Formed in 1977, the British Franchise Association is the body that protects and promotes good franchising practice in the UK and is recognised by government and internationally for its values and credibility. It accredits franchisors against a strict set of criteria before offering membership. The process involves an in-depth examination of the franchise model and the business’ proven performance. bfa member franchisors adhere to the guidelines in the franchising code of ethics and the rules of membership, which enshrine the principles of best practice in franchising.
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