Proven lead generation through established marketing expertise


The marketing department was established, and is overseen, by Robin Auld. The principal responsibilities of the marketing department are brand marketing and franchise recruitment marketing. Brand marketing helps deliver potential customers to the Group’s individual brands and franchise recruitment marketing helps recruit new franchisees.

Due to the knowledge and experience of the marketing department in the franchising industry, the team is able to develop what the Group believes are effective marketing programmes that continually evolve to help ensure maximum reach, effectiveness and return on investment. Franchise Brands plc works with Universal McCann, which is one of the world’s top media agencies.

National marketing and advertising campaigns are undertaken by the our head office marketing team which are funded by a contribution from all franchisees.

Franchise Brands plc continues to provide its franchisees with an increasing number of consumer leads, in the region of 275,000 customer leads in 2015. This is achieved through a fully integrated marketing strategy which includes:

  • Regular National TV advertising for ChipsAway and Ovenclean on ITV and Sky Channels
  • Extensive online marketing including:
    • Search Engine Marketing (including Pay Per Click Campaigns and Display)
    • Search Engine Optimisation
    • Content Marketing
    • Social Media Marketing
  • Ongoing email marketing to databases of over 120,000 opt-in subscribers
  • Targeted and relevant PR activity
  • Alliances with strategic partners
  • Bespoke topical and refreshed artwork and promotional literature for local marketing
  • In addition, we regularly carry out brand research and rigorously protect the integrity of our brands

Franchise Brands Announces Aquisition of Metro Rod Limited for £28 million

23rd March 2017

£28 million acquisition of Metro Rod Limited (“Acquisition”) A transformational step in Franchise Brands’ buy and build strategy Franchise Brands plc, a multi-brand international franchisor, today announces its proposed Acquisition of Metro Rod Limited, a leading provider of drain clearance and maintenance services, for a total consideration of £28 million. The deal represents Franchise Brands’ second acquisition since its IPO in August 2016 and is in line with its strategy tRead more