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Date Updated: 09-September-2016

gas-elec UK Franchise

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gas-elec is the UK’s leading safety inspection franchise businesses.

British Franchise Associationgas-elec franchise owners are given full training and on-going support so as to carry out safety inspection services and remedial works in the booming home rental market. The gas-elec franchise is a home-based mobile opportunity which allows franchisees to create a flexible work/life balance. With gas-elec, franchisees are in business for themselves but not by themselves.

gas-elec is a Full member of the British Franchise Association.

How much does a gas-elec franchise cost?

The initial fee is *£16,500 + vat but with some training and equipment the overall cost is £24,000.

*Banks can often fund 50-70% of your start-up costs dependent upon your financial history.


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Franchisee support is the bedrock of gas-elec's 20 successful years

gas-elec was first established in 1996 when Managing Director, John Davidson saw the huge potential for a lucrative market in gas and electrical safety in the residential sector. gas-elec engineers provide a top-notch combined service where combine gas and electrical inspections, and remedial works are completed in one visit.

It’s a highly successful two-tier franchise, comprising sales and marketing regional managers who get the work, and local engineers who do the work. Business has grown by 48% since the current ‘recession’ began!

The Franchise Opportunity

The gas-elec family have currently over 100 franchisees who carry out more than 100,000 inspections in the rental and homeowner markets every year. In addition, there are 15 regional management franchisees, based in 15 offices throughout the UK.

The bedrock of gas-elec’s success is the unrivalled support it offers its franchisees. All franchisees within our network receive ongoing product and service development offers franchisees opportunities to maximise their income.

What you receive for your investment

gas-elec franchisees have no selling, invoicing, credit control, advertising, debt collection, bookwork or VAT to do; it’s all done for them.

Regional Managers, who are responsible for sales and marketing in their areas, have the strength of gas-elec’s bespoke bureau and IT services to help them run their business. Click on the ‘Latest news’ and ‘Hear from our franchisees’ buttons above for more details on gas-elec’s unrivalled support structure, which includes:

      • gas-elec Bureau facility that does all your paperwork
      • A web-based bespoke IT system
      • Web and e-mail marketing in-house
      • Technical support in-house and out in the field
      • Ongoing new product and services development
      • Regular franchisee meetings

gas-elec is a Full member of the British Franchise Association (BFA), is an ISO 9001 registered company, with Gas Safe Register and NAPIT accreditations. It is also an approved Green Deal installer and Provider.

Your investment…

The Safety Inspection Franchise

You need to have CCN1 core gas safety qualifications as a minimum requirement plus appliances. Some of our Safety Inspection Engineers are earning in excess of £70,000 p.a.

    • Franchise Fee: £16,500
    • Plant & equipment: £3,750 (£3,300 electrical)
    • Training fee: £1,500)
    • Working capital: Varies depending upon individual circumstances

The Management Franchise

There are no available regional management franchises

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