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Supplier Directory

Suppliers are companies that offer products and services for businesses operating within the franchising industry. These services range across wide variety of areas, for many types of franchising requirements. These Suppliers will not include any of the core disciplines covered by the bfa’s Affiliate Members, which unlike Suppliers have to go through an accreditation process to prove their expertise as professional advisors. 

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  • ADP

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Supplier
    Sector
    Employment Law, HR and H&S
    Contact:
    Bradley Scott / Carina Jordan
    Email:
    ukfranchise@adp.com
    Website:
    ADP  
    Tel:
    07867 143827/07585 906349
    Location:
    Pyrcroft Road, Chertsey, Surrey
    Desc

    Business description

    ADP offers a wide range of HR and payroll services from a single source and helps clients comply with regulatory and legislative changes.

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  • Atlas Mapping Ltd

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Supplier
    Sector
    Franchise Territory Mapping
    Contact:
    Stuart Lee
    Email:
    stuart@atlas-mapping.com
    Website:
    Atlas Mapping Ltd  
    Tel:
    01733 314245
    Location:
    Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
    Desc

    Business description

    Atlas Mapping combine expertise with the latest tools, maps and demographic data to aid franchisors in developing commercially sensible and manageable territories for their franchisees, whilst also allowing franchisors to determine the best placement for franchise locations.

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  • Ault Insurance Brokers

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Supplier
    Sector
    Insurance Brokers
    Contact:
    Mark Wedgbury
    Email:
    enquiries@ault.co.uk
    Website:
    Ault Insurance Brokers  
    Tel:
    0121 553 4791
    Location:
    West Bromwich
    Desc

    Business description

    Ault Insurance Brokers have in-depth experience of dealing with the insurances for franchise businesses throughout the UK. Our team of experienced insurance professionals know that no two businesses are the same and will take time to establish how your business operates and what your individual business insurance needs are. We then provide a tailor-made insurance solution that will protect both your business and that of your franchisees in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

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  • Avensure Ltd

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Supplier
    Sector
    Employment Law, HR and H&S
    Contact:
    Allan Winn
    Email:
    allanwinn@avensure.com
    Website:
    Avensure Ltd  
    Tel:
    07741 314212
    Location:
    Manchester, Lancashire
    Desc

    Business description

    Avensure Ltd is a consultancy business specialising in HR, Employment Law and Health & Safety. We offer a fresh approach to consultancy, training and support services, working closely with businesses of all sizes. At Avensure, we understand how important it is for franchisors and franchisees to protect their brand and how mismanaged employment issues can damage reputation. This is why we tailor our service according to our clients’ individual needs.

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  • Axa PPP Healthcare

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Supplier
    Sector
    Healthcare
    Contact:
    Kate Finnegan
    Email:
    Kate.Finnegan@axa-ppp.co.uk
    Website:
    Axa PPP Healthcare  
    Tel:
    0800 023 4021
    Location:
    Leicester
    Desc

    Business description

    Whether you’re a small franchise growing rapidly, or a bigger franchise insuring key team members, we can provide flexible, affordable healthcare cover for you and your business. We believe that private healthcare can make a real difference to businesses, by supporting people back to health and back to work quickly. We’ll help to keep you and your employees as fit and healthy as possible so that you’re able to work productively for your business. Our Expert Help services can take the strain and help look after you and your team; and we have experienced teams created especially for small businesses.

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  • Azura Group Ltd

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Supplier
    Sector
    Business Services
    Contact:
    Mr Simon Pullum
    Email:
    simon.pullum@azuragroup.com
    Website:
    Azura Group Ltd  
    Tel:
    01206 233840
    Location:
    Great Clacton, Essex
    Desc

    Business description

    Specialists in Franchise Information Management and provider of Webchise Franchise Management System.

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  • Cinch Social Ltd

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Supplier
    Sector
    Social Media Marketing
    Contact:
    Celina Wilde
    Email:
    hello@cinch-social.co.uk
    Website:
    Cinch Social Ltd  
    Tel:
    07842 215 444
    Location:
    Guildford, Surrey
    Desc

    Business description

    In the modern digital world, successful businesses need more than a web page. They need to be able to exploit the marketing potential of social media to build their brand presence and attract customers by proactively targeting them with engaging information and offers. Standard adverts and banners are a thing of the past. Social media allows businesses to forge relationships and build trust with customers that would previously have been out of reach. Cinch Social can help you move from ‘bricks and mortar’ to online with a tailored support package that best meets the needs of your business.

