Driver Hire has been 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. The overall number one was Snap-On Tools.
We are also one of the UK’s longest-standing franchise businesses, selling the first franchise 30 years ago. Driver Hire is highly respected within the industry and we are the current bfa HSBC ‘Franchisor of the Year’.
The Elite Franchise Top 100 recognises the sectors 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.
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.”