British Franchise Awards 2023 Winners
The BFA HSBC British Franchise Awards 2023 winners were announced at a glittering ceremony on Thursday 9th November!
The recent prestigious awards evening, often referred to as the ‘Oscars of franchising,’ brought together nearly 600 members from the franchising community to honour excellence in the industry.
Taking place at The Vox Conference Centre in Birmingham on November 9, 2023, the event crowned the following winners:
- Franchisor of the Year – Gold – Agency Express
- Franchisor of the Year – Silver – Driver Hire
- Franchisor of the Year – Bronze – InXpress
- Franchisor of the Year – Lifestyle – Extra Help
- Leadership and Culture – Revive!
- Brand Awareness – Water Babies
- Emerging – joint winners Canopy and Rise
- Trailblazer – Water Babies
- Lifestyle – Jen Fisher, Mini First Aid
- Next Generation – Brandon Akerman, ChipsAway
- Community Focus – Diljit Brar, Costa Coffee
- Trailblazer – Siva Kugathas, ServiceMaster Clean (Contract Services)
- Single Brand, HSBC Best in Class, Multi Unit – Suhail Rehman, Home Instead
- Multi Brand, HSBC Best in Class, Multi Unit – Raja Adil, The Adil Group
- Special Judges Award – Angelina Mouralidarane, Iceking
- Franchisee People’s Choice – Siva Kugathas, ServiceMaster Clean (Contract Services)
Pip Wilkins, Chief Executive of the BFA said: “Our huge congratulations to all the winners tonight. We had some fantastic entries this year and these winners really stood out from the crowd. We would like to thank them for being such great ambassadors of the BFA and for representing the very best in UK franchising.”
UK Head of Franchise, Commercial Banking at sponsors HSBC Bank Gillian Morris said: “The diversity of franchising on display at tonight’s awards ceremony – across so many brands and sectors – demonstrates the strength and reach of the industry. Choosing a winner is never easy and I’d like to join Pip in thanking everyone who entered and send our warm congratulations to all the winners on these very well-deserved awards.”
How can we help?
If you have an enquiry or you would like to find out more about our services, why not contact us?