BCR Associates has used its annual Summer Conference to announce a series of new initiatives to help grow the franchise, as well as highlighting its achievements over the last 12 months.

The Conference, which was held in Topsham, Exeter, was attended by franchise owners and support staff from head office and highlighted BCR Associates achievements including: securing of 1,820 contracts; massive client savings amounting to £1,410,505; a revenue of £1,007,943; and five new franchise owners joining the network.

The new initiatives launched at the Conference included monthly training days designed to enhance BCR Associates’ franchise owners understanding of the sectors in which the company operates, as well as delivering refresher training on BCR Associates’ unique CRM and administration systems. In addition franchise owners will receive personalised visits from staff at head office to discuss and identify opportunities to grow and enhance the profitability of each franchise operation.

The event also witnessed the launch of a major incentive to win a one week all inclusive luxury holiday in Barbados, based on the franchise business/individual achieving a set telecom sales target.

Commenting on the Conference, Phil Gaffer, Franchise Recruitment Manager, said: “We believe 2011 will represent a very exciting year for the business. In a relatively short time frame, the company has evolved to become a major player in the cost reduction market and a number of our franchise owners have delivered phenomenal performances resulting not only in financial reward but also a successful work/life balance. We are incredibly proud of our achievements to date – realising such a significant saving of £1,410,505 underpins the importance of BCR Assoicates’ role in securing commercial success for its clients. We plan to further grow the franchise network this year and have been delighted by the favourable response to date. We continue to review our current and prospective franchisees needs and have already invested heavily in the roll out of an enhanced training package as well as up weighting the support team resource at head office. We are confident that these improvements, combined with our proven track record for business success will ensure BCR Associates continues to out perform other franchises operating in the cost reduction sector.”

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