Ashtons Franchise Consulting have been helping businesses expand successfully through franchising since 1981.

Tailored, professional support to all types of business delivered expertly by a team of highly experienced franchise business professionals.

We are a one stop shop for all your franchise requirements.

Want to become a franchisor?

We help you and are alongside you every step of the way.

Legal Agreements and Operational Manuals

Essentials that link together. We craft the agreement, and help you to write your manual or take the hard work away by doing it for you.

Bringing on Franchisees

We teach you how and / or offer an outsource service.

Coaching and mentoring the new franchisor

We will, if you wish, act as your long term resource in the journey towards building a national network.

Going International

Ready to export your franchise? Responding to unexpected interest from overseas? We will show you how.

Ancillary Franchise Matters

Funding for franchisees, territory planning and mapping, trademark registration, marketing collateral and more. We have it covered.

Contact us by filling in the enquiry at the bottom of this page and to receive your free guide to franchising your business.

Gain know-how and advice on franchising your business with Ashtons’ seminar

Ashtons Franchise Consulting’s free ‘How to Franchise Your Business‘ masterclass will help you gain the knowledge to take your business expansion plans further.

Following our seminar, you will be in a strong position to assess whether franchising is the best route for expanding your business – and they best way to go about it.

Over the space of approximately 3 hours, we will take you through:

  • How to franchise your business, including costs
  • An overview of the franchising process
  • The financial aspects of franchising
  • The legal aspects of franchising
  • The benefits of franchising and the challenges
  • Case studies and real-time experience

Run by our consultants, and with a lawyer in attendance, the seminar provides valuable advice and guidance, based on decades of franchising experience.

To book onto any of our seminars, click here.

“Many thanks for spending some time with us yesterday when we visited and your valuable comments and advice. Paul Hague has been a first class consultant to us and I really enjoyed working with him and learnt a great deal about the franchise sector. Thank you for recommending him to us in the first place”

Ashtons Franchise Consulting

“Ashtons Franchise Consulting and Ashtons Legal have advised CeX on strategic, legal, compliance and recruitment marketing of our franchise development programme since inception in 2004, and continue to contribute to our success in achieving growth of over 250 franchised outlets in the UK, Spain, Republic of Ireland and Mexico..”

Frank Orchard, Director, CeX

“The amount of information that Charlie shared with me was incredible, he is extremely knowledgeable. Franchising my business to me was just an idea, Ashtons Franchise Consultancy made it a reality. I had the pleasure of working with Charlie for the past few months and he has been very thorough with his process as well as able to put together all the documents very efficiently. He is very organised. Above all I was impressed with how quickly he responds to emails and being able to provide clear explanations about my queries on franchising.”

Jerome Timbrell, Director, C2 Safety
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