BFA Awards Finalists Announced


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After the most turbulent 18 months in living memory, the British Franchise Association is recognising those franchises which have given franchisees the best chance of prospering.

The BFA Franchisor of the Year Awards 2009, the theme of which is 'Today's Foundation for Tomorrow's Success', sets out to reward the companies best equipped to cope with the turbulent market conditions.

The finalists for the ceremony, taking place on 18 June at the East Midlands Conference Centre, have been announced:

BFA Franchisor of the Year:

1. Prontaprint Ltd
2. Wiltshire Farm Foods
3. Pirtek UK
4. Signs Express
5. Driver Hire
6. TaxAssist Accountants
7. Apollo Blinds
8. Countrywide Grounds Maintenance
9. Snap-on Tools

Express Newspapers Brand Builder of the Year:

1. Hob Salons
2. Lighter Life
3. Green Thumb

HSBC Award for Enterprise:

1. X-Press Legal Services
2. Little Kickers
3. Home Instead Care