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Founded in 1995, TaxAssist Accountants has become the UK’s largest network of accountants specifically servicing the small business market. Read More...

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Are you interested in owning your own franchise opportunity? Read the following inspiring franchise start-up stories, and be encouraged to find a franchise opportunity for you! If you discover a new career through Franchise Direct, tell us about it and we'll help you promote your new business franchise!

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New Paw Pals Franchisee through Franchise Direct

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