Driver Hire is ‘Top 100’ big hitter
We’re proud to announce that Driver Hire, is one of the UK’s top franchise businesses, ranked THIRD in the Elite Franchise Magazine’s 2020 Top 100 UK franchise listings.
Ahead of well-known names that include Subway, Vodafone and Tax Assist Accountants. Snap-On Tools was ranked number one overall.
We’re also one of the UK’s longest-standing franchise businesses, selling our first recruitment franchise 30 years ago. Over the intervening years our network has grown to over 100 offices nationwide, 93 of which are franchised. Highly respected within the franchise industry we’re currently the bfa HSBC ‘Franchisor of the Year’.
The Elite Franchise Top 100 recognises the sector’s brightest businesses, based on a broad range of criteria including financial performance, franchise industry heritage, contribution to the community and the way they embrace innovation. Judges for the Top 100 included: Andrew Brattesani (UK Head of Franchising, HSBC), Fiona Boswell (Partner Fraser Brown Solicitors), Paul Clegg (MD Coconut Creatives), Carl Reader (Chairman, d&t chartered accountants & strategic advisors) and Clive Sawyer (MD, Business Options).
It also helps to promote the essential part the franchise industry plays in the national economy, contributing around £17.2bn annually and employing 710,000 people.
Commenting on the ranking, Graham Duckworth, Driver Hire’s Franchise Sales Director, said:
“It’s wonderful for our business and its franchisees to be recognised in this way. We have a well-established business model which supports our franchisees and, in turn, enables them to provide an excellent service to their clients. There continues to be strong demand for Driver Hire franchises whenever and wherever territories become available.”