Dubbed ‘The Oscars’ of the franchise industry, the prestigious event celebrates the best of the best in franchising, showcasing franchisors and franchisees alike who are committed to ethical franchising.

The awards provide an exceptional opportunity to recognise your dedication, innovation, and devotion to your business and the franchise industry overall. Just being shortlisted for an award brings significant brand exposure for your business and an increase to your reputation.

Introducing the awards Finalists for 2022

Being shortlisted as a finalist for the bfa HSBC British Franchise Awards is so much more than the chance to claim a shiny trophy and a framed certificate. It is an opportunity for self-reflection – essential for ongoing business growth, a chance to recognise and celebrate tenacity, creativity and innovation and finally it presents that all important accolade for you and your brand to shout about.

The entry and judging process reflects the high standards we encourage from our franchise member brands. With entrants having to meet stringent criteria for each category, our awards carry a high level of credibility across the industry and business awards in the UK. Therefore, you can be confident that any brand who has been shortlisted is incredibly deserving of their achievement and well worth a close watch.

Franchisor Finalists

Franchisor of the Year Finalists:

Driver Hire
Monkey Music
Puddle Ducks
Revive! Auto Innovations
Speedy Freight
Tutor Doctor

International Superbrand Finalists:

Autosmart International
Expense Reduction Analysts
Little Kickers

Leadership & Culture Franchisor Finalists:

Home Instead
Stagecoach Performing Arts
Visiting Angels

Franchisor Of The Year: Lifestyle Finalists:

diddi Dance
Little Learners
Razzamataz Theatre Schools

Digital Transformation Franchisor Finalists:

Pitman Training

Emerging Franchisor Finalists:

Pass the Keys
Visiting Angels

Franchisee Finalists

Lifestyle Franchisee Finalists:

babyballet – Jessie Lilley
Monkey Music – Emma Loyns
Razzamataz – Asha Marie Richardson

Next Generation Franchisee Finalists:

Autosmart – Josh Jillians
Driver Hire – Tom Williams
Little Voices – Ellena Morgan
Walfinch – Cameron Campbell
Water Babies – Holly Unsworth

Community Focus Franchisee Finalists:

Aspray – John Strange
Caremark – Richard & Emily Magrath
Purple House Clinic – Michelle & Tomas Muniz

New Direction Franchisee Finalists:

Guardian Angel Carers – Tim Corry & Alex Duncan
McDonald’s Restaurants – Reema Mavani
Monkey Music – Sally Williamson

HSBC Best in Class Multi-Unit Franchisee Finalist:

Costa – Diljit Brar
Home Instead – Suhail Rehman
Starbucks – Karim Jivraj

BFA Star Performer Finalists:

babyballet – Jessie Lilley
Children Inspired by Yoga – Anna Gagliano
Revive! Auto Innovations – Jay Belam


Meet The Judges

Pip Wilkins, British Franchise Association

Emily Price, British Franchise Association

Gillian Morris, HSBC UK

Carl Reader, D&T

Nicky Broadhurst, Stevens & Bolton

Nick Carnes, PartnerWise

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