FDS Southern

FDS Southern has assisted UK and international franchisors in the development of their franchise networks for over 25 years, building a reputation as one of the UK’s leading franchise consultancies.

Gary Rigby

Gary has been involved with franchising for the last 22 years. Over this time period he has acquired extensive hands-on and factual experience in all aspects of franchising.

Considering expansion? Consider franchising!

If you are considering expanding your business through franchising we would be very pleased to hear from you. We extend a welcome to you to visit our Southern office for an exploratory discussion without fee or obligation to discuss the key criteria.

“We have worked with FDS Southern for 15 years and throughout that time they have offered first class advice and support. Gary Rigby has slipped seamlessly into the shoes of Gordon Patterson on his retirement. We have known Gary for a number of years and he is a true franchising professional who continues to offer the same constructive advice that we have grown used to receiving from FDS Southern.”
Godfrey Lancashire, Managing Director, London House

“FDS Southern is experienced in supporting franchised businesses and provides a professional service. It is essential that individuals looking at franchising as a route to expand their own business, seek the support of a consultant who understands both the benefits and pitfalls of franchising, to give them the greatest possible chance of long-term success. An experienced British Franchise Association affiliated consultant is best placed to help deliver this success.”
Richard Holden, Head of Franchising, Lloyds TSB

Some other brands FDS Southern has consulted for:

Orange, Rohan, The Frying Squad, London House, Wiltshire Farm Foods, Snack in the Box, BCR Associates, the streat, Eddie Rocket, Cargocall, Big Fish, Cleaning Doctor, Zumo, Cannelle, Platinum Property Partners, Cookerburra, Dream Doors, Drain Doctor Plumbing, LMI, Northwood