Franchisee Recruitment Consultants
    Contact:
    Mr Dug Aylen QFP
    Email:
    info@thefranchiseerecruitmentcentre.com
    Website:
    The Franchisee Recruitment Centre  
    Tel:
    01904 561 598
    Location:
    Heslington, York
  • The Franchising Centre

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Affiliate
    Sector
    Franchise Development Consultants
    Contact:
    Mr. Brian Duckett QFP
    Email:
    info@thefranchisingcentre.com
    Website:
    The Franchising Centre  
    Tel:
    01904 561 598
    Location:
    Desc

    Business description

    Whatever your needs, when it comes to franchising we can help you. Whether its franchising your business, expanding internationally, recruiting staff, training your team, finding a supplier or even selling your business we will make sure you achieve the result you want, as easily, quickly and cost effectively as possible. Click on our website address above to see how we can help you.

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  • The Mail on Sunday

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Affiliate
    Sector
    Affiliated Newspapers
    Contact:
    Ms Joanne Beeney
    Email:
    joanne.beeney@mailonsunday.co.uk
    Website:
     
    Tel:
    0207 9387312
    Location:
  • TLT LLP

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Affiliate
    Sector
    Solicitors
    Contact:
    Bill Hull / Pauline Cowie
    Email:
    bill.hull@tltsolicitors.com / pauline.cowie@tltsolicitors.com
    Website:
    TLT LLP  
    Tel:
    01179177697 / 03330061443
    Location:
    UK-wide
    Desc

    Business description

    TLT is a commercial law firm with offices in Bristol, London, Manchester, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Belfast. Our established franchising team has assisted many successful franchises in a wide range of industries and offer a full legal service including advice on the establishment of UK and international franchises and effective disputes resolution. Excellent client service is of paramount importance to us and we were the top UK law firm in the Legal Week Client Satisfaction Survey 2012. We are the first UK law firm to secure the Deaf Law Quality Mark, supporting D/deaf and hard of hearing clients and employees.

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  • Tollers LLP

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Affiliate
    Sector
    Solicitors
    Contact:
    Liz Appleyard
    Email:
    liz.appleyard@tollers.co.uk
    Website:
    Tollers LLP  
    Tel:
    01908 306950
    Location:
    Northampton, Northamptonshire
    Desc

    Business description

    Legal services to both franchisors and franchisees

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    Chem-Dry Franchising Ltd - Franchisee case study

    Gary Andrew started his independent carpet cleaning business six years ago in Devon. A successful businessman in his own right, Gary wanted to achieve greater growth and has this to say about his subsequent move into franchising with the Chem-Dry Brand.

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