With decades of experience delivering training and consultancy expertise to the UK franchise industry, the team offer a wide range of services to both franchisors and franchisees nationwide to support them on their business journey.
Our core values are integrity and professionalism. We build lasting relationships anchored by trust and confidence in our expert ability to deliver bespoke, results-focused solutions to help business owners achieve their long- term goals and personal objectives.
The business is owned and run by Karen Brown and Chris Roberts QFP. Both are experienced trainers, coaches and business consultants, with a wealth of knowledge and industry wide testimonials for the work they deliver. They have a reputation for making subjects easy to understand by using simple, relevant examples and plain English, and for having a bit of fun along the way!
Our services range from an on-line Financial Awareness Quiz to network-wide programmes of financial risk analysis, Business Health Checks and financial and business management training, with bespoke programmes having been devised and delivered for Dyno-Rod, Vodafone and Trend Transformations.
..that when running a business, you should always have the end in mind. A lot of our programmes are therefore built around providing a “business SatNav” to help the owners identify where they are now, where they want to get to and by when. We can then help them plot a route to success; ensuring that they always know what is round the next corner and that they have sufficient cash to “fuel” their business journey.
Whether you are a Franchisee, a Franchisor or someone new to Franchising, the likelihood is that Franchise Business Training and Consultancy will be able to speed up the progress of your business journey, help you learn new skills along the way and enable you to move into the fast lane towards success.
We talk the language of successful businesses.
We have delivered training and business consultancy to people from the largest and fastest growing franchise brands, including programmes to ensure ongoing regulatory compliance.
For brands entering the UK market, our team are ideally placed to “anglicise” your training and on-boarding programmes.
We have walked in your shoes.
All of our trainers and consultants have financial services backgrounds, with the majority having successfully run their own businesses, and therefore have real-life experience. They have a working knowledge of what it takes to make a business a success so, as well as understanding the theory, they can also draw on endless practical examples to bring a discussion to life.
We are a truly national business.
Our elite team of trainers and consultants are geographically spread across the UK and which means we have a collective understanding of the issues facing business owners regionally, as well as nationally. It also means that we can offer in-person training delivery at facilities across the country.
The core service provided by the business, which can be tailored to the needs of both a Franchisor network and individual Franchisees are as follows:
Business Health checks covering financial and non-financial aspects of business management.
Business Planning as part of the initial “on-boarding” process or to add value to support an exit strategy via a sale.
Business and training needs analysis diagnostics at either Franchisee or Franchisor level.
Understanding Business Finance and Accounts training helping Franchisees measure, monitor and manage financial performance and helping Franchisors to identify and manage financial risk and maximise franchisees financial performance.
“Soft skills” for effective business management including effective networking, leadership, coaching, client relationship management and personal branding.
Consultancy including feasibility of franchising a business including viability of both the potential Franchisees and the Franchisor and franchise set up, including introductions to a spectrum of appropriate franchise professionals.