Choosing the right franchise business is no easy feat. All franchise brands want their offering to stand out from the rest and so you might find yourself lost in a sea of sales pitches.
The question remains: How do you sort the good eggs from the bad?
Smith & Henderson have created a programme that recognises and measures how satisfied existing franchisees are with all aspects of their franchise system, rating everything, from the initial training provided, the competitiveness of the products/services and communication with their franchisor called the Franchise Satisfaction Benchmark.
This involves sending out a survey and collecting anonymous feedback from thousands of existing franchisees, with questions covering all aspects of the franchise.
Over 100 franchisors have participated in the programme and those with above average scores in the 5 key areas of the survey are recognised with 5 Star Franchisee Satisfaction Certification.
Here are some of the top franchisors from 2015:
ActionCoach have been awarded the 5 Star Franchise Award three years in a row, consistently meeting and exceeding the needs of the 100 strong UK network of franchisees.
The franchise specialises in helping business owners, coaching them how to build strong teams and develop powerful systems. If you’re an excellent communicator and ready to help businesses achieve success, then ActionCOACH might be the franchise for you.
2) Home Instead Senior Care
Home Instead Senior Care is business that is always hitting the headlines for all the right reasons – they’ve won the Smith & Henderson 5 Star accolade three years running.
The business consists of 170 franchisees across the UK that manage their own Home Instead Senior Care franchise territory.
If you have good management skills a head for business and the desire to make a difference, take a look at Home Instead Senior Care’s franchise profile and get in touch with the business.
3) Music Bugs
Music Bugs have proven in both 2014 and 2015 that it is a business with satisfied franchisees. 35 franchisees currently operate in the UK, delivering classes to develop children’s social skills through music and song.
Franchisees are provided with training and support every step of the way, from marketing support to training and ongoing advice and guidance from the franchise system. If you’re looking for a flexible lifestyle this low cost business could be yours for less than £10,000.
4) TaxAssist Accountants
TaxAssist Accountants franchisees purport satisfaction time and time again, with franchisees rating all aspects of the business with flying colours.
The franchise network consists of over 200 franchisees and it is still growing. The business is a market leading tax and accountancy franchise. The franchise invests heavily in its franchisees, with a support team of 40 people on hand to provide everything from marketing to HR support.
Want to find out more?
Interested in Smith and Henderson? Find out the science behind the surveys and see more award winning franchisors on their website.
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