|Auditel’s Directors and the bfa Judges|
The shortlisted franchisors were selected from a range of business sizes and industries across the UK and represent sectors as diverse as home cleaning services and global telecommunications.
The panel included Sir Bernard Ingham, President, bfa, Brian Smart, Director General, bfa and Cathryn Hayes, Head of Franchising, HSBC. Announcing the awards, Sir Bernard stated: “Whatever the challenging economic circumstances, we always find outstanding stories of success. It is invariably due to the franchisors’ close attention to the health of his franchisees’ businesses and the network as a whole.”
Auditel’s Managing Director, Chris Allison said: “We were very happy to present our application to the judges. We look forward to the Awards Gala Dinner to be held at the Telford International Centre on 21st June 2012, when the winner will be announced.”
Established in 1994, Auditel is the UK and Ireland’s largest and fastest growing cost, purchase and supplier management franchise opportunity with a network of over two-hundred highly-skilled specialists. Since 2005, the number of franchisees has grown by 175%. Over 90% of their franchisees renew their agreements after 5, 10 and 15 years.
Auditel’s franchisees client base grew by 66% between January 2009 and December 2011. The network turnover has grown by 192% since 2007. Their higher earners enjoy an income of over £200k. The high calibre of Auditel franchisees, their wide ranging expertise and experience and market-leading business tools allows Auditel to build teams to deliver hugely effective results across all areas of business expenditure.