Franchise Service Links
Below are links to FDS and non-FDS websites, that may be relevant and of use to you.
Please note that FDS is not responsible for the content of non-FDS websites.
Franchise Information Resources
- The Franchise Magazine - Provides news, information about UK franchise opportunities and guidance features for both franchisors and franchise owners.
- The UK Franchise Directory - The UK Franchise Directory is a comprehensive resource for franchise opportunities, UK franchises and franchising.
- Irish Franchise Magazine - Irish Franchise Magazine is dedicated to promoting franchise rights throughout Ireland.
- The Scottish Franchise Magazine - News and information about Scottish franchise opportunities and franchising in Scotland.
- Ireland Franchise Directory - Showcases leading business opportunities available in Ireland.
- Franchise International - Incorporating the International Franchise Directory provides information on Master and Area Developer Franchise opportunities as well as latest franchise news, franchise sector overviews, advice and guidance and international exhibition previews.
- European Franchising - Offers listings of European and international franchise profiles.
- The Franchisor - The Franchisor offers thought-provoking interviews, valuable advice and service promotions of interest to company owners and management who are or plan on franchising their business.
- FranMatch - The professional lead management service from FDS.
Service Providers to the Franchise Community
- Atlas Mapping - Delivering cutting-edge franchise territory mapping and management services to the worldwide franchise market.
- Brand Protect - Provide a whole range of trade mark services, from the essential application and registration services to the more complex litigation stages.
- CounterBooks - Online retail accounting system that offers a full general ledger designed for multi-site retailers.
- Franchise Success TV - The official broadband TV channel of the British Franchise Association.
- Leathes Prior - One of East Anglia's leading law firms.
- Printwell - Printwell is a trusted, well-respected print management company based in Surrey UK, supporting an impressive client list of major corporate organisations.
- Tech4T - Tech4T offer a complete territory planning and mapping solution for the Master Franchise, franchisor and franchisee.
Franchise Trade Associations
- British Franchise Association (bfa) - The bfa is the only voluntary self-regulatory body for the UK franchise industry, with a standards based approach to membership.
- European Franchise Federation (EFF) - The EFF is a non-for-profit membership organisation that federates the legally constituted, independent and representative national franchise associations from countries in Europe.
- International Franchise Association (IFA) - The IFA is the world’s oldest and largest organisation representing franchising worldwide.
- Irish Franchise Association - The Irish Franchise Association promotes the development of franchising in Ireland through exhibitions, seminars, newsletters, awards and networking.