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  • Coconut Creatives (Marketing)

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Supplier
    Sector
    Marketing Consultant
    Contact:
    Helen Thresh
    Email:
    helen@coconutcreatives.co.uk
    Website:
    Coconut Creatives (Marketing)  
    Tel:
    01725 511673
    Location:
    Barnsley
    Desc

    Business description

    Coconut Creatives offer marketing workshops and 1 to 1 projects with franchisors. We’re an award winning and leading marketing company in the franchise industry, headed up by qualified Chartered Marketers, PR, branding and events specialists. We are the only published author on franchise recruitment marketing. We discovered that there was little support in marketing for franchisors, so we provide a recruitment marketing strategy that fits with a range of objectives, skill-sets and budgets.

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  • Debt Collection Services UK Ltd

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Supplier
    Sector
    Financial advice
    Contact:
    Colette Rhodes
    Email:
    mail@dcscollect.co.uk
    Website:
    Debt Collection Services UK Ltd  
    Tel:
    01924 499824
    Location:
    Mirfield, West Yorkshire
    Desc

    Business description

    Debt collection services and advice for the franchise sector.

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  • Integris Communications Ltd

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Supplier
    Sector
    Business Services
    Contact:
    Mike Reynolds
    Email:
    mike@integriscomms.co.uk
    Website:
    Integris Communications Ltd  
    Tel:
    0131 2574567
    Location:
    Edinburgh
    Desc

    Business description

    Integris Communications offer full marketing communications services to franchisors and franchisees, including PR, media relations, strategic marketing, copy writing and advertising.

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  • London & Zurich

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Supplier
    Sector
    Payment & Direct Debit Solutions
    Contact:
    Sam Pollard
    Email:
    info@landz.co.uk
    Website:
    London & Zurich  
    Tel:
    0121 234 7999
    Location:
    Birmingham
  • Luv4 Marketing

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Supplier
    Sector
    Marketing Consultant
    Contact:
    Chris Cooke
    Email:
    info@luv4marketing.com
    Website:
     
    Tel:
    0199 833014
    Location:
    Pelham Road, Nottingham
  • MiShop.local

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Supplier
    Sector
    Marketing Consultant
    Contact:
    MiShop.local
    Email:
    info@mishoplocal.co.uk
    Website:
    MiShop.local  
    Tel:
    01273 987498
    Location:
    Brighton
    Desc

    Business description

    MiShop.local helps companies control their brand in local search and maximise the number of times they appear when people search for their services locally. Specialists in local listing optimisation, benefiting individual franchisees and the wider brand.

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  • Moreland Insurance

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Supplier
    Sector
    Insurance Brokers
    Contact:
    Mr Maurice Logie
    Email:
    maurice@morelandinsurance.com
    Website:
    Moreland Insurance  
    Tel:
    01698 456500
    Location:
    Hamilton
    Desc

    Business description

    Moreland Insurance are based in Hamilton near Glasgow and have been trading since 1964. We handle general insurance for over 4,000 clients and have been BFA Affiliates since 2007. Our brand for the franchising sector is francover.com and this gives us an opportunity to provide business insurance at competitive prices as well as offering the right cover.

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  • PA4You

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Supplier
    Sector
    Telephone Answering & Sales Support
    Contact:
    Helen Gould
    Email:
    enquiries@pa4you.co.uk
    Website:
    PA4You  
    Tel:
    0800 1383690/01270 219500
    Location:
    Crewe, Cheshire
    Desc

    Business description

    PA4You provides an integral sales support role by providing a consistently seamless and very personalised 'secret service' to many award-winning franchises. Our franchisors appreciate the value of effectively stopping any new enquiry leakage in their network’s sales and marketing strategy. By overflowing missed enquiries to our customer service, intelligent telephony system, email responses, online diary booking or CRM support services PA4You will help your franchisees get the maximum from their franchise investment, and your marketing budget. If you want more pre-qualified leads, more diary bookings and closed orders for your network, and more free time for your franchisees, then talk to us about our special franchisor group deals. Quite simply, we are the support service that pays for itself!

