A full-service consultancy

Initial business analysis

Determining your franchise-ability
Franchising may not be right for every business, which is why prospective franchisors are advised to study their prospects and strategy with care.

Weighing 21 key factors, the Initial Business Analysis offered by Franchise Development Services (FDS) North is the most respected franchising feasibility study available. An experienced Franchise Consultant will work with you to determine the best means and profitability of franchising your business, and (where appropriate) provide you with a comprehensive Franchise Development Business Plan you can take to the banks.

Infrastructure development

Developing the tools of a successful franchisor
FDS North has the expertise, tools and experience you need to develop an attractive, market-ready franchise system.

Our British Franchise Association-Affiliated Franchise Consultants and Associates will develop the legal agreement, fee structure, business package, training programme, support matrix, operating manual and marketing collateral that are the hallmarks of a credible and successful franchise.

A franchise development programme is an important investment and will lay the foundation for your long-term success.

Specialist support services

The FDS North team brings added value to its clients with in-house manual writing, franchise marketing, franchise owner recruitment specialists and accredited legal, technical and creative Associates. Our collective expertise is at your service.

Your partner in growth

Established in 1999, FDS North has developed a sterling reputation as the region’s premier franchise management consultancy. FDS North is proud to have helped many of the North’s own businesses to become the household names they are today.

Serving Northern England and Scotland, FDS North looks forward to helping you realise your franchising ambitions.

FDS is one of the world’s largest franchise development organisations, with operations throughout the United Kingdom, Europe and Australia.


FDS and its regional offices and Associates offer an array of services designed to help businesses develop and maintain a successful franchise network. In addition, FDS owns and publishes The Franchise Magazine, Irish Franchise Magazine and The UK Franchise Directory.

Franchise owner recruitment

Growing your franchise network
The franchisor’s greatest challenge is the recruitment of successful franchise owners. FDS North makes it easy with FranMatch, our proven, cost-effective full-service franchise owner recruitment service.


By generating, managing and qualifying all of your leads, FranMatch ensures that you talk only with the most suitable, motivated and well-financed candidates.

For less than half the cost of running a Franchise Recruitment Department, harness the power of the UK’s largest franchise media, a dedicated franchise recruitment executive and the most advanced CRM technology available.

Marketing

Building your network and brand
As the only franchise consultancy with its own publications, FDS can harness the full power of its industry-leading The Franchise Magazine and The UK Franchise Directory, in both print and online versions, whether it be to educate or motivate franchise owners.


FDS North is ready to help you raise your profile and grow your franchise business with the aid of our value-added tools: public relations, strategic marketing, copywriting, web and digital print design.

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