Franchise advisers

Contact details of the British Franchise Association, franchise accountants, franchise solicitors, franchise consultants, franchise lending banks, franchise resales, franchise manual writers, franchise advertising specialists and PR.

Franchise trade association

British Franchise Association (BFA)
The British Franchise Association is the voluntary self regulating governing body for franchising formed in 1977 by the major franchising organisations looking to accredit and promote those franchise systems that meet the strict ethical and business criteria of a good franchise.
Tel. 01235 820 470
www.thebfa.org

Franchise accountants

These firms specialise in advising franchisors and franchisees on accountancy services.

d&t accountants
Carl Reader
Tel. 01793 741 600
www.team-dt.com

Morris & CoMorris & Co
Desirie Lea
Tel. 0151 348 8400
www.moco.co.uk

Franchise consultants

This firm assist companies to franchise their businesses. Their work ranges from carrying out a feasibility study on whether the business is suitable for franchising and the preparation of operations manuals through to advice on recruiting franchisees, and the development of the network.

The Franchising Centre
Brian Duckett
Tel. 01904 561 598
www.thefranchisingcentre.com

Franchise marketing, social media and website design

This firm through their existing client base have acquired a strong knowledge of franchising, and the needs of website design and marketing for both franchisors and franchisees. Plus, social media management, such as Facebook and Twitter.

Mayfly Internet MarketingMayfly Internet Marketing
Liam Patton
Tel. 0151 254 1727
www.may-fly.co.uk

Franchisee recruitment

This firm helps franchisors to recruit franchisees that will be profitable, exceed customer expectations and follow the system.

WorkBuzz
Steven Frost
Tel. 03333 446 530
www.workbuzz.com

Franchise resales

Franchise Resales Limited provides franchisors with a comprehensive resales service for their franchisees by using its unique proven franchise resales process. Also visit www.sellingafranchise.co.uk.

Franchise Resales
Julie Taylor
Tel. 01522 246 811
www.franchiseresales.co.uk

SellingaFranchise.co.uk
Michael Bohan
Tel. 020 3876 3906
www.sellingafranchise.co.uk

Franchise solicitors

Advise both potential and existing franchisors and franchisees, and write the franchise agreement on behalf of the franchisor.

Bird & BirdBird & Bird
Dr Mark Abell
Tel. 020 7905 6234
www.twobirds.com

David Bigmore & CoDavid Bigmore & Co
David Bigmore
Tel. 01978 855 058
www.dbigmore.co.uk

Fieldfisher
David Bond/Gordon Drakes
Tel. 020 7861 4299
www.fieldfisher.com

Owen WhiteOwen White
Jane Masih
Tel. 01753 876 800
www.owenwhite.com

Stevens & BoltonStevens & Bolton
Nicola Broadhurst
Tel. 01483 302 264
www.stevens-bolton.com

Franchise manual writers

These firms are specialists in writing the operations manuals through which franchisors pass on their know-how to their franchisees and tell them how they must run their businesses. This work is also undertaken by franchise consultants.

Manual Writers InternationalManual Writers International
Penny Hopkinson
Tel. 01926 641 402
www.manual-writers.com

The Franchising Centre
Brian Duckett
Tel. 0870 458 6682
www.franchise-consultants.com

Franchise public relations

Big Red Box PR
Louise Bruce
Tel. 01242 245 137
www.bigredboxpr.com

Franchise advertising specialists

This firm, celebrating over 15 years in the franchise sector, provides franchisors with a full range of marketing, media research, planning, advertisement design and media buying service.

ARCARC Media Associates
Fiona Corallini/Sam Ferguson
Tel. 01702 343 958 – 01702 331 425
www.arcma.co.uk

Franchise training

These firms provide franchise management training.

the-franchise-professionalsThe Franchise Professionals
Elena Munns
Tel. 01522 246 812
www.thefranchiseprofessionals.co.uk

The Franchise Training Centre
Brian Duckett
Tel. 0870 458 6682
www.thefranchisetrainingcentre.co.uk