Nick Williams - Franchise Consultant
Following a long career with Barclays Bank PLC encompassing senior management and with a particular interest in developing new businesses, Nick Williams joined Franchise Development Services (now Ashtons Franchise Consulting – AFC) in 2001 in a consulting capacity.
In his time there he covered most of the European International Franchise Exhibitions and of course those in the USA; gaining a good understanding of International Franchising and Master Franchise development.
Nick led the Ashtons Franchise Consulting team from January 2016 until April 2023, when he stepped back as Managing Consultant with a view to retiring. He remains in the company on a part time basis to still offer his extensive library of franchising knowledge.
Nick works with PLCs, successful private companies, partnerships and sole traders. He is an Affiliate of the British Franchise Association (bfa) speaking on the benefits of franchising at bfa events, the major banks and also for AFC.
Recognised as a purveyor of ‘dad jokes’ around the office, Nick enjoys socialising and more importantly the relationship with clients.
Nick loves hosting franchise seminars, and has held many over the years. Watch the video below to see him presenting a ‘How to franchise your business’ seminar at The National Franchise Exhibition.