Stagecoach unlocks the magic of its performance with d&t Advisory

Posted 13/05/2019 : By: Debbie Dennis

Multi-award-winning chartered accountants and financial services organisation, d&t, has announced it is helping performing arts franchisor Stagecoach optimise its performance. d&t, through its marketing partner Chantry, is currently working with Stagecoach to deliver a strategic franchise recruitment plan designed to broaden the appeal of the popular franchise to a wider marketplace, as part of its overall expansion.

Dave Galvin, managing director d&t explains: “Since 1990, d&t has been about adding value not just numbers. As well as our full range of financial planning and accountancy services, over the years, we have brought together a team of trusted partners to advise on all aspects of business. This means that now we are able to make appropriate introductions on behalf of our valued clients, so those partners can deliver added value services to help optimise performance and unlock the ‘magic’ in our clients’ businesses.

“It may be that you need help with franchisee development plans, assistance to drive franchisee performance, franchise resale planning, help to identify new income streams or in Stagecoach’s case: support with strategic franchisee recruitment. We can help identify and solve such issues through our business advisory services with bespoke plans delivered by our trusted partners.”

Tim Jenner, head of franchise development and operations, Stagecoach Performing Arts explains: “With many years’ experience in the production of engaging singing, dance and drama classes, naturally we attract many franchise applications from teachers, arts professionals and people who are already familiar with our services. This is really great but we were also looking to broaden our appeal to those interested in investing in a successful management franchise and a serious business opportunity. We have been working with d&t’s partner Chantry to put in place a franchisee recruitment plan that appeals to this wider market. With some intelligent re-thinking, I’m pleased to confirm our marketing budget has stayed exactly the same, although our aim is for different results.”

Dave Galvin concludes: “Our services are designed to ‘complement and amplify’ so by working together we create the most value for our clients’ businesses. Our in-house team offers a wealth of experience and expertise to over 2,500 small businesses right across the UK. Now with the addition of our business advisory services, our experts can link-in with our trusted partners to offer real business advice, using financial information as a platform but not the limit of their advice.”