CNA International

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Member - Full
Recruitment Agencies
Mr Nick Sprang
CNA International  
01676 822222
7 George Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 1NP, UK

About CNA International

CNACompany Overview

Capitalise on a vast global marketplace with your own sector-specific executive recruitment business. CNA International franchisees have earned a reputation for providing a respectful, confidential service. Long and profitable relationships are forged from strong ethics and a transparent fee structure. We are often the partners of both high-flying professionals and global organisations for many years.

The CNA brand of our franchisee businesses now forms the executive search arm of the Pertemps Network Group, providing huge benefits to our franchisees.

Franchise Overview

CNAWe are invested in your success, offering a shared risk start-up option. Add this to our guaranteed business buy-back scheme and you can clearly see our level of commitment to both you and your business.

As well as having a strong drive to succeed, you will need:
A background as a senior professional/recruiter
A strong commercial awareness
Excellent people and telephone skills
Excellent English language skills
Minimum £15,000 up-front investment

Key Information

  • Network Size: 26-50 units
  • Franchise Type: Opportunity for both management and job
  • Typical Start-up Cost: £30,000
  • Minimum Personal Investment: £15,000
  • Franchise Location: Home/Office-based
  • Market: B2B

To understand exactly what is, and what is not, included in this financial information, click here (opens in a new window).


CNAWith nearly 20 years’ experience refining and improving our franchisee support we know how to guide you to success...

Extensive initial training and ongoing business mentoring from our experienced team
Guidance setting up and growing your new business
Full invoice factoring included in the management service fees
It’s your business – stay small and work from your home office, or build a multi-office global management business

Daily Life of a Franchisee

Change your job, not your industry sector and leverage your years of experience, contacts and goodwill.

Specialise in your sector and become your own boss without losing the benefit of your expertise and contacts. Or choose a new industry sector that interests you.

Work from your home office and fit your hours around you.

Or employ a team and grow a management business. There are no geographical territories/barriers to limit your growth.

CNA International Case studies

  • Iris Tan

    CNA International: Iris Tan

    Iris has always been passionate about operational and business development. For over 20 years, she has had the privilege of working with some major international organisations and corporate stakeholders.

  • Gavin Chase

    CNA International: Gavin Chase

    “I couldn’t imagine being an employee again! Being a CNA franchisee is nothing like a 9 till 5 job…more of a lifestyle.”

  • Nicola Morris

    CNA International: Nicola Morris

    Nicola Morris had enjoyed over 15 years’ experience in recruitment and human resources. After a couple of redundancies in the space of 6 months she needed to review where her career was going...

  • Disha Solanki

    CNA International: Disha Solanki

    A former project manager in the pharmacy sector, Disha decided it was time to change. Having climbed as high as she could within her organisation, the only chance for progression was to work for another company. If she was going to leave she would rather work for herself.

  • Mark Bolton

    CNA International: Mark Bolton

    Before joining CNA International, Mark Bolton had a varied career in industrial engineering, re-designing supermarket checkouts, recommending the best type of dray for a large brewery company and reducing cashmere waste for a spinning plant in Hawick.

  • Georgina O'Connor

    CNA International: Georgina O'Connor

    Georgina O’Connor explains how being her own boss with CNA International has resulted in her having her most profitable year since 1997, having worked in recruitment for over 13 years.

  • Trevor Dale

    CNA International: Trevor Dale

    Trevor worked successfully in recruitment for many years before joining the CNA network, including founding his own recruitment business. A franchise allows him to concentrate on what he likes most though: recruitment!

  • Paul McDonnel

    CNA International: Paul McDonnel

    After gaining a wealth of experience and knowledge within the recruitment sector, Paul’s decision to take a related but different, more challenging career path with CNA - where he is in effect “his own boss”- is a route that he is extremely passionate and excited about.

  • Steve Ritson

    CNA International: Steve Ritson

    Steve Ritson sees himself as an intermediary, putting employer and employee together. He believes in hard work and CNA International's training has helped him get to where he is today with his business.

  • Geoff and Sharon Clarence
    Rainbow International Fire & Flood Restoration, Domestic & Commercial Cleaning - Franchisee case study

    Geoff and Sharon have demonstrated how a can-do attitude can bring major success; within 8 years of investing in a franchise they have grown to become the most successful franchise in the Rainbow International network.

    Read the full case study
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