Franchising expertise

Give your franchise business a firm foundation

Our Franchise Managers

Our Franchise managers understand the franchise industry and the economic trends that affect it. They also have in-depth understanding and experience of your local trading environment.
Our aim
To build long-term relationships that make a real difference.

The facts behind franchising


People employed (2018) in franchising up 14% since 2015

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Franchised units in the UK (2018) up 10% since 2015

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Annual turnover (2018) by 6 in 10 franchised units

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Turnover generated annually (2018) by the franchise sector

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What we offer

  • An experienced local service
  • Complete support, from day-to-day banking to financial planning for the future
  • Access to a network of solicitors and accountants with franchising experience
  • Helpful online tools and free seminars
  • Simplified banking so you can get on with running your business 
  • Our franchise team are on hand to support you. With an excellent understanding of the franchise industry and the economic trends that affect it, we’re ready to give you support on the areas you want it.

Tap into our specialist expertise 24/7

Your franchise manager will be local. So they'll be able to meet you when it suits you, whatever time of day that is. They'll meet you at your place, your local branch or business centre, or wherever works best for you. And when you call or email, it'll be directly to them.

As well as your own franchise manager, you'll have our business support team behind you. They're available 24/7 to help you with your banking needs.

Contact our Franchise Development Team

Meet our franchise development team who could support you with your franchising journey.

Kate Pullen

Director for Franchise

Tel: 07917 837698

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Peter Howe

Franchise Development Manager

Tel: 07717 348554

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Tom Barnes

Franchise Development Manager

Tel: 07766 102317

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Aaron Britton

Franchise Development Manager

Tel: 07785 636329 

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