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  • Shirlaws

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Supplier
    Sector
    Business Coaching
    Contact:
    Sophia Lee-Spencer
    Email:
    sophia.lee-spencer@shirlawsgroup.com
    Website:
    Shirlaws  
    Tel:
    0118 909 0016
    Location:
    2-4 Kings Road, Reading
    Desc

    Business description

    Shirlaws works with business owners and management teams across all industry sectors to provide the vital foundations for sustainable growth. By introducing Shirlaws unique business frameworks and Intellectual Property (IP) to your organisation, our experienced team of business leaders will work with you to identify your gaps, and help design and implement your strategic plan for growth, providing support at every step of the journey. We work across every aspect of your enterprise from building culture, revenue, asset and management systems to investigating the crucial role behaviour plays within organisations, helping you to unearth the value within your business.

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  • Tech4T

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Supplier
    Sector
    Franchise Territory Mapping
    Contact:
    Graham Barlow
    Email:
    graham.barlow@tech4t.co.uk
    Website:
    Tech4T  
    Tel:
    01733 890790
    Location:
    Peterborough
    Desc

    Business description

    Tech4T works with franchise businesses across all industry sectors delivering territory mapping and location planning services. Our clients range from start-ups to global franchise corporations and our work is always centred around the need to accurately identify the potential market available to our clients and then help them reach that potential. We are also the authors of the first franchise territory mapping and management software - Territory Runner - designed to help franchises plan, map, sell and manage territories and find where best to open outlets.

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  • Thomas Carroll Group plc

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Supplier
    Sector
    Insurance Brokers
    Contact:
    Marian Evans
    Email:
    marian.evans@thomas-carroll.co.uk
    Website:
    Thomas Carroll Group plc  
    Tel:
    07949 032815
    Location:
    Caerphilly
    Desc

    Business description

    Independent provider in the insurance brokering, financial management, health, safety and employment law markets.

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  • V4Vans

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Supplier
    Sector
    Van Sales, Finance & Customisation
    Contact:
    Pete Clements
    Email:
    pete@v4vans.co.uk
    Website:
    V4Vans  
    Tel:
    01933 461044
    Location:
    Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
    Desc

    Business description

    V4Vans provide a concept to completion service, being able to supply any make and model of light commercial vehicle, arrange any funding on the vehicle that may be required and bespoke fit out to the customer's own specification. We aim to take the burden away from the franchisor, dealing with every aspect of getting the vehicle completed correctly, to specification and on time, allowing the franchisor to concentrate on doing what they do best.

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  • Which? Trusted Traders

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Supplier
    Sector
    Standards Organisation
    Contact:
    Tim Wade
    Email:
    Website:
    Which? Trusted Traders  
    Tel:
    0117 981 2931
    Location:
    Tower Hill, Bristol
    Desc

    Business description

    Which? Trusted Traders is an endorsement scheme, run by Which?, that recognises businesses who are committed to providing high standards of service to their customers. Which? is the largest independent consumer organisation in the UK. Like our well known Best Buy logo, the Which? Trusted Trader logo is a sign of reputation and trust, helping all consumers, not just Which? members pick the right trader for them. A membership of both the bfa and Which? Trusted Traders gives your consumers’ confidence that your business is both trustworthy and operating at the industry’s highest standards.

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  • Winterhalter Ltd

    Contact details

    Membership
    Member - Supplier
    Sector
    Foodservice, Catering
    Contact:
    Peter Alsworth
    Email:
    peteralsworth@winterhalter.co.uk
    Website:
    Winterhalter Ltd  
    Tel:
    01908 359000
    Location:
    Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
    Desc

    Business description

    Supplier of a quality range of machine dishwashers, glass washers, ice-making machines and filtered water systems. A comprehensive range of chemicals, equipment, training and support.

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  • Jayne and Chris Woods
    The Camping and Caravanning Club (franchising) Ltd - Franchisee case study

    Booking a family camping holiday turned out to be the first step on the path to a very welcome and complete change of lifestyle for Jayne and Chris Woods, franchisees at the Teversal, Nottinghamshire campsite of The Camping and Caravanning Club.

    Read the full case study
 
 
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