Don't leave the success of your franchise to chance

Why choose FDS? Since 1981, Franchise Development Services (FDS) has been assisting UK and international franchisors in the development of their franchise networks and has built a reputation as one of the world's leading franchise consultancy groups.

FDS Southern England and Ireland Consultants Gordon Patterson and Gary Rigby have a combined experience in franchising of over 35 years. Gordon has consulted for businesses based in Ireland for some 20 years and helped Irish companies to expand their operations successfully through franchising. He is currently actively involved with companies in both Northern and Southern Ireland. Gary was a member of the senior management team with a major national franchise brand for some 15 years. In this capacity he was involved in all aspects of implementing the franchise development programme.

How can FDS help? We will advise you, and provide full practical assistance, to help you realise the goal of establishing and maintaining a successful franchise network - from conception through development, to implementation.
At the conception stage we can conduct a complete evaluation analysis resulting in a set of recommendations outlining a Franchise Development Programme suited to your business concept. During the development stage we will work with you to put in place the necessary infrastructure requirements, attending to all areas critical to success, before starting the recruitment of the franchisee network. Finally, when the franchise is ready for implementation we are well equipped to help you identify the most cost-effective strategy to generate a good flow of prospective franchisees and to develop a strong